USDA By-Product Drop Value Report-Cow
NW_LS444
Des Moines, IA     Fri, May 24, 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 5/24/2019 was estimated at 7.31 per cwt live, down
-0.02 from last week.
CALCULATIONS FOR BY-PRODUCT VALUE (COW)
                                     Lbs   Price   Change  Value
                                                   Prv/Wk
Cow hide, branded per piece(2)        4.51   5.25   -0.50   0.48
Tallow, renderer blchable             3.68  27.25    1.00   1.00
Tongues, Swiss cut, IW                0.32 326.00   -5.50   1.04
Cheek meat, trmd                      0.43 152.25    0.50   0.65
Head meat                             0.14 141.50    4.50   0.20
Oxtail, reg, small box                0.20 324.50    -      0.65
Hearts, reg, bone out                 0.46  59.75    0.75   0.27
Lips, unscalded                       0.13  88.50   -1.25   0.12
Livers, reg, gall off (3)             0.90  20.25   -0.75   0.18
Tripe, scalded edible, blchd          1.06 104.25    3.25   1.11
Tripe, honeycomb bleached             0.14 160.00    8.00   0.22
Lungs, inedible                       0.86   5.63    -      0.05
Melts                                 0.15   6.75    -      0.01
Meat bone ml, 50% blk/ton            10.71 195.00   -5.00   1.04
Blood meal, 85% blk/ton               0.73 800.00  -16.50   0.29
                Totals:              24.42                  7.31
        Dressed equivalent basis (47% dress):              15.55
(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 5/24/2019                          Dollars/hundredweight
Frozen  CARLOT/L.C.L. Basis       Lds        Price Range         Wtavg
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CHEEK MEAT,                Trimmed     1.9  149.00   -    156.00  152.32
FEET,     unbleached, skin-on, exp
FEET,       bleached, skin-on, exp
HEARTS,          Regular, bone-out     5.2   57.00   -     64.00   59.77
HEARTS,     Regular, bone-out, exp
HEARTS,        Canadian-style, exp
HEAD MEAT,                             3.3  135.00   -    146.00  141.61
KIDNEYS                    Export      5.1   17.00   -     22.00   18.57
LIPS,                    unscalded     2.0   87.00   -     90.00   88.50
LIVERS,          Regular,bulk-pack
LIVERS,   Regular,bulk-pack export
LIVERS,             Regular, 2/box
LIVERS,     Regular, 2/box, export    17.1   18.00   -     31.00   20.33
MELTS,
OXTAILS,        Regular, small box
SALIVARY GLANDS
SWEETBREADS,                export
TONGUES,     #1 white Swiss cut,IW     0.7  327.00   -    328.00  327.43
TONGUES, exp.#1 white Swiss cut,IW
TONGUES,     #1 black Swiss cut,IW     0.9  319.00   -    327.00  324.33
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     0.4  327.00   -    328.00  327.50
TONGUES, exp.#2 mixed,Swiss cut,IW
TONGUE Trimmings                       1.2   24.00   -     38.00   26.33
TRIPAS
TRIPE,   bleached, scalded, edible    13.0  100.00   -    105.00  104.23
TRIPE,     blchd, scld/w honeycomb
TRIPE, bleached,scalded,edible exp
TRIPE, unbleached, scalded, edible     4.6  126.00   -    127.00  126.22
TRIPE,          honeycomb bleached     0.5                160.00  160.00
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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