USDA By-Product Drop Value Report-Cow
NW_LS444
Des Moines, IA     Fri, Feb 09, 2018     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 2/9/2018 was estimated at 9.46 per cwt live, down
-0.09 from last week.
CALCULATIONS FOR BY-PRODUCT VALUE (COW)
                                     Lbs   Price   Change  Value
                                                   Prv/Wk
Cow hide, branded per piece(2)        4.81  29.00    -      2.64
Tallow, renderer blchable             3.68  24.25    -      0.89
Tongues, Swiss cut, IW                0.32 303.75  -21.25   0.97
Cheek meat, trmd                      0.43 171.50   -5.75   0.74
Head meat                             0.14 135.25    1.25   0.19
Oxtail, reg, small box                0.20 307.50    3.00   0.62
Hearts, reg, bone out                 0.46  79.50   -1.00   0.37
Lips, unscalded                       0.13 153.50    4.25   0.20
Livers, reg, gall off (3)             0.90  20.75    0.75   0.19
Tripe, scalded edible, blchd          1.06  76.00    1.00   0.81
Tripe, honeycomb bleached             0.14 262.00  -18.00   0.37
Lungs, inedible                       0.86   5.63    -      0.05
Melts                                 0.15   6.75    -      0.01
Meat bone ml, 50% blk/ton            10.71 215.50   -2.50   1.15
Blood meal, 85% blk/ton               0.73 700.00    -      0.26
                Totals:              24.72                  9.46
        Dressed equivalent basis (47% dress):              20.13
(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 2/9/2018                           Dollars/hundredweight
Frozen  CARLOT/L.C.L. Basis       Lds        Price Range         Wtavg
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CHEEK MEAT,                Trimmed    19.0  168.00   -    180.00  171.58
FEET,     unbleached, skin-on, exp
FEET,       bleached, skin-on, exp
HEARTS,          Regular, bone-out     3.4   79.00   -     80.00   79.62
HEARTS,     Regular, bone-out, exp
HEARTS,        Canadian-style, exp
HEAD MEAT,                             6.3  127.00   -    140.00  135.25
KIDNEYS                    Export     10.0   17.00   -     18.00   17.80
LIPS,                    unscalded     1.2  153.00   -    156.00  153.50
LIVERS,          Regular,bulk-pack     1.1                 25.00   25.00
LIVERS,   Regular,bulk-pack export
LIVERS,             Regular, 2/box
LIVERS,     Regular, 2/box, export    11.1   18.00   -     30.00   20.27
MELTS,
OXTAILS,        Regular, small box     2.0  300.00   -    315.00  307.50
SALIVARY GLANDS
SWEETBREADS,                export
TONGUES,     #1 white Swiss cut,IW     0.2                308.00  308.00
TONGUES, exp.#1 white Swiss cut,IW
TONGUES,     #1 black Swiss cut,IW     0.7  303.00   -    310.00  308.00
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                300.00  300.00
TONGUES, exp.#2 mixed,Swiss cut,IW
TONGUE Trimmings                       3.2   26.00   -     27.00   26.31
TRIPAS
TRIPE,   bleached, scalded, edible     3.5   75.00   -     78.00   76.00
TRIPE,     blchd, scld/w honeycomb
TRIPE, bleached,scalded,edible exp
TRIPE, unbleached, scalded, edible     3.1  132.00   -    135.00  133.61
TRIPE,          honeycomb bleached     0.4  261.00   -    265.00  262.00
TRIPE,        honeycomb unbleached
TRIPE,           omasum unbleached
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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