WEEKLY USDA BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE (COW)

NW_LS444
Des Moines, IA Fri, Mar 15, 2019 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 3/15/2019 was estimated at 8.00 per cwt live, up
0.06 from last week.
CALCULATIONS FOR BY-PRODUCT VALUE (COW)
Lbs Price Change Value
Prv/Wk
Cow hide, branded per piece(2) 4.73 10.50 - 0.95
Tallow, renderer blchable 3.68 24.25 - 0.89
Tongues, Swiss cut, IW 0.32 336.00 -4.00 1.08
Cheek meat, trmd 0.43 154.00 -4.25 0.66
Head meat 0.14 136.00 10.00 0.19
Oxtail, reg, small box 0.20 336.75 -8.50 0.67
Hearts, reg, bone out 0.46 65.00 2.50 0.30
Lips, unscalded 0.13 100.75 - 0.13
Livers, reg, gall off (3) 0.90 20.00 -1.00 0.18
Tripe, scalded edible, blchd 1.06 106.75 -5.25 1.13
Tripe, honeycomb bleached 0.14 190.00 5.00 0.27
Lungs, inedible 0.86 5.63 - 0.05
Melts 0.15 6.75 - 0.01
Meat bone ml, 50% blk/ton 10.71 232.50 27.50 1.25
Blood meal, 85% blk/ton 0.73 650.00 - 0.24
Totals: 24.64 8.00
Dressed equivalent basis (47% dress): 17.02
(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 3/15/2019 Dollars/hundredweight
Frozen CARLOT/L.C.L. Basis Lds Price Range Wtavg
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CHEEK MEAT, Trimmed 2.1 152.00 - 156.00 154.10
FEET, unbleached, skin-on, exp
FEET, bleached, skin-on, exp
HEARTS, Regular, bone-out 3.7 64.00 - 68.00 65.03
HEARTS, Regular, bone-out, exp
HEARTS, Canadian-style, exp
HEAD MEAT, 0.8 136.00 136.00
KIDNEYS Export 6.1 17.00 - 22.50 18.80
LIPS, unscalded 2.2 100.00 - 109.00 100.82
LIVERS, Regular,bulk-pack
LIVERS, Regular,bulk-pack export
LIVERS, Regular, 2/box
LIVERS, Regular, 2/box, export 11.1 17.00 - 31.00 19.92
MELTS,
OXTAILS, Regular, small box 1.4 327.00 - 360.00 336.71
SALIVARY GLANDS 1.1 28.00 28.00
SWEETBREADS, export
TONGUES, #1 white Swiss cut,IW 0.2 332.00 332.00
TONGUES, exp.#1 white Swiss cut,IW
TONGUES, #1 black Swiss cut,IW 1.2 320.00 - 350.00 336.67
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
TONGUES, exp.#2 mixed,Swiss cut,IW
TONGUE Trimmings 2.2 24.00 - 38.00 25.27
TRIPAS
TRIPE, bleached, scalded, edible 14.5 105.00 - 125.00 106.79
TRIPE, blchd, scld/w honeycomb
TRIPE, bleached,scalded,edible exp
TRIPE, unbleached, scalded, edible 3.3 116.00 - 128.00 123.27
TRIPE, honeycomb bleached 0.7 190.00 190.00
TRIPE, honeycomb unbleached
TRIPE, omasum unbleached 1.4 246.00 246.00
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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