Turkey: Daily National Turkey Market-at-a-Glance
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DES MOINES, IA               Tue., Nov. 19, 2019          USDA Market News
                               
TURKEY: Daily National Turkey Market-At-A-Glance.

DOMESTIC MARKET HIGHLIGHTS

The market on frozen 8-16 lb. hens and on 16-24 lb. toms is generally steady for 
Thanksgiving needs and steady to instances weak for post-Thanksgiving.  Fresh and 
frozen demand light to moderate.  Processor offerings of frozen Grade A 8-16 lb. hens 
are short to light while 16-24 lb. tom are light for pre-Thanksgiving needs.  Frozen 
2019 Grade A basted equivalent processor offering prices on a national basis for 8-16 
lb. hens are 95.00-103.00 cents FOB and 16-24 lb. toms 93.00-103.00 cents FOB for 
current deliveries.  No trading reported.  

The market on tom breast meat is steady to instances weak.  The market on tenderloins 
and white trims is generally steady.  Demand and offerings of white meat and white 
trims light to moderate.  The market on Grade A and plant grade 4-8 lb. breasts is 
steady to sometimes weak.  The market on institutional sized bone-in breasts is 
generally steady.  Demand light to moderate.  Offerings light.  The market on tom 
bulk parts is generally steady.  Demand light to moderate.  Offerings very light to 
moderate, mostly light.  The thigh meat market is steady with a steady to barely 
steady undertone.  Demand light.  Offerings light to moderate.  The mechanically 
separated turkey market is steady.  Demand and offerings light to moderate.  Trading 
slow.   


EXPORT MARKET HIGHLIGHTS

Trading slow with activity also reported on tom necks.  The market is generally 
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: 19-Nov-19 12:07 C GM