USDA By-Product Drop Value Report-Cow
NW_LS444
Des Moines, IA     Fri, Aug 16, 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 8/16/2019 was estimated at 8.14 per cwt live, up
0.33 from last week.
CALCULATIONS FOR BY-PRODUCT VALUE (COW)
                                     Lbs   Price   Change  Value
                                                   Prv/Wk
Cow hide, branded per piece(2)        4.45   4.75    -      0.43
Tallow, renderer blchable             3.68  29.25    -      1.08
Tongues, Swiss cut, IW                0.32 426.25   12.75   1.36
Cheek meat, trmd                      0.43 153.25    1.50   0.66
Head meat                             0.14 132.00    2.25   0.18
Oxtail, reg, small box                0.20 339.50   -3.50   0.68
Hearts, reg, bone out                 0.46  61.50    3.00   0.28
Lips, unscalded                       0.13  96.00    0.75   0.12
Livers, reg, gall off (3)             0.90  19.00   -2.50   0.17
Tripe, scalded edible, blchd          1.06 130.50   13.25   1.38
Tripe, honeycomb bleached             0.14 160.00    -      0.22
Lungs, inedible                       0.86   5.63    -      0.05
Melts                                 0.15   6.75    -      0.01
Meat bone ml, 50% blk/ton            10.71 240.00   31.00   1.29
Blood meal, 85% blk/ton               0.73 631.50  -18.50   0.23
                Totals:              24.36                  8.14
        Dressed equivalent basis (47% dress):              17.32
(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 8/16/2019                          Dollars/hundredweight
Frozen  CARLOT/L.C.L. Basis       Lds        Price Range         Wtavg
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CHEEK MEAT,                Trimmed     1.7  152.00   -    155.00  153.24
FEET,     unbleached, skin-on, exp
FEET,       bleached, skin-on, exp
HEARTS,          Regular, bone-out     7.0   58.00   -     65.00   61.43
HEARTS,     Regular, bone-out, exp
HEARTS,        Canadian-style, exp
HEAD MEAT,                             4.1  130.00   -    134.00  132.05
KIDNEYS                    Export      3.0                 19.00   19.00
LIPS,                    unscalded     2.0   95.00   -     97.00   96.00
LIVERS,          Regular,bulk-pack
LIVERS,   Regular,bulk-pack export
LIVERS,             Regular, 2/box
LIVERS,     Regular, 2/box, export    20.6   17.00   -     31.00   19.11
MELTS,
OXTAILS,        Regular, small box     3.1  325.00   -    400.00  339.61
SALIVARY GLANDS
SWEETBREADS,                export
TONGUES,     #1 white Swiss cut,IW     0.2                444.00  444.00
TONGUES, exp.#1 white Swiss cut,IW
TONGUES,     #1 black Swiss cut,IW     0.8  390.00   -    440.00  427.50
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     0.3                411.00  411.00
TONGUES, exp.#2 mixed,Swiss cut,IW
TONGUE Trimmings                       1.5                 24.00   24.00
TRIPAS                                 0.5                 99.00   99.00
TRIPE,   bleached, scalded, edible     4.0  120.00   -    157.00  130.50
TRIPE,     blchd, scld/w honeycomb
TRIPE, bleached,scalded,edible exp
TRIPE, unbleached, scalded, edible     3.1  123.00   -    127.00  125.58
TRIPE,          honeycomb bleached
TRIPE,        honeycomb unbleached
TRIPE,           omasum unbleached
WEASAND MEAT
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Source:  USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA
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