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By-Products Drop Value Cow Variety Meats

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Des Moines, IA     Fri, Oct 17, 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 10/17/2014 was estimated at 15.83 per cwt live, up

0.21 from last week.

CALCULATIONS FOR BY-PRODUCT VALUE (COW)

                                     Lbs   Price   Change  Value

                                                   Prv/Wk

Cow hide, branded per piece(2)        4.58  67.00    3.00   6.09

Tallow, renderer blchable             3.68  30.75    -      1.13

Tongues, Swiss cut, IW                0.32 384.75  -21.00   1.23

Cheek meat, trmd                      0.43 210.50  -10.00   0.91

Head meat                             0.14 209.75   -4.50   0.29

Oxtail, reg, small box                0.20 383.75    2.50   0.77

Hearts, reg, bone out                 0.46 103.50    1.75   0.48

Lips, unscalded                       0.13 178.75   -6.00   0.23

Livers, reg, gall off (3)             0.90  39.00    1.25   0.35

Tripe, scalded edible, blchd          1.06 127.50    7.50   1.35

Tripe, honeycomb bleached             0.14 346.75  -26.25   0.49

Lungs, inedible                       0.86   6.00    -      0.05

Melts                                 0.15   6.50    -      0.01

Meat bone ml, 50% blk/ton            10.71 352.50   -5.50   1.89

Blood meal, 85% blk/ton               0.731525.00   55.00   0.56

                Totals:              24.49                 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 10/17/2014                         Dollars/hundredweight

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

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CHEEK MEAT,                Trimmed     6.6  201.00   -    218.00  210.47

FEET,     unbleached, skin-on, exp

FEET,       bleached, skin-on, exp

HEARTS,          Regular, bone-out     4.4   99.00   -    106.00  103.45

HEARTS,     Regular, bone-out, exp

HEARTS,        Canadian-style, exp

HEAD MEAT,                             5.5  200.00   -    220.00  209.64

KIDNEYS                    Export      4.0   36.00   -     37.00   36.50

LIPS,                    unscalded     2.3  178.00   -    180.00  178.87

LIVERS,          Regular,bulk-pack

LIVERS,   Regular,bulk-pack export

LIVERS,             Regular, 2/box

LIVERS,     Regular, 2/box, export    15.7   37.00   -     43.00   39.08

MELTS,

OXTAILS,        Regular, small box     2.6  357.00   -    418.00  383.69

SALIVARY GLANDS

SWEETBREADS,                export

TONGUES,     #1 white Swiss cut,IW     0.6  380.00   -    398.00  386.00

TONGUES, exp.#1 white Swiss cut,IW

TONGUES,     #1 black Swiss cut,IW     0.8  380.00   -    393.00  386.50

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     1.0  380.00   -    393.00  382.60

TONGUES, exp.#2 mixed,Swiss cut,IW

TONGUE Trimmings

TRIPAS

TRIPE,   bleached, scalded, edible     4.0  120.00   -    135.00  127.50

TRIPE,     blchd, scld/w honeycomb

TRIPE, bleached,scalded,edible exp

TRIPE, unbleached, scalded, edible     2.3                130.00  130.00

TRIPE,          honeycomb bleached     1.5  333.00   -    363.00  346.67

TRIPE,        honeycomb unbleached     0.3                400.00  400.00

TRIPE,           omasum unbleached     1.6  563.00-       583.00  575.50

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

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