Livestock Price and Production Tables: Week Ending Feb 08,2013


 

Mississippi Auction Markets
Weight Steers Heifers Slaughter Cows, Bulls, and Replacements
300-350 $200 $220 $170 $187 Boning (80-85% lean) $72 $80
350-400 $190 $200 $170 $187 Boning (high-yielding) $80 $85
400-450 $170 $190 $160 $170 Lean $60 $72
450-500 $160 $175 $150 $160 Bulls, YG 1-2, <1,500 lbs $76 $94
500-550 $160 $170 $150 $160 Bulls, YG 1-2, >1,500 lbs $87 $100
550-600 $150 $160 $130 $150  
600-650 $140 $148 $130 $140 Sm/Mdm Cow-Calf Pairs $1,100 $1,600
650-700 $130 $140 $118 $130 Mdm/Lg Cow-Calf Pairs $1,050 $1,225
700-750 $120 $132 $115 $130 Sm/Mdm Replacements $950 $1,350
750-800 $115 $120 $105 $115 Mdm/Lg Replacements $900 $1,150
Volume1 (head): vs Last Week vs Last Year  
under 600 lbs -4.8% -10.2%
over 600 lbs -3.3% -30.4%
Slaughter Cows -8.1% -32.7%
Rep. Females 11.6% -22.0%
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 $126.45 -0.65            
Mar     $145.00 -4.20 $7.09 -0.27 $14.53 -0.22
Apr $130.13 -2.05 $148.20 -3.93        
May     $150.53 -4.17 $7.09 -0.29 $14.37 -0.29
Jun $125.70 -2.05            
Jul         $6.99 -0.30 $14.26 -0.30
Aug $126.48 -2.20 $156.70 -3.38     $13.89 -0.37
Sep     $157.83 -3.58 $5.85 -0.32 $13.30 -0.45
Oct $130.30 -2.70 $159.10 -3.18        
Nov     $160.10 -3.00     $12.82 -0.50
Dec $131.88 -2.13     $5.63 -0.29    
Jan     $162.00 -1.95     $12.87 -0.50
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 $117.50 $165.00
OKC $145.95 $163.09
Kentucky $136.06 $158.86
Joplin, MO $139.46 $171.18
Tulia, TX $138.50 $152.50

Price and Production Summary
  This Week Last Week Last Year
5-Area Fed Steer Price      
   Live $126.52 $124.96 $123.25
   Dressed $198.41 $197.63 $195.00
OKC Feeder Cattle Prices      
   7.5-8 wt M&L #1 steer $147.32 $145.52 $153.73
   5-5.5 wt M&L #1 steer $180.70 $180.76 $191.10
BBCV (weekly avg.)      
   600-900 lb Choice cutout $183.31 $185.83 $185.98
   600-900 lb Select cutout $180.03 $180.68 $180.97
   Choice Rib Value $269.24 $270.19 $260.20
   Choice Chuck Value $158.68 $160.56 $156.64
Other Livestock Prices      
   Barrows and Gilts (base price) $85.80 $86.51 $84.10
   Pork Carcass Cutout $83.25 $85.90 $84.99
   Georgia Dock Broilers $100.70 $99.81 $90.44
   Georgia Dock B/S Breasts $167.00 $167.50 $147.50
   Georgia Dock Leg Quarters $53.50 $53.50 $53.00
Feed Prices ($/ton)      
   Whole Cottonseed1 $280.00 $275.00 $230.00
   Cottonseed Meal1 $282.50 $302.50 $190.00
   Corn Gluten Meal (60%)1 $590.00 $580.00 $445.00
   Soybean Hulls1 $210.00 $205.00 $175.00
   Soybean Meal (48%)1 $472.30 $457.30 $337.50
   Wheat Midds1 $245.00 $245.00 $155.00
   Corn Gluten Feed2 $220.00 $220.00 $155.50
   Corn Gluten Pellets (21%)3 $265.00 $265.00 $215.00
   Soybean Hull Pellets3 $227.50 $227.50 $200.00
   Distillers’ Dried Grains4 $270.00 $275.00 $199.50
   Rice Bran5 $210.00 $220.00 $175.00
Meat Production (million lbs)  
   Beef 472.8 495.5 470.2
   Pork 443.9 452.2 443.9
Slaughter (1,000 head)  
   Cattle 593 621 602
   Hogs 2,139 2,176 2,130
   Broilers/Fryers 153,312 151,750 153,419
Avg. Dressed Weight  
   Cattle 799 800 783
   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 $ 450.00 $ 445.00 1.1%
Ammonium Nitrate $ 507.00 $ 552.00 $ 492.50 2.9%
13-13-13 $ 512.50 $ 512.50 $ 515.00 -0.5%
17-17-17 $ 596.00 $ 624.50 $ 623.50 -4.4%
DAP (18%N, 46%P) $ 642.50 $ 642.50 $ 682.50 -5.9%
Potash $ 640.00 $ 652.50 $ 666.50 -4.0%
Lime $ 37.50 $ 37.50 $ 33.50 11.9%
Farm Diesel $ 3.57 $ 3.55 $ 3.46 3.3%
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 $68.44 $105.61 $70.00 $108.93
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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