By-Product Drop Value (Steers)
USDA - Thu May 18, 3:15PM CDT
NW_LS441
Des Moines, IA     Thu, May 18, 2017     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 11.35 per cwt live, down
-0.11 when compared to Wednesday'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    4.73   66.50   -1.50    4.75
Tallow, edible (2)           1.20   33.50    -       0.40
Tallow, packer bleachable    4.50   30.25    -       1.36
Tongues,Swiss #1 0-3%,exp    0.24  550.00    -       1.32
Cheek meat, trmd             0.32  160.00    -       0.51
Head meat                    0.13   90.00    -       0.12
Oxtail, selected             0.24  325.00    -       0.78
Hearts, reg, bone out        0.38   67.00    -       0.25
Lips, unscalded              0.13  142.00    -       0.18
Livers, slcted, export       0.96   22.00    -       0.21
Tripe, scalded edible        0.65   70.00    -       0.46
Tripe, honeycomb bleached    0.15  178.00    -       0.27
Lungs, inedible              0.47    5.63    -       0.03
Melts                        0.14    6.75    -       0.01
Meat & bone ml 50% blk/ton   3.70  230.00    -       0.43
Blood meal 85% blk/ton pnh   0.60  891.50    -       0.27
                Totals:     18.54                   11.35
           Dressed equivalent basis (63% dress):    18.02
(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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