USDA By-Product Drop Value Report-Hogs
USDA - Fri Jan 12, 3:17PM CST
NW_LS446
Des Moines, IA     Fri, Jan 12, 2018     USDA Market News

WEEKLY USDA BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE (HOG)
The offal value from a typical slaughter hog (1) for the
week ended 1/12/2018 was estimated at 3.84 per cwt live, unchanged
when compared to last week.
FOB CENTRAL U.S.
CALCULATIONS FOR BY-PRODUCT VALUE (HOG) -
                             Lbs     Price   Change   Value
                                             Prv/Wk
Cheek meat, trimmed           0.28   94.00     -       0.26
Chitterlings                  1.26   42.00     -       0.53
Ears, edible export           0.19  175.00     -       0.33
Tongues, grn, bnls, sml bx    0.18   96.00     -       0.17
Hearts, slashed, domestic     0.28   34.50     -       0.10
Kidneys, inedible             0.25   11.75     -       0.03
Livers, inedible              1.25   17.00     -       0.21
Melts, inedible               0.17    5.50     -       0.01
Salivary Glands               0.26   29.50     -       0.08
Snouts, mask on               0.28   52.00     -       0.15
Stomachs, scld, small box     0.43  119.00     -       0.51
Lungs, inedible               0.95    4.63     -       0.04
Choice white grease           0.50   19.00    -0.25    0.10
Pork meat & bone meal         1.57  245.00     -       0.19
Pork blood meal               0.58  660.00    20.00    0.19
Lard                          1.72   31.25     -       0.54
Blood plasma                  2.01   20.00     -       0.40
                Totals:      12.16                     3.84
           Dressed equivalent basis (74% dress):       5.19
(1) Typical slaughter hog weighs 280 pounds.

Source:  USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA
         Veronica M. Alvarado  515-284-4460  Desm.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov
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