Turkey: Daily National Turkey Market-at-a-Glance
USDA - Thu May 16, 9:23AM CDT
DES MOINES, IA               Thu., May. 16, 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 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.  Trading slow on frozen basted equivalent 
hens and 16-24 lb. toms at 86 cents fob for current shipments. 

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.  The institutional sized bone-in breasts market 
is generally steady.  Demand and offerings light to moderate.  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 mostly moderate to good.  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.   


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 

Source: USDA Livestock, Poultry, & Grain Market News
        Des Moines, IA     515.284.4460 desm.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov

Prepared: 16-May-19 01:18 C GM