Livestock Price and Production Tables – Week of Jul 27, 2012


 

Mississippi Auction Markets
Weight Steers Heifers Slaughter Cows, Bulls, and Replacements
300-350 $170 $180 $160 $175 Boning (80-85% lean) $65 $75
350-400 $150 $170 $130 $160 Boning (high-yielding) $75 $83
400-450 $135 $150 $120 $135 Lean $65 $73
450-500 $130 $135 $120 $135 Bulls, YG 1-2, <1,500 lbs $75 $90
500-550 $118 $135 $115 $126 Bulls, YG 1-2, >1,500 lbs $85 $95
550-600 $118 $135 $115 $126  
600-650 $120 $129 $110 $120 Sm/Mdm Cow-Calf Pairs $900 $1,300
650-700 $110 $120 $100 $110 Mdm/Lg Cow-Calf Pairs $1,000 $1,400
700-750 $105 $115 $86 $100 Sm/Mdm Replacements $700 $1,000
750-800 $105 $115 $86 $100 Mdm/Lg Replacements $1,000 $1,500
Volume1 (head): vs Last Week vs Last Year  
under 600 lbs -8.7% -23.0%
over 600 lbs -8.0% -28.1%
Slaughter Cows -18.1% -19.2%
Rep. Females 3.8% -6.4%
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*
Aug $119.68 +1.58 $137.75 +1.65     $16.84 -0.72
Sep     $140.25 +1.72 $7.99 -0.19 $16.28 -0.85
Oct $125.28 +2.18 $142.45 +1.95        
Nov     $144.90 +2.63     $16.02 -0.83
Dec $128.43 +2.18     $7.92 -0.03    
Jan     $147.80 +2.63     $15.91 +0.42
Feb $131.85 +3.35            
Mar     $150.00 +2.05 $7.82 +0.00 $14.79 -0.19
Apr $134.75 +2.75 $151.50 +2.40        
May     $152.50 +2.20 $7.79 +0.00 $14.13 -0.37
Jun $131.80 +2.20            
Jul         $7.61 -0.14 $13.99 -0.44
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 $110.00 $126.50
OKC $129.51 NQ
Kentucky $126.90 $135.86
Joplin, MO $124.50 $133.59
Tulia, TX NQ $147.50

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Price and Production Summary
  This Week Last Week Last Year
5-Area Fed Steer Price      
   Live $ 113.93 $ 112.90 $ 107.55
   Dressed $ 180.13 $ 178.89 $ 174.35
OKC Feeder Cattle Prices      
   7.5-8 wt M&L #1 steer $ 133.00 $ 135.13 $ 134.05
   5-5.5 wt M&L #1 steer $ 136.00 $ 145.62 $ 146.34
BBCV (weekly avg.)      
   600-900 lb Choice cutout $ 178.06 $ 182.07 $ 175.04
   600-900 lb Select cutout $ 170.97 $ 172.05 $ 170.40
   Choice Rib Value $ 263.64 $ 270.42 $ 244.93
   Choice Chuck Value $ 139.94 $ 141.72 $ 140.38
Other Livestock Prices      
   Barrows and Gilts (base price) $ 90.53 $ 91.78 $ 100.37
   Pork Carcass Cutout $ 92.27 $ 90.33 $ 102.55
   Georgia Dock Broilers $ 94.27 $ 94.45 $ 87.22
   Georgia Dock B/S Breasts $ 158.50 $ 158.50 $ 147.00
   Georgia Dock Leg Quarters $ 51.00 $ 51.00 $ 45.50
Feed Prices ($/ton)      
   Whole Cottonseed1 $ 295.00 $ 287.00 $ 360.00
   Cottonseed Meal1 $ 365.00 $ 335.00 $ 322.50
   Corn Gluten Meal (60%)1 $ 730.00 $ 640.00 $ 560.00
   Soybean Hulls1 $ 280.00 $ 230.00 $ 182.00
   Soybean Meal (48%)1 $ 547.00 $ 514.30 $ 378.30
   Wheat Midds1 NQ $ 235.00 $ 225.00
   Corn Gluten Feed2 $ 239.50 $ 224.50 $ 175.00
   Corn Gluten Pellets (21%)3 $ 270.00 $ 237.50 $ 210.00
   Soybean Hull Pellets3 $ 280.00 $ 220.00 $ 215.00
   Distillers’ Dried Grains4 $ 292.50 $ 275.00 $ 214.00
   Rice Bran5 $ 165.00 $ 152.50 $ 147.50
Meat Production (million lbs)  
   Beef 504.4 518.0 514.8
   Pork 405.3 398.5 403.2
Slaughter (1,000 head)  
   Cattle 637 654 665
   Hogs 2,003 1,961 1,992
   Broilers/Fryers 159,140 164,620 163,521
Avg. Dressed Weight  
   Cattle 793 793 777
   Hogs 202 203 202
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 $ 470.00 14.8%
13-13-13 $ 512.00 $ 512.00 $ 485.00 5.6%
17-17-17 $ 596.50 $ 596.50 $ 612.50 -2.6%
DAP (18%N, 46%P) $ 624.00 $ 624.00 $ 722.50 -13.6%
Potash $ 647.00 $ 647.00 $ 640.00 1.1%
Lime $ 37.50 $ 37.50 $ 37.50 0.0%
Farm Diesel $ 3.36 $ 3.32 $ 3.48 -3.5%
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 $114.41 $84.15 $100.00
5×5 or 5×6 Roll NQ $100.00 $60.00 $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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