Turkey: Daily National Turkey Market-at-a-Glance
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DES MOINES, IA               Fri., Jan. 12, 2018          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 from 2018 production 
is steady with a steady to fully steady undertone while 2017 production is 
steady to weak.  Demand light to moderate, best for deferred shipments from
2018 production. Processor offerings of frozen Grade A 8-16 lb. hens and 
16-24 lb. toms light to moderate. Frozen Grade A basted equivalent processor 
offering prices on a national basis for 8-16 lb. hens are 69.00-82.00 cents 
FOB and 16-24 lb. toms 69.00-82.00 cents FOB for current deliveries. Trading 
heavy for February shipments on frozen basted equivalent hens at 85.50 cents 
fob. For current deliveries trading on frozen basted equivalent hens and 16-
24 LB. toms at 80.50 cents Fob.

The market on tom breast meat is steady to firm, balance of white meat items 
and white trims steady. Demand and offerings light to moderate. The market 
on 4-8 lb. breasts is mostly steady. Demand light. Offerings light to 
moderate. The market on frozen tom drums and tom full-cut wings is steady 
with a steady to weak undertone with tom full-cut wings weakest, tails and 
the balance of tom bulk parts steady. Demand and offerings light to moderate. 
The market on thigh meat is steady with a steady to firm undertone. Demand 
light to moderate. Offerings very light to light. The mechanically separated 
turkey (MST) market is steady. Demand and offerings light. Trading slow.


EXPORT MARKET HIGHLIGHTS

No trading reported. The market on tom breast meat is steady to firm, thigh 
at least steady, balance mostly steady with tom full-cut wings weakest.  
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-Jan-18 12:38 C GM