Livestock Price and Production Tables: Week Ending Jan 18, 2013


 

Mississippi Auction Markets
Weight Steers Heifers Slaughter Cows, Bulls, and Replacements
300-350 $190 $205 $160 $175 Boning (80-85% lean) $72 $80
350-400 $185 $190 $160 $175 Boning (high-yielding) $80 $84
400-450 $170 $185 $150 $160 Lean $65 $73
450-500 $170 $185 $150 $160 Bulls, YG 1-2, <1,500 lbs $74 $84
500-550 $160 $170 $135 $150 Bulls, YG 1-2, >1,500 lbs $85 $100
550-600 $150 $160 $135 $150  
600-650 $142 $150 $130 $140 Sm/Mdm Cow-Calf Pairs $1,100 $1,500
650-700 $142 $150 $130 $140 Mdm/Lg Cow-Calf Pairs $1,050 $1,150
700-750 $125 $138 $108 $130 Sm/Mdm Replacements $900 $1,200
750-800 $125 $138 $108 $130 Mdm/Lg Replacements $700 $1,000

Futures Prices
Month Live Cattle Change* Feeder Cattle Change* Corn Change* Soybeans Change*
Jan     $143.90 -5.97     $12.98  
Feb $124.95 -5.65            
Mar     $146.35 -5.10 $7.28 +0.19 $14.29 +0.56
Apr $129.83 -4.73 $148.85 -4.53        
May     $151.13 -4.03 $7.29 +0.22 $14.17 +0.53
Jun $126.25 -3.45            
Jul         $7.22 +0.23 $14.10 +0.53
Aug $126.53 -3.25 $157.05 -3.13     $13.85 +0.53
Sep     $158.30 -2.82 $6.14 +0.12 $13.36 +0.41
Oct $130.83 -2.68 $159.20 -2.40        
Nov     $159.70 -2.10     $12.92 +0.26
Dec $132.68 -2.82     $5.91 +0.14    
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 $131.50 $165.00
OKC $143.11 NQ
Kentucky $139.57 $154.93
Joplin, MO $142.84 $162.93
Tulia, TX $140.00 NQ

Price and Production Summary
  This Week Last Week Last Year
5-Area Fed Steer Price      
   Live $124.20 $126.36 $125.67
   Dressed $197.76 $201.10 $202.70
OKC Feeder Cattle Prices      
   7.5-8 wt M&L #1 steer $145.90 $151.31 $147.16
   5-5.5 wt M&L #1 steer $178.94 $179.27 $176.31
BBCV (weekly avg.)      
   600-900 lb Choice cutout $192.68 $193.81 $182.54
   600-900 lb Select cutout $184.57 $183.38 $174.89
   Choice Rib Value $270.37 $269.50 $252.71
   Choice Chuck Value $165.39 $166.57 $156.89
Other Livestock Prices      
   Barrows and Gilts (base price) $84.19 $82.54 $82.93
   Pork Carcass Cutout $83.79 $83.42 $85.02
   Georgia Dock Broilers $99.21 $98.71 $90.19
   Georgia Dock B/S Breasts $166.00 $167.50 $153.00
   Georgia Dock Leg Quarters $53.50 $53.00 $54.00
Feed Prices ($/ton)      
   Whole Cottonseed1 $280.00 $278.00 $245.00
   Cottonseed Meal1 $330.00 $330.00 $215.00
   Corn Gluten Meal (60%)1 $590.00 $620.00 $435.00
   Soybean Hulls1 $205.00 $200.00 $200.00
   Soybean Meal (48%)1 $452.50 $444.90 $315.50
   Wheat Midds1 $240.00 $250.00 $199.00
   Corn Gluten Feed2 $210.00 $207.50 $155.00
   Corn Gluten Pellets (21%)3 $260.00 $260.00 $210.00
   Soybean Hull Pellets3 $232.50 $232.50 $207.50
   Distillers’ Dried Grains4 $262.50 $259.50 $192.50
   Rice Bran5 $215.00 $215.00 $220.00
Meat Production (million lbs)  
   Beef 492.9 499.1 488.5
   Pork 460.9 471.5 462.6
Slaughter (1,000 head)  
   Cattle 615 624 628
   Hogs 2,227 2,284 2,221
   Broilers/Fryers 155,147 152,066 147,931
Avg. Dressed Weight  
   Cattle 803 802 780
   Hogs 207 207 209
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 $ 552.00 $ 552.00 $ 465.00 18.7%
13-13-13 $ 512.50 $ 512.50 $ 515.00 -0.5%
17-17-17 $ 624.50 $ 624.50 $ 615.00 1.5%
DAP (18%N, 46%P) $ 642.50 $ 642.50 $ 742.50 -13.5%
Potash $ 652.50 $ 652.50 $ 650.00 0.4%
Lime $ 37.50 $ 37.50 $ 37.50 0.0%
Farm Diesel $ 3.52 $ 3.50 $ 3.46 1.7%
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 $68.68 $97.90 $71.19 $104.24
5×5 or 5×6 Roll NQ $100.00 NQ $86.67
Bahia        
4×5 Roll NQ NQ NQ $100.00
5×5 or 5×6 Roll NQ $86.67 NQ $86.67
Prices are $/ton
Source:  USDA-AL Dept of Ag, Market News, Montgomery, AL

 

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