Livestock Price and Production Tables – Week of Jun 08, 2012


 

Mississippi Auction Markets
Weight Steers Heifers Slaughter Cows, Bulls, and Replacements
300-350 $190 $200 $170 $185 Boning (80-85% lean) $80 $90
350-400 $180 $190 $160 $170 Boning (high-yielding) $90 $100
400-450 $175 $185 $160 $170 Lean $78 $88
450-500 $160 $175 $150 $160 Bulls, YG 1-2, <1,500 lbs $90 $108
500-550 $150 $165 $145 $155 Bulls, YG 1-2, >1,500 lbs $102 $118
550-600 $150 $165 $145 $155  
600-650 $150 $160 $135 $145 Sm/Mdm Cow-Calf Pairs $900 $1,200
650-700 $142 $150 $125 $135 Mdm/Lg Cow-Calf Pairs $1,300 $1,700
700-750 $127 $142 $125 $137 Sm/Mdm Replacements $800 $1,000
750-800 $127 $142 $125 $137 Mdm/Lg Replacements $1,000 $1,400
Volume1 (head): vs Last Week vs Last Year  
under 600 lbs 1.1% 2.0%
over 600 lbs -5.4% -51.0%
Slaughter Cows -0.9% -7.5%
Rep. Females -5.8% -203.5%
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*
Jun $119.88 +2.18            
Jul         $6.00 +0.45 $14.28 +0.87
Aug $120.85 +1.25 $159.38 +2.00     $14.01 +0.85
Sep     $160.53 +1.85 $5.51 +0.35 $13.64 +0.81
Oct $125.28 +1.28 $161.45 +1.67 $5.63 +0.27    
Nov     $162.50 +1.53     $13.33 +0.76
Dec $128.65 +1.35     $5.44 +0.34    
Jan     $162.28 +1.47     $13.32 +0.72
Feb $130.70 +1.40            
Mar     $162.50 +1.50 $5.54 +0.25 $13.15 +0.69
Apr $132.30 +1.40 $162.45 +0.85        
May     $162.00 -1.00 $5.63 +0.27 $13.00 +0.64
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 $134.50 $157.50
OKC $150.00 $175.63
Lexington, KY $148.50 $171.00
Joplin, MO $147.27 $171.52
Tulia, TX $136.00 NQ

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Price and Production Summary
  This Week Last Week Last Year
5-Area Fed Steer Price      
   Live $ 122.79 $ 121.90 $ 106.20
   Dressed $ 195.58 $ 194.78 $ 173.54
OKC Feeder Cattle Prices      
   7.5-8 wt M&L #1 steer $ 155.68 No Sale $ 125.70
   5-5.5 wt M&L #1 steer $ 185.63 No Sale $ 140.63
BBCV (weekly avg.)      
   600-900 lb Choice cutout $ 197.10 $ 196.83 $ 174.08
   600-900 lb Select cutout $ 184.47 $ 186.93 $ 168.04
   Choice Rib Value $ 291.13 $ 281.34 $ 253.21
   Choice Chuck Value $ 155.02 $ 160.38 $ 145.90
Other Livestock Prices      
   Barrows and Gilts (base price) $ 89.57 $ 83.65 $ 88.73
   Pork Carcass Cutout $ 83.81 $ 79.55 $ 89.08
   Georgia Dock Broilers $ 93.75 $ 93.65 $ 86.83
   Georgia Dock B/S Breasts $ 166.00 $ 167.00 $ 146.50
   Georgia Dock Leg Quarters $ 55.00 $ 55.00 $ 50.00
Feed Prices ($/ton)      
   Whole Cottonseed1 $ 240.00 $ 248.00 $ 376.00
   Cottonseed Meal1 $ 275.00 $ 275.00 $ 297.50
   Corn Gluten Meal (60%)1 $ 535.00 $ 535.00 $ 560.00
   Soybean Hulls1 $ 150.00 $ 150.00 $ 162.00
   Soybean Meal (48%)1 $ 410.10 $ 423.30 $ 377.90
   Wheat Midds1 $ 200.00 $ 200.00 $ 195.00
   Corn Gluten Feed2 $ 160.00 $ 160.00 $ 170.00
   Corn Gluten Pellets (21%)3 $ 205.00 No Report $ 190.00
   Soybean Hull Pellets3 $ 197.50 No Report $ 177.50
   Distillers’ Dried Grains4 $ 220.00 $ 225.00 $ 214.00
   Rice Bran5 $ 135.00 $ 127.50 $ 117.50
Meat Production (million lbs)  
   Beef 507.3 462.7 513.9
   Pork 416.4 380.5 412.3
Slaughter (1,000 head)  
   Cattle 652 596 678
   Hogs 2,004 1,827 2,000
   Broilers/Fryers 155,911 145,394 157,753
Avg. Dressed Weight  
   Cattle 780 778 761
   Hogs 208 208 207
Source: USDA Agricultural Marketing Service
1-Memphis; 2-St. Louis; 3-Alabama; 4-E. Corn Belt; 5-Arkansas

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Southeastern Fertilizer and Farm Diesel Prices
  This Week Last Week Last Year Y-o-Y

% Change

Liquid N (28% spread) $ 0.00 $ 460.00 N/Q
Ammonium Nitrate $ 0.00 $ 539.50 N/Q
13-13-13 $ 0.00 $ 512.00 N/Q
17-17-17 $ 0.00 $ 596.50 N/Q
DAP (18%N, 46%P) $ 0.00 $ 624.00 N/Q
Potash $ 0.00 $ 647.00 N/Q
Lime $ 0.00 $ 37.50 N/Q 0.0%
Farm Diesel $ 0.00 $ 3.42 N/Q 0.0%
Source:  USDA- AL Dept of Ag, Market News, Montgomery, AL
Fertilizer prices are $/ton, Diesel prices are $/gal for <1,000 gallons

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Southeastern Hay Market Report
  This Week Last Week
  Good Premium Good Premium
Bermuda        
4×5 Roll NQ $106.42 $70.00 $112.22
5×5 or 5×6 Roll NQ $100.00 NQ $100.00
Bahia        
4×5 Roll NQ $100.00 NQ $100.00
5×5 or 5×6 Roll NQ $87.00 NQ NQ
Prices are $/ton
Source:  USDA-AL Dept of Ag, Market News, Montgomery, AL

 

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