Livestock Price and Production Tables: Week Ending Oct 12, 2012


 

Mississippi Auction Markets
Weight Steers Heifers Slaughter Cows, Bulls, and Replacements
300-350 $190 $200 $172 $195 Boning (80-85% lean) $72 $78
350-400 $170 $190 $150 $162 Boning (high-yielding) $78 $85
400-450 $160 $170 $140 $150 Lean $64 $72
450-500 $150 $160 $126 $140 Bulls, YG 1-2, <1,500 lbs $78 $87
500-550 $140 $150 $120 $130 Bulls, YG 1-2, >1,500 lbs $85 $96
550-600 $130 $140 $120 $130  
600-650 $125 $137 $115 $125 Sm/Mdm Cow-Calf Pairs $1,050 $1,500
650-700 $125 $137 $115 $125 Mdm/Lg Cow-Calf Pairs $1,000 $1,100
700-750 $119 $130 $105 $122 Sm/Mdm Replacements $1,000 $1,300
750-800 $119 $130 $105 $122 Mdm/Lg Replacements $750 $1,025
Volume1 (head): vs Last Week vs Last Year  
under 600 lbs 2.1% 12.4%
over 600 lbs 9.1% 19.5%
Slaughter Cows 10.1% 8.0%
Rep. Females -1.9% -37.3%
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*
Oct $123.90 +0.85 $143.10 -1.72        
Nov     $144.23 -1.97     $15.23 -0.29
Dec $125.50 -0.70     $7.53 +0.05    
Jan     $146.15 -2.85     $15.22 -0.29
Feb $129.35 -0.40            
Mar     $149.10 -2.60 $7.53 +0.04 $14.92 -0.21
Apr $133.30 +0.13 $150.70 -2.85        
May     $152.13 -2.68 $7.47 +0.04 $14.50 -0.11
Jun $130.05 -0.45            
Jul         $7.41 +0.03 $14.40 -0.02
Aug $130.10 -0.50 $156.00 -1.00     $14.20 +0.02
Sep         $6.63 +0.06 $13.76 +0.06
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 $124.50 $145.00
OKC $139.49 $150.54
Kentucky $139.06 $146.99
Joplin, MO $137.92 $156.53
Tulia, TX $132.00 $146.00

Price and Production Summary
  This Week Last Week Last Year
5-Area Fed Steer Price      
   Live $ 123.08 $ 123.57 $ 119.00
   Dressed $ 196.06 $ 189.84 $ 187.78
OKC Feeder Cattle Prices      
   7.5-8 wt M&L #1 steer $ 144.07 $ 142.41 $ 137.87
   5-5.5 wt M&L #1 steer $ 167.70 $ 158.51 $ 142.09
BBCV (weekly avg.)      
   600-900 lb Choice cutout $ 191.15 $ 190.34 $ 185.39
   600-900 lb Select cutout $ 177.00 $ 176.73 $ 168.70
   Choice Rib Value $ 287.21 $ 287.09 $ 296.58
   Choice Chuck Value $ 165.53 $ 164.54 $ 154.18
Other Livestock Prices      
   Barrows and Gilts (base price) $ 82.38 $ 78.87 $ 91.14
   Pork Carcass Cutout $ 86.27 $ 83.43 $ 97.33
   Georgia Dock Broilers $ 95.55 $ 95.52 $ 88.34
   Georgia Dock B/S Breasts $ 163.00 $ 165.00 $ 144.50
   Georgia Dock Leg Quarters $ 53.00 $ 52.50 $ 53.00
Feed Prices ($/ton)      
   Whole Cottonseed1 $ 282.00 $ 280.00 $ 270.00
   Cottonseed Meal1 $ 340.00 $ 345.00 $ 247.50
   Corn Gluten Meal (60%)1 $ 770.00 $ 750.00 $ 540.00
   Soybean Hulls1 $ 190.00 $ 195.00 $ 240.00
   Soybean Meal (48%)1 $ 500.10 $ 485.50 $ 325.70
   Wheat Midds1 $ 250.00 $ 240.00 $ 230.00
   Corn Gluten Feed2 $ 227.50 $ 242.50 $ 200.00
   Corn Gluten Pellets (21%)3 No Report $ 267.50 No Report
   Soybean Hull Pellets3 No Report $ 202.50 No Report
   Distillers’ Dried Grains4 $ 280.00 $ 280.00 $ 198.50
   Rice Bran5 $ 207.50 $ 205.00 $ 200.00
Meat Production (million lbs)  
   Beef 500.0 493.3 501.5
   Pork 484.5 476.7 470.6
Slaughter (1,000 head)  
   Cattle 628 620 650
   Hogs 2,396 2,355 2,318
   Broilers/Fryers 155,849 159,660 153,435
Avg. Dressed Weight  
   Cattle 798 797 774
   Hogs 202 202 203
Source: USDA Agricultural Marketing Service
1-Memphis; 2-St. Louis; 3-Alabama; 4-E. Corn Belt; 5-Arkansas

No Fertilizer Report

Southeastern Hay Market Report
  This Week Last Week
  Good Premium Good Premium
Bermuda        
4×5 Roll $70.00 $98.23 $70.00 $93.33
5×5 or 5×6 Roll NQ $100.00 NQ $100.00
Bahia        
4×5 Roll NQ $81.94 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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