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By-Products Drop Value Cow Variety Meats

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Des Moines, IA     Fri, Sep 05, 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 9/5/2014 was estimated at 16.32 per cwt live, down

-0.07 from last week.

CALCULATIONS FOR BY-PRODUCT VALUE (COW)

                                     Lbs   Price   Change  Value

                                                   Prv/Wk

Cow hide, branded per piece(2)        4.48  67.50    -      6.14

Tallow, renderer blchable             3.68  38.25    -      1.41

Tongues, Swiss cut, IW                0.32 394.50   -9.00   1.26

Cheek meat, trmd                      0.43 221.00   15.75   0.95

Head meat                             0.14 205.00   15.50   0.29

Oxtail, reg, small box                0.20 353.75  -43.00   0.71

Hearts, reg, bone out                 0.46  91.75   -1.25   0.42

Lips, unscalded                       0.13 170.25    -      0.22

Livers, reg, gall off (3)             0.90  35.25    3.00   0.32

Tripe, scalded edible, blchd          1.06 103.25   -1.75   1.09

Tripe, honeycomb bleached             0.14 331.00    -      0.46

Lungs, inedible                       0.86   6.00    -      0.05

Melts                                 0.15   6.50    -      0.01

Meat bone ml, 50% blk/ton            10.71 442.50   -9.50   2.37

Blood meal, 85% blk/ton               0.731706.50    -      0.62

                Totals:              24.39                 16.32

        Dressed equivalent basis (47% dress):              34.72

(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 9/5/2014                           Dollars/hundredweight

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

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CHEEK MEAT,                Trimmed     1.2  200.00   -    238.00  221.08

FEET,     unbleached, skin-on, exp

FEET,       bleached, skin-on, exp

HEARTS,          Regular, bone-out     2.9   87.00   -    101.00   91.76

HEARTS,     Regular, bone-out, exp

HEARTS,        Canadian-style, exp

HEAD MEAT,                             0.4                205.00  205.00

KIDNEYS                    Export      6.3   33.00   -     44.00   35.75

LIPS,                    unscalded

LIVERS,          Regular,bulk-pack

LIVERS,   Regular,bulk-pack export

LIVERS,             Regular, 2/box

LIVERS,     Regular, 2/box, export    15.4   32.00   -     40.00   35.23

MELTS,

OXTAILS,        Regular, small box     2.3  322.00   -    415.00  353.70

SALIVARY GLANDS                        1.2                 34.00   34.00

SWEETBREADS,                export

TONGUES,     #1 white Swiss cut,IW     0.8                395.00  395.00

TONGUES, exp.#1 white Swiss cut,IW

TONGUES,     #1 black Swiss cut,IW     1.1  392.00   -    395.00  394.18

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                395.00  395.00

TONGUES, exp.#2 mixed,Swiss cut,IW

TONGUE Trimmings

TRIPAS

TRIPE,   bleached, scalded, edible     6.5  100.00   -    117.00  103.15

TRIPE,     blchd, scld/w honeycomb

TRIPE, bleached,scalded,edible exp

TRIPE, unbleached, scalded, edible     2.1                120.00  120.00

TRIPE,          honeycomb bleached

TRIPE,        honeycomb unbleached

TRIPE,           omasum unbleached     0.6                543.00  543.00

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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