By-Products Drop Value Cow Variety Meats

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Des Moines, IA     Fri, Jan 25, 2013     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 1/25/2013 was estimated at 12.89 per cwt live, up
0.02 from last week.
CALCULATIONS FOR BY-PRODUCT VALUE (COW)
                                     Lbs   Price   Change  Value
                                                   Prv/Wk
Cow hide, branded (2)/Piece           4.81  60.00    -      5.45
Tallow, renderer blchable             3.68  37.50    -      1.38
Tongues, Swiss cut, IW                0.32 296.75   26.50   0.95
Cheek meat, trmd                      0.43 152.50  -26.25   0.66
Head meat                             0.14 166.25    5.25   0.23
Oxtail, reg, small box                0.20 238.00    0.75   0.48
Hearts, reg, bone out                 0.46  56.50   -0.25   0.26
Lips, unscalded                       0.13  77.75  -17.75   0.10
Livers, reg, gall off (3)             0.90  26.00   -1.75   0.23
Tripe, scalded edible, blchd          1.06  72.50   -0.50   0.77
Tripe, honeycomb bleached             0.14  98.00   10.00   0.14
Lungs, inedible                       0.86   3.88    -      0.03
Melts                                 0.15   4.13    -      0.01
Meat bone ml, 50% blk/ton            10.71 335.50   13.00   1.80
Blood meal, 85% blk/ton               0.731100.00  -40.00   0.40
                Totals:              24.72                 12.89
        Dressed equivalent basis (47% dress):              27.43
(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 1/25/2013                          Dollars/hundredweight
Frozen  CARLOT/L.C.L. Basis       Lds        Price Range         Wtavg
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CHEEK MEAT,                Trimmed     7.3  145.00   -    193.00  152.60
FEET,     unbleached, skin-on, exp
FEET,       bleached, skin-on, exp
HEARTS,          Regular, bone-out     3.7   55.00   -     60.00   56.49
HEARTS,     Regular, bone-out, exp
HEARTS,        Canadian-style, exp
HEAD MEAT,                             3.7  160.00   -    178.00  166.37
KIDNEY'S                    Export     8.4   24.00   -     34.00   29.83
LIPS,                    unscalded     3.4   65.00   -    107.00   77.64
LIVERS,          Regular,bulk-pack
LIVERS,   Regular,bulk-pack export
LIVERS,             Regular, 2/box     0.5                 24.00   24.00
LIVERS,     Regular, 2/box, export    13.3   24.00   -     35.00   26.13
  " 2 loads traded at 42.00 to Egypt
MELTS,
OXTAILS,        Regular, small box     3.8  215.00   -    262.00  238.08
SALIVARY GLANDS                        1.2                 43.00   43.00
SWEETBREADS,                export
TONGUES,     #1 white Swiss cut,IW     3.1  255.00   -    355.00  298.06
TONGUES, exp.#1 white Swiss cut,IW
TONGUES,     #1 black Swiss cut,IW     4.7  252.00   -    325.00  301.08
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     1.0  253.00   -    339.00  270.96
TONGUES, exp.#2 mixed,Swiss cut,IW
TONGUE Trimmings                       0.3                 42.00   42.00
TRIPAS
TRIPE,   bleached, scalded, edible     5.6   72.00   -     80.00   72.43
TRIPE,     blchd, scld/w honeycomb     0.7                105.00  105.00
TRIPE, bleached,scalded,edible exp
TRIPE, unbleached, scalded, edible     7.0   92.00   -    132.00  100.71
TRIPE,          honeycomb bleached     0.7   82.00   -    110.00   98.00
TRIPE,        honeycomb unbleached     0.4                171.00  171.00
TRIPE,           omasum unbleached     1.6  287.00-       288.00  287.69
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
         24 Hour recorded market information 515-284-4830
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