USDA Beef & Pork Variety Meats Report
USDA - Thu May 18, 3:15PM CDT
NW_LS440
Des Moines, IA     Thu, May 18, 2017     USDA Market News
USDA BY-PRODUCT PRICE REPORT  -  FOB CENTRAL U.S. BASIS
Carlot Basis - Dollars/hundredweight - as of 3:00 PM.

BEEF VARIETY MEATS - FROZEN ---------------------------------------
           Items                 Lds      Price Range        Wtd Avg
CHEEK MEAT,trmd, 70-75% lean                      160.00      160.00 B
                      export                      156.00      156.00 C
FEET,     nails off, skin on
HEAD MEAT,       60-70% lean
                      export
HEARTS,    regular, bone out                       67.00       67.00 D
        regular,bone-out exp
KIDNEYS,              export
LIPS,              unscalded
LIVERS,      selected, 2/box
     selected, 2/box, export
              regular, 2/box
      regular, export, 2/box
OXTAILS, selected, small box
SWEETBREADS,        domestic
                      export
TONGUES,Individually Wrapped
Swiss-Cut#1,Wht,0-3% trm,Exp
Swiss-Cut#1,Blk,0-3% trm,Exp
                Swiss-Cut #2
TRIPAS,             domestic
                      export
TRIPE,       scalded, edible
     scalded, edible, export                       70.00       70.00 A
 scalded, unbleached, export
         honeycomb, bleached
WEASAND MEAT,
-------------- BEEF PET FOODS - FOB SUPPLY POINT ------------------
SEMI-ANNUAL CONTRACTS:                 FRESH             BOXED FROZEN
 GULLETS-TRACHEA                       17.00-19.00
 KIDNEYS, inedible                     12.50-13.00
 LIVERS,     "                         11.50-14.00
 LUNGS,      "                         3.75-7.50
 MELTS,      "                         5.00-8.50
 SALIVARY GLANDS                       14.00-21.00

PORK VARIETY MEATS - FROZEN ---------------------------------------
          Items                  Lds      Price Range        Wtd Avg
CHEEK MEAT           trimmed
CHITTERLINGS,    10 lb. pail
EARS, Pet Treat,      3-4/lb
EARS,          edible export
HEARTS,    slashed, domestic       8.0             56.00       56.00
      single slashed, export
       multi slashed, export
               whole, export
KIDNEYS,   small box, export
LIVERS,  large box, domestic
SALIVARY GLANDS,                                   31.00       31.00 D
SNOUTS,         partial lean
         partial lean w/mask
STOMACHS, scalded, small box                       96.00       96.00 D
  scalded, small box, export
TONGUES,
      green, bnls, small box
     green, bnls, tip-on exp
           scalded & scraped
UTERI

ABCDE after quotes represents days since last actual market
test.  Quotes are dropped after 5 days of no test or before
if they no longer reflect current market conditions.

Source:  USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA
         Samuel C. Gonzalez  515-284-4460  Desm.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov
         24 Hour recorded market information 515-284-4830
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/NW_LS440.txt
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