Livestock Price and Production Tables: Week Ending Jan 04, 2013


Welcome to a new year. I hope yours has gotten off to a good start.

The tables this week remain light as most locations remain on break.

Futures Prices
Month Live Cattle Change* Feeder Cattle Change* Corn Change* Soybeans Change*
Jan     $153.17 +1.15     $13.89 -0.35
Feb $132.95 -0.62            
Mar     $156.32 +1.60 $6.80 -0.14 $13.67 -0.51
Apr $136.77 -0.45 $157.87 +1.07        
May     $159.55 +1.30 $6.81 -0.16 $13.59 -0.51
Jun $131.92 +0.00            
Jul         $6.75 -0.20 $13.55 -0.52
Aug $131.75 +0.53 $163.77 +0.80     $13.37 -0.47
Sep     $164.15 +1.05 $5.95 -0.27 $13.05 -0.40
Oct $135.00 +0.30 $164.50 +0.60        
Nov     $164.90 +0.70     $12.77 -0.33
Dec $136.30 +0.70     $5.72 -0.28    
Source: CME Group
Note: Cattle prices in $/cwt; Corn & Soybean prices in $/bu
*Change from last Friday’s close.

Price and Production Summary
  This Week Last Week Last Year
5-Area Fed Steer Price      
   Live $126.31 $127.06 $105.45
   Dressed NQ $200.00 $168.13
OKC Feeder Cattle Prices      
   7.5-8 wt M&L #1 steer No Sale No Sale $121.49
   5-5.5 wt M&L #1 steer No Sale No Sale $139.43
BBCV (weekly avg.)      
   600-900 lb Choice cutout $0.00 $194.00 $165.81
   600-900 lb Select cutout $0.00 $179.66 $159.58
   Choice Rib Value $0.00 $281.33 $235.48
   Choice Chuck Value $0.00 $161.94 $144.09
Other Livestock Prices      
   Barrows and Gilts (base price) $81.34 $80.92 $70.96
   Pork Carcass Cutout $81.95 $82.07 $77.99
   Georgia Dock Broilers $98.31 $97.82 $84.89
   Georgia Dock B/S Breasts $164.00 $157.50 $137.00
   Georgia Dock Leg Quarters $54.00 $53.00 $38.00
Feed Prices ($/ton)      
   Whole Cottonseed1 $388.00 $290.00 $230.00
   Cottonseed Meal1 $345.00 $342.50 $245.00
   Corn Gluten Meal (60%)1 $650.00 $680.00 $540.00
   Soybean Hulls1 $200.00 $205.00 $154.00
   Soybean Meal (48%)1 $454.40 $481.40 $393.00
   Wheat Midds1 $250.00 $255.00 $215.00
   Corn Gluten Feed2 $207.50 $210.00 $157.50
   Corn Gluten Pellets (21%)3 No Report No Report $192.50
   Soybean Hull Pellets3 No Report No Report $187.50
   Distillers’ Dried Grains4 $262.50 $262.50 $179.00
   Rice Bran5 N/A $210.00 $115.00
Meat Production (million lbs)  
   Beef 413.6 381.5 496.3
   Pork 408.0 363.2 453.2
Slaughter (1,000 head)  
   Cattle 519 479 636
   Hogs 1,975 1,755 2,189
   Broilers/Fryers 123,502 115,119 160,074
Avg. Dressed Weight  
   Cattle 799 798 783
   Hogs 207 207 207
Source: USDA Agricultural Marketing Service
1-Memphis; 2-St. Louis; 3-Alabama; 4-E. Corn Belt; 5-Arkansas

 

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