Turkey: Daily National Turkey Market-at-a-Glance
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DES MOINES, IA               Wed., Jul. 11, 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 steady with spot 
unsettledness noted.  Demand light.  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 from 2018 production for 8-16 lb. hens 
are 73.00-84.00 cents FOB and 16-24 lb. toms 74.00-86.00 cents FOB for current 
deliveries.  No trading reported. 

The market on tom breast meat and scapula steady to firm with fresh strongest, 
balance of white meat and trims steady with a steady to firm undertone.  Demand on 
fresh tom breast meat moderate to sometimes good, balance of fresh white meats and 
white trims moderate.  Demand on frozen white meat and trims is light to moderate.  
Offerings very light to moderate.  The market on 4-8 lb. and institutional sized 
bone-in breasts is mostly steady.  Demand and offerings light to moderate.  The 
market on tom drums is mostly steady; tom full-cut wings steady to firm; tom necks 
steady to instances weak; tom 2-joint wings and tails steady to weak.  Demand light 
to moderate. Offerings light to moderate, instances moderately heavy.  The market on 
thigh meat is steady with a steady to barely steady undertone.  Demand and offerings 
light to moderate.  The mechanically separated turkey market is generally steady with 
fresh instances weak in response to trading reported at lower prices.  Demand light 
to moderate.  Offerings moderate to instances moderately heavy.  Trading slow.    


EXPORT MARKET HIGHLIGHTS

Trading slow.  The market is mostly steady with a weaker undertone noted on thigh 
meat.  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: 11-Jul-18 01:30 C GM