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DJ USDA National Turkey Market - Nov 28

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DES MOINES, IA               Wed., Nov. 28, 2018          USDA Market News 
 
TURKEY: Daily National Turkey Market-At-A-Glance. 
 
DOMESTIC MARKET HIGHLIGHTS 
 
The market on fresh whole turkeys is steady.  The market on frozen 8-16 lb. hens is 
steady.  The market on frozen 16-24lb. toms is steady to weak, mostly steady.  Demand 
light.  Processor offerings of frozen Grade A 8-16 lb. hens range light to moderate. 
Frozen 16-24 lb. tom offerings from 2018 production mixed ranging from light to 
mostly moderate.  Frozen Grade A basted equivalent processor offering prices on a 
national basis from 2018 production for 8-16 lb. hens are 74.00-92.00 cents FOB and 
16-24 lb. toms 65.00-84.00 cents FOB for current deliveries.  Trading slow on frozen 
basted equivalent hens at 78-83, mostly 83 cents FOB and on 16-24 lb. toms at 78-82 
cents FOB for current deliveries. 
 
The market on fresh tom breast meat is steady with a steady to weak undertone, 
balance of white meats and white trims steady with mixed undertones.  Demand and 
offerings light to moderate.  The market on 4-8 lb. breasts is steady with a steady 
to weak undertones.  The institutional sized bone-in breasts market is steady with 
mixed undertones.  Demand and offerings light to moderate.  The market on frozen tom 
bulk parts is mostly steady.  Demand and offerings light to moderate.  The market on 
fresh thigh meat is steady while frozen is steady to weak.  Demand light to moderate. 
Thigh meat offerings light to moderate with frozen the most available.  The 
mechanically separated turkey market is steady to weak, mostly steady to barely 
steady.  Demand light to moderate.  Offerings mostly moderate.  Trading slow. 
 
 
EXPORT MARKET HIGHLIGHTS 
 
Trading slow.  The market on frozen tom bulk parts is 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: 28-Nov-18 01:17 C GM

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

November 28, 2018 14:24 ET (19:24 GMT)


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