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By-Products Drop Value Cow Variety Meats

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Des Moines, IA     Fri, Sep 12, 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 9/12/2014 was estimated at 16.23 per cwt live, down

-0.09 from last week.

CALCULATIONS FOR BY-PRODUCT VALUE (COW)

                                     Lbs   Price   Change  Value

                                                   Prv/Wk

Cow hide, branded per piece(2)        4.50  67.50    -      6.14

Tallow, renderer blchable             3.68  34.25   -4.00   1.26

Tongues, Swiss cut, IW                0.32 391.00   -3.50   1.25

Cheek meat, trmd                      0.43 222.75    1.75   0.96

Head meat                             0.14 202.00   -3.00   0.28

Oxtail, reg, small box                0.20 411.50   57.75   0.82

Hearts, reg, bone out                 0.46  96.25    4.50   0.44

Lips, unscalded                       0.13 171.75    1.50   0.22

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

Tripe, scalded edible, blchd          1.06 103.25    -      1.09

Tripe, honeycomb bleached             0.14 328.00   -3.00   0.46

Lungs, inedible                       0.86   6.00    -      0.05

Melts                                 0.15   6.50    -      0.01

Meat bone ml, 50% blk/ton            10.71 432.00  -10.50   2.31

Blood meal, 85% blk/ton               0.731706.50    -      0.62

                Totals:              24.41                 16.23

        Dressed equivalent basis (47% dress):              34.53

(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 9/12/2014                          Dollars/hundredweight

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

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CHEEK MEAT,                Trimmed     2.3  202.00   -    242.00  222.74

FEET,     unbleached, skin-on, exp

FEET,       bleached, skin-on, exp     1.0                 92.00   92.00

HEARTS,          Regular, bone-out     3.4   83.00   -    105.00   96.15

HEARTS,     Regular, bone-out, exp

HEARTS,        Canadian-style, exp

HEAD MEAT,                             1.0  198.00   -    206.00  202.00

KIDNEYS                    Export      6.8   35.00   -     44.00   37.53

LIPS,                    unscalded     1.5  165.00   -    186.00  171.80

LIVERS,          Regular,bulk-pack

LIVERS,   Regular,bulk-pack export

LIVERS,             Regular, 2/box

LIVERS,     Regular, 2/box, export    23.3   32.00   -     40.00   35.27

MELTS,

OXTAILS,        Regular, small box     1.0  370.00   -    422.00  411.60

SALIVARY GLANDS                        0.6                 37.00   37.00

SWEETBREADS,                export

TONGUES,     #1 white Swiss cut,IW     1.5  385.00   -    399.00  388.87

TONGUES, exp.#1 white Swiss cut,IW

TONGUES,     #1 black Swiss cut,IW     0.4                396.00  396.00

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     0.3  394.00   -    395.00  394.33

TONGUES, exp.#2 mixed,Swiss cut,IW

TONGUE Trimmings

TRIPAS

TRIPE,   bleached, scalded, edible     7.0   98.00   -    105.00  103.14

TRIPE,     blchd, scld/w honeycomb

TRIPE, bleached,scalded,edible exp

TRIPE, unbleached, scalded, edible    11.9  113.00   -    161.00  134.29

TRIPE,          honeycomb bleached     0.6  301.00   -    355.00  328.00

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

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