Livestock Price and Production Tables: Week Ending May 03, 2013


 

Mississippi Auction Markets
Weight Steers Heifers Slaughter Cows, Bulls, and Replacements
300-350 $180 $190 $150 $162 Boning (80-85% lean) $70 $80
350-400 $165 $180 $150 $162 Boning (high-yielding) $80 $85
400-450 $150 $165 $135 $150 Lean $65 $76
450-500 $145 $150 $135 $150 Bulls, YG 1-2, <1,500 lbs $83 $90
500-550 $150 $160 $132 $143 Bulls, YG 1-2, >1,500 lbs $90 $105
550-600 $135 $150 $125 $132  
600-650 $130 $145 $120 $135 Sm/Mdm Cow-Calf Pairs $1,200 $1,600
650-700 $122 $130 $113 $120 Mdm/Lg Cow-Calf Pairs $800 $1,100
700-750 $120 $130 $105 $112 Sm/Mdm Replacements $900 $1,300
750-800 $120 $130 $105 $112 Mdm/Lg Replacements $850 $1,200
Volume1 (head): vs Last Week vs Last Year  
under 600 lbs 6.5% -16.1%
over 600 lbs 4.2% -6.9%
Slaughter Cows -0.1% -39.2%
Rep. Females -2.6% -11.6%
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*
May     138.775 -3.03 6.995 +0.56 14.55 +0.24
Jun 121.825 -0.77            
Jul         6.6125 +0.42 13.8725 +0.06
Aug 121.975 -1.30 147.5 -3.67     13.3525 +0.17
Sep     149.35 -3.55 5.7925 +0.35 12.6575 +0.18
Oct 125.3 -1.15 151.25 -3.40        
Nov     152.125 -3.07     12.2125 +0.11
Dec 126.9 -1.10     5.535 +0.30    
Jan     152.2 -2.05     12.2875 +0.11
Feb 128.6 -0.25            
Mar     153 -1.00 5.635 +0.20 12.355 +0.12
Apr 129.575   152.9          
Source: CME Group

Feeder Calf Markets (price for M&L #1-2 steers)
  750-800 lbs 500-550 lbs
Mississippi $125.00 $155.00
OKC $127.89 $151.31
Kentucky $128.42 $145.35
Joplin, MO $133.91 $153.41
Tulia, TX $135.00 $146.00

Price and Production Summary
  This Week Last Week Last Year
5-Area Fed Steer Price      
   Live $129.02 $127.25 $120.16
   Dressed $206.56 $202.60 $190.90
OKC Feeder Cattle Prices      
   7.5-8 wt M&L #1 steer $133.77 $131.88 $145.93
   5-5.5 wt M&L #1 steer $164.64 $164.33 $187.05
BBCV (weekly avg.)      
   600-900 lb Choice cutout $198.59 $191.63 $190.66
   600-900 lb Select cutout $188.97 $184.24 $186.37
   Choice Rib Value $289.92 $278.31 $269.91
   Choice Chuck Value $162.96 $159.55 $158.08
Other Livestock Prices      
   Barrows and Gilts (base price) $85.57 $80.14 $76.10
   Pork Carcass Cutout $87.50 $86.68 $78.22
   Georgia Dock Broilers $103.18 $102.97 $92.91
   Georgia Dock B/S Breasts $205.50 $195.50 $164.50
   Georgia Dock Leg Quarters $55.00 $55.00 $54.50
Feed Prices ($/ton)      
   Whole Cottonseed1 $285.00 $275.00 $260.00
   Cottonseed Meal1 $310.00 $312.50 $265.00
   Corn Gluten Meal (60%)1 $520.00 $550.00 $535.00
   Soybean Hulls1 $250.00 $250.00 $150.00
   Soybean Meal (48%)1 $473.70 $456.00 $443.50
   Wheat Midds1 $195.00 $245.00 $150.00
   Corn Gluten Feed2 $185.00 $185.00 $151.50
   Corn Gluten Pellets (21%)3 $250.00 $255.00 $205.00
   Soybean Hull Pellets3 $262.50 $255.00 $192.50
   Distillers’ Dried Grains4 $235.00 $234.00 $222.50
   Rice Bran5 $187.50 $187.50 $127.50
Meat Production (million lbs)  
   Beef 488.7 490.9 484.8
   Pork 435.9 446.1 432.2
Slaughter (1,000 head)  
   Cattle 625 625 623
   Hogs 2,098 2,148 2,069
   Broilers/Fryers 154,609 156,152 153,733
Avg. Dressed Weight  
   Cattle 785 787 780
   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) $ 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 $ 512.00 -0.9%
17-17-17 $ 599.00 $ 599.00 $ 596.50 0.4%
DAP (18%N, 46%P) $ 652.50 $ 652.50 $ 624.00 4.6%
Potash $ 615.00 $ 615.00 $ 647.00 -4.9%
Lime $ 37.50 $ 37.50 $ 37.50 0.0%
Farm Diesel $ 3.41 $ 3.44 $ 3.71 -8.1%
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 $70.00 $106.38 $70.00 $95.51
5×5 or 5×6 Roll NQ 80 NQ $91.30
Bahia        
4×5 Roll NQ NQ NQ NQ
5×5 or 5×6 Roll NQ $86.67 NQ NQ
Prices are $/ton
Source:  USDA-AL Dept of Ag, Market News, Montgomery, AL

 

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