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By-Products Drop Value Cow Variety Meats

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Des Moines, IA     Fri, Sep 26, 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 9/26/2014 was estimated at 15.83 per cwt live, down

-0.10 from last week.

CALCULATIONS FOR BY-PRODUCT VALUE (COW)

                                     Lbs   Price   Change  Value

                                                   Prv/Wk

Cow hide, branded per piece(2)        4.52  66.00    -      6.00

Tallow, renderer blchable             3.68  30.75    -      1.13

Tongues, Swiss cut, IW                0.32 398.50   -2.00   1.28

Cheek meat, trmd                      0.43 213.75   -8.00   0.92

Head meat                             0.14 208.75    8.75   0.29

Oxtail, reg, small box                0.20 367.75  -54.25   0.74

Hearts, reg, bone out                 0.46  95.50    -      0.44

Lips, unscalded                       0.13 173.50    -      0.23

Livers, reg, gall off (3)             0.90  37.50    0.75   0.34

Tripe, scalded edible, blchd          1.06 114.00    2.25   1.21

Tripe, honeycomb bleached             0.14 360.00   29.00   0.50

Lungs, inedible                       0.86   6.00    -      0.05

Melts                                 0.15   6.50    -      0.01

Meat bone ml, 50% blk/ton            10.71 394.50  -11.50   2.11

Blood meal, 85% blk/ton               0.731577.50  -14.50   0.58

                Totals:              24.43                 15.83

        Dressed equivalent basis (47% dress):              33.68

(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 9/26/2014                          Dollars/hundredweight

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

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CHEEK MEAT,                Trimmed     3.0  210.00   -    220.00  213.87

FEET,     unbleached, skin-on, exp

FEET,       bleached, skin-on, exp

HEARTS,          Regular, bone-out     4.0   94.00   -    100.00   95.50

HEARTS,     Regular, bone-out, exp

HEARTS,        Canadian-style, exp

HEAD MEAT,                             1.1  198.00   -    211.00  208.64

KIDNEYS                    Export      3.5   34.00   -     37.00   35.00

LIPS,                    unscalded

LIVERS,          Regular,bulk-pack

LIVERS,   Regular,bulk-pack export

LIVERS,             Regular, 2/box

LIVERS,     Regular, 2/box, export    13.0   34.50   -     42.00   37.50

MELTS,

OXTAILS,        Regular, small box     2.8  345.00   -    397.00  367.68

SALIVARY GLANDS                        0.5                 37.00   37.00

SWEETBREADS,                export

TONGUES,     #1 white Swiss cut,IW     0.6  395.00   -    419.00  403.00

TONGUES, exp.#1 white Swiss cut,IW

TONGUES,     #1 black Swiss cut,IW     0.3                392.00  392.00

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     0.1                392.00  392.00

TONGUES, exp.#2 mixed,Swiss cut,IW

TONGUE Trimmings

TRIPAS

TRIPE,   bleached, scalded, edible     5.0  112.00   -    120.00  114.00

TRIPE,     blchd, scld/w honeycomb

TRIPE, bleached,scalded,edible exp

TRIPE, unbleached, scalded, edible     3.4  125.00   -    148.00  132.18

TRIPE,          honeycomb bleached     0.3                360.00  360.00

TRIPE,        honeycomb unbleached     0.4  299.00   -    370.00  352.25

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

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