USDA By-Product Drop Value Report-Cow
NW_LS444  **Updated Report with November 8, 2019**
Des Moines, IA     Fri, Nov 08, 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 11/8/2019 was estimated at 7.74 per cwt live, down
-0.20 from last week.
CALCULATIONS FOR BY-PRODUCT VALUE (COW)
                                     Lbs   Price   Change  Value
                                                   Prv/Wk
Cow hide, branded per piece(2)        4.66   3.50    -      0.32
Tallow, renderer blchable             3.68  21.25   -3.50   0.78
Tongues, Swiss cut, IW                0.32 425.50   -5.25   1.36
Cheek meat, trmd                      0.43 175.00    3.00   0.75
Head meat                             0.14 132.00   -9.75   0.18
Oxtail, reg, small box                0.20 354.50   19.75   0.71
Hearts, reg, bone out                 0.46  70.25    3.75   0.32
Lips, unscalded                       0.13 100.00    3.75   0.13
Livers, reg, gall off (3)             0.90  20.00   -1.50   0.18
Tripe, scalded edible, blchd          1.06 135.75    1.75   1.44
Tripe, honeycomb bleached             0.14 188.75    -      0.26
Lungs, inedible                       0.86   5.63    -      0.05
Melts                                 0.15   6.75    -      0.01
Meat bone ml, 50% blk/ton            10.71 195.50  -20.00   1.05
Blood meal, 85% blk/ton               0.73 550.00    -      0.20
                Totals:              24.57                  7.74
        Dressed equivalent basis (47% dress):              16.47
(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 11/8/2019                          Dollars/hundredweight
Frozen  CARLOT/L.C.L. Basis       Lds        Price Range         Wtavg
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CHEEK MEAT,                Trimmed     6.0  170.00   -    183.00  175.10
FEET,     unbleached, skin-on, exp
FEET,       bleached, skin-on, exp
HEARTS,          Regular, bone-out     7.2   66.00   -     80.00   70.14
HEARTS,     Regular, bone-out, exp
HEARTS,        Canadian-style, exp
HEAD MEAT,                             1.9                132.00  132.00
KIDNEYS                    Export      3.0   18.00   -     19.00   18.33
LIPS,                    unscalded     2.9   95.00   -    117.00  100.10
LIVERS,          Regular,bulk-pack
LIVERS,   Regular,bulk-pack export
LIVERS,             Regular, 2/box
LIVERS,     Regular, 2/box, export    17.8   17.00   -     31.00   20.04
MELTS,
OXTAILS,        Regular, small box     8.2  326.00   -    375.00  354.52
SALIVARY GLANDS                        1.1                 26.00   26.00
SWEETBREADS,                export
TONGUES,     #1 white Swiss cut,IW     0.2                407.00  407.00
TONGUES, exp.#1 white Swiss cut,IW
TONGUES,     #1 black Swiss cut,IW     0.2                411.00  411.00
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     1.5  420.00   -    450.00  430.00
TONGUES, exp.#2 mixed,Swiss cut,IW
TONGUE Trimmings                       2.2   20.00   -     37.00   21.55
TRIPAS
TRIPE,   bleached, scalded, edible     4.0  134.00   -    140.00  135.63
TRIPE,     blchd, scld/w honeycomb
TRIPE, bleached,scalded,edible exp
TRIPE, unbleached, scalded, edible     5.4  137.00   -    138.00  137.44
TRIPE,          honeycomb bleached
TRIPE,        honeycomb unbleached
TRIPE,           omasum unbleached     2.2  390.00-       408.00  400.95
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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