By-Products Drop Value Cow Variety Meats

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Des Moines, IA     Fri, Oct 12, 2012     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 10/12/2012 was estimated at 13.47 per cwt live, up
0.05 from last week.
CALCULATIONS FOR BY-PRODUCT VALUE (COW)
                                     Lbs   Price   Change  Value
                                                   Prv/Wk
Cow hide, branded (2)/Piece           4.56  55.00    1.00   5.00
Tallow, renderer blchable             3.68  39.75    -      1.46
Tongues, Swiss cut, IW                0.32 272.25   25.50   0.87
Cheek meat, trmd                      0.43 187.00    1.25   0.80
Head meat                             0.14 152.50   -0.50   0.21
Oxtail, reg, small box                0.20 251.75   -2.00   0.50
Hearts, reg, bone out                 0.46  60.50   -2.75   0.28
Lips, unscalded                       0.13 107.00    8.25   0.14
Livers, reg, gall off (3)             0.90  31.50   -2.25   0.28
Tripe, scalded edible, blchd          1.06  85.00   -0.25   0.90
Tripe, honeycomb bleached             0.14 116.50   -3.50   0.16
Lungs, inedible                       0.86   3.88    -      0.03
Melts                                 0.15   4.13    -      0.01
Meat bone ml, 50% blk/ton            10.71 460.00  -15.00   2.46
Blood meal, 85% blk/ton               0.731012.50   12.50   0.37
                Totals:              24.47                 13.47
        Dressed equivalent basis (47% dress):              28.66
(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 10/12/2012                         Dollars/hundredweight
Frozen  CARLOT/L.C.L. Basis       Lds        Price Range         Wtavg
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
CHEEK MEAT,                Trimmed     2.4  176.00   -    193.50  186.98
FEET,     unbleached, skin-on, exp
FEET,       bleached, skin-on, exp
HEARTS,          Regular, bone-out     6.8   57.00   -     67.00   60.59
HEARTS,     Regular, bone-out, exp
HEARTS,        Canadian-style, exp     1.0                 58.00   58.00
HEAD MEAT,                             1.7  151.00   -    155.00  152.42
KIDNEY'S                    Export     5.9   31.00   -     37.00   32.24
LIPS,                    unscalded     2.2  106.00   -    118.00  107.09
LIVERS,          Regular,bulk-pack
LIVERS,   Regular,bulk-pack export
LIVERS,             Regular, 2/box
LIVERS,     Regular, 2/box, export    30.9   30.00   -     35.00   31.54
MELTS,
OXTAILS,        Regular, small box     4.2  234.00   -    265.00  251.74
SALIVARY GLANDS                        0.4                 36.00   36.00
SWEETBREADS,                export
TONGUES,     #1 white Swiss cut,IW     0.9  270.00   -    280.50  277.00
TONGUES, exp.#1 white Swiss cut,IW
TONGUES,     #1 black Swiss cut,IW     1.1  258.00   -    284.50  270.70
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     0.3  258.00   -    268.00  263.38
TONGUES, exp.#2 mixed,Swiss cut,IW
TONGUE Trimmings                       1.0                 35.00   35.00
TRIPAS                                 1.0                 51.25   51.25
TRIPE,   bleached, scalded, edible     6.5   82.00   -     90.00   85.08
TRIPE,     blchd, scld/w honeycomb
TRIPE, bleached,scalded,edible exp
TRIPE, unbleached, scalded, edible     1.3                100.00  100.00
TRIPE,          honeycomb bleached     0.9  112.00   -    120.00  116.44
TRIPE,        honeycomb unbleached
TRIPE,           omasum unbleached     1.0                289.00  289.00
WEASAND MEAT
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Source:  USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA
         Mike Schrader/Nina Biensen  515-284-4460  Desm.LGMN@ams.usda.gov
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