Turkey: Daily National Turkey Market-at-a-Glance
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DES MOINES, IA               Tue., Feb. 12, 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.  No trading reported. 

The breast meat and destrapped tenderloin market is steady to weak.  The white trims 
market is steady with a steady to weak undertone with frozen scapula weakest.  Demand 
light to moderate.  Offerings mostly moderate.  The market on consumer and 
institutional sized bone-in breasts is steady to firm.  Demand and offerings light to 
moderate.  The market on tom bulk parts is steady to weak, mostly steady.  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.  


EXPORT MARKET HIGHLIGHTS

No trading reported.  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: 12-Feb-19 01:23 C GM