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By-Products Drop Value Cow Variety Meats

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Des Moines, IA     Fri, May 09, 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 5/9/2014 was estimated at 15.97 per cwt live, down

-0.39 from last week.

CALCULATIONS FOR BY-PRODUCT VALUE (COW)

                                     Lbs   Price   Change  Value

                                                   Prv/Wk

Cow hide, branded per piece(2)        4.55  71.00   -3.00   6.45

Tallow, renderer blchable             3.68  41.75    -      1.54

Tongues, Swiss cut, IW                0.32 368.00    2.75   1.18

Cheek meat, trmd                      0.43 186.75   -6.50   0.80

Head meat                             0.14 180.25   -3.75   0.25

Oxtail, reg, small box                0.20 296.50    1.50   0.59

Hearts, reg, bone out                 0.46  69.00   -1.50   0.32

Lips, unscalded                       0.13 141.00    4.25   0.18

Livers, reg, gall off (3)             0.90  30.50   -1.75   0.27

Tripe, scalded edible, blchd          1.06  93.75    1.75   0.99

Tripe, honeycomb bleached             0.14 171.00    4.00   0.24

Lungs, inedible                       0.86   4.88    -      0.04

Melts                                 0.15   5.25    -      0.01

Meat bone ml, 50% blk/ton            10.71 509.00  -14.00   2.73

Blood meal, 85% blk/ton               0.731043.00  -32.00   0.38

                Totals:              24.46                 15.97

        Dressed equivalent basis (47% dress):              33.98

(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 5/9/2014                           Dollars/hundredweight

Frozen  CARLOT/L.C.L. Basis       Lds        Price Range         Wtavg

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CHEEK MEAT,                Trimmed     2.8  182.00   -    188.00  186.64

FEET,     unbleached, skin-on, exp

FEET,       bleached, skin-on, exp

HEARTS,          Regular, bone-out     4.4   68.00   -     71.00   68.91

HEARTS,     Regular, bone-out, exp

HEARTS,        Canadian-style, exp

HEAD MEAT,                             2.9  172.00   -    183.00  180.14

KIDNEY'S                    Export     4.3   31.00   -     36.00   31.81

LIPS,                    unscalded     0.3                141.00  141.00

LIVERS,          Regular,bulk-pack

LIVERS,   Regular,bulk-pack export

LIVERS,             Regular, 2/box

LIVERS,     Regular, 2/box, export     7.0   30.00   -     31.00   30.57

  " 2 loads traded at 39.00 to Egypt

MELTS,

OXTAILS,        Regular, small box     1.3  290.00   -    323.00  296.60

SALIVARY GLANDS                        0.8                 33.00   33.00

SWEETBREADS,                export

TONGUES,     #1 white Swiss cut,IW     1.7  380.00   -    404.00  387.88

TONGUES, exp.#1 white Swiss cut,IW

TONGUES,     #1 black Swiss cut,IW     2.2  360.00   -    373.00  363.45

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     1.3  340.00   -    382.00  349.69

TONGUES, exp.#2 mixed,Swiss cut,IW

TONGUE Trimmings

TRIPAS

TRIPE,   bleached, scalded, edible     2.4   91.00   -    105.00   93.75

TRIPE,     blchd, scld/w honeycomb

TRIPE, bleached,scalded,edible exp

TRIPE, unbleached, scalded, edible     4.4  122.00   -    129.00  125.82

TRIPE,          honeycomb bleached     0.4                171.00  171.00

TRIPE,        honeycomb unbleached     0.3                255.00  255.00

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

         24 Hour recorded market information 515-284-4830

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