USDA By-Product Drop Value Report-Cow
USDA - Fri Aug 10, 3:16PM CDT
NW_LS444
Des Moines, IA     Fri, Aug 10, 2018     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 8/10/2018 was estimated at 8.67 per cwt live, up
0.09 from last week.
CALCULATIONS FOR BY-PRODUCT VALUE (COW)
                                     Lbs   Price   Change  Value
                                                   Prv/Wk
Cow hide, branded per piece(2)        4.46  17.00    -      1.55
Tallow, renderer blchable             3.68  26.25    -      0.97
Tongues, Swiss cut, IW                0.32 301.50   19.50   0.96
Cheek meat, trmd                      0.43 159.25    7.25   0.68
Head meat                             0.14 137.00   -3.25   0.19
Oxtail, reg, small box                0.20 296.50    9.25   0.59
Hearts, reg, bone out                 0.46  69.75    2.75   0.32
Lips, unscalded                       0.13 108.50   -2.50   0.14
Livers, reg, gall off (3)             0.90  27.00    1.25   0.24
Tripe, scalded edible, blchd          1.06 101.75   -1.25   1.08
Tripe, honeycomb bleached             0.14 245.00   35.50   0.34
Lungs, inedible                       0.86   5.63    -      0.05
Melts                                 0.15   6.75    -      0.01
Meat bone ml, 50% blk/ton            10.71 244.00   -8.50   1.31
Blood meal, 85% blk/ton               0.73 655.00  -78.50   0.24
                Totals:              24.37                  8.67
        Dressed equivalent basis (47% dress):              18.45
(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 8/10/2018                          Dollars/hundredweight
Frozen  CARLOT/L.C.L. Basis       Lds        Price Range         Wtavg
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CHEEK MEAT,                Trimmed     2.1  156.00   -    166.00  159.33
FEET,     unbleached, skin-on, exp
FEET,       bleached, skin-on, exp
HEARTS,          Regular, bone-out     6.5   68.00   -     72.00   69.72
HEARTS,     Regular, bone-out, exp
HEARTS,        Canadian-style, exp
HEAD MEAT,                             1.4                137.00  137.00
KIDNEYS                    Export      4.0   18.00   -     19.00   18.50
LIPS,                    unscalded     1.7  108.00   -    109.00  108.59
LIVERS,          Regular,bulk-pack
LIVERS,   Regular,bulk-pack export
LIVERS,             Regular, 2/box
LIVERS,     Regular, 2/box, export    13.1   24.00   -     33.00   27.01
MELTS,
OXTAILS,        Regular, small box     2.6  290.00   -    333.00  296.58
SALIVARY GLANDS
SWEETBREADS,                export
TONGUES,     #1 white Swiss cut,IW     0.2                306.00  306.00
TONGUES, exp.#1 white Swiss cut,IW
TONGUES,     #1 black Swiss cut,IW     0.9  287.00   -    315.00  305.67
TONGUES, exp.#1 black Swiss cut,IW
TONGUES,     #1 mixed,Swiss cut,IW     0.2                290.00  290.00
TONGUES, exp.#1 mixed,Swiss cut,IW
TONGUES,     #2 mixed Swiss cut,IW     0.2                290.00  290.00
TONGUES, exp.#2 mixed,Swiss cut,IW
TONGUE Trimmings                       1.5   28.00   -     28.50   28.17
TRIPAS
TRIPE,   bleached, scalded, edible     4.0  101.00   -    102.00  101.75
TRIPE,     blchd, scld/w honeycomb
TRIPE, bleached,scalded,edible exp
TRIPE, unbleached, scalded, edible     3.3  117.00   -    122.00  120.03
TRIPE,          honeycomb bleached     0.3                245.00  245.00
TRIPE,        honeycomb unbleached
TRIPE,           omasum unbleached
WEASAND MEAT
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Source:  USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA
         Veronica M. Alvarado  515-284-4460  Desm.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov
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