Livestock Price and Production Tables: Week Ending Apr 12, 2013


Mississippi Auction Markets
Weight Steers Heifers Slaughter Cows, Bulls, and Replacements
300-350 $170 $185 $155 $172 Boning (80-85% lean) $75 $80
350-400 $170 $185 $155 $172 Boning (high-yielding) $80 $90
400-450 $150 $170 $140 $150 Lean $63 $75
450-500 $150 $170 $140 $150 Bulls, YG 1-2, <1,500 lbs $84 $95
500-550 $140 $155 $135 $145 Bulls, YG 1-2, >1,500 lbs $92 $106
550-600 $140 $155 $120 $135
600-650 $129 $145 $115 $125 Sm/Mdm Cow-Calf Pairs $1,200 $1,600
650-700 $129 $145 $115 $125 Mdm/Lg Cow-Calf Pairs $950 $1,200
700-750 $112 $128 $100 $110 Sm/Mdm Replacements $850 $1,350
750-800 $112 $128 $100 $110 Mdm/Lg Replacements $750 $1,075
Volume1 (head): vs Last Week vs Last Year
under 600 lbs 6.0% -14.6%
over 600 lbs -5.9% -30.7%
Slaughter Cows 6.2% -35.4%
Rep. Females 3.5% -4.0%
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*
Apr $126.00 -0.03 $138.15 -4.38
May $141.05 -3.15 $6.59 +0.30 $14.13 +0.51
Jun $120.83 -0.72 $13.79 +0.36
Jul $6.41 +0.23 $13.79 +0.36
Aug $121.45 -0.75 $148.08 -3.05 $13.39 +0.22
Sep $150.18 -2.40 $5.77 +0.25 $12.73 +0.08
Oct $125.28 -1.18 $151.05 -2.67
Nov $151.63 -2.68 $12.32 +0.04
Dec $126.85 -1.08 $5.50 +0.15
Jan $150.63 -2.50 $12.38 +0.04
Feb $127.95 -1.35
Mar $154.00 -3.70 $5.60 +0.14 $12.43 +0.04
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 $147.50
OKC $134.66 $162.04
Kentucky $127.62 $147.20
Joplin, MO $135.89 $159.64
Tulia, TX $133.50 $156.75

Price and Production Summary
This Week Last Week Last Year
5-Area Fed Steer Price
   Live $127.23 $128.29 $122.08
   Dressed $200.36 $204.47 $194.93
OKC Feeder Cattle Prices
   7.5-8 wt M&L #1 steer $138.32 $140.17 $146.17
   5-5.5 wt M&L #1 steer $172.42 $164.78 $193.70
BBCV (weekly avg.)
   600-900 lb Choice cutout $190.60 $191.29 $177.79
   600-900 lb Select cutout $185.44 $188.28 $177.20
   Choice Rib Value $275.99 $281.91 $261.15
   Choice Chuck Value $160.00 $161.38 $143.73
Other Livestock Prices
   Barrows and Gilts (base price) $79.89 $77.65 $79.78
   Pork Carcass Cutout $81.53 $80.41 $78.33
   Georgia Dock Broilers $102.57 $102.30 $92.61
   Georgia Dock B/S Breasts $179.50 $178.00 $160.00
   Georgia Dock Leg Quarters $55.00 $55.00 $54.00
Feed Prices ($/ton)
   Whole Cottonseed1 $280.00 $275.00 $270.00
   Cottonseed Meal1 $320.00 $315.00 $237.50
   Corn Gluten Meal (60%)1 $560.00 $570.00 $525.00
   Soybean Hulls1 $240.00 $220.00 $155.00
   Soybean Meal (48%)1 $427.30 $437.00 $398.30
   Wheat Midds1 N/A $265.00 $135.00
   Corn Gluten Feed2 $190.00 $212.50 $151.50
   Corn Gluten Pellets (21%)3 $260.00 $252.50 $207.50
   Soybean Hull Pellets3 $250.00 $240.00 $187.50
   Distillers’ Dried Grains4 $244.00 $255.00 $217.50
   Rice Bran5 $187.50 $187.50 $130.00
Meat Production (million lbs)
   Beef 478.5 469.5 456.8
   Pork 431.9 434.3 426.9
Slaughter (1,000 head)
   Cattle 606 593 582
   Hogs 2,082 2,093 2,044
   Broilers/Fryers 155,999 154,021 151,101
Avg. Dressed Weight
   Cattle 791 794 787
   Hogs 207 208 209
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) $ 444.50 $ 449.50 $ 455.00 -2.3%
Ammonium Nitrate $ 510.00 $ 507.00 $ 530.00 -3.8%
13-13-13 $ 507.50 $ 507.50 $ 520.00 -2.4%
17-17-17 $ 599.00 $ 596.00 $ 596.50 0.4%
DAP (18%N, 46%P) $ 652.50 $ 652.50 $ 671.50 -2.8%
Potash $ 615.00 $ 625.00 $ 647.00 -4.9%
Lime $ 37.50 $ 37.50 $ 37.50 0.0%
Farm Diesel $ 3.50 $ 3.54 $ 3.66 -4.4%
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 $96.95 $70.00 $100.00
5×5 or 5×6 Roll NQ $80.00 NQ $86.49
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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