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By-Products Drop Value Cow Variety Meats

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Des Moines, IA     Fri, Nov 07, 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 11/7/2014 was estimated at 15.48 per cwt live, down

-0.19 from last week.

CALCULATIONS FOR BY-PRODUCT VALUE (COW)

                                     Lbs   Price   Change  Value

                                                   Prv/Wk

Cow hide, branded per piece(2)        4.60  62.50   -1.50   5.68

Tallow, renderer blchable             3.68  30.75    -      1.13

Tongues, Swiss cut, IW                0.32 411.00    8.75   1.32

Cheek meat, trmd                      0.43 211.00  -18.50   0.91

Head meat                             0.14 219.75   -4.00   0.31

Oxtail, reg, small box                0.20 377.00   -1.50   0.75

Hearts, reg, bone out                 0.46 103.00    0.25   0.47

Lips, unscalded                       0.13 181.25   -6.25   0.24

Livers, reg, gall off (3)             0.90  41.00    0.25   0.37

Tripe, scalded edible, blchd          1.06 125.00    1.75   1.33

Tripe, honeycomb bleached             0.14 358.00  -12.00   0.50

Lungs, inedible                       0.86   6.00    -      0.05

Melts                                 0.15   6.50    -      0.01

Meat bone ml, 50% blk/ton            10.71 352.50    1.00   1.89

Blood meal, 85% blk/ton               0.731411.00    -      0.52

                Totals:              24.51                 15.48

        Dressed equivalent basis (47% dress):              32.94

(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 11/7/2014                          Dollars/hundredweight

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

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CHEEK MEAT,                Trimmed     2.6  209.00   -    214.00  211.08

FEET,     unbleached, skin-on, exp

FEET,       bleached, skin-on, exp     1.0                125.00  125.00

HEARTS,          Regular, bone-out     3.2  101.50   -    104.00  102.91

HEARTS,     Regular, bone-out, exp

HEARTS,        Canadian-style, exp

HEAD MEAT,                             1.4  214.00   -    230.00  219.71

KIDNEYS                    Export      8.0   38.00   -     42.00   40.13

LIPS,                    unscalded     1.6  180.00   -    189.00  181.19

LIVERS,          Regular,bulk-pack

LIVERS,   Regular,bulk-pack export

LIVERS,             Regular, 2/box

LIVERS,     Regular, 2/box, export    11.5   40.00   -     44.50   41.04

MELTS,

OXTAILS,        Regular, small box     0.5                377.00  377.00

SALIVARY GLANDS                        0.2                 35.00   35.00

SWEETBREADS,                export

TONGUES,     #1 white Swiss cut,IW     0.7  401.00   -    435.00  416.43

TONGUES, exp.#1 white Swiss cut,IW

TONGUES,     #1 black Swiss cut,IW     0.3  395.00   -    406.00  398.67

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                       0.4                 52.00   52.00

TRIPAS

TRIPE,   bleached, scalded, edible     5.0  122.00   -    130.00  125.00

TRIPE,     blchd, scld/w honeycomb

TRIPE, bleached,scalded,edible exp

TRIPE, unbleached, scalded, edible     4.6  130.00   -    134.00  131.39

TRIPE,          honeycomb bleached     0.1                358.00  358.00

TRIPE,        honeycomb unbleached     1.0                333.00  333.00

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

         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/NW_LS444.txt

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