Turkey: Daily National Turkey Market-at-a-Glance
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DES MOINES, IA               Mon., Feb. 11, 2019          USDA Market News
                               
TURKEY: Daily National Turkey Market-At-A-Glance.

DOMESTIC MARKET HIGHLIGHTS

The market on frozen 8-16 lb. hens and 16-24lb. toms is steady to firm.  Demand light 
for current deliveries and moderate to good for deferred.  Processor offerings of 
frozen Grade A 8-16 lb. hens and 16-24 lb. toms from 2018 production light to 
moderate.  Frozen Grade A basted equivalent processor offering prices on a national 
basis from 2018 production for 8-16 lb. hens are 78.00-88.00 cents FOB and 16-24 lb. 
toms 78.00-88.00 cents FOB for current deliveries.  No trading reported for current 
shipments.  Trading heavy.  Frozen basted equivalent 16-24 lb. toms at 80-83 FOB 
February, 85-87 FOB March, 81-84 FOB April, 82-85 cent FOB May and frozen basted 
equivalent hens and 16-24 lb. toms at 92 cents FOB October.

The breast meat and destrapped tenderloin market is steady to weak.  The white trims 
market is steady to weak, mostly steady with scapula weakest.  Demand light to 
moderate.  Offerings mostly moderate.  The market on consumer and institutional sized 
bone-in breasts is steady to firm.  The market on tom bulk parts is steady to weak, 
mostly steady drums and necks attempting to find a floor.  Demand light to moderate.  
Offerings light to mostly moderate.  The market on fresh thigh meat is steady at best 
while frozen is steady to weak.  The mechanically separated turkey (MST) market is 
steady at best.  Demand light to moderate.  Offerings light to mostly moderate.  
Trading slow with some industry members traveling to a major poultry convention.  


EXPORT MARKET HIGHLIGHTS

Trading slow to moderate centering on tails.  Activity was also reported on tom necks 
and breeder thigh meat.  The market is mostly steady.  Demand light to moderate.  
Offerings mixed, mostly light to moderate.

Source: USDA Livestock, Poultry, & Grain Market News
        Des Moines, IA     515.284.4460 desm.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov
        http://www.ams.usda.gov/market-news/livestock-poultry-grain 

Prepared: 11-Feb-19 01:26 C GM