By-Products Drop Value Cow Variety Meats

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Des Moines, IA     Fri, Dec 07, 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 12/7/2012 was estimated at 12.55 per cwt live, down
-0.06 from last week.
CALCULATIONS FOR BY-PRODUCT VALUE (COW)
                                     Lbs   Price   Change  Value
                                                   Prv/Wk
Cow hide, branded (2)/Piece           4.73  57.50    -      5.23
Tallow, renderer blchable             3.68  34.00    1.75   1.25
Tongues, Swiss cut, IW                0.32 267.00   -7.00   0.85
Cheek meat, trmd                      0.43 179.50   11.50   0.77
Head meat                             0.14 149.00   -7.75   0.21
Oxtail, reg, small box                0.20 238.25   -7.00   0.48
Hearts, reg, bone out                 0.46  52.75    0.25   0.24
Lips, unscalded                       0.13  95.25    4.00   0.12
Livers, reg, gall off (3)             0.90  32.25    0.25   0.29
Tripe, scalded edible, blchd          1.06  76.25   -0.50   0.81
Tripe, honeycomb bleached             0.14  96.75   17.25   0.14
Lungs, inedible                       0.86   3.88    -      0.03
Melts                                 0.15   4.13    -      0.01
Meat bone ml, 50% blk/ton            10.71 327.00  -28.00   1.75
Blood meal, 85% blk/ton               0.731014.50    -      0.37
                Totals:              24.64                 12.55
        Dressed equivalent basis (47% dress):              26.70
(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 12/7/2012                          Dollars/hundredweight
Frozen  CARLOT/L.C.L. Basis       Lds        Price Range         Wtavg
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CHEEK MEAT,                Trimmed     3.9  165.00   -    190.00  179.41
FEET,     unbleached, skin-on, exp
FEET,       bleached, skin-on, exp
HEARTS,          Regular, bone-out     9.3   51.00   -     55.00   52.74
HEARTS,     Regular, bone-out, exp
HEARTS,        Canadian-style, exp
HEAD MEAT,                             2.2  144.00   -    155.00  149.00
KIDNEY'S                    Export     3.0   30.00   -     31.00   30.67
LIPS,                    unscalded     1.6   88.00   -    115.00   95.26
LIVERS,          Regular,bulk-pack
LIVERS,   Regular,bulk-pack export
LIVERS,             Regular, 2/box     1.1   32.00   -     42.00   34.86
LIVERS,     Regular, 2/box, export     8.7   31.00   -     33.50   31.95
  " 1 load traded at 42.00 to Egypt
MELTS,
OXTAILS,        Regular, small box     3.0  224.50   -    265.00  238.17
SALIVARY GLANDS
SWEETBREADS,                export
TONGUES,     #1 white Swiss cut,IW     0.7  259.00   -    290.50  275.57
TONGUES, exp.#1 white Swiss cut,IW
TONGUES,     #1 black Swiss cut,IW     0.7  255.00   -    271.00  259.36
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                264.00  264.00
TONGUES, exp.#2 mixed,Swiss cut,IW
TONGUE Trimmings                       0.7   39.00   -     42.00   39.69
TRIPAS
TRIPE,   bleached, scalded, edible     6.5   74.00   -     82.00   76.15
TRIPE,     blchd, scld/w honeycomb     0.9                115.00  115.00
TRIPE, bleached,scalded,edible exp
TRIPE, unbleached, scalded, edible     4.8   97.00   -     99.50   98.67
TRIPE,          honeycomb bleached     0.4   83.25   -    110.00   96.63
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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