By-Product Drop Value (Steers)
USDA - Tue Dec 04, 3:20PM CST
NW_LS441  **This report will not be published on Wednesday, 12/05/18 due to Federal Holiday**  
Des Moines, IA     Tue, Dec 04, 2018     USDA Market News

USDA BY-PRODUCT DROP VALUE (STEER) FOB CENTRAL U.S.
The hide and offal value from a typical slaughter steer(1)
for today was estimated at 9.03 per cwt live, down
-0.03 when compared to Monday's value.
FOB CENTRAL U.S.
TODAY'S CALCULATIONS FOR BY-PRODUCT VALUE (STEER)
                              Lbs  Price  Change    Value
                                          Prv/Dy
Steer hide, butt brand/Pc    4.97   40.00    -       2.86
Tallow, edible (2)           1.20   31.25    -       0.38
Tallow, packer bleachable    4.50   23.25    -       1.05
Tongues,Swiss #1 0-3%,exp    0.24  370.00    -       0.89
Cheek meat, trmd             0.32  176.75    -       0.57
Head meat                    0.13   68.00    -       0.09
Oxtail, selected             0.24  325.00    -       0.78
Hearts, reg, bone out        0.38   36.00   -8.00    0.14
Lips, unscalded              0.13  205.00    -       0.27
Livers, slcted, export       0.96   22.00    -       0.21
Tripe, scalded edible        0.65  131.00    -       0.85
Tripe, honeycomb bleached    0.15  232.00    -       0.35
Lungs, inedible              0.47    5.63    -       0.03
Melts                        0.14    6.75    -       0.01
Meat & bone ml 50% blk/ton   3.70  195.00    -       0.36
Blood meal 85% blk/ton pnh   0.60  625.00    -       0.19
                Totals:     18.78                    9.03
           Dressed equivalent basis (63% dress):    14.33
(1) Typical slaughter steer weighs 1,400 pounds
(2) May include Technical Animal Fat as both meet the same AFOA specifications







Source:  USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA
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