AP-USDA-Delmarva Pltry Report

12/10/2012 6:45 AM
By Associated Press

AJ—PY039
Atlanta, GA Fri. Dec 07, 2012 USDA Market News
BROILER/FRYER: Daily Delmarva Broiler/Fryer
**Effective January 4, 2013 this report will be discontinued. The weighted average
prices and volumes reported on this report will continue to be published on the
Weekly National Whole Broiler/Fryer Report, the commentary on this report will
continue to be published on the Daily National Broiler Market-at-a-Glance Report
and the slaughter information will continue to be published on the Daily Estimated
Slaughter of Broiler/Fryers Report. The new Weekly National Whole Broiler/Fryer
Report can be found at <http://www.ams.usda.gov/PYMNReportWholeBroilerFryer.**>
Less-than-trucklot asking prices are 1 cent lower at 98 to 106 with a weak
to lower trending undertone. Movement of ready-to-cook whole birds is light
entering the weekend. Offerings are moderate to heavy for trade needs. Live
supplies are moderate; weights are mixed, but reported as mostly desirable.
Processing schedules are moderate. Market activity is slow. In the parts
complex, wings are light to moderate. The balance of parts are generally
moderate.
ESTIMATED SLAUGHTER OF BROILER/FRYERS IN DELMARVA (000)
ESTIMATED ACTUAL AVG. WEIGHT ACTUAL AVG. WEIGHT
12/07 12/05 12/05 11/30 11/28
1,955 1,866 6.44 1,961 6.40
*BROILER/FRYER CURRENT NEGOTIATED PRICES FOR IMMEDIATE DELIVERY
INCLUDES MOSTLY MULTIPLE-DROP SHIPMENTS OF BRANDED AND WING
TAGGED TO NEW YORK CITY FROM DELMARVA
BRANDED
U.S. GRADE A
RANGE 67-117
WEIGHTED AVERAGE (A)
NO. OF BOXES (A)
CUMULATIVE 12/03/12-12/07/12 (A)
12/05/11-12/09/11 (A)
NO. OF BOXES 12/03/12-12/07/12 (A)
12/05/11-12/09/11 (A)
(A) Not reported to avoid disclosing individual operations.
Source: USDA AMS Poultry Programs, Market News & Analysis
Atlanta, GA 404.562.5850 email: PYMNATL@ams.usda.gov
http://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/AJ—PY039.txt
Prepared: 07-Dec-12 11:26 AM E KDF


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