USDA Tallow, Protein, & Hide Report
NW_LS442
Des Moines, IA     Wed, Jan 03, 2018     USDA Market News
USDA TALLOW AND PROTEIN REPORT - FOB CENTRAL U.S.
Dollars/hundredweight (unless otherwise stated)  as of 3:00 PM.
TALLOW, GREASE, AND LARD               Lds    Price Range         Wtd Avg
INEDBL, TALW/GRSE FOB CENTRAL
   Choice white grse (truck)            5.0    18.00 -   19.50      19.20
       Yellow grease (truck)
  Yellow grease  ECB (truck)
EDBLE LARD, FOB PLANT (truck)
    Loose lard, PS and/or CP
INEDBL, TALW/GRSE CAF CHICAGO
     Packer bleachable <.15%                             27.00      27.00 A
   Renderer bleachable <.15%
         Choice white grease
INEDBL TALLOW/GRSE,  CAF GULF
    Packer bleachable tallow
  Renderer bleachable tallow
         Choice white grease
               Yellow Grease
EDBLE TALW & LARD-CAF CHICAGO
           Edible tallow (1)
    Loose lard, PS and/or CP                             34.00      34.00 D
EDBLE TALLOW,        CAF GULF
           Edible tallow (1)
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PROTEIN FEED SUPPLEMENTS
 MEAT & BONEMEAL, 50% pro/ton
  Ruminant Central,  Domestic                           225.00     225.00 C
  Ruminant Panhandle,Domestic          10.0             195.00     195.00
 PORK Meat/Bnmeal,50% pro/ton
                      Central          20.0             245.00     245.00
                          ECB
 DRT            (lo)/unit pro
 DRT     (lo)/unit pro, pnhdl
 DRT            (hi)/unit pro
 BLOOD MEAL,      85% pro/ton
                      Central
                    Panhandle
               CAF California
 PORK BLOOD MEAL, 85% pro/ton
                      Central                           685.00     685.00 D
                          ECB



(1) May include Technical Animal Fat as both meet the same AFOA specifications.
ABCDE after quotes represents days since last actual market
test.  Quotes are dropped after 5 days of no test or before
if they no longer reflect current market conditions.

Source:  USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA
         Veronica M. Alvarado  515-284-4460  Desm.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov
         24 Hour recorded market information 515-284-4830
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/NW_LS442.txt
         www.ams.usda.gov/LPSMarketNewsPage

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