Livestock Price and Production Tables – Week of Jun 1, 2012


Mississippi Auction Markets
Weight Steers Heifers Slaughter Cows, Bulls, and Replacements
300-350 $200 $220 $170 $180 Boning (80-85% lean) $82 $95
350-400 $185 $200 $160 $170 Boning (high-yielding) $93 $103
400-450 $175 $185 $150 $167 Lean $80 $90
450-500 $162 $175 $150 $167 Bulls, YG 1-2, <1,500 lbs $95 $106
500-550 $155 $165 $150 $160 Bulls, YG 1-2, >1,500 lbs $103 $118
550-600 $148 $155 $140 $150
600-650 $150 $160 $130 $145 Sm/Mdm Cow-Calf Pairs $900 $1,300
650-700 $142 $150 $130 $145 Mdm/Lg Cow-Calf Pairs $1,300 $1,800
700-750 $130 $145 $120 $130 Sm/Mdm Replacements $800 $1,100
750-800 $130 $145 $120 $130 Mdm/Lg Replacements $950 $1,350
Volume1 (head): vs Last Week vs Last Year
under 600 lbs -0.7% 3.0%
over 600 lbs -1.7% -49.5%
Slaughter Cows 6.6% -5.7%
Rep. Females -4.8% -224.0%
Note: Steer and heifer prices are for medium and large frame, numbers 1-2.
1- Four Week Rolling Average
Source: USDA Agricultural Marketing Service

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Futures Prices
Month Live Cattle Change* Feeder Cattle Change* Corn Change* Soybeans Change*
May
Jun $117.70 +0.30
Jul $5.55 -0.22 $13.41 -0.36
Aug $119.60 +0.57 $157.38 -1.28 $13.17 -0.47
Sep $158.68 -0.97 $5.16 -0.06 $12.83 -0.63
Oct $124.00 +0.50 $159.78 -1.03
Nov $160.98 -0.53 $12.57 -0.24
Dec $127.30 +0.35 $5.10 -0.09
Jan $160.80 -0.95 $12.60 -0.23
Feb $129.30 +0.70
Mar $161.00 -2.00 $5.29 +0.03
Apr $130.90 +0.45 $161.60 -1.65
Source: Chicago Mercantile Exchange and Chicago Board of Trade.
*Change from last Friday’s close.

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Feeder Calf Markets (price for M&L #1-2 steers)
750-800 lbs 500-550 lbs
Mississippi $137.50 $160.00
OKC No Sale No Sale
Lexington, KY No Sale No Sale
Joplin, MO No Sale No Sale
Tulia, TX NQ $171.00

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Price and Production Summary
This Week Last Week Last Year
5-Area Fed Steer Price
   Live $ 121.90 $ 121.27 $ 104.88
   Dressed $ 194.78 $ 193.50 $ 170.21
OKC Feeder Cattle Prices
   7.5-8 wt M&L #1 steer No Sale $ 153.67 Holiday
   5-5.5 wt M&L #1 steer No Sale $ 194.09 Holiday
BBCV (weekly avg.)
   600-900 lb Choice cutout $ 196.83 $ 194.88 $ 177.74
   600-900 lb Select cutout $ 186.93 $ 186.69 $ 172.41
   Choice Rib Value $ 281.34 $ 276.21 $ 255.16
   Choice Chuck Value $ 160.38 $ 162.43 $ 151.54
Other Livestock Prices
   Barrows and Gilts (base price) $ 83.65 $ 81.40 $ 90.32
   Pork Carcass Cutout $ 79.55 $ 79.92 $ 89.26
   Georgia Dock Broilers $ 93.65 $ 93.58 $ 86.73
   Georgia Dock B/S Breasts $ 167.00 $ 170.50 $ 148.50
   Georgia Dock Leg Quarters $ 55.00 $ 55.00 $ 49.50
Feed Prices ($/ton)
   Whole Cottonseed1 $ 248.00 $ 250.00 $ 370.00
   Cottonseed Meal1 $ 275.00 $ 275.00 $ 292.50
   Corn Gluten Meal (60%)1 $ 535.00 $ 535.00 $ 560.00
   Soybean Hulls1 $ 150.00 $ 150.00 $ 162.00
   Soybean Meal (48%)1 $ 423.30 $ 430.00 $ 375.10
   Wheat Midds1 $ 200.00 $ 190.00 N/A
   Corn Gluten Feed2 $ 160.00 $ 160.00 $ 170.00
   Corn Gluten Pellets (21%)3 No Report $ 187.50 $ 190.00
   Soybean Hull Pellets3 No Report $ 172.50 $ 177.50
   Distillers’ Dried Grains4 $ 225.00 $ 230.00 $ 202.50
   Rice Bran5 $ 127.50 $ 127.50 $ 117.50
Meat Production (million lbs)
   Beef 462.7 492.4 467.3
   Pork 379.5 431.6 360.9
Slaughter (1,000 head)
   Cattle 596 636 617
   Hogs 1,822 2,069 1,746
   Broilers/Fryers 145,394 159,214 149,839
Avg. Dressed Weight
   Cattle 778 776 760
   Hogs 208 209 207
Source: USDA Agricultural Marketing Service
1-Memphis; 2-St. Louis; 3-Alabama; 4-E. Corn Belt; 5-Arkansas

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Southeastern Hay Market Report
This Week Last Week
Good Premium Good Premium
Bermuda
4×5 Roll $70.00 $112.22 NQ $104.47
5×5 or 5×6 Roll NQ $100.00 NQ NQ
Bahia
4×5 Roll NQ $100.00 NQ $100.00
5×5 or 5×6 Roll NQ NQ NQ $73.00
Prices are $/ton
Source:  USDA-AL Dept of Ag, Market News, Montgomery, AL
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