Turkey: Daily National Turkey Market-at-a-Glance
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DES MOINES, IA               Wed., Oct. 09, 2019          USDA Market News
                               
TURKEY: Daily National Turkey Market-At-A-Glance.

DOMESTIC MARKET HIGHLIGHTS

The market on frozen 8-16 lb. hens and 16-24 lb. toms is steady to firm.  Demand 
light to moderate.  Fresh inquiry for November shipments light to moderate.  
Processor offerings of 2019 frozen Grade A 8-16 lb. hens and 16-24 lb. toms very 
light to light.  Frozen 2019 Grade A basted equivalent processor offering prices on a 
national basis for 8-16 lb. hens are 92.00-100.00 cents FOB and 16-24 lb. toms 92.00-
100.00 cents FOB for current deliveries. No trading reported. 

The market on tenderloins and fresh tom breast meat is steady, frozen tom breast meat 
steady to weak with +3 months age weakest.  The market on white trims is steady with 
a steady to firm undertone.  Offerings of frozen tom breast meat mixed ranging from 
light to instances moderately heavy, balance of white meat and white trims light to 
moderate.  The market on 4-8 lb. breasts is steady to weak.  Demand light to 
moderate.  Offerings mixed ranging light to moderately heavy, mostly moderate.  The 
market on institutional sized bone-in breasts is steady to firm.  Demand generally 
moderate.  Offerings very light to light.  The market on tails is steady with a 
steady to weak undertone, tom drums steady to firm, balance of tom and hen bulk parts 
markets generally steady.  Demand light to generally moderate.  Offerings very light 
to moderate, instances moderately heavy on tails.  The thigh meat market is generally 
steady.  Demand mostly moderate.  Offerings light to moderate.  The mechanically 
separated turkey market (MST) is steady.  Demand mostly moderate centering on fresh 
MST.  Offerings light to moderate.  Trading slow.   


EXPORT MARKET HIGHLIGHTS

No trading reported.  The market on tails steady to weak, balance of items generally 
steady.  Demand and offerings 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: 9-Oct-19 01:28 C GM