Turkey: Daily National Turkey Market-at-a-Glance
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DES MOINES, IA               Thu., Jan. 10, 2019          USDA Market News
                               
TURKEY: Daily National Turkey Market-At-A-Glance.

DOMESTIC MARKET HIGHLIGHTS

The market on frozen 8-16 lb. hens and 16-24lb. toms is steady at best for current 
shipments and steady to firm deferred.  Demand moderate to good with interest best 
for deferred deliveries.  Processor offerings of frozen Grade A 8-16 lb. hens and 16-
24 lb. toms from 2018 production light to moderate.  Frozen Grade A basted equivalent 
processor offering prices on a national basis from 2018 production for 8-16 lb. hens 
are 77.00-85.00 cents FOB and 16-24 lb. toms 77.00-84.00 cents FOB for current 
deliveries.  No trading reported.  

The market on fresh tom breast meat is steady with a steady to weak undertone, 
scapula steady to weak, balance of white meat and white trims steady at best.  Demand 
light.  Offerings light to moderate.  The market on institutional sized breasts 
steady with mixed undertones.  The market on tom drums and necks is steady to weak, 
tom wings steady at best.  Demand light.  Offerings light to moderate, instances 
moderately heavy.  The market on thigh meat and mechanically separated turkey (MST) 
is steady at best.  Demand light.  Offerings light to moderate.  Trading slow.  


EXPORT MARKET HIGHLIGHTS

No trading reported.  The market is steady to instances weak.  Demand light.  
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: 10-Jan-19 01:05 C GM