Choice boxed beef prices continue to rise, hitting $1.38 on Friday. Prices have been on the rise since mid-December. The most recent gain brings the 27-day average to $248.45.
Choice round prices gained $2.77 on Friday, hitting $244.61, also continuing their upward trend. Choice chuck prices also saw gains on Friday, hitting $230.35 from $227.58 on Thursday. Choice rib, however, plunged $8.58, falling to $329.60 from $338.18 on Thursday, bringing the 27-day average to $364.37.
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