By-Products Drop Value Cow Variety Meats

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NW_LS444
Des Moines, IA     Fri, Mar 29, 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 3/29/2013 was estimated at 14.06 per cwt live, up
0.27 from last week.
CALCULATIONS FOR BY-PRODUCT VALUE (COW)
                                     Lbs   Price   Change  Value
                                                   Prv/Wk
Cow hide, branded (2)/Piece           4.69  63.00    3.00   5.73
Tallow, renderer blchable             3.68  41.75    -      1.54
Tongues, Swiss cut, IW                0.32 308.50   19.00   0.99
Cheek meat, trmd                      0.43 169.00   -6.50   0.73
Head meat                             0.14 169.00    5.75   0.24
Oxtail, reg, small box                0.20 227.50   -4.75   0.46
Hearts, reg, bone out                 0.46  61.00    0.25   0.28
Lips, unscalded                       0.13  65.00    3.00   0.08
Livers, reg, gall off (3)             0.90  23.00    -      0.21
Tripe, scalded edible, blchd          1.06  70.25   -5.00   0.74
Tripe, honeycomb bleached             0.14  94.75   -5.25   0.13
Lungs, inedible                       0.86   3.88    -      0.03
Melts                                 0.15   4.13    -      0.01
Meat bone ml, 50% blk/ton            10.71 468.50   -2.00   2.51
Blood meal, 85% blk/ton               0.731031.00   45.00   0.38
                Totals:              24.60                 14.06
        Dressed equivalent basis (47% dress):              29.91
(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 3/29/2013                          Dollars/hundredweight
Frozen  CARLOT/L.C.L. Basis       Lds        Price Range         Wtavg
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CHEEK MEAT,                Trimmed     2.1  165.00   -    179.00  169.04
FEET,     unbleached, skin-on, exp
FEET,       bleached, skin-on, exp
HEARTS,          Regular, bone-out     5.0   59.00   -     66.00   61.10
HEARTS,     Regular, bone-out, exp
HEARTS,        Canadian-style, exp
HEAD MEAT,                             1.5  165.00   -    184.00  169.04
KIDNEY'S                    Export     5.3   30.00   -     33.00   30.74
LIPS,                    unscalded     1.3                 65.00   65.00
LIVERS,          Regular,bulk-pack
LIVERS,   Regular,bulk-pack export
LIVERS,             Regular, 2/box     0.4                 25.00   25.00
LIVERS,     Regular, 2/box, export    13.5   21.00   -     26.00   22.87
" 1 load traded at 32.00 for Egypt
MELTS,
OXTAILS,        Regular, small box     6.2  226.00   -    243.00  227.52
SALIVARY GLANDS
SWEETBREADS,                export
TONGUES,     #1 white Swiss cut,IW     0.8  293.00   -    344.00  315.73
TONGUES, exp.#1 white Swiss cut,IW
TONGUES,     #1 black Swiss cut,IW
TONGUES, exp.#1 black Swiss cut,IW     0.4  290.00   -    325.00  300.00
TONGUES,     #1 mixed,Swiss cut,IW
TONGUES, exp.#1 mixed,Swiss cut,IW
TONGUES,     #2 mixed Swiss cut,IW     0.2                296.00  296.00
TONGUES, exp.#2 mixed,Swiss cut,IW
TONGUE Trimmings
TRIPAS
TRIPE,   bleached, scalded, edible     4.0   68.00   -     73.00   70.25
TRIPE,     blchd, scld/w honeycomb
TRIPE, bleached,scalded,edible exp
TRIPE, unbleached, scalded, edible     7.2  106.00   -    141.00  113.73
TRIPE,          honeycomb bleached     0.7   92.50   -    102.00   94.69
TRIPE,        honeycomb unbleached
TRIPE,           omasum unbleached
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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