Livestock Price and Production Tables – Week of Jun 22, 2012


Mississippi Auction Markets
Weight Steers Heifers Slaughter Cows, Bulls, and Replacements
300-350 $190 $220 $170 $180 Boning (80-85% lean) $77 $84
350-400 $175 $190 $165 $170 Boning (high-yielding) $84 $88
400-450 $170 $185 $160 $170 Lean $70 $75
450-500 $160 $175 $150 $160 Bulls, YG 1-2, <1,500 lbs $85 $100
500-550 $150 $165 $145 $160 Bulls, YG 1-2, >1,500 lbs $99 $111
550-600 $150 $165 $145 $160
600-650 $140 $150 $130 $145 Sm/Mdm Cow-Calf Pairs $800 $1,250
650-700 $135 $140 $130 $145 Mdm/Lg Cow-Calf Pairs $1,200 $1,600
700-750 $127 $137 $115 $125 Sm/Mdm Replacements $800 $1,050
750-800 $127 $137 $115 $125 Mdm/Lg Replacements $900 $1,300
Volume1 (head): vs Last Week vs Last Year
under 600 lbs -4.1% -1.0%
over 600 lbs -6.7% -59.4%
Slaughter Cows -4.9% -8.5%
Rep. Females -8.1% -188.0%
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*
Jun $116.95 +0.80
Jul $5.90 +0.10 $14.42 +0.64
Aug $116.90 +0.30 $152.80 -3.13 $14.27 +0.71
Sep $154.90 -2.53 $5.53 +0.42 $13.92 +0.45
Oct $121.20 +0.08 $156.05 -2.42
Nov $157.33 -2.00 $13.74 +0.58
Dec $124.60 +0.40 $5.55 +0.48
Jan $157.28 -1.65 $13.74 +0.58
Feb $127.00 +0.40
Mar $158.15 -1.35 $5.65 +0.34 $13.38 +0.52
Apr $128.85 +0.50 $159.00 -2.00
May $159.00 -2.50 $5.72 +0.43 $13.13 +0.46
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 $132.00 $157.50
OKC $147.08 NQ
Lexington, KY $140.75 $165.50
Joplin, MO $146.37 $166.36
Tulia, TX NQ $154.00

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Price and Production Summary
  This Week Last Week Last Year
5-Area Fed Steer Price      
   Live $ 117.80 $ 119.48 $ 112.17
   Dressed $ 187.97 $ 191.32 $ 178.86
OKC Feeder Cattle Prices      
   7.5-8 wt M&L #1 steer $ 153.75 $ 155.11 $ 136.44
   5-5.5 wt M&L #1 steer $ 177.21 $ 184.00 $ 138.84
BBCV (weekly avg.)      
   600-900 lb Choice cutout $ 197.45 $ 197.82 $ 177.16
   600-900 lb Select cutout $ 180.38 $ 182.20 $ 172.41
   Choice Rib Value $ 305.05 $ 298.74 $ 256.86
   Choice Chuck Value $ 148.68 $ 154.08 $ 146.06
Other Livestock Prices      
   Barrows and Gilts (base price) $ 101.25 $ 94.21 $ 101.50
   Pork Carcass Cutout $ 97.61 $ 88.26 $ 97.05
   Georgia Dock Broilers $ 94.20 $ 93.61 $ 86.86
   Georgia Dock B/S Breasts $ 159.00 $ 161.00 $ 146.50
   Georgia Dock Leg Quarters $ 54.00 $ 54.00 $ 47.00
Feed Prices ($/ton)      
   Whole Cottonseed1 $ 256.00 $ 250.00 $ 368.00
   Cottonseed Meal1 $ 297.50 $ 290.00 $ 312.50
   Corn Gluten Meal (60%)1 $ 565.00 $ 565.00 $ 570.00
   Soybean Hulls1 $ 155.00 $ 150.00 $ 178.00
   Soybean Meal (48%)1 $ 433.90 $ 442.00 $ 373.50
   Wheat Midds1 N/A $ 185.00 $ 195.00
   Corn Gluten Feed2 $ 156.50 $ 160.00 $ 177.50
   Corn Gluten Pellets (21%)3 $ 205.00 $ 205.00 $ 195.00
   Soybean Hull Pellets3 $ 197.50 $ 197.50 $ 197.50
   Distillers’ Dried Grains4 $ 220.00 $ 220.00 $ 213.00
   Rice Bran5 $ 135.00 $ 135.00 $ 140.00
Meat Production (million lbs)  
   Beef 507.7 510.3 521.9
   Pork 403.9 405.7 397.5
Slaughter (1,000 head)  
   Cattle 649 653 684
   Hogs 1,954 1,957 1,936
   Broilers/Fryers 153,894 155,366 164,144
Avg. Dressed Weight  
   Cattle 784 783 765
   Hogs 207 207 206
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) $ 460.00 $ 460.00 $ 425.00 8.2%
Ammonium Nitrate $ 539.50 $ 539.50 $ 467.50 15.4%
13-13-13 $ 512.00 $ 512.00 $ 480.00 6.7%
17-17-17 $ 596.50 $ 596.50 $ 572.50 4.2%
DAP (18%N, 46%P) $ 624.00 $ 624.00 $ 700.00 -10.9%
Potash $ 647.00 $ 647.00 $ 595.00 8.7%
Lime $ 37.50 $ 37.50 $ 37.50 0.0%
Farm Diesel $ 3.26 $ 3.38 $ 3.48 -6.2%
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 $70.00 $98.60 NQ $110.00
5×5 or 5×6 Roll NQ $65.22 NQ $100.00
Bahia
4×5 Roll NQ $100.00 NQ $100.00
5×5 or 5×6 Roll NQ NQ NQ NQ
Prices are $/ton
Source:  USDA-AL Dept of Ag, Market News, Montgomery, AL
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