Livestock Price and Production Tables: Week Ending Apr 19, 2013


 

Mississippi Auction Markets
Weight Steers Heifers Slaughter Cows, Bulls, and Replacements
300-350 $175 $190 $140 $150 Boning (80-85% lean) $72 $77
350-400 $162 $175 $140 $150 Boning (high-yielding) $77 $85
400-450 $150 $160 $135 $146 Lean $60 $75
450-500 $145 $150 $135 $146 Bulls, YG 1-2, <1,500 lbs $85 $92
500-550 $135 $148 $125 $139 Bulls, YG 1-2, >1,500 lbs $91 $104
550-600 $135 $148 $125 $139  
600-650 $125 $135 $115 $128 Sm/Mdm Cow-Calf Pairs $1,200 $1,600
650-700 $125 $135 $115 $128 Mdm/Lg Cow-Calf Pairs $850 $1,200
700-750 $115 $126 $109 $118 Sm/Mdm Replacements $900 $1,250
750-800 $115 $126 $109 $118 Mdm/Lg Replacements $800 $1,100
Volume1 (head): vs Last Week vs Last Year  
under 600 lbs -7.1% -21.7%
over 600 lbs 40.2% -5.1%
Slaughter Cows -5.5% -37.3%
Rep. Females -6.4% -10.8%
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*
Apr $126.20 +0.20 $133.75 -4.40        
May     $138.88 -2.18 $6.52 -0.07 $14.28 +0.15
Jun $121.38 +0.55         $13.83 +0.03
Jul         $6.33 -0.08 $13.83 +0.03
Aug $121.73 +0.27 $145.90 -2.17     $13.29 -0.11
Sep     $148.13 -2.05 $5.72 -0.05 $12.58 -0.15
Oct $125.25 -0.03 $149.75 -1.30        
Nov     $150.63 -1.00     $12.13 -0.19
Dec $126.33 -0.52     $5.47 -0.03    
Jan     $149.63 -1.00     $12.21 -0.17
Feb $127.00 -0.95            
Mar     $150.90 -3.10 $5.57 -0.03 $12.28 -0.15
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 $120.50 $141.50
OKC $128.34 $147.00
Kentucky $125.10 $140.97
Joplin, MO $130.72 $157.30
Tulia, TX $126.00 $147.00

Price and Production Summary
  This Week Last Week Last Year
5-Area Fed Steer Price      
   Live $125.27 $127.23 $122.68
   Dressed $200.00 $199.38 $198.52
OKC Feeder Cattle Prices      
   7.5-8 wt M&L #1 steer $130.04 $138.32 $151.31
   5-5.5 wt M&L #1 steer $164.25 $172.42 $191.29
BBCV (weekly avg.)      
   600-900 lb Choice cutout $190.51 $190.60 $185.12
   600-900 lb Select cutout $184.04 $185.44 $183.12
   Choice Rib Value $275.08 $275.99 $267.93
   Choice Chuck Value $159.94 $160.00 $152.05
Other Livestock Prices      
   Barrows and Gilts (base price) $76.35 $79.89 $81.02
   Pork Carcass Cutout $83.52 $81.53 $77.34
   Georgia Dock Broilers $102.75 $102.57 $92.63
   Georgia Dock B/S Breasts $185.00 $179.50 $160.00
   Georgia Dock Leg Quarters $55.50 $55.00 $54.00
Feed Prices ($/ton)      
   Whole Cottonseed1 $275.00 $280.00 $258.00
   Cottonseed Meal1 $315.00 $320.00 $245.00
   Corn Gluten Meal (60%)1 $580.00 $560.00 $525.00
   Soybean Hulls1 $240.00 $240.00 $150.00
   Soybean Meal (48%)1 $427.30 $427.30 $399.90
   Wheat Midds1 $255.00 N/A $140.00
   Corn Gluten Feed2 $190.00 $190.00 $151.50
   Corn Gluten Pellets (21%)3 $260.00 $260.00 $205.00
   Soybean Hull Pellets3 $250.00 $250.00 $182.50
   Distillers’ Dried Grains4 $244.00 $244.00 $211.00
   Rice Bran5 $185.00 $187.50 $127.50
Meat Production (million lbs)  
   Beef 484.3 478.5 467.5
   Pork 443.9 431.9 435.2
Slaughter (1,000 head)  
   Cattle 615 606 598
   Hogs 2,139 2,082 2,084
   Broilers/Fryers 153,578 155,999 155,261
Avg. Dressed Weight  
   Cattle 789 791 784
   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) $ 444.50 $ 444.50 $ 460.00 -3.4%
Ammonium Nitrate $ 510.00 $ 510.00 $ 530.00 -3.8%
13-13-13 $ 507.50 $ 507.50 $ 520.00 -2.4%
17-17-17 $ 599.00 $ 599.00 $ 596.50 0.4%
DAP (18%N, 46%P) $ 652.50 $ 652.50 $ 671.50 -2.8%
Potash $ 615.00 $ 615.00 $ 647.00 -4.9%
Lime $ 37.50 $ 37.50 $ 37.50 0.0%
Farm Diesel $ 3.45 $ 3.50 $ 3.66 -5.9%
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 $80.00 $96.15 $70.00 $96.95
5×5 or 5×6 Roll NQ NQ NQ $80.00
Bahia        
4×5 Roll NQ $100.00 NQ $100.00
5×5 or 5×6 Roll NQ $73.39 NQ $86.67
Prices are $/ton
Source:  USDA-AL Dept of Ag, Market News, Montgomery, AL

 

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