Livestock Price and Production Tables: Week Ending Sep 14, 2012


 

Mississippi Auction Markets
Weight Steers Heifers Slaughter Cows, Bulls, and Replacements
300-350 $185 $205 $160 $175 Boning (80-85% lean) $70 $80
350-400 $170 $185 $150 $160 Boning (high-yielding) $80 $89
400-450 $160 $170 $140 $150 Lean $67 $81
450-500 $145 $160 $130 $140 Bulls, YG 1-2, <1,500 lbs $82 $95
500-550 $140 $150 $130 $139 Bulls, YG 1-2, >1,500 lbs $90 $107
550-600 $130 $140 $120 $130  
600-650 $125 $137 $115 $125 Sm/Mdm Cow-Calf Pairs $975 $1,150
650-700 $125 $137 $115 $125 Mdm/Lg Cow-Calf Pairs $1,100 $1,700
700-750 $120 $131 $109 $121 Sm/Mdm Replacements $700 $1,000
750-800 $120 $131 $109 $121 Mdm/Lg Replacements $900 $1,400
Volume1 (head): vs Last Week vs Last Year  
under 600 lbs 17.3% -3.3%
over 600 lbs 16.5% 31.6%
Slaughter Cows 14.7% -10.1%
Rep. Females 13.5% -30.3%
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     $145.00 +0.82        
Oct $127.05 +0.65 $146.63 +0.75        
Nov     $148.23 +0.88     $17.39 +0.03
Dec $129.93 +0.83     $7.82 -0.18    
Jan     $150.30 +0.95     $17.40 +0.59
Feb $132.93 +0.40            
Mar     $153.10 +0.97 $7.86 -0.17 $17.03 +1.04
Apr $136.48 +0.40 $154.95 +1.57        
May     $156.18 +1.58 $7.84 -0.15 $16.23 +0.53
Jun $132.63 +0.28            
Jul         $7.75 -0.11 $15.91 +0.64
Aug $132.80 +0.33 $157.50 +0.65     $15.55 +1.08
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 $125.50 $145.00
OKC $135.32 $153.14
Kentucky NQ $141.85
Joplin, MO $129.00 $151.56
Tulia, TX NQ NQ

Price and Production Summary
  This Week Last Week Last Year
5-Area Fed Steer Price      
   Live $ 125.91 $ 121.80 $ 117.23
   Dressed $ 195.41 $ 189.48 $ 186.67
OKC Feeder Cattle Prices      
   7.5-8 wt M&L #1 steer $ 144.00 $ 139.05 $ 133.08
   5-5.5 wt M&L #1 steer $ 154.72 $ 157.33 $ 142.40
BBCV (weekly avg.)      
   600-900 lb Choice cutout $ 191.50 $ 190.97 $ 184.27
   600-900 lb Select cutout $ 180.04 $ 181.52 $ 173.50
   Choice Rib Value $ 291.11 $ 294.68 $ 266.58
   Choice Chuck Value $ 161.10 $ 159.14 $ 153.65
Other Livestock Prices      
   Barrows and Gilts (base price) $ 63.98 $ 66.63 $ 85.43
   Pork Carcass Cutout $ 78.05 $ 80.07 $ 95.09
   Georgia Dock Broilers $ 95.50 $ 95.33 $ 88.57
   Georgia Dock B/S Breasts $ 173.00 $ 174.00 $ 152.00
   Georgia Dock Leg Quarters $ 52.00 $ 52.00 $ 53.00
Feed Prices ($/ton)      
   Whole Cottonseed1 $ 305.00 $ 305.00 $ 360.00
   Cottonseed Meal1 $ 415.00 $ 420.00 $ 352.50
   Corn Gluten Meal (60%)1 $ 740.00 $ 740.00 $ 560.00
   Soybean Hulls1 $ 240.00 $ 275.00 $ 230.00
   Soybean Meal (48%)1 $ 555.60 $ 585.10 $ 379.30
   Wheat Midds1 $ 265.00 $ 280.00 $ 255.00
   Corn Gluten Feed2 $ 255.00 $ 265.00 $ 200.00
   Corn Gluten Pellets (21%)3 $ 272.50 $ 287.50 $ 222.50
   Soybean Hull Pellets3 $ 257.50 $ 315.00 $ 212.50
   Distillers’ Dried Grains4 $ 302.50 $ 302.50 $ 207.50
   Rice Bran5 $ 210.00 $ 200.00 $ 160.00
Meat Production (million lbs)  
   Beef 511.9 436.5 504.1
   Pork 488.7 414.6 455.5
Slaughter (1,000 head)  
   Cattle 647 551 653
   Hogs 2,428 2,062 2,287
   Broilers/Fryers 157,048 143,131 162,748
Avg. Dressed Weight  
   Cattle 793 794 775
   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) $ 460.00 NoReport $ 435.00 5.7%
Ammonium Nitrate $ 539.50 NoReport $ 475.00 13.6%
13-13-13 $ 512.00 NoReport $ 497.50 2.9%
17-17-17 $ 596.50 NoReport $ 615.00 -3.0%
DAP (18%N, 46%P) $ 624.00 NoReport $ 742.50 -16.0%
Potash $ 647.00 NoReport $ 650.00 -0.5%
Lime $ 37.50 NoReport $ 37.50 0.0%
Farm Diesel $ 3.61 NoReport $ 3.40 6.0%
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 $79.09 $94.80 $57.82 $111.40
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 $76.67
Prices are $/ton
Source:  USDA-AL Dept of Ag, Market News, Montgomery, AL
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