Choice boxed beef prices saw a decrease on Thursday after a week of rising, falling 37 cents to hit $255.84. The drop brought the 27-day average price to $253.68. Select boxed beef prices jumped from $250.36 on Wednesday to $251.51 Thursday. The $1.15 increase brought the 27-day average price to $245.09.
Choice primal rib reversed its fall to jump 61 cents on Thursday to hit $357.15. Choice primal round and choice primal short plate did not fare as well, each falling $2 and $1.98, respectively.