Livestock Price and Production Tables – Week of Jul 13, 2012


Mississippi Auction Markets
Weight Steers Heifers Slaughter Cows, Bulls, and Replacements
300-350 $170 $185 $155 $165 Boning (80-85% lean) $76 $85
350-400 $155 $170 $140 $155 Boning (high-yielding) $82 $87
400-450 $140 $150 $129 $140 Lean $65 $77
450-500 $130 $140 $129 $140 Bulls, YG 1-2, <1,500 lbs $85 $99
500-550 $125 $142 $122 $135 Bulls, YG 1-2, >1,500 lbs $94 $107
550-600 $125 $142 $122 $135
600-650 $120 $131 $110 $124 Sm/Mdm Cow-Calf Pairs $950 $1,250
650-700 $120 $131 $110 $124 Mdm/Lg Cow-Calf Pairs $1,000 $1,500
700-750 $95 $118 $100 $115 Sm/Mdm Replacements $650 $950
750-800 $95 $118 $100 $115 Mdm/Lg Replacements $800 $1,250
Volume1 (head): vs Last Week vs Last Year
under 600 lbs 7.3% -3.8%
over 600 lbs 6.8% -2.8%
Slaughter Cows 3.0% -8.3%
Rep. Females 1.9% -10.9%
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 $7.84 +0.30 $16.23 +0.07
Aug $117.25 -2.05 $138.98 -7.72 $15.72 -0.06
Sep $142.13 -7.88 $7.39 +0.43 $15.48 +1.30
Oct $121.40 -2.10 $144.28 -8.32
Nov $145.53 -5.63 $15.50 +0.36
Dec $124.95 -2.45 $7.35 +0.41
Jan $148.35 -6.95 $15.49 +1.21
Feb $128.45 -1.75
Mar $151.10 -5.25 $7.29 +0.86 $14.77 +1.14
Apr $131.25 -1.45 $152.35 -6.55
May $153.10 -5.90 $7.24 +0.77 $14.33 +1.00
Jun $129.10 -0.25
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 $106.50 $133.50
OKC $142.26 $147.46
Kentucky $130.70 $137.14
Joplin, MO $132.58 $143.21
Tulia, TX $139.35 $150.00

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Price and Production Summary
This Week Last Week Last Year
5-Area Fed Steer Price
   Live $ 114.69 $ 117.05 $ 110.87
   Dressed $ 182.16 $ 187.67 $ 179.02
OKC Feeder Cattle Prices
   7.5-8 wt M&L #1 steer $ 142.57 $ 150.50 $ 141.67
   5-5.5 wt M&L #1 steer $ 157.00 NQ $ 150.09
BBCV (weekly avg.)
   600-900 lb Choice cutout $ 187.33 $ 193.52 $ 180.86
   600-900 lb Select cutout $ 173.81 $ 176.38 $ 175.80
   Choice Rib Value $ 278.67 $ 296.56 $ 259.36
   Choice Chuck Value $ 141.93 $ 144.29 $ 145.80
Other Livestock Prices
   Barrows and Gilts (base price) $ 92.59 $ 97.90 $ 91.03
   Pork Carcass Cutout $ 89.61 $ 92.32 $ 97.63
   Georgia Dock Broilers $ 94.39 $ 94.18 $ 87.11
   Georgia Dock B/S Breasts $ 158.50 $ 159.50 $ 141.00
   Georgia Dock Leg Quarters $ 51.00 $ 52.00 $ 46.50
Feed Prices ($/ton)
   Whole Cottonseed1 $ 285.00 $ 268.00 $ 358.00
   Cottonseed Meal1 $ 330.00 $ 322.50 $ 307.00
   Corn Gluten Meal (60%)1 $ 600.00 $ 600.00 $ 560.00
   Soybean Hulls1 $ 210.00 $ 190.00 $ 182.00
   Soybean Meal (48%)1 $ 501.00 $ 460.70 $ 367.20
   Wheat Midds1 $ 195.00 $ 190.00 $ 195.00
   Corn Gluten Feed2 $ 172.50 $ 162.50 $ 172.50
   Corn Gluten Pellets (21%)3 $ 232.50 $ 222.50 $ 202.50
   Soybean Hull Pellets3 $ 207.50 $ 205.00 $ 202.50
   Distillers’ Dried Grains4 $ 259.50 $ 242.50 $ 205.00
   Rice Bran5 $ 145.00 $ 145.00 $ 150.00
Meat Production (million lbs)
   Beef 505.9 451.0 512.5
   Pork 400.1 360.2 409.5
Slaughter (1,000 head)
   Cattle 641 574 667
   Hogs 1,959 1,755 2,018
   Broilers/Fryers 157,299 146,268 161,111
Avg. Dressed Weight
   Cattle 791 787 771
   Hogs 204 205 203
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 N/Q 0.0%
Ammonium Nitrate $ 539.50 $ 539.50 N/Q 0.0%
13-13-13 $ 512.00 $ 512.00 N/Q 0.0%
17-17-17 $ 596.50 $ 596.50 N/Q 0.0%
DAP (18%N, 46%P) $ 624.00 $ 624.00 N/Q 0.0%
Potash $ 647.00 $ 647.00 N/Q 0.0%
Lime $ 37.50 $ 37.50 N/Q 0.0%
Farm Diesel $ 3.28 $ 3.28 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 $70.79 $105.51 $86.11 $106.59
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 NQ NQ $80.00
Prices are $/ton
Source:  USDA-AL Dept of Ag, Market News, Montgomery, AL
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