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By-Products Drop Value Cow Variety Meats

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Des Moines, IA     Fri, May 23, 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 5/23/2014 was estimated at 15.97 per cwt live, down

-0.06 from last week.

CALCULATIONS FOR BY-PRODUCT VALUE (COW)

                                     Lbs   Price   Change  Value

                                                   Prv/Wk

Cow hide, branded per piece(2)        4.53  71.00    -      6.45

Tallow, renderer blchable             3.68  41.75    -      1.54

Tongues, Swiss cut, IW                0.32 384.75    4.00   1.23

Cheek meat, trmd                      0.43 189.25    2.75   0.81

Head meat                             0.14 180.00    -      0.25

Oxtail, reg, small box                0.20 315.25  -10.75   0.63

Hearts, reg, bone out                 0.46  65.00   -3.00   0.30

Lips, unscalded                       0.13 159.00    -      0.21

Livers, reg, gall off (3)             0.90  30.25   -0.25   0.27

Tripe, scalded edible, blchd          1.06  92.50   -1.50   0.98

Tripe, honeycomb bleached             0.14 171.00    -      0.24

Lungs, inedible                       0.86   4.88    -      0.04

Melts                                 0.15   5.25    -      0.01

Meat bone ml, 50% blk/ton            10.71 490.00   -6.50   2.62

Blood meal, 85% blk/ton               0.731074.00   40.50   0.39

                Totals:              24.44                 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 5/23/2014                          Dollars/hundredweight

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

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CHEEK MEAT,                Trimmed     3.0  185.00   -    196.00  189.33

FEET,     unbleached, skin-on, exp

FEET,       bleached, skin-on, exp

HEARTS,          Regular, bone-out     4.0   62.00   -     69.00   65.00

HEARTS,     Regular, bone-out, exp

HEARTS,        Canadian-style, exp

HEAD MEAT,

KIDNEY'S                    Export     3.0                 32.00   32.00

LIPS,                    unscalded

LIVERS,          Regular,bulk-pack

LIVERS,   Regular,bulk-pack export

LIVERS,             Regular, 2/box

LIVERS,     Regular, 2/box, export     7.0   30.00   -     30.50   30.21

MELTS,

OXTAILS,        Regular, small box     1.7  300.00   -    325.00  315.29

SALIVARY GLANDS

SWEETBREADS,                export

TONGUES,     #1 white Swiss cut,IW     0.5                407.00  407.00

TONGUES, exp.#1 white Swiss cut,IW

TONGUES,     #1 black Swiss cut,IW     1.0                369.00  369.00

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     0.5  394.00   -    395.00  394.40

TONGUES, exp.#2 mixed,Swiss cut,IW

TONGUE Trimmings

TRIPAS

TRIPE,   bleached, scalded, edible     5.0   89.00   -     96.00   92.40

TRIPE,     blchd, scld/w honeycomb

TRIPE, bleached,scalded,edible exp

TRIPE, unbleached, scalded, edible     1.0                165.00  165.00

TRIPE,          honeycomb bleached

TRIPE,        honeycomb unbleached

TRIPE,           omasum unbleached     0.5                440.00  440.00

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

         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/NW_LS444.txt

         www.ams.usda.gov/LPSMarketNewsPage



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