Choice boxed beef prices sunk a bit lower on Friday, falling from $233.41 on Thursday to $231 on Friday. The $2.41 drop brought the 27-day average price to $244.21. Select boxed beef prices increased slightly by 5 cents to hit $228.60. The 27-day average price of select boxed beef now rests at $240.34.
Chioce primal short plate saw a large fall on Friday, dropping from $165.45 on Thursday to $159.73 on Friday. The $5.72 decrease brought the 27-day average price to $173.14. Choice primal loin saw the second-largest fall of $3.76. chioce primal brisket was the only cut that saw an increase on Friday from $164.31 to $165.61.