Choice boxed beef dropped 28 cents on Thursday to hit $239.21. The 27-day average price is now at $241.70. Select boxed beef prices fell from $229.36 to $228.36. The $1 fall brought the 27-day average price to $232.37.
Choice primal flank saw the largest drop, falling $4.52 on Thursday to $127.88. Choice primal rib was close behind with a $1.30 fall to $338.81. Choice primal brisket and choice primal chuck were the only cuts to see increases of 46 cents and $1.09, respectively.