Livestock Price and Production Tables: Week Ending Feb 01, 2013


Mississippi Auction Markets
Weight Steers Heifers Slaughter Cows, Bulls, and Replacements
300-350 $200 $215 $170 $185 Boning (80-85% lean) $70 $80
350-400 $190 $200 $160 $170 Boning (high-yielding) $80 $85
400-450 $180 $190 $150 $165 Lean $74 $72
450-500 $165 $180 $150 $165 Bulls, YG 1-2, <1,500 lbs $75 $90
500-550 $155 $165 $140 $155 Bulls, YG 1-2, >1,500 lbs $89 $100
550-600 $146 $155 $135 $140
600-650 $130 $146 $125 $140 Sm/Mdm Cow-Calf Pairs $1,100 $1,600
650-700 $130 $146 $125 $140 Mdm/Lg Cow-Calf Pairs $800 $1,100
700-750 $125 $140 $114 $125 Sm/Mdm Replacements $1,000 $1,400
750-800 $115 $125 $114 $125 Mdm/Lg Replacements $750 $1,050
Volume1 (head): vs Last Week vs Last Year
under 600 lbs 3.6% -16.1%
over 600 lbs 1.8% -34.0%
Slaughter Cows -17.7% 141.7%
Rep. Females 0.0% 0.0%
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*
Feb $127.10 +0.80
Mar $149.20 +1.25 $7.36 +0.15 $14.74 +0.33
Apr $132.18 +1.43 $152.13 +0.97
May $154.70 +0.38 $7.38 +0.16 $14.66 +0.40
Jun $127.75 +1.22
Jul $7.29 +0.16 $14.55 +0.38
Aug $128.68 +1.43 $160.08 +0.50 $14.26 +0.35
Sep $161.40 -0.07 $6.16 +0.09 $13.75 +0.32
Oct $133.00 +1.47 $162.28 -0.05
Nov $163.10 -0.20 $13.33 +0.30
Dec $134.00 +0.72 $5.92 +0.08
Jan $163.95   $13.37 +0.31
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 $120.00 $160.00
OKC $142.91 $167.99
Kentucky $139.49 $161.18
Joplin, MO $138.76 $166.73
Tulia, TX NQ $167.00

Price and Production Summary
This Week Last Week Last Year
5-Area Fed Steer Price
   Live $124.96 $122.53 $123.77
   Dressed $197.63 $197.93 $200.00
OKC Feeder Cattle Prices
   7.5-8 wt M&L #1 steer $145.52 $144.39 $178.41
   5-5.5 wt M&L #1 steer $180.76 $179.49 $183.34
BBCV (weekly avg.)
   600-900 lb Choice cutout $185.83 $188.96 $183.34
   600-900 lb Select cutout $180.68 $182.71 $178.41
   Choice Rib Value $270.19 $273.17 $252.32
   Choice Chuck Value $160.56 $163.50 $157.16
Other Livestock Prices
   Barrows and Gilts (base price) $86.51 $85.55 $85.14
   Pork Carcass Cutout $85.90 $84.68 $84.51
   Georgia Dock Broilers $99.81 $99.52 $90.32
   Georgia Dock B/S Breasts $167.50 $166.00 $149.00
   Georgia Dock Leg Quarters $53.50 $53.50 $53.50
Feed Prices ($/ton)
   Whole Cottonseed1 $275.00 $278.00 $240.00
   Cottonseed Meal1 $302.50 $330.00 $200.00
   Corn Gluten Meal (60%)1 $580.00 $590.00 $445.00
   Soybean Hulls1 $205.00 $205.00 $180.00
   Soybean Meal (48%)1 $457.30 $450.40 $323.70
   Wheat Midds1 $245.00 $240.00 $160.00
   Corn Gluten Feed2 $220.00 $210.00 $155.00
   Corn Gluten Pellets (21%)3 $265.00 No Report $210.00
   Soybean Hull Pellets3 $227.50 No Report $207.50
   Distillers’ Dried Grains4 $275.00 $265.00 $196.50
   Rice Bran5 $220.00 $220.00 $192.50
Meat Production (million lbs)
   Beef 495.5 500.1 461.4
   Pork 452.2 446.7 446.6
Slaughter (1,000 head)
   Cattle 621 625 592
   Hogs 2,176 2,153 2,137
   Broilers/Fryers 151,750 148,415 154,723
Avg. Dressed Weight
   Cattle 800 802 781
   Hogs 208 208 209
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 NoReport $ 435.00 3.4%
Ammonium Nitrate $ 552.00 NoReport $ 465.00 18.7%
13-13-13 $ 512.50 NoReport $ 515.00 -0.5%
17-17-17 $ 624.50 NoReport $ 615.00 1.5%
DAP (18%N, 46%P) $ 642.50 NoReport $ 742.50 -13.5%
Potash $ 652.50 NoReport $ 650.00 0.4%
Lime $ 37.50 NoReport $ 37.50 0.0%
Farm Diesel $ 3.55 NoReport $ 3.50 1.3%
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 $70.00 $108.93 $62.31 $106.05
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 $86.67
Prices are $/ton
Source:  USDA-AL Dept of Ag, Market News, Montgomery, AL
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