Turkey: Daily National Turkey Market-at-a-Glance
USDA - Fri Mar 15, 1:30PM CDT
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DES MOINES, IA               Fri., Mar. 15, 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 with a steady to firm 
undertone.  Demand light to moderate.  Processor offerings of frozen Grade A 8-16 lb. 
hens and 16-24 lb. toms from 2019 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 80.00-88.00 cents FOB and 16-24 lb. toms 78.00-87.00 cents FOB 
for current deliveries.  No Trading reported.

The markets on white meats and white trims are steady to weak, mostly steady.  Demand 
light.  Offerings mixed ranging light to moderately heavy, mostly moderate.  The 
market on consumer sized bone-in breasts is steady with mixed undertones.  Demand 
light.  Offerings mixed ranging light to moderately heavy, mostly moderate.  
Institutional sized bone-in breasts markets are steady with mixed undertones.  Demand 
light to moderate.  Offerings mixed, mostly moderate.  The tom drums and full-cut 
wings market is steady with a steady to instances firm undertone, tom necks steady 
with mixed undertones and tails are steady to weak.  Demand light to moderate, best 
on tom drums and full-cut wings.  Offerings light to moderate with necks and tails 
the most available.  The market on thigh meat is steady to weak.  The mechanically 
separated turkey market is steady.  Demand light to moderate.  Offerings light to 
mostly moderate.  Trading mostly slow.  


EXPORT MARKET HIGHLIGHTS

Trading slow to moderate.  The market is steady to weak, mostly steady.  Demand light 
to moderate.  Offerings mixed ranging light to moderately heavy, 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: 15-Mar-19 01:20 C GM