Livestock Price and Production Tables – Week Ending Aug 10, 2012


 

Mississippi Auction Markets
Weight Steers Heifers Slaughter Cows, Bulls, and Replacements
300-350 $180 $200 $155 $167 Boning (80-85% lean) $75 $85
350-400 $160 $180 $142 $155 Boning (high-yielding) $85 $89
400-450 $150 $160 $125 $145 Lean $70 $80
450-500 $135 $150 $125 $145 Bulls, YG 1-2, <1,500 lbs $90 $100
500-550 $120 $140 $120 $135 Bulls, YG 1-2, >1,500 lbs $95 $105
550-600 $120 $140 $120 $135  
600-650 $125 $137 $111 $130 Sm/Mdm Cow-Calf Pairs $950 $1,300
650-700 $118 $125 $111 $130 Mdm/Lg Cow-Calf Pairs $1,100 $1,450
700-750 $115 $128 $108 $119 Sm/Mdm Replacements $800 $1,050
750-800 $115 $128 $108 $119 Mdm/Lg Replacements $900 $1,250
Volume1 (head): vs Last Week vs Last Year  
under 600 lbs -9.4% -20.8%
over 600 lbs -8.4% -23.3%
Slaughter Cows -14.3% -20.2%
Rep. Females -2.2% -13.9%
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*
Aug $120.60 +0.63 $139.48 +0.53     $17.10 +0.53
Sep     $139.73 +0.78 $8.00 -0.10 $16.73 +0.38
Oct $125.53 +1.15 $140.88 +0.75        
Nov     $142.85 +0.05     $16.44 +0.15
Dec $128.45 +1.17     $8.09 +0.02    
Jan     $146.18 -0.32     $16.36 +0.11
Feb $131.00 +0.55            
Mar     $148.70 -0.30 $8.12 +0.03 $15.45 +0.04
Apr $134.90 +0.80 $150.18 -0.52        
May     $151.25 -0.30 $8.07 +0.05 $14.77 +0.20
Jun $132.25 +0.82            
Jul         $7.98 +0.03 $14.55 +0.11
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 $134.13 NQ
Kentucky $127.21 $142.45
Joplin, MO $133.49 $138.62
Tulia, TX $132.50 $140.00

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Price and Production Summary
  This Week Last Week Last Year
5-Area Fed Steer Price      
   Live $ 119.16 $ 117.58 $ 116.12
   Dressed $ 188.78 $ 184.94 $ 184.77
OKC Feeder Cattle Prices      
   7.5-8 wt M&L #1 steer $ 135.57 $ 137.38 $ 134.52
   5-5.5 wt M&L #1 steer $ 150.21 $ 147.06 $ 145.41
BBCV (weekly avg.)      
   600-900 lb Choice cutout $ 181.46 $ 177.89 $ 176.65
   600-900 lb Select cutout $ 175.19 $ 171.14 $ 172.79
   Choice Rib Value $ 268.41 $ 261.70 $ 247.06
   Choice Chuck Value $ 146.59 $ 142.86 $ 144.20
Other Livestock Prices      
   Barrows and Gilts (base price) $ 88.79 $ 88.79 $ 103.54
   Pork Carcass Cutout $ 93.00 $ 92.76 $ 109.83
   Georgia Dock Broilers $ 94.56 $ 94.33 $ 87.39
   Georgia Dock B/S Breasts $ 163.50 $ 155.00 $ 148.00
   Georgia Dock Leg Quarters $ 51.00 $ 50.50 $ 49.50
Feed Prices ($/ton)      
   Whole Cottonseed1 $ 295.00 $ 300.00 $ 400.00
   Cottonseed Meal1 $ 402.50 $ 400.00 $ 335.00
   Corn Gluten Meal (60%)1 $ 720.00 $ 710.00 $ 560.00
   Soybean Hulls1 $ 325.00 $ 330.00 $ 215.00
   Soybean Meal (48%)1 $ 554.20 $ 590.30 $ 363.20
   Wheat Midds1 $ 345.00 $ 325.00 $ 230.00
   Corn Gluten Feed2 $ 259.00 $ 257.50 $ 175.00
   Corn Gluten Pellets (21%)3 $ 280.00 $ 280.00 $ 205.00
   Soybean Hull Pellets3 $ 292.50 $ 292.50 $ 227.50
   Distillers’ Dried Grains4 $ 299.00 $ 302.50 $ 202.50
   Rice Bran5 $ 190.00 $ 175.00 $ 152.50
Meat Production (million lbs)  
   Beef 504.0 511.4 510.5
   Pork 408.7 408.4 407.2
Slaughter (1,000 head)  
   Cattle 639 647 661
   Hogs 2,031 2,025 2,034
   Broilers/Fryers 158,634 159,099 154,910
Avg. Dressed Weight  
   Cattle 791 792 775
   Hogs 202 202 200
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 $ 3.37 $ 3.50 -3.9%
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 $94.55 $130.34 $89.05 $110.73
5×5 or 5×6 Roll NQ $100.00 NQ $100.00
Bahia        
4×5 Roll NQ $50.00 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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