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Turkey: Daily National Turkey Market-at-a-Glance
USDA - Fri Aug 23, 9:28AM CDT
DES MOINES, IA               Fri., Aug. 23, 2019          USDA Market News
TURKEY: Daily National Turkey Market-At-A-Glance.


The market on frozen 8-16 lb. hens and 16-24lb. toms is steady to firm. Demand light 
to moderate.  Fresh inquiry for November shipments light to moderate. Processor 
offerings of frozen Grade A 8-16 lb. hens and 16-24 lb. toms very light to moderate 
with 8-12 lb. hens the least available.  Frozen Grade A basted equivalent processor 
offering prices on a national basis for 8-16 lb. hens are 86.00-95.00 cents FOB and 
16-24 lb. toms 86.00-95.00 cents FOB for current deliveries.  No trading reported. 

The market on tenderloins and fresh tom breast meat steady, frozen tom breast meat 
steady to weak.  The market on white trims is steady to firm.  The market on 4-8 lb. 
breasts is generally steady.  Demand light to moderate.  Offerings of frozen tom 
breast meat moderate to moderately heavy, balance of white meat and white trims light 
to moderate.  Further processed demand moderate to good.  The market on institutional 
sized bone-in breasts are steady to instances firm with some not seeing the strength 
others are.  Demand and offerings light to moderate.  The tom bulk parts markets are 
steady to weak, mostly steady.  The market on hen 2-joint wings is steady to 
instances firm with a few finding small sized product short of needs with the balance 
of hen parts mostly steady.  Demand light to moderate, instances good.  Offerings 
mixed, mostly moderate.  The thigh meat market is steady with mixed undertones.  
Demand and offerings light to moderate.  The mechanically separated turkey (MST) 
market is generally steady with fresh strongest.  Demand and offerings light to 
moderate.  Trading slow to moderate with fresh MST the most active.   


Trading slow with activity reported on fresh thigh meat.  The market on tom bulk 
parts is steady to weak, mostly steady with the balance of items generally steady.  
Demand and offerings light to moderate.

Source: USDA Livestock, Poultry, & Grain Market News
        Des Moines, IA     515.284.4460 

Prepared: 23-Aug-19 01:24 C GM

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