Livestock Price and Production Tables: Week Ending May 10, 2013


 

Mississippi Auction Markets
Weight Steers Heifers Slaughter Cows, Bulls, and Replacements
300-350 $180 $190 $150 $160 Boning (80-85% lean) $74 $81
350-400 $165 $180 $150 $160 Boning (high-yielding) $81 $87
400-450 $150 $165 $135 $150 Lean $66 $74
450-500 $145 $150 $135 $150 Bulls, YG 1-2, <1,500 lbs $81 $89
500-550 $133 $150 $130 $142 Bulls, YG 1-2, >1,500 lbs $90 $104
550-600 $133 $150 $124 $130  
600-650 $130 $139 $114 $130 Sm/Mdm Cow-Calf Pairs $1,100 $1,600
650-700 $120 $130 $114 $130 Mdm/Lg Cow-Calf Pairs $700 $1,000
700-750 $115 $130 $115 $124 Sm/Mdm Replacements $900 $1,300
750-800 $115 $130 $99 $115 Mdm/Lg Replacements $750 $1,000
Volume1 (head): vs Last Week vs Last Year  
under 600 lbs -1.3% -22.0%
over 600 lbs 13.2% 13.7%
Slaughter Cows 7.9% -35.1%
Rep. Females -2.2% -17.7%
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*
May     135.375 -3.40 6.8775 -0.12 14.8825 +0.33
Jun 120.45 -1.38            
Jul         6.3625 -0.25 13.99 +0.12
Aug 120.775 -1.20 146.625 -0.88     13.3 -0.05
Sep     148.825 -0.53 5.545 -0.25 12.5425 -0.12
Oct 123.925 -1.38 150.75 -0.50        
Nov     151.925 -0.20     12.055 -0.16
Dec 125.675 -1.23     5.295 -0.24    
Jan     151.525 -0.67     12.1275 -0.16
Feb 126.85 -1.75            
Mar     151 -2.00 5.4 -0.23 12.19 -0.17
Apr 127.95   152          
Source: CME Group

Feeder Calf Markets (price for M&L #1-2 steers)
  750-800 lbs 500-550 lbs
Mississippi $122.50 $141.50
OKC $128.71 $154.00
Kentucky $128.42 $145.35
Joplin, MO $131.26 $148.98
Tulia, TX $130.50 NQ

Price and Production Summary
  This Week Last Week Last Year
5-Area Fed Steer Price      
   Live $126.22 $129.02 $120.88
   Dressed $202.74 $206.55 $192.13
OKC Feeder Cattle Prices      
   7.5-8 wt M&L #1 steer $132.04 $133.77 $148.36
   5-5.5 wt M&L #1 steer $165.96 $164.64 $184.30
BBCV (weekly avg.)      
   600-900 lb Choice cutout $203.32 $198.59 $190.37
   600-900 lb Select cutout $190.55 $188.97 $184.71
   Choice Rib Value $299.61 $289.92 $269.44
   Choice Chuck Value $163.57 $162.96 $158.29
Other Livestock Prices      
   Barrows and Gilts (base price) $89.66 $85.57 $75.47
   Pork Carcass Cutout $88.34 $87.50 $79.23
   Georgia Dock Broilers $103.74 $103.18 $93.48
   Georgia Dock B/S Breasts $214.00 $205.50 $173.00
   Georgia Dock Leg Quarters $55.00 $55.00 $55.00
Feed Prices ($/ton)      
   Whole Cottonseed1 $285.00 $285.00 $260.00
   Cottonseed Meal1 $312.50 $310.00 $267.50
   Corn Gluten Meal (60%)1 $510.00 $520.00 $535.00
   Soybean Hulls1 $240.00 $250.00 $150.00
   Soybean Meal (48%)1 $443.20 $473.70 $439.50
   Wheat Midds1 $185.00 $195.00 $160.00
   Corn Gluten Feed2 $185.00 $185.00 $151.00
   Corn Gluten Pellets (21%)3 $250.00 $250.00 $205.00
   Soybean Hull Pellets3 $262.50 $262.50 $192.50
   Distillers’ Dried Grains4 $235.00 $235.00 $217.00
   Rice Bran5 $182.50 $187.50 $127.50
Meat Production (million lbs)  
   Beef 492.9 488.7 495.6
   Pork 431.6 435.9 436.5
Slaughter (1,000 head)  
   Cattle 631 624 639
   Hogs 2,078 2,098 2,089
   Broilers/Fryers 156,878 154,609 157,718
Avg. Dressed Weight  
   Cattle 783 785 777
   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) $ 0.00 $ 444.50 $ 460.00 -100.0%
Ammonium Nitrate $ 0.00 $ 510.00 $ 530.00 -100.0%
13-13-13 $ 0.00 $ 507.50 $ 512.00 -100.0%
17-17-17 $ 0.00 $ 599.00 $ 596.50 -100.0%
DAP (18%N, 46%P) $ 0.00 $ 652.50 $ 624.00 -100.0%
Potash $ 0.00 $ 615.00 $ 647.00 -100.0%
Lime $ 0.00 $ 37.50 $ 37.50 -100.0%
Farm Diesel $ 0.00 $ 3.41 $ 3.55 -100.0%
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 NQ $87.94 $70.00 $106.38
5×5 or 5×6 Roll NQ 100 NQ $80.00
Bahia        
4×5 Roll NQ NQ NQ NQ
5×5 or 5×6 Roll NQ NQ NQ 86.67
Prices are $/ton
Source:  USDA-AL Dept of Ag, Market News, Montgomery, AL

 

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