Turkey: Daily National Turkey Market-at-a-Glance
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DES MOINES, IA               Tue., Mar. 13, 2018          USDA Market News
                               
TURKEY: Daily National Turkey Market-At-A-Glance.

DOMESTIC MARKET HIGHLIGHTS

The market on frozen 8-16 lb. hens and 16-24 lb. toms from 2018 production is steady 
with a steady to firm undertone.  Demand light to moderate.  Processor offerings of 
2018 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 from 2018 
production for 8-16 lb. hens are 75.00-84.00 cents FOB and 16-24 lb. toms 75.00-84.00 
cents FOB for current deliveries. No trading reported.

The fresh tom breast meat market is steady to firm.  The market on the balance of 
white meat is mostly steady.  The market on white trims is steady to instances firm 
with scapula strongest.  Demand on white trims and meat items light to moderate.  
Offerings very light to moderate, mostly light to moderate.  The market on 4-8 lb. 
breasts and institutional sized breasts is generally steady.  Demand light.  
Offerings light to moderate.  The market on frozen tom bulk parts is steady to barely 
steady.  Demand and offerings light to moderate.  The market on thigh meat is steady 
to barely steady.  Demand light to mostly moderate.  Offerings light to moderate.  
The mechanically separated turkey (MST) market is steady with an at least steady 
undertone.  Demand light to moderate.  Offerings light.  Trading slow.


EXPORT MARKET HIGHLIGHTS

No trading reported.  The market is steady at best.  Demand light to moderate.  
Offerings mostly 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: 13-Mar-18 12:14 C GM