Livestock Price and Production Tables: Week Ending Dec 07, 2012


 

Mississippi Auction Markets
Weight Steers Heifers Slaughter Cows, Bulls, and Replacements
300-350 $190 $200 $170 $180 Boning (80-85% lean) $70 $76
350-400 $170 $190 $148 $170 Boning (high-yielding) $76 $84
400-450 $160 $170 $135 $155 Lean $60 $70
450-500 $155 $170 $135 $155 Bulls, YG 1-2, <1,500 lbs $74 $87
500-550 $140 $156 $120 $133 Bulls, YG 1-2, >1,500 lbs $85 $100
550-600 $140 $156 $120 $133  
600-650 $130 $142 $118 $128 Sm/Mdm Cow-Calf Pairs $1,100 $1,400
650-700 $130 $142 $118 $128 Mdm/Lg Cow-Calf Pairs $900 $1,000
700-750 $128 $136 $105 $122 Sm/Mdm Replacements $900 $1,200
750-800 $128 $136 $105 $122 Mdm/Lg Replacements $700 $1,000
Volume1 (head): vs Last Week vs Last Year  
under 600 lbs -1.6% -26.8%
over 600 lbs -3.2% -29.5%
Slaughter Cows -2.8% -34.9%
Rep. Females -12.9% -18.2%
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 $125.88 -0.84     $7.33 -0.15    
Jan     $148.78 +3.16     $14.72 +0.34
Feb $130.40 +0.00            
Mar     $151.15 +2.73 $7.37 -0.16 $14.72 +0.40
Apr $134.48 -0.09 $152.40 +2.48        
May     $153.90 +2.28 $7.39 -0.13 $14.53 +0.44
Jun $130.65 -0.12            
Jul         $7.36 -0.09 $14.42 +0.41
Aug $130.25 +0.13 $157.78 +1.78     $14.14 +0.38
Sep     $158.60 +1.50 $6.58 +0.01 $13.71 +0.33
Oct $133.80 +0.30 $159.00 +0.85        
Nov     $158.90       $13.29 +0.24
Source: CME Group
Note: Cattle prices in $/cwt; Corn & Soybean prices in $/bu
*Change from last Friday’s close.

Feeder Calf Markets (price for M&L #1-2 steers)
  750-800 lbs 500-550 lbs
Mississippi $132.00 $148.00
OKC $0.00 $0.00
Kentucky $138.36 $147.30
Joplin, MO $141.74 $152.51
Tulia, TX $135.00 $150.00

Price and Production Summary
  This Week Last Week Last Year
5-Area Fed Steer Price      
   Live $ 123.76 $ 127.78 $ 122.28
   Dressed $ 196.00 $ 201.29 $ 196.79
OKC Feeder Cattle Prices      
   7.5-8 wt M&L #1 steer $ 144.62 $ 145.97 $ 143.18
   5-5.5 wt M&L #1 steer $ 160.71 $ 167.99 $ 171.64
BBCV (weekly avg.)      
   600-900 lb Choice cutout $ 194.47 $ 195.65 $ 188.57
   600-900 lb Select cutout $ 174.41 $ 174.73 $ 172.18
   Choice Rib Value $ 336.15 $ 331.27 $ 317.12
   Choice Chuck Value $ 153.79 $ 156.48 $ 150.17
Other Livestock Prices      
   Barrows and Gilts (base price) $ 83.63 $ 79.52 $ 82.68
   Pork Carcass Cutout $ 85.55 $ 84.00 $ 89.48
   Georgia Dock Broilers $ 97.29 $ 97.21 $ 89.33
   Georgia Dock B/S Breasts $ 160.00 $ 159.00 $ 146.00
   Georgia Dock Leg Quarters $ 53.00 $ 53.00 $ 53.00
Feed Prices ($/ton)      
   Whole Cottonseed1 $ 290.00 $ 280.00 $ 278.00
   Cottonseed Meal1 $ 357.50 $ 375.00 $ 225.00
   Corn Gluten Meal (60%)1 $ 690.00 $ 710.00 $ 510.00
   Soybean Hulls1 $ 200.00 $ 200.00 $ 230.00
   Soybean Meal (48%)1 $ 468.60 $ 465.70 $ 295.00
   Wheat Midds1 $ 255.00 $ 225.00 $ 235.00
   Corn Gluten Feed2 $ 207.50 $ 212.50 $ 179.00
   Corn Gluten Pellets (21%)3 $ 260.00 $ 260.00 $ 237.50
   Soybean Hull Pellets3 $ 222.50 $ 217.50 $ 255.00
   Distillers’ Dried Grains4 $ 260.00 $ 255.00 $ 194.00
   Rice Bran5 $ 205.00 $ 210.00 $ 235.00
Meat Production (million lbs)  
   Beef 507.2 502.8 502.4
   Pork 486.2 492.4 483.7
Slaughter (1,000 head)  
   Cattle 639 635 650
   Hogs 2,364 2,399 2,330
   Broilers/Fryers 154,406 152,212 152,559
Avg. Dressed Weight  
   Cattle 795 794 775
   Hogs 206 205 208
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 $ 3.58 $ 3.62 $ 3.35 6.7%
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 $73.25 $115.39 $75.65 $115.18
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 $86.67 NQ $81.33
Prices are $/ton
Source:  USDA-AL Dept of Ag, Market News, Montgomery, AL

 

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