Poultry prices remain steady

by 5m Editor
27 December 2006, at 12:20pm

US - The Georgia f.o.b. dock quoted price on broilers and fryers for this week's trading is 69.75. The final weighted average was 69.11 f.o.b. dock or equivalent.

The market tone for next week's trading is unchanged to slightly firm and the live supply is adequate for a balanced to good demand.

Average weights are desirable with a stead to firm price trend. Estimated slaughter Tuesday is 4,475,900 head. This compares with 4,858,900 head last Tuesday.

The f.o.b. dock confirmed final weighted average prices on parts were: line run tenders $1.62; skinless boneless breasts $1.34; whole breasts 82.00; boneless skinless thigh meat 95.00; leg quarters 32.50; and wings $1.0750. Cooler inventories and supplies on all parts are balanced. Price trend on all parts ranges mostly steady.

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