WEEKLY USDA BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE (COW)

NW_LS444
Des Moines, IA Fri, Jan 12, 2018 USDA Market News

WEEKLY USDA BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE (COW)
The hide and offal value from a typical slaughter cow(1) for the
week ended 1/12/2018 was estimated at 9.46 per cwt live, down
-0.06 from last week.
CALCULATIONS FOR BY-PRODUCT VALUE (COW)
Lbs Price Change Value
Prv/Wk
Cow hide, branded per piece(2) 4.81 29.00 - 2.64
Tallow, renderer blchable 3.68 24.25 - 0.89
Tongues, Swiss cut, IW 0.32 309.50 -17.50 0.99
Cheek meat, trmd 0.43 179.00 -2.25 0.77
Head meat 0.14 138.25 8.75 0.19
Oxtail, reg, small box 0.20 310.75 -1.00 0.62
Hearts, reg, bone out 0.46 80.50 -0.25 0.37
Lips, unscalded 0.13 166.00 4.00 0.22
Livers, reg, gall off (3) 0.90 22.00 -0.25 0.20
Tripe, scalded edible, blchd 1.06 71.50 -8.50 0.76
Tripe, honeycomb bleached 0.14 260.00 - 0.36
Lungs, inedible 0.86 5.63 - 0.05
Melts 0.15 6.75 - 0.01
Meat bone ml, 50% blk/ton 10.71 210.50 8.50 1.13
Blood meal, 85% blk/ton 0.73 700.00 65.00 0.26
Totals: 24.72 9.46
Dressed equivalent basis (47% dress): 20.13
(1) Typical slaughter cow weighs 1,100 pounds.
(2) Hide weight adjusted regularly for seasonal variation.
(3) Reflects a 30% condemnation rate.
REPORT BASIS - FOB Omaha or equivalent for the Midwest;
FOB Plant for Texas and Oklahoma

WEEKLY CENTRAL U.S. COW VARIETY MEAT PRICE REPORT - FOB PLANT
For Week Ended 1/12/2018 Dollars/hundredweight
Frozen CARLOT/L.C.L. Basis Lds Price Range Wtavg
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CHEEK MEAT, Trimmed 0.9 179.00 179.00
FEET, unbleached, skin-on, exp
FEET, bleached, skin-on, exp
HEARTS, Regular, bone-out 3.5 80.00 - 81.00 80.43
HEARTS, Regular, bone-out, exp
HEARTS, Canadian-style, exp
HEAD MEAT, 8.0 135.00 - 140.00 138.13
KIDNEYS Export 6.8 16.00 - 23.00 17.57
LIPS, unscalded 3.6 160.00 - 175.00 165.89
LIVERS, Regular,bulk-pack 2.1 26.00 26.00
LIVERS, Regular,bulk-pack export
LIVERS, Regular, 2/box 7.1 24.00 - 30.00 25.77
LIVERS, Regular, 2/box, export 9.0 18.00 18.00
MELTS,
OXTAILS, Regular, small box 2.3 302.00 - 319.00 310.70
SALIVARY GLANDS 1.0 23.00 23.00
SWEETBREADS, export
TONGUES, #1 white Swiss cut,IW 0.1 333.00 333.00
TONGUES, exp.#1 white Swiss cut,IW
TONGUES, #1 black Swiss cut,IW 2.5 305.00 - 326.00 306.68
TONGUES, exp.#1 black Swiss cut,IW
TONGUES, #1 mixed,Swiss cut,IW
TONGUES, exp.#1 mixed,Swiss cut,IW
TONGUES, #2 mixed Swiss cut,IW 0.2 334.00 334.00
TONGUES, exp.#2 mixed,Swiss cut,IW
TONGUE Trimmings 2.1 25.50 - 26.00 25.76
TRIPAS 0.3 46.00 46.00
TRIPE, bleached, scalded, edible 8.0 50.00 - 86.00 71.38
TRIPE, blchd, scld/w honeycomb
TRIPE, bleached,scalded,edible exp
TRIPE, unbleached, scalded, edible 4.3 134.00 - 135.00 134.53
TRIPE, honeycomb bleached
TRIPE, honeycomb unbleached
TRIPE, omasum unbleached
WEASAND MEAT
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Source: USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA
Veronica M. Alvarado 515-284-4460 Desm.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov
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