USDA Beef & Pork Variety Meats Report
NW_LS440
Des Moines, IA     Wed, Feb 14, 2018     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       1.0            160.00      160.00
                      export                      159.00      159.00 D
FEET,     nails off, skin on
HEAD MEAT,       60-70% lean       5.0             89.00       89.00
                      export       5.0             89.00       89.00
HEARTS,    regular, bone out
        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                      325.00      325.00 B
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                       63.00       63.00 D
                      export
TRIPE,       scalded, edible
     scalded, edible, export                       84.00       84.00 C
 scalded, unbleached, export
         honeycomb, bleached                      270.00      270.00 B
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       1.0             90.00       90.00
CHITTERLINGS,    10 lb. pail
EARS, Pet Treat,      3-4/lb
EARS,          edible export
HEARTS,    slashed, domestic       4.0             33.00       33.00
      single slashed, export
       multi slashed, export
               whole, export
KIDNEYS,   small box, export
LIVERS,  large box, domestic
SALIVARY GLANDS,                                   26.00       26.00 C
SNOUTS,         partial lean
         partial lean w/mask
STOMACHS, scalded, small box
  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
         Veronica M. Alvarado  515-284-4460  Desm.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov
         24 Hour recorded market information 515-284-4830
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