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By-Products Drop Value Cow Variety Meats

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Des Moines, IA     Fri, Aug 08, 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 8/8/2014 was estimated at 16.22 per cwt live, up

0.30 from last week.

CALCULATIONS FOR BY-PRODUCT VALUE (COW)

                                     Lbs   Price   Change  Value

                                                   Prv/Wk

Cow hide, branded per piece(2)        4.45  65.50    1.50   5.95

Tallow, renderer blchable             3.68  38.25    -      1.41

Tongues, Swiss cut, IW                0.32 393.00    0.50   1.26

Cheek meat, trmd                      0.43 208.75   11.75   0.90

Head meat                             0.14 195.50    8.25   0.27

Oxtail, reg, small box                0.20 358.50   -1.00   0.72

Hearts, reg, bone out                 0.46  85.00    2.75   0.39

Lips, unscalded                       0.13 156.75  -14.25   0.20

Livers, reg, gall off (3)             0.90  34.50    1.75   0.31

Tripe, scalded edible, blchd          1.06 104.75    0.25   1.11

Tripe, honeycomb bleached             0.14 331.00   87.00   0.46

Lungs, inedible                       0.86   6.00    -      0.05

Melts                                 0.15   6.50    -      0.01

Meat bone ml, 50% blk/ton            10.71 476.00   -3.00   2.55

Blood meal, 85% blk/ton               0.731725.00    -      0.63

                Totals:              24.36                 16.22

        Dressed equivalent basis (47% dress):              34.51

(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 8/8/2014                           Dollars/hundredweight

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

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CHEEK MEAT,                Trimmed     1.7  198.00   -    220.00  208.82

FEET,     unbleached, skin-on, exp

FEET,       bleached, skin-on, exp

HEARTS,          Regular, bone-out     5.2   81.00   -     96.00   84.94

HEARTS,     Regular, bone-out, exp

HEARTS,        Canadian-style, exp

HEAD MEAT,                             1.9  191.00   -    198.50  195.42

KIDNEY'S                    Export     4.0   34.00   -     35.00   34.50

LIPS,                    unscalded     2.0  150.00   -    178.00  156.70

LIVERS,          Regular,bulk-pack

LIVERS,   Regular,bulk-pack export

LIVERS,             Regular, 2/box

LIVERS,     Regular, 2/box, export    14.4   32.00   -     39.00   34.42

MELTS,

OXTAILS,        Regular, small box     2.5  324.00   -    441.00  358.44

SALIVARY GLANDS                        0.2                 34.00   34.00

SWEETBREADS,                export

TONGUES,     #1 white Swiss cut,IW     0.4                394.00  394.00

TONGUES, exp.#1 white Swiss cut,IW

TONGUES,     #1 black Swiss cut,IW     0.2                390.00  390.00

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     0.4  393.00   -    394.00  393.50

TONGUES, exp.#2 mixed,Swiss cut,IW

TONGUE Trimmings

TRIPAS

TRIPE,   bleached, scalded, edible     2.2  104.00   -    112.00  104.73

TRIPE,     blchd, scld/w honeycomb

TRIPE, bleached,scalded,edible exp

TRIPE, unbleached, scalded, edible     5.0  112.00   -    150.00  122.40

TRIPE,          honeycomb bleached     0.2                331.00  331.00

TRIPE,        honeycomb unbleached

TRIPE,           omasum unbleached     0.6                500.00  500.00

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

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