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


 

Mississippi Auction Markets
Weight Steers Heifers Slaughter Cows, Bulls, and Replacements
300-350 $200 $210 $170 $180 Boning (80-85% lean) $75 $80
350-400 $185 $200 $160 $170 Boning (high-yielding) $80 $92
400-450 $170 $185 $155 $167 Lean $67 $76
450-500 $155 $170 $150 $155 Bulls, YG 1-2, <1,500 lbs $85 $95
500-550 $150 $160 $135 $150 Bulls, YG 1-2, >1,500 lbs $92 $106
550-600 $145 $150 $135 $150  
600-650 $126 $140 $120 $135 Sm/Mdm Cow-Calf Pairs $1,200 $1,600
650-700 $126 $140 $120 $135 Mdm/Lg Cow-Calf Pairs $1,100 $1,300
700-750 $120 $132 $112 $125 Sm/Mdm Replacements $1,000 $1,325
750-800 $120 $132 $112 $125 Mdm/Lg Replacements $900 $1,300
Volume1 (head): vs Last Week vs Last Year  
under 600 lbs -12.3% -17.9%
over 600 lbs -11.4% -26.7%
Slaughter Cows -16.3% -48.8%
Rep. Females -13.1% -29.8%
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*
Mar     $141.55 +0.30 $7.26 +0.36 $14.74 +0.13
Apr $129.50 +1.28 $144.15 +0.38        
May     $147.40 +0.28 $7.09 +0.25 $14.51 +0.07
Jun $125.10 +0.63            
Jul         $6.88 +0.16 $14.35 +0.06
Aug $125.73 +0.38 $154.35 +0.07     $13.92 +0.02
Sep     $156.28 +0.28 $5.84 +0.11 $13.16 -0.02
Oct $130.23 +0.42 $157.30 +0.23        
Nov     $158.40 +0.40     $12.69 +0.02
Dec $131.60 +0.45     $5.57 +0.04    
Jan     $158.50 +0.25     $12.65 +0.01
Feb $132.40 +6.05            
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 $126.00 $155.00
OKC* $130.56 $163.52
Kentucky $134.30 $146.60
Joplin, MO $133.44 $159.95
Tulia, TX No Sale No Sale

*Low volume due to inclement weather

Price and Production Summary
  This Week Last Week Last Year
5-Area Fed Steer Price      
   Live $127.84 $122.76 $128.92
   Dressed $203.30 $195.58 $205.02
OKC Feeder Cattle Prices      
   7.5-8 wt M&L #1 steer No Quote $141.11 $155.30
   5-5.5 wt M&L #1 steer $173.99 $183.65 $190.32
BBCV (weekly avg.)      
   600-900 lb Choice cutout $185.49 $182.51 $198.51
   600-900 lb Select cutout $183.83 $180.45 $194.56
   Choice Rib Value $273.91 $270.64 $284.95
   Choice Chuck Value $163.46 $159.43 $162.38
Other Livestock Prices      
   Barrows and Gilts (base price) $73.95 $76.69 $84.60
   Pork Carcass Cutout $81.47 $81.44 $85.23
   Georgia Dock Broilers $100.53 $100.39 $91.05
   Georgia Dock B/S Breasts $168.50 $168.50 $155.00
   Georgia Dock Leg Quarters $53.50 $53.50 $54.00
Feed Prices ($/ton)      
   Whole Cottonseed1 $282.00 $285.00 $243.00
   Cottonseed Meal1 $275.00 $277.50 $195.00
   Corn Gluten Meal (60%)1 $610.00 $590.00 $465.00
   Soybean Hulls1 $210.00 $210.00 $170.00
   Soybean Meal (48%)1 $455.60 $450.40 $355.90
   Wheat Midds1 N/A $245.00 N/A
   Corn Gluten Feed2 $252.00 $214.00 $156.50
   Corn Gluten Pellets (21%)3 $265.00 $265.00 $212.50
   Soybean Hull Pellets3 $227.50 $227.50 $195.00
   Distillers’ Dried Grains4 $271.00 $272.50 $209.00
   Rice Bran5 $215.00 $215.00 $152.50
Meat Production (million lbs)  
   Beef 450.4 458.7 488.5
   Pork 448.7 427.7 447.9
Slaughter (1,000 head)  
   Cattle 563 573 621
   Hogs 2,168 2,066 2,150
   Broilers/Fryers 155,694 156,508 152,636
Avg. Dressed Weight  
   Cattle 802 802 788
   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) $ 449.50 NoReport $ 430.00 4.5%
Ammonium Nitrate $ 507.00 NoReport $ 492.50 2.9%
13-13-13 $ 507.50 NoReport $ 515.00 -1.5%
17-17-17 $ 596.00 NoReport $ 580.00 2.8%
DAP (18%N, 46%P) $ 652.50 NoReport $ 671.50 -2.8%
Potash $ 625.00 NoReport $ 638.00 -2.0%
Lime $ 37.50 NoReport $ 37.50 0.0%
Farm Diesel $ 3.60 NoReport $ 3.64 -1.1%
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 $69.83 $96.20 $70.00 $95.62
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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