Choice boxed beef dropped $2.44 on Friday to hit $206.75. The 27-day average price is now at $229.72. Select boxed beef prices fell from $204.18 to $203.38. The 80-cent fall brought the 27-day average price to $222.07.

Choice primal loin saw the largest drop, falling $5.58 on Friday to $285.68. Choice primal round was close behind with a $4.77 fall to $184.17. Choice primal rib was the only cut that saw a rise, increasing $1.08 to $297.75.