Livestock Price and Production Tables: Week Ending Nov 16, 2012


 

Mississippi Auction Markets
Weight Steers Heifers Slaughter Cows, Bulls, and Replacements
300-350 $185 $205 $160 $172 Boning (80-85% lean) $70 $78
350-400 $170 $185 $160 $172 Boning (high-yielding) $78 $85
400-450 $160 $170 $150 $160 Lean $65 $71
450-500 $150 $160 $130 $150 Bulls, YG 1-2, <1,500 lbs $75 $86
500-550 $140 $150 $125 $135 Bulls, YG 1-2, >1,500 lbs $85 $99
550-600 $140 $150 $125 $135  
600-650 $130 $140 $110 $125 Sm/Mdm Cow-Calf Pairs $1,200 $1,500
650-700 $130 $140 $110 $125 Mdm/Lg Cow-Calf Pairs $900 $1,350
700-750 $119 $130 $105 $115 Sm/Mdm Replacements $850 $1,400
750-800 $110 $119 $105 $115 Mdm/Lg Replacements $750 $1,100
Volume1 (head): vs Last Week vs Last Year  
under 600 lbs -4.4% -5.4%
over 600 lbs -8.3% 0.6%
Slaughter Cows -8.0% -25.3%
Rep. Females 1.2% -6.3%
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*
Dec $126.38 -1.38     $7.26 -0.13    
Jan     $145.60 +0.00     $13.83 -0.74
Feb $130.15 +0.80            
Mar     $148.13 +0.13 $7.30 -0.13 $13.68 -0.69
Apr $134.18 +0.91 $149.80 +0.00        
May     $151.20 +0.25 $7.27 -0.12 $13.52 -0.68
Jun $130.13 +0.72            
Jul         $7.15 -0.14 $13.44 -0.65
Aug $129.83 +0.22 $154.90 -0.12     $13.21 -0.60
Sep     $155.75 +0.25 $6.29 -0.23 $12.90 -0.55
Oct $132.58 -0.58 $156.50 +0.00        
Nov     $157.25       $12.63 -1.90
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 $114.50 $145.00
OKC $140.68 $155.75
Kentucky $138.05 $144.89
Joplin, MO $141.26 $153.78
Tulia, TX $140.75 $148.28

Price and Production Summary
  This Week Last Week Last Year
5-Area Fed Steer Price      
   Live $ 123.94 $ 124.46 $ 122.30
   Dressed $ 195.13 $ 195.00 $ 194.94
OKC Feeder Cattle Prices      
   7.5-8 wt M&L #1 steer $ 140.72 $ 144.35 $ 144.71
   5-5.5 wt M&L #1 steer $ 162.86 $ 164.30 $ 158.99
BBCV (weekly avg.)      
   600-900 lb Choice cutout $ 193.17 $ 193.14 $ 194.52
   600-900 lb Select cutout $ 173.76 $ 175.48 $ 176.75
   Choice Rib Value $ 317.63 $ 312.84 $ 322.05
   Choice Chuck Value $ 155.94 $ 156.08 $ 158.11
Other Livestock Prices      
   Barrows and Gilts (base price) $ 74.28 $ 78.72 $ 79.87
   Pork Carcass Cutout $ 83.87 $ 86.27 $ 89.22
   Georgia Dock Broilers $ 96.09 $ 96.07 $ 88.68
   Georgia Dock B/S Breasts $ 162.50 $ 159.50 $ 147.00
   Georgia Dock Leg Quarters $ 53.50 $ 53.00 $ 53.50
Feed Prices ($/ton)      
   Whole Cottonseed1 $ 255.00 $ 265.00 $ 285.00
   Cottonseed Meal1 $ 385.00 $ 372.50 $ 240.00
   Corn Gluten Meal (60%)1 $ 750.00 $ 770.00 $ 510.00
   Soybean Hulls1 $ 200.00 $ 200.00 $ 230.00
   Soybean Meal (48%)1 $ 463.40 $ 501.50 $ 317.20
   Wheat Midds1 $ 220.00 N/A $ 240.00
   Corn Gluten Feed2 $ 225.00 $ 225.00 $ 190.00
   Corn Gluten Pellets (21%)3 $ 260.00 $ 260.00 $ 240.00
   Soybean Hull Pellets3 $ 217.50 $ 217.50 $ 260.00
   Distillers’ Dried Grains4 $ 262.50 $ 265.00 $ 220.50
   Rice Bran5 $ 205.00 $ 205.00 $ 232.50
Meat Production (million lbs)  
   Beef 499.9 502.6 494.0
   Pork 483.5 481.5 487.5
Slaughter (1,000 head)  
   Cattle 629 631 636
   Hogs 2,366 2,361 2,360
   Broilers/Fryers 160,103 155,331 149,255
Avg. Dressed Weight  
   Cattle 797 798 779
   Hogs 204 204 206
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 $ 3.54 $ 3.54 $ 3.46 2.2%
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 $82.23 $106.45 $67.76 $105.74
5×5 or 5×6 Roll NQ $100.00 NQ $100.00
Bahia        
4×5 Roll $80.00 $100.00 NQ $100.00
5×5 or 5×6 Roll NQ $86.67 NQ $69.21
Prices are $/ton
Source:  USDA-AL Dept of Ag, Market News, Montgomery, AL

 

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