By-Product Drop Value (Steers)
USDA - Tue Mar 13, 3:12PM CDT
NW_LS441
Des Moines, IA     Tue, Mar 13, 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 10.21 per cwt live, up
0.02 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    4.94   61.00    -       4.36
Tallow, edible (2)           1.20   28.25    -       0.34
Tallow, packer bleachable    4.50   22.75    -       1.02
Tongues,Swiss #1 0-3%,exp    0.24  370.00    -       0.89
Cheek meat, trmd             0.32  147.75    6.75    0.47
Head meat                    0.13   89.00    -       0.12
Oxtail, selected             0.24  325.00    -       0.78
Hearts, reg, bone out        0.38   68.00    -       0.26
Lips, unscalded              0.13  207.00    -       0.27
Livers, slcted, export       0.96   22.00    -       0.21
Tripe, scalded edible        0.65   76.50    -       0.50
Tripe, honeycomb bleached    0.15  270.00    -       0.41
Lungs, inedible              0.47    5.63    -       0.03
Melts                        0.14    6.75    -       0.01
Meat & bone ml 50% blk/ton   3.70  185.00    -       0.34
Blood meal 85% blk/ton pnh   0.60  675.00    -       0.20
                Totals:     18.75                   10.21
           Dressed equivalent basis (63% dress):    16.21
(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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