By-Products Drop Value Cow Variety Meats

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Des Moines, IA     Fri, Apr 04, 2014     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 4/4/2014 was estimated at 16.68 per cwt live, up
0.55 from last week.
CALCULATIONS FOR BY-PRODUCT VALUE (COW)
                                     Lbs   Price   Change  Value
                                                   Prv/Wk
Cow hide, branded per piece(2)        4.67  76.00    4.00   6.91
Tallow, renderer blchable             3.68  33.75    -      1.24
Tongues, Swiss cut, IW                0.32 402.50    6.00   1.29
Cheek meat, trmd                      0.43 199.00    2.50   0.86
Head meat                             0.14 176.50    0.50   0.25
Oxtail, reg, small box                0.20 308.75   -8.00   0.62
Hearts, reg, bone out                 0.46  69.50    -      0.32
Lips, unscalded                       0.13 160.00   27.50   0.21
Livers, reg, gall off (3)             0.90  30.00   -1.50   0.27
Tripe, scalded edible, blchd          1.06  88.75   -2.25   0.94
Tripe, honeycomb bleached             0.14 177.00   -1.00   0.25
Lungs, inedible                       0.86   4.88    -      0.04
Melts                                 0.15   5.25    -      0.01
Meat bone ml, 50% blk/ton            10.71 565.00   26.50   3.03
Blood meal, 85% blk/ton               0.731198.50    3.50   0.44
                Totals:              24.58                 16.68
        Dressed equivalent basis (47% dress):              35.49
(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 4/4/2014                           Dollars/hundredweight
Frozen  CARLOT/L.C.L. Basis       Lds        Price Range         Wtavg
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CHEEK MEAT,                Trimmed     1.6  196.00   -    204.00  199.00
FEET,     unbleached, skin-on, exp
FEET,       bleached, skin-on, exp
HEARTS,          Regular, bone-out     3.0   68.00   -     71.00   69.50
HEARTS,     Regular, bone-out, exp
HEARTS,        Canadian-style, exp
HEAD MEAT,                             1.7  175.00   -    184.00  176.59
KIDNEY'S                    Export     8.0   28.00   -     37.00   31.75
LIPS,                    unscalded     0.5                160.00  160.00
LIVERS,          Regular,bulk-pack
LIVERS,   Regular,bulk-pack export
LIVERS,             Regular, 2/box
LIVERS,     Regular, 2/box, export    11.8   28.00   -     33.00   30.12
  " 1 load traded at 39.00 for Egypt
MELTS,
OXTAILS,        Regular, small box     3.5  295.00   -    323.00  308.71
SALIVARY GLANDS                        0.2                 32.00   32.00
SWEETBREADS,                export
TONGUES,     #1 white Swiss cut,IW     0.5  398.00   -    411.00  405.80
TONGUES, exp.#1 white Swiss cut,IW
TONGUES,     #1 black Swiss cut,IW
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     0.4  397.00   -    400.00  398.50
TONGUES, exp.#2 mixed,Swiss cut,IW
TONGUE Trimmings
TRIPAS
TRIPE,   bleached, scalded, edible     3.5   88.00   -     94.00   88.86
TRIPE,     blchd, scld/w honeycomb
TRIPE, bleached,scalded,edible exp
TRIPE, unbleached, scalded, edible     3.3  125.00   -    165.00  138.64
TRIPE,          honeycomb bleached     0.2                177.00  177.00
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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