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By-Products Drop Value Cow Variety Meats

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Des Moines, IA     Fri, Oct 03, 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 10/3/2014 was estimated at 15.91 per cwt live, up

0.08 from last week.

CALCULATIONS FOR BY-PRODUCT VALUE (COW)

                                     Lbs   Price   Change  Value

                                                   Prv/Wk

Cow hide, branded per piece(2)        4.54  65.50   -0.50   5.95

Tallow, renderer blchable             3.68  30.75    -      1.13

Tongues, Swiss cut, IW                0.32 410.75   12.25   1.31

Cheek meat, trmd                      0.43 225.75   12.00   0.97

Head meat                             0.14 210.00    1.25   0.29

Oxtail, reg, small box                0.20 385.25   17.50   0.77

Hearts, reg, bone out                 0.46  96.00    0.50   0.44

Lips, unscalded                       0.13 182.75    9.25   0.24

Livers, reg, gall off (3)             0.90  38.25    0.75   0.34

Tripe, scalded edible, blchd          1.06 118.50    4.50   1.26

Tripe, honeycomb bleached             0.14 380.00   20.00   0.53

Lungs, inedible                       0.86   6.00    -      0.05

Melts                                 0.15   6.50    -      0.01

Meat bone ml, 50% blk/ton            10.71 381.50  -13.00   2.04

Blood meal, 85% blk/ton               0.731577.50    -      0.58

                Totals:              24.45                 15.91

        Dressed equivalent basis (47% dress):              33.85

(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 10/3/2014                          Dollars/hundredweight

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

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CHEEK MEAT,                Trimmed     6.2  210.00   -    246.00  225.68

FEET,     unbleached, skin-on, exp

FEET,       bleached, skin-on, exp     1.0                108.00  108.00

HEARTS,          Regular, bone-out     7.0   94.00   -    100.00   96.09

HEARTS,     Regular, bone-out, exp

HEARTS,        Canadian-style, exp

HEAD MEAT,                             0.7                210.00  210.00

KIDNEYS                    Export      7.0   33.00   -     40.00   35.86

LIPS,                    unscalded     4.4  175.00   -    185.00  182.73

LIVERS,          Regular,bulk-pack

LIVERS,   Regular,bulk-pack export

LIVERS,             Regular, 2/box

LIVERS,     Regular, 2/box, export    12.0   35.00   -     42.00   38.25

MELTS,

OXTAILS,        Regular, small box     0.7  375.00   -    411.00  385.29

SALIVARY GLANDS                        0.5                 39.00   39.00

SWEETBREADS,                export

TONGUES,     #1 white Swiss cut,IW     1.4  399.00   -    423.00  412.00

TONGUES, exp.#1 white Swiss cut,IW

TONGUES,     #1 black Swiss cut,IW     0.1                395.00  395.00

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                                 1.0                 92.00   92.00

TRIPE,   bleached, scalded, edible     9.3  115.00   -    132.00  118.45

TRIPE,     blchd, scld/w honeycomb

TRIPE, bleached,scalded,edible exp

TRIPE, unbleached, scalded, edible     3.8  128.00   -    165.00  137.74

TRIPE,          honeycomb bleached     0.2                380.00  380.00

TRIPE,        honeycomb unbleached     1.4  313.00   -    370.00  326.07

TRIPE,           omasum unbleached     0.6                565.00  565.00

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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