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By-Products Drop Value Cow Variety Meats

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Des Moines, IA     Fri, Jun 20, 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 6/20/2014 was estimated at 15.55 per cwt live, down

-0.41 from last week.

CALCULATIONS FOR BY-PRODUCT VALUE (COW)

                                     Lbs   Price   Change  Value

                                                   Prv/Wk

Cow hide, branded per piece(2)        4.47  66.50   -3.00   6.05

Tallow, renderer blchable             3.68  38.25   -3.50   1.41

Tongues, Swiss cut, IW                0.32 382.50   -1.25   1.22

Cheek meat, trmd                      0.43 194.00    2.25   0.83

Head meat                             0.14 174.25   -1.50   0.24

Oxtail, reg, small box                0.20 321.00    7.00   0.64

Hearts, reg, bone out                 0.46  70.00    4.00   0.32

Lips, unscalded                       0.13 147.25    1.25   0.19

Livers, reg, gall off (3)             0.90  30.25   -0.50   0.27

Tripe, scalded edible, blchd          1.06  91.25   -4.00   0.97

Tripe, honeycomb bleached             0.14 170.00    6.50   0.24

Lungs, inedible                       0.86   4.88    -      0.04

Melts                                 0.15   5.25    -      0.01

Meat bone ml, 50% blk/ton            10.71 487.50    1.50   2.61

Blood meal, 85% blk/ton               0.731400.00    -      0.51

                Totals:              24.38                 15.55

        Dressed equivalent basis (47% dress):              33.09

(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 6/20/2014                          Dollars/hundredweight

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

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CHEEK MEAT,                Trimmed     2.8  188.00   -    197.00  194.00

FEET,     unbleached, skin-on, exp

FEET,       bleached, skin-on, exp

HEARTS,          Regular, bone-out     3.3   68.00   -     72.00   69.88

HEARTS,     Regular, bone-out, exp

HEARTS,        Canadian-style, exp

HEAD MEAT,                             3.2  170.00   -    181.00  174.13

KIDNEY'S                    Export     3.0   32.00   -     33.00   32.33

LIPS,                    unscalded     1.2  146.00   -    154.00  147.33

LIVERS,          Regular,bulk-pack

LIVERS,   Regular,bulk-pack export

LIVERS,             Regular, 2/box     0.2                 36.00   36.00

LIVERS,     Regular, 2/box, export     8.5                 30.00   30.00

" 2 loads traded at 39.00 to Egypt

MELTS,

OXTAILS,        Regular, small box     2.3  310.00   -    338.00  321.11

SALIVARY GLANDS                        0.4                 32.00   32.00

SWEETBREADS,                export

TONGUES,     #1 white Swiss cut,IW     0.6  369.00   -    403.00  384.45

TONGUES, exp.#1 white Swiss cut,IW

TONGUES,     #1 black Swiss cut,IW     0.8                381.00  381.00

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

TONGUES, exp.#2 mixed,Swiss cut,IW

TONGUE Trimmings

TRIPAS

TRIPE,   bleached, scalded, edible     2.5   90.00   -     96.00   91.20

TRIPE,     blchd, scld/w honeycomb

TRIPE, bleached,scalded,edible exp

TRIPE, unbleached, scalded, edible     3.6  124.00   -    150.00  133.39

TRIPE,          honeycomb bleached     0.8                170.00  170.00

TRIPE,        honeycomb unbleached

TRIPE,           omasum unbleached     1.0                448.00  448.00

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

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