Turkey: Daily National Turkey Market-at-a-Glance
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DES MOINES, IA               Thu., Aug. 09, 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 is generally steady for current 
deliveries.  Demand light to moderate.  Processor offerings of frozen Grade A 8-16 
lb. hens and 16-24 lb. toms light to moderate from 2018 production while 2017  
production offerings light.  Frozen Grade A basted equivalent processor offering 
prices on a national basis from 2018 production for 8-16 lb. hens are 74.00-84.00 
cents FOB and 16-24 lb. toms 74.00-84.00 cents FOB for current deliveries.  No 
trading reported. 

The market on fresh tom breast meat and fresh beast trim is steady to firm with the 
balance of white meats and white trims is at least steady.  Demand on fresh white 
meats and white trims moderate to instances good.  Demand on frozen white meat and 
trims is light to moderate.  Offerings very light to moderate.  Further processed 
demand moderate to good with some thawing frozen product to satisfy needs.  The 
market on 4-8 lb. breasts is steady with a steady to weak undertone.  Demand light.  
Offerings light to moderate.  The market on institutional sized bone-in breasts is 
generally steady.  Demand light.  Offerings mostly moderate.  The market on tom 2-
joint wings is steady at best, balance of tom bulk parts steady to instances firm.  
Demand light to good, mostly light to moderate.  Offerings light to moderate.  The 
market on thigh meat is steady to weak, mostly steady to barely steady.  Demand and 
offerings light to moderate.  The mechanically separated turkey market is mostly 
steady to barely steady.  Demand light to moderate.  Offerings mixed, mostly 
moderate.  Trading slow to moderate, mostly slow centering on fresh tom breast meat.    


EXPORT MARKET HIGHLIGHTS

No trading reported.  The market is mixed, mostly 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-Aug-18 01:17 C GM