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By-Products Drop Value Cow Variety Meats

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Des Moines, IA     Fri, Oct 10, 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 10/10/2014 was estimated at 15.62 per cwt live, down

-0.29 from last week.

CALCULATIONS FOR BY-PRODUCT VALUE (COW)

                                     Lbs   Price   Change  Value

                                                   Prv/Wk

Cow hide, branded per piece(2)        4.56  64.00   -1.50   5.82

Tallow, renderer blchable             3.68  30.75    -      1.13

Tongues, Swiss cut, IW                0.32 405.75   -5.00   1.30

Cheek meat, trmd                      0.43 220.50   -5.25   0.95

Head meat                             0.14 214.25    4.25   0.30

Oxtail, reg, small box                0.20 381.25   -4.00   0.76

Hearts, reg, bone out                 0.46 101.75    5.75   0.47

Lips, unscalded                       0.13 184.75    2.00   0.24

Livers, reg, gall off (3)             0.90  37.75   -0.50   0.34

Tripe, scalded edible, blchd          1.06 120.00    1.50   1.27

Tripe, honeycomb bleached             0.14 373.00   -7.00   0.52

Lungs, inedible                       0.86   6.00    -      0.05

Melts                                 0.15   6.50    -      0.01

Meat bone ml, 50% blk/ton            10.71 358.00  -23.50   1.92

Blood meal, 85% blk/ton               0.731470.00 -107.50   0.54

                Totals:              24.47                 15.62

        Dressed equivalent basis (47% dress):              33.23

(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 10/10/2014                         Dollars/hundredweight

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

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CHEEK MEAT,                Trimmed     5.1  205.00   -    246.00  220.39

FEET,     unbleached, skin-on, exp

FEET,       bleached, skin-on, exp     0.5                108.00  108.00

HEARTS,          Regular, bone-out     4.9   97.00   -    106.00  101.73

HEARTS,     Regular, bone-out, exp

HEARTS,        Canadian-style, exp

HEAD MEAT,                             5.5  195.00   -    235.00  214.18

KIDNEYS                    Export      4.8   36.00   -     40.00   37.08

LIPS,                    unscalded     1.3  184.00   -    185.00  184.77

LIVERS,          Regular,bulk-pack

LIVERS,   Regular,bulk-pack export

LIVERS,             Regular, 2/box

LIVERS,     Regular, 2/box, export    11.8   36.00   -     41.00   37.86

MELTS,

OXTAILS,        Regular, small box     2.7  370.00   -    414.00  381.30

SALIVARY GLANDS

SWEETBREADS,                export

TONGUES,     #1 white Swiss cut,IW     0.9  389.00   -    427.00  412.67

TONGUES, exp.#1 white Swiss cut,IW

TONGUES,     #1 black Swiss cut,IW     1.0  390.00   -    424.00  407.00

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     0.6  387.00   -    405.00  393.00

TONGUES, exp.#2 mixed,Swiss cut,IW

TONGUE Trimmings                       0.5                 45.00   45.00

TRIPAS                                 1.0                 94.00   94.00

TRIPE,   bleached, scalded, edible     3.0                120.00  120.00

TRIPE,     blchd, scld/w honeycomb

TRIPE, bleached,scalded,edible exp

TRIPE, unbleached, scalded, edible     4.3  128.00   -    130.00  129.40

TRIPE,          honeycomb bleached     0.3                373.00  373.00

TRIPE,        honeycomb unbleached

TRIPE,           omasum unbleached     0.6                590.00  590.00

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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