Livestock Price and Production Tables – Week Ending Aug 03, 2012


 

Mississippi Auction Markets
Weight Steers Heifers Slaughter Cows, Bulls, and Replacements
300-350 $175 $190 $150 $174 Boning (80-85% lean) $70 $84
350-400 $160 $175 $140 $150 Boning (high-yielding) $84 $89
400-450 $150 $160 $126 $137 Lean $64 $74
450-500 $135 $150 $126 $137 Bulls, YG 1-2, <1,500 lbs $80 $90
500-550 $125 $135 $118 $130 Bulls, YG 1-2, >1,500 lbs $90 $104
550-600 $125 $135 $118 $130  
600-650 $125 $137 $106 $124 Sm/Mdm Cow-Calf Pairs $850 $1,375
650-700 $120 $125 $106 $124 Mdm/Lg Cow-Calf Pairs $1,200 $1,485
700-750 $118 $125 $100 $115 Sm/Mdm Replacements $700 $1,075
750-800 $118 $125 $93 $100 Mdm/Lg Replacements $900 $1,275
Volume1 (head): vs Last Week vs Last Year  
under 600 lbs -7.5% -21.4%
over 600 lbs -6.5% -27.6%
Slaughter Cows -8.2% -19.4%
Rep. Females -12.2% -15.7%
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 $119.98 +0.30 $138.95 +1.20     $16.56 -0.28
Sep     $138.95 -1.30 $8.10 +0.11 $16.36 +0.08
Oct $124.38 -0.90 $140.13 -2.32        
Nov     $142.80 -2.10     $16.29 +0.27
Dec $127.28 -1.15     $8.08 +0.16    
Jan     $146.50 -1.30     $16.25 +0.34
Feb $130.45 -1.40            
Mar     $149.00 -1.00 $8.09 +0.27 $15.42 +0.63
Apr $134.10 -0.65 $150.70 -0.80        
May     $151.55 -0.95 $8.02 +0.23 $14.57 +0.44
Jun $131.43 -0.38            
Jul         $7.95 +0.34 $14.44 +0.45
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 $121.50 $130.00
OKC $135.79 $135.31
Kentucky $128.12 $138.69
Joplin, MO $125.50 $130.33
Tulia, TX NQ $145.00

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Price and Production Summary
  This Week Last Week Last Year
5-Area Fed Steer Price      
   Live $ 117.58 $ 113.93 $ 110.74
   Dressed $ 184.94 $ 180.13 $ 175.65
OKC Feeder Cattle Prices      
   7.5-8 wt M&L #1 steer $ 137.38 $ 133.00 $ 135.44
   5-5.5 wt M&L #1 steer $ 147.06 $ 136.00 $ 141.85
BBCV (weekly avg.)      
   600-900 lb Choice cutout $ 177.89 $ 178.06 $ 173.41
   600-900 lb Select cutout $ 171.14 $ 170.97 $ 169.65
   Choice Rib Value $ 261.70 $ 263.64 $ 242.78
   Choice Chuck Value $ 142.86 $ 139.94 $ 139.95
Other Livestock Prices      
   Barrows and Gilts (base price) $ 88.79 $ 90.53 $ 100.30
   Pork Carcass Cutout $ 92.76 $ 92.27 $ 107.38
   Georgia Dock Broilers $ 94.33 $ 94.27 $ 87.29
   Georgia Dock B/S Breasts $ 155.00 $ 158.50 $ 147.50
   Georgia Dock Leg Quarters $ 50.50 $ 51.00 $ 47.00
Feed Prices ($/ton)      
   Whole Cottonseed1 $ 300.00 $ 295.00 $ 400.00
   Cottonseed Meal1 $ 400.00 $ 365.00 $ 332.50
   Corn Gluten Meal (60%)1 $ 710.00 $ 730.00 N/Q
   Soybean Hulls1 $ 330.00 $ 280.00 $ 220.00
   Soybean Meal (48%)1 $ 590.30 $ 547.00 $ 374.80
   Wheat Midds1 $ 325.00 NQ $ 230.00
   Corn Gluten Feed2 $ 257.50 $ 239.50 $ 175.00
   Corn Gluten Pellets (21%)3 $ 280.00 $ 270.00 $ 210.00
   Soybean Hull Pellets3 $ 292.50 $ 280.00 $ 215.00
   Distillers’ Dried Grains4 $ 302.50 $ 292.50 $ 211.50
   Rice Bran5 $ 175.00 $ 165.00 $ 152.50
Meat Production (million lbs)  
   Beef 511.4 504.4 509.2
   Pork 408.4 405.3 393.5
Slaughter (1,000 head)  
   Cattle 647 637 657
   Hogs 2,025 2,003 1,953
   Broilers/Fryers 159,099 159,140 158,941
Avg. Dressed Weight  
   Cattle 792 793 777
   Hogs 202 202 202
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 $ 435.00 5.7%
Ammonium Nitrate $ 539.50 $ 539.50 $ 470.00 14.8%
13-13-13 $ 512.00 $ 512.00 $ 490.00 4.5%
17-17-17 $ 596.50 $ 596.50 $ 615.00 -3.0%
DAP (18%N, 46%P) $ 624.00 $ 624.00 $ 735.00 -15.1%
Potash $ 647.00 $ 647.00 $ 650.00 -0.5%
Lime $ 37.50 $ 37.50 $ 37.50 0.0%
Farm Diesel $ 3.37 $ 3.36 $ 3.55 -5.1%
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 $89.05 $110.73 $70.00 $114.41
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 NQ
Prices are $/ton
Source:  USDA-AL Dept of Ag, Market News, Montgomery, AL

 

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