Livestock Price and Production Tables: Week Ending Oct 26, 2012


 

Mississippi Auction Markets
Weight Steers Heifers Slaughter Cows, Bulls, and Replacements
300-350 $180 $200 $175 $185 Boning (80-85% lean) $70 $74
350-400 $170 $180 $150 $175 Boning (high-yielding) $74 $84
400-450 $160 $172 $140 $155 Lean $64 $72
450-500 $150 $160 $130 $140 Bulls, YG 1-2, <1,500 lbs $75 $87
500-550 $140 $155 $120 $130 Bulls, YG 1-2, >1,500 lbs $88 $99
550-600 $130 $140 $120 $130  
600-650 $125 $137 $112 $120 Sm/Mdm Cow-Calf Pairs $1,100 $1,500
650-700 $125 $137 $112 $120 Mdm/Lg Cow-Calf Pairs $800 $975
700-750 $118 $125 $100 $115 Sm/Mdm Replacements $750 $1,200
750-800 $118 $125 $100 $115 Mdm/Lg Replacements $700 $1,000
Volume1 (head): vs Last Week vs Last Year  
under 600 lbs -5.1% 8.4%
over 600 lbs 0.7% 18.3%
Slaughter Cows 2.3% -0.2%
Rep. Females 9.0% -18.5%
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*
Oct $125.50 -0.80            
Nov     $145.33 -3.05     $15.61 +0.23
Dec $125.25 -2.03     $7.38 -0.25    
Jan     $147.08 -3.15     $15.64 +0.24
Feb $129.18 -1.82            
Mar     $149.65 -2.55 $7.40 -0.23 $15.37 +0.24
Apr $133.40 -1.38 $151.30 -2.42        
May     $152.63 -2.68 $7.37 -0.17 $14.88 +0.21
Jun $130.10 -1.10            
Jul         $7.30 -0.18 $14.67 +0.13
Aug $129.90 -1.13 $155.88 -1.90     $14.31 +0.02
Sep     $156.25 -1.75 $6.59 -0.08 $13.82 -0.03
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 $121.50 $147.50
OKC $141.94 $155.66
Kentucky $140.71 $145.89
Joplin, MO $143.78 $150.33
Tulia, TX $140.00 $162.87

 

 

Price and Production Summary
  This Week Last Week Last Year
5-Area Fed Steer Price      
   Live $ 126.61 $ 124.72 $ 120.78
   Dressed $ 197.96 $ 195.25 $ 190.70
OKC Feeder Cattle Prices      
   7.5-8 wt M&L #1 steer $ 144.52 $ 145.32 $ 140.44
   5-5.5 wt M&L #1 steer $ 166.74 $ 162.82 $ 148.29
BBCV (weekly avg.)      
   600-900 lb Choice cutout $ 198.49 $ 195.65 $ 186.97
   600-900 lb Select cutout $ 182.21 $ 180.30 $ 168.88
   Choice Rib Value $ 298.05 $ 290.90 $ 303.97
   Choice Chuck Value $ 172.20 $ 172.06 $ 151.88
Other Livestock Prices      
   Barrows and Gilts (base price) $ 81.56 $ 83.03 $ 88.61
   Pork Carcass Cutout $ 86.46 $ 88.24 $ 97.49
   Georgia Dock Broilers $ 95.59 $ 95.57 $ 88.46
   Georgia Dock B/S Breasts $ 161.50 $ 156.60 $ 141.50
   Georgia Dock Leg Quarters $ 53.00 $ 53.00 $ 53.00
Feed Prices ($/ton)      
   Whole Cottonseed1 $ 280.00 $ 280.00 $ 278.00
   Cottonseed Meal1 $ 332.50 $ 332.50 $ 245.00
   Corn Gluten Meal (60%)1 $ 770.00 $ 750.00 $ 540.00
   Soybean Hulls1 $ 190.00 $ 185.00 $ 235.00
   Soybean Meal (48%)1 $ 500.50 $ 485.60 $ 335.50
   Wheat Midds1 $ 240.00 N/A $ 220.00
   Corn Gluten Feed2 $ 225.00 $ 230.00 $ 185.00
   Corn Gluten Pellets (21%)3 $ 265.00 $ 267.50 $ 232.50
   Soybean Hull Pellets3 $ 225.00 $ 225.00 $ 257.50
   Distillers’ Dried Grains4 $ 277.50 $ 280.00 $ 215.00
   Rice Bran5 $ 210.00 $ 210.00 $ 215.00
Meat Production (million lbs)  
   Beef 511.4 505.9 521.4
   Pork 482.7 483.4 471.1
Slaughter (1,000 head)  
   Cattle 641 634 671
   Hogs 2,379 2,388 2,306
   Broilers/Fryers 153,519 155,110 155,831
Avg. Dressed Weight  
   Cattle 800 800 779
   Hogs 203 202 205
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) $ 450.00 $ 450.00 $ 435.00 3.4%
Ammonium Nitrate $ 539.50 $ 539.50 $ 475.00 13.6%
13-13-13 $ 512.50 $ 512.50 $ 497.50 3.0%
17-17-17 $ 596.50 $ 596.50 $ 615.00 -3.0%
DAP (18%N, 46%P) $ 624.00 $ 624.00 $ 742.50 -16.0%
Potash $ 647.00 $ 647.00 $ 650.00 -0.5%
Lime $ 37.50 $ 37.50 $ 37.50 0.0%
Farm Diesel $ 3.59 $ 3.63 $ 3.46 3.6%
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 $76.94 $106.32 $77.23 $106.41
5×5 or 5×6 Roll NQ $100.00 NQ $99.17
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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