USDA By-Product Drop Value Report-Cow
USDA - Fri Mar 15, 3:29PM CDT
NW_LS444
Des Moines, IA     Fri, Mar 15, 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 3/15/2019 was estimated at 8.00 per cwt live, up
0.06 from last week.
CALCULATIONS FOR BY-PRODUCT VALUE (COW)
                                     Lbs   Price   Change  Value
                                                   Prv/Wk
Cow hide, branded per piece(2)        4.73  10.50    -      0.95
Tallow, renderer blchable             3.68  24.25    -      0.89
Tongues, Swiss cut, IW                0.32 336.00   -4.00   1.08
Cheek meat, trmd                      0.43 154.00   -4.25   0.66
Head meat                             0.14 136.00   10.00   0.19
Oxtail, reg, small box                0.20 336.75   -8.50   0.67
Hearts, reg, bone out                 0.46  65.00    2.50   0.30
Lips, unscalded                       0.13 100.75    -      0.13
Livers, reg, gall off (3)             0.90  20.00   -1.00   0.18
Tripe, scalded edible, blchd          1.06 106.75   -5.25   1.13
Tripe, honeycomb bleached             0.14 190.00    5.00   0.27
Lungs, inedible                       0.86   5.63    -      0.05
Melts                                 0.15   6.75    -      0.01
Meat bone ml, 50% blk/ton            10.71 232.50   27.50   1.25
Blood meal, 85% blk/ton               0.73 650.00    -      0.24
                Totals:              24.64                  8.00
        Dressed equivalent basis (47% dress):              17.02
(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 3/15/2019                          Dollars/hundredweight
Frozen  CARLOT/L.C.L. Basis       Lds        Price Range         Wtavg
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CHEEK MEAT,                Trimmed     2.1  152.00   -    156.00  154.10
FEET,     unbleached, skin-on, exp
FEET,       bleached, skin-on, exp
HEARTS,          Regular, bone-out     3.7   64.00   -     68.00   65.03
HEARTS,     Regular, bone-out, exp
HEARTS,        Canadian-style, exp
HEAD MEAT,                             0.8                136.00  136.00
KIDNEYS                    Export      6.1   17.00   -     22.50   18.80
LIPS,                    unscalded     2.2  100.00   -    109.00  100.82
LIVERS,          Regular,bulk-pack
LIVERS,   Regular,bulk-pack export
LIVERS,             Regular, 2/box
LIVERS,     Regular, 2/box, export    11.1   17.00   -     31.00   19.92
MELTS,
OXTAILS,        Regular, small box     1.4  327.00   -    360.00  336.71
SALIVARY GLANDS                        1.1                 28.00   28.00
SWEETBREADS,                export
TONGUES,     #1 white Swiss cut,IW     0.2                332.00  332.00
TONGUES, exp.#1 white Swiss cut,IW
TONGUES,     #1 black Swiss cut,IW     1.2  320.00   -    350.00  336.67
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                       2.2   24.00   -     38.00   25.27
TRIPAS
TRIPE,   bleached, scalded, edible    14.5  105.00   -    125.00  106.79
TRIPE,     blchd, scld/w honeycomb
TRIPE, bleached,scalded,edible exp
TRIPE, unbleached, scalded, edible     3.3  116.00   -    128.00  123.27
TRIPE,          honeycomb bleached     0.7                190.00  190.00
TRIPE,        honeycomb unbleached
TRIPE,           omasum unbleached     1.4                246.00  246.00
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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