Turkey: Daily National Turkey Market-at-a-Glance
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DES MOINES, IA               Tue., Sep. 25, 2018          USDA Market News
                               
TURKEY: Daily National Turkey Market-At-A-Glance.

DOMESTIC MARKET HIGHLIGHTS

The market on frozen 2018 8-16 lb. hens is mixed with 14-16 lb. sizes steady to weak 
while 10-14 lb. sized hens are steady to firm.  The market on 16-24 lb. toms are 
steady to firm from 2018 production.  Frozen demand light to moderate.  Fresh demand 
mostly moderate for November shipments.  Processor offerings of frozen Grade A 8-16 
lb. hens light to moderate with 14-16 lb. sizes instances ample.  Frozen 16-24 lb. 
toms from 2018 production light to moderate.  Offerings of 2017 production light.  
Frozen Grade A basted equivalent processor offering prices on a national basis from 
2018 production for 8-16 lb. hens are 77.00-86.00 cents FOB and 16-24 lb. toms 74.00-
85.00 cents FOB for current deliveries.  No trading reported.  

The market on white meats and white trims is steady to firm, mostly steady.  Demand 
on fresh white meats and white trims moderate to good with some finding buyers less 
aggressive.  Demand on frozen white meat and trims is mostly moderate.  Offerings 
very light to moderate.  The market on 4-8 lb. breasts is mostly steady.  Demand 
light to moderate.  Offerings light to moderate.  The market on institutional sized 
bone-in breasts is steady.  Demand and offerings light to moderate.  The market on 
tom bulk parts is steady to firm.  Demand mostly moderate.  Offerings light to 
moderate.  The market on fresh thigh meat is steady while frozen is steady to weak.  
Demand light to moderate.  Offerings of fresh light to moderate while frozen thigh 
meat offers are moderate.  The mechanically separated turkey market is steady with a 
steady to barely steady undertone.  Demand and offerings light to moderate.  Trading 
slow to moderate.  


EXPORT MARKET HIGHLIGHTS

Trading slow.  The market is steady to firm, 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: 25-Sep-18 01:41 C GM