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By-Products Drop Value Cow Variety Meats

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Des Moines, IA     Fri, Jun 06, 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 6/6/2014 was estimated at 15.90 per cwt live, down

-0.03 from last week.

CALCULATIONS FOR BY-PRODUCT VALUE (COW)

                                     Lbs   Price   Change  Value

                                                   Prv/Wk

Cow hide, branded per piece(2)        4.49  70.00    -      6.36

Tallow, renderer blchable             3.68  41.75    -      1.54

Tongues, Swiss cut, IW                0.32 403.50   17.25   1.29

Cheek meat, trmd                      0.43 188.50   -4.75   0.81

Head meat                             0.14 185.00    5.00   0.26

Oxtail, reg, small box                0.20 300.75   -2.00   0.60

Hearts, reg, bone out                 0.46  66.50   -0.50   0.31

Lips, unscalded                       0.13 157.00    4.00   0.20

Livers, reg, gall off (3)             0.90  30.75    -      0.28

Tripe, scalded edible, blchd          1.06  93.25    1.00   0.99

Tripe, honeycomb bleached             0.14 153.00    -      0.21

Lungs, inedible                       0.86   4.88    -      0.04

Melts                                 0.15   5.25    -      0.01

Meat bone ml, 50% blk/ton            10.71 480.50  -11.50   2.57

Blood meal, 85% blk/ton               0.731175.00  -39.50   0.43

                Totals:              24.40                 15.90

        Dressed equivalent basis (47% dress):              33.83

(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 6/6/2014                           Dollars/hundredweight

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

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CHEEK MEAT,                Trimmed     3.8  185.00   -    190.00  188.45

FEET,     unbleached, skin-on, exp

FEET,       bleached, skin-on, exp

HEARTS,          Regular, bone-out     7.8   63.00   -     70.00   66.42

HEARTS,     Regular, bone-out, exp

HEARTS,        Canadian-style, exp

HEAD MEAT,                             0.2                185.00  185.00

KIDNEY'S                    Export     5.5   30.00   -     36.00   30.91

LIPS,                    unscalded     0.3                157.00  157.00

LIVERS,          Regular,bulk-pack

LIVERS,   Regular,bulk-pack export

LIVERS,             Regular, 2/box

LIVERS,     Regular, 2/box, export    17.2   30.00   -     33.75   30.70

  " 2 loads traded at 39.00 to Egypt

MELTS,

OXTAILS,        Regular, small box     3.2  287.00   -    331.00  300.78

SALIVARY GLANDS                        0.3                 32.00   32.00

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

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     0.2                395.00  395.00

TONGUES, exp.#2 mixed,Swiss cut,IW

TONGUE Trimmings

TRIPAS

TRIPE,   bleached, scalded, edible     2.5   90.00   -    104.00   93.20

TRIPE,     blchd, scld/w honeycomb

TRIPE, bleached,scalded,edible exp

TRIPE, unbleached, scalded, edible     0.3                103.00  103.00

TRIPE,          honeycomb bleached

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

         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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