Livestock Price and Production Tables – Week Ending Sep 07, 2012


Mississippi Auction Markets
Weight Steers Heifers Slaughter Cows, Bulls, and Replacements
300-350 $185 $205 $160 $170 Boning (80-85% lean) $70 $83
350-400 $170 $185 $145 $160 Boning (high-yielding) $83 $89
400-450 $160 $172 $130 $145 Lean $68 $77
450-500 $150 $160 $130 $145 Bulls, YG 1-2, <1,500 lbs $80 $96
500-550 $130 $154 $118 $135 Bulls, YG 1-2, >1,500 lbs $90 $103
550-600 $130 $154 $118 $135
600-650 $127 $140 $120 $128 Sm/Mdm Cow-Calf Pairs $900 $1,300
650-700 $127 $140 $120 $128 Mdm/Lg Cow-Calf Pairs $1,200 $1,600
700-750 $120 $130 $118 $123 Sm/Mdm Replacements $850 $1,100
750-800 $120 $130 $118 $123 Mdm/Lg Replacements $900 $1,300
Volume1 (head): vs Last Week vs Last Year
under 600 lbs 12.8% -7.8%
over 600 lbs 16.9% 22.4%
Slaughter Cows 8.8% -1.4%
Rep. Females 12.6% -35.5%
Note: Steer and heifer prices are for medium and large frame, numbers 1-2.
1- Four Week Rolling Average
Source: USDA Agricultural Marketing Service

Futures Prices
Month Live Cattle Change* Feeder Cattle Change* Corn Change* Soybeans Change*
Sep $144.18 -0.42 $7.95 -0.07 $17.32 -0.33
Oct $126.40 +0.38 $145.88 -0.80
Nov $147.35 -0.45 $17.37 -0.20
Dec $129.10 +0.45 $8.00 +0.00
Jan $149.35 -0.38 $16.81 -0.70
Feb $132.53 +0.28
Mar $152.13 -0.80 $8.03 +0.01 $15.99 -0.85
Apr $136.08 +0.17 $153.38 -0.63
May $154.60 -0.65 $7.99 +0.04 $15.70 -0.20
Jun $132.35 -0.03
Jul $7.86 +0.05 $15.28 -0.29
Aug $132.48 -0.03 $156.85 +0.25 $14.47 -0.63
Source: Chicago Mercantile Exchange and Chicago Board of Trade.
*Change from last Friday’s close.

Feeder Calf Markets (price for M&L #1-2 steers)
750-800 lbs 500-550 lbs
Mississippi $125.00 $142.00
OKC $136.00 $150.26
Kentucky $135.02 $147.81
Joplin, MO $138.80 $154.46
Tulia, TX $143.00 $157.50

Price and Production Summary
This Week Last Week Last Year
5-Area Fed Steer Price
   Live $ 121.80 $ 119.53 $ 116.74
   Dressed $ 189.48 $ 188.76 $ 186.79
OKC Feeder Cattle Prices
   7.5-8 wt M&L #1 steer $ 139.05 $ 139.05 No Report
   5-5.5 wt M&L #1 steer $ 157.33 $ 157.33 No Report
BBCV (weekly avg.)
   600-900 lb Choice cutout $ 0.00 $ 191.05 $ 180.25
   600-900 lb Select cutout $ 0.00 $ 180.91 $ 171.07
   Choice Rib Value $ 0.00 $ 292.85 $ 259.59
   Choice Chuck Value $ 0.00 $ 158.70 $ 148.76
Other Livestock Prices
   Barrows and Gilts (base price) $ 66.63 $ 73.44 $ 82.44
   Pork Carcass Cutout $ 80.07 $ 82.73 $ 94.52
   Georgia Dock Broilers $ 95.33 $ 95.29 $ 88.26
   Georgia Dock B/S Breasts $ 174.00 $ 176.00 $ 152.00
   Georgia Dock Leg Quarters $ 52.00 $ 52.00 $ 53.00
Feed Prices ($/ton)
   Whole Cottonseed1 $ 305.00 $ 300.00 $ 390.00
   Cottonseed Meal1 $ 420.00 $ 410.00 $ 352.50
   Corn Gluten Meal (60%)1 $ 740.00 $ 740.00 $ 560.00
   Soybean Hulls1 $ 275.00 $ 300.00 $ 225.00
   Soybean Meal (48%)1 $ 585.10 $ 569.80 $ 390.80
   Wheat Midds1 $ 280.00 $ 265.00 $ 240.00
   Corn Gluten Feed2 $ 265.00 $ 265.00 $ 200.00
   Corn Gluten Pellets (21%)3 $ 287.50 $ 287.50 $ 222.50
   Soybean Hull Pellets3 $ 315.00 $ 315.00 $ 212.50
   Distillers’ Dried Grains4 $ 302.50 $ 307.50 $ 206.00
   Rice Bran5 $ 200.00 $ 225.00 $ 160.00
Meat Production (million lbs)
   Beef 436.5 507.7 445.5
   Pork 417.0 458.2 398.4
Slaughter (1,000 head)
   Cattle 551 641 577
   Hogs 2,074 2,282 2,287
   Broilers/Fryers 143,131 156,925 140,901
Avg. Dressed Weight
   Cattle 794 794 775
   Hogs 201 201 199
Source: USDA Agricultural Marketing Service
1-Memphis; 2-St. Louis; 3-Alabama; 4-E. Corn Belt; 5-Arkansas

Southeastern Fertilizer and Farm Diesel Prices
This Week Last Week Last Year Y-o-Y% Change
Liquid N (28% spread) NoReport $ 460.00 $ 435.00 0.0%
Ammonium Nitrate NoReport $ 539.50 $ 475.00 0.0%
13-13-13 NoReport $ 512.00 $ 497.50 0.0%
17-17-17 NoReport $ 596.50 $ 615.00 0.0%
DAP (18%N, 46%P) NoReport $ 624.00 $ 742.50 0.0%
Potash NoReport $ 647.00 $ 650.00 0.0%
Lime NoReport $ 37.50 $ 37.50 0.0%
Farm Diesel NoReport $ 3.57 $ 3.40 0.0%
Source:  USDA- AL Dept of Ag, Market News, Montgomery, AL
Fertilizer prices are $/ton, Diesel prices are $/gal for <1,000 gallons

Southeastern Hay Market Report
This Week Last Week
Good Premium Good Premium
Bermuda
4×5 Roll $57.82 $111.40 $65.14 $141.83
5×5 or 5×6 Roll NQ $100.00 NQ $100.00
Bahia
4×5 Roll NQ $100.00 $80.00 $100.00
5×5 or 5×6 Roll NQ $76.67 NQ NQ
Prices are $/ton
Source:  USDA-AL Dept of Ag, Market News, Montgomery, AL
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