Livestock Price and Production Tables: Week Ending Feb 15, 2013


Mississippi Auction Markets
Weight Steers Heifers Slaughter Cows, Bulls, and Replacements
300-350 $205 $225 $170 $190 Boning (80-85% lean) $74 $80
350-400 $190 $205 $160 $170 Boning (high-yielding) $80 $90
400-450 $180 $190 $150 $165 Lean $62 $73
450-500 $165 $180 $150 $165 Bulls, YG 1-2, <1,500 lbs $88 $93
500-550 $155 $170 $137 $155 Bulls, YG 1-2, >1,500 lbs $88 $100
550-600 $155 $170 $137 $155
600-650 $140 $152 $128 $140 Sm/Mdm Cow-Calf Pairs $1,000 $1,400
650-700 $130 $140 $128 $140 Mdm/Lg Cow-Calf Pairs $1,150 $1,600
700-750 $125 $130 $120 $129 Sm/Mdm Replacements $800 $1,250
750-800 $125 $130 $120 $129 Mdm/Lg Replacements $800 $1,200
Volume1 (head): vs Last Week vs Last Year
under 600 lbs -0.8% 2.4%
over 600 lbs -2.5% -18.1%
Slaughter Cows 3.2% -30.1%
Rep. Females 5.0% -14.7%
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 +0.00
Mar $143.38 -1.63 $6.99 -0.10 $14.25 -0.28
Apr $130.35 +0.22 $146.93 -1.27
May $150.33 -0.20 $6.97 -0.12 $14.15 -0.22
Jun $126.15 +0.45
Jul $6.85 -0.14 $14.05 -0.21
Aug $126.65 +0.18 $157.13 +0.43 $13.69 -0.20
Sep $158.58 +0.75 $5.82 -0.03 $13.05 -0.24
Oct $130.50 +0.20 $159.05 -0.05
Nov $160.00 -0.10 $12.62 -0.20
Dec $132.38 +0.50 $5.63 -0.00
Jan $159.80 -2.20 $12.67 -0.21
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 $127.50 $162.50
OKC $137.91 $169.00
Kentucky $132.95 $156.18
Joplin, MO $135.33 $166.92
Tulia, TX NQ NQ

Price and Production Summary
This Week Last Week Last Year
5-Area Fed Steer Price
   Live $122.79 $126.52 $122.37
   Dressed $195.86 $198.41 $195.84
OKC Feeder Cattle Prices
   7.5-8 wt M&L #1 steer $140.34 $147.32 $155.57
   5-5.5 wt M&L #1 steer $180.78 $180.70 $185.44
BBCV (weekly avg.)
   600-900 lb Choice cutout $183.07 $183.31 $189.04
   600-900 lb Select cutout $179.55 $180.03 $184.05
   Choice Rib Value $272.45 $269.24 $266.85
   Choice Chuck Value $159.12 $158.68 $156.92
Other Livestock Prices
   Barrows and Gilts (base price) $82.46 $85.80 $82.44
   Pork Carcass Cutout $80.88 $83.25 $86.52
   Georgia Dock Broilers $100.30 $100.70 $90.66
   Georgia Dock B/S Breasts $167.00 $167.00 $147.50
   Georgia Dock Leg Quarters $54.00 $53.50 $53.50
Feed Prices ($/ton)
   Whole Cottonseed1 $290.00 $280.00 $238.00
   Cottonseed Meal1 $282.50 $282.50 $185.00
   Corn Gluten Meal (60%)1 $590.00 $590.00 $445.00
   Soybean Hulls1 $210.00 $210.00 $175.00
   Soybean Meal (48%)1 $449.00 $472.30 $340.00
   Wheat Midds1 $240.00 $245.00 $165.00
   Corn Gluten Feed2 $214.00 $220.00 $156.50
   Corn Gluten Pellets (21%)3 $265.00 $265.00 $212.50
   Soybean Hull Pellets3 $227.50 $227.50 $197.50
   Distillers’ Dried Grains4 $271.00 $270.00 $201.00
   Rice Bran5 $212.50 $210.00 $145.00
Meat Production (million lbs)
   Beef 476.7 472.8 482.8
   Pork 444.6 443.9 447.3
Slaughter (1,000 head)
   Cattle 596 593 616
   Hogs 2,145 2,139 2,149
   Broilers/Fryers 151,186 153,312 150,358
Avg. Dressed Weight
   Cattle 802 799 786
   Hogs 207 208 208
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 $ 440.00 2.3%
Ammonium Nitrate $ 507.00 $ 507.00 $ 485.00 4.5%
13-13-13 $ 512.50 $ 512.50 $ 515.00 -0.5%
17-17-17 $ 596.00 $ 596.00 $ 595.00 0.2%
DAP (18%N, 46%P) $ 642.50 $ 642.50 $ 671.50 -4.3%
Potash $ 640.00 $ 640.00 $ 638.50 0.2%
Lime $ 37.50 $ 37.50 $ 37.50 0.0%
Farm Diesel $ 3.62 $ 3.57 $ 3.50 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 $66.67 $112.25 $68.44 $105.61
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 $75.76 NQ $86.67
Prices are $/ton
Source:  USDA-AL Dept of Ag, Market News, Montgomery, AL
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