Turkey: Daily National Turkey Market-at-a-Glance
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DES MOINES, IA               Wed., May. 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 for current shipments and steady to firm for deferred.  Demand light to 
moderate.  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 for 8-16 lb. hens are 81.00-88.00 cents FOB and 16-24 lb. toms 81.00-
88.00 cents FOB for current deliveries.  No trading reported. 

The market on tom breast meat and destrapped tenderloins is steady.  The market on 
white trims is steady to firm with wing meat strongest.  Demand and offerings of 
white meat and white trims light to moderate.  The market on Grade A 4-8 lb. bone-in 
breasts is steady to instances weak and institutional sized bone-in breasts generally 
steady.  Demand light to moderate.  Offerings light to moderate with supplies held 
with varying degrees of confidence.  The tom bulk parts market is steady to firm.  
Demand light to good, mostly light to moderate.  Offerings very light to moderate, 
mostly very light to light.  The thigh meat market is steady to mostly firm.  Demand 
light to good, mostly moderate to good with some price resistance starting to be 
reported at the higher trending offering prices.  Offerings very light to light.  The 
mechanically separated turkey (MST) market is steady to instances firm.  Demand light 
to good, mostly moderate.  Offerings light.  Trading slow.   


EXPORT MARKET HIGHLIGHTS

No trading reported.  The market is steady to firm.  Demand light to good, mostly 
light to moderate.  Offerings light to moderate with supplies generally held with 
confidence.

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-May-19 01:51 C GM