Livestock Price and Production Tables – Week of Jun 29, 2012


Mississippi Auction Markets
Weight Steers Heifers Slaughter Cows, Bulls, and Replacements
300-350 $190 $205 $170 $180 Boning (80-85% lean) $75 $85
350-400 $175 $190 $160 $170 Boning (high-yielding) $85 $94
400-450 $170 $180 $150 $160 Lean $74 $80
450-500 $156 $170 $140 $150 Bulls, YG 1-2, <1,500 lbs $90 $102
500-550 $145 $160 $132 $150 Bulls, YG 1-2, >1,500 lbs $101 $115
550-600 $145 $160 $132 $150
600-650 $140 $150 $125 $136 Sm/Mdm Cow-Calf Pairs $1,000 $1,475
650-700 $130 $140 $125 $136 Mdm/Lg Cow-Calf Pairs $1,100 $1,500
700-750 $128 $142 $124 $132 Sm/Mdm Replacements $850 $1,050
750-800 $128 $142 $124 $132 Mdm/Lg Replacements $1,000 $1,400
Volume1 (head): vs Last Week vs Last Year
under 600 lbs 3.7% 4.7%
over 600 lbs -5.2% -6.9%
Slaughter Cows -4.9% -13.6%
Rep. Females -5.1% -6.2%
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*
Jul $6.75 +0.85 $15.16 +0.75
Aug $120.40 +3.50 $151.45 -1.35 $14.77 +0.50
Sep $154.40 -0.50 $6.27 +0.74 $14.17 +0.26
Oct $124.50 +3.30 $156.23 +0.17
Nov $157.08 -0.25 $14.27 +0.53
Dec $127.40 +2.80 $6.33 +0.79
Jan $157.75 +0.47 $14.28 +0.55
Feb $129.45 +2.45
Mar $158.35 +0.20 $6.43 +0.78 $13.63 +0.24
Apr $132.00 +3.15 $158.90 -0.10
May $159.00 +0.00 $6.47 +0.75 $13.34 +0.21
Jun $128.20 +11.25
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 $135.00 $152.50
OKC $144.80 $165.18
Lexington, KY $137.50 $152.00
Joplin, MO $144.50 $159.10
Tulia, TX $144.00 NQ

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Price and Production Summary
This Week Last Week Last Year
5-Area Fed Steer Price
   Live $ 116.49 $ 117.80 $ 110.32
   Dressed $ 184.15 $ 187.97 $ 177.07
OKC Feeder Cattle Prices
   7.5-8 wt M&L #1 steer $ 146.71 $ 153.75 $ 137.32
   5-5.5 wt M&L #1 steer $ 174.10 $ 177.21 $ 141.41
BBCV (weekly avg.)
   600-900 lb Choice cutout $ 196.58 $ 197.45 $ 178.54
   600-900 lb Select cutout $ 179.80 $ 180.38 $ 172.98
   Choice Rib Value $ 298.07 $ 305.05 $ 257.47
   Choice Chuck Value $ 146.85 $ 148.68 $ 146.91
Other Livestock Prices
   Barrows and Gilts (base price) $ 97.88 $ 101.25 $ 96.51
   Pork Carcass Cutout $ 98.38 $ 97.61 $ 97.56
   Georgia Dock Broilers $ 94.34 $ 94.20 $ 86.83
   Georgia Dock B/S Breasts $ 158.50 $ 159.00 $ 143.50
   Georgia Dock Leg Quarters $ 52.50 $ 54.00 $ 46.50
Feed Prices ($/ton)
   Whole Cottonseed1 $ 260.00 $ 256.00 $ 360.00
   Cottonseed Meal1 $ 315.00 $ 297.50 $ 310.00
   Corn Gluten Meal (60%)1 $ 600.00 $ 565.00 $ 570.00
   Soybean Hulls1 $ 170.00 $ 155.00 $ 180.00
   Soybean Meal (48%)1 $ 450.80 $ 433.90 $ 364.00
   Wheat Midds1 $ 185.00 N/A $ 190.00
   Corn Gluten Feed2 $ 162.50 $ 156.50 $ 170.00
   Corn Gluten Pellets (21%)3 $ 205.00 $ 205.00 $ 202.50
   Soybean Hull Pellets3 $ 197.50 $ 197.50 $ 202.50
   Distillers’ Dried Grains4 $ 222.50 $ 220.00 $ 121.50
   Rice Bran5 $ 142.50 $ 135.00 $ 137.50
Meat Production (million lbs)
   Beef 512.5 507.7 510.5
   Pork 411.9 403.9 398.3
Slaughter (1,000 head)
   Cattle 653 649 667
   Hogs 1,999 1,954 1,945
   Broilers/Fryers 157,815 153,894 168,158
Avg. Dressed Weight
   Cattle 786 784 768
   Hogs 206 207 205
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 $ 3.22 $ 3.26 $ 3.47 -7.3%
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 $87.54 $100.68 $70.00 $98.60
5×5 or 5×6 Roll NQ $100.00 NQ $65.22
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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