USDA Beef & Pork Variety Meats Report
USDA - Thu Dec 07, 3:14PM CST
NW_LS440
Des Moines, IA     Thu, Dec 07, 2017     USDA Market News
USDA BY-PRODUCT PRICE REPORT  -  FOB CENTRAL U.S. BASIS
Carlot Basis - Dollars/hundredweight - as of 3:00 PM.

BEEF VARIETY MEATS - FROZEN ---------------------------------------
           Items                 Lds      Price Range        Wtd Avg
CHEEK MEAT,trmd, 70-75% lean       2.0            188.00      188.00
                      export       2.0            188.00      188.00
FEET,     nails off, skin on
HEAD MEAT,       60-70% lean
                      export
HEARTS,    regular, bone out
        regular,bone-out exp
KIDNEYS,              export
LIPS,              unscalded
LIVERS,      selected, 2/box
     selected, 2/box, export
              regular, 2/box
      regular, export, 2/box
OXTAILS, selected, small box
SWEETBREADS,        domestic
                      export
TONGUES,Individually Wrapped
Swiss-Cut#1,Wht,0-3% trm,Exp
Swiss-Cut#1,Blk,0-3% trm,Exp
                Swiss-Cut #2
TRIPAS,             domestic
                      export                             unq
TRIPE,       scalded, edible
     scalded, edible, export
 scalded, unbleached, export
         honeycomb, bleached
WEASAND MEAT,
-------------- BEEF PET FOODS - FOB SUPPLY POINT ------------------
SEMI-ANNUAL CONTRACTS:                 FRESH             BOXED FROZEN
 GULLETS-TRACHEA                       17.00-19.00
 KIDNEYS, inedible                     12.50-13.00
 LIVERS,     "                         11.50-14.00
 LUNGS,      "                         3.75-7.50
 MELTS,      "                         5.00-8.50
 SALIVARY GLANDS                       14.00-21.00

PORK VARIETY MEATS - FROZEN ---------------------------------------
          Items                  Lds      Price Range        Wtd Avg
CHEEK MEAT           trimmed                       91.00       91.00 A
CHITTERLINGS,    10 lb. pail
EARS, Pet Treat,      3-4/lb
EARS,          edible export
HEARTS,    slashed, domestic
      single slashed, export
       multi slashed, export
               whole, export
KIDNEYS,   small box, export
LIVERS,  large box, domestic
SALIVARY GLANDS,                   4.0             27.00       27.00
SNOUTS,         partial lean
         partial lean w/mask
STOMACHS, scalded, small box                      117.00      117.00 E
  scalded, small box, export
TONGUES,
      green, bnls, small box
     green, bnls, tip-on exp
           scalded & scraped
UTERI

ABCDE after quotes represents days since last actual market
test.  Quotes are dropped after 5 days of no test or before
if they no longer reflect current market conditions.

Source:  USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA
         Veronica M. Alvarado  515-284-4460  Desm.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov
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