USDA By-Product Drop Value Report-Cow
USDA - Fri Jan 11, 3:21PM CST
NW_LS444
Des Moines, IA     Fri, Jan 11, 2019     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 1/11/2019 was estimated at 7.81 per cwt live, up
0.13 from last week.
CALCULATIONS FOR BY-PRODUCT VALUE (COW)
                                     Lbs   Price   Change  Value
                                                   Prv/Wk
Cow hide, branded per piece(2)        4.82  10.50    1.00   0.95
Tallow, renderer blchable             3.68  24.25    -      0.89
Tongues, Swiss cut, IW                0.32 337.50    6.00   1.08
Cheek meat, trmd                      0.43 141.25   -1.50   0.61
Head meat                             0.14 137.00    0.50   0.19
Oxtail, reg, small box                0.20 290.75   -5.25   0.58
Hearts, reg, bone out                 0.46  48.25    0.50   0.22
Lips, unscalded                       0.13  99.50   -2.25   0.13
Livers, reg, gall off (3)             0.90  21.00    0.50   0.19
Tripe, scalded edible, blchd          1.06 110.00   -1.50   1.17
Tripe, honeycomb bleached             0.14 238.75    -      0.33
Lungs, inedible                       0.86   5.63    -      0.05
Melts                                 0.15   6.75    -      0.01
Meat bone ml, 50% blk/ton            10.71 227.00    5.00   1.22
Blood meal, 85% blk/ton               0.73 525.00    -      0.19
                Totals:              24.73                  7.81
        Dressed equivalent basis (47% dress):              16.62
(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 1/11/2019                          Dollars/hundredweight
Frozen  CARLOT/L.C.L. Basis       Lds        Price Range         Wtavg
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CHEEK MEAT,                Trimmed     3.1  132.00   -    155.00  141.13
FEET,     unbleached, skin-on, exp
FEET,       bleached, skin-on, exp
HEARTS,          Regular, bone-out     7.0   44.00   -     58.00   48.34
HEARTS,     Regular, bone-out, exp
HEARTS,        Canadian-style, exp
HEAD MEAT,                             0.8                137.00  137.00
KIDNEYS                    Export      5.1   17.00   -     22.00   18.47
LIPS,                    unscalded     4.2   92.00   -    115.00   99.43
LIVERS,          Regular,bulk-pack
LIVERS,   Regular,bulk-pack export
LIVERS,             Regular, 2/box
LIVERS,     Regular, 2/box, export    12.1   18.00   -     31.00   20.92
MELTS,
OXTAILS,        Regular, small box     2.7  287.00   -    293.00  290.78
SALIVARY GLANDS
SWEETBREADS,                export
TONGUES,     #1 white Swiss cut,IW     0.2                328.00  328.00
TONGUES, exp.#1 white Swiss cut,IW
TONGUES,     #1 black Swiss cut,IW     0.9  320.00   -    350.00  340.00
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     0.2                335.00  335.00
TONGUES, exp.#2 mixed,Swiss cut,IW
TONGUE Trimmings                       2.3   24.00   -     38.00   25.83
TRIPAS
TRIPE,   bleached, scalded, edible     3.0                110.00  110.00
TRIPE,     blchd, scld/w honeycomb
TRIPE, bleached,scalded,edible exp
TRIPE, unbleached, scalded, edible     3.0  126.00   -    135.00  129.00
TRIPE,          honeycomb bleached
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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