Livestock Price and Production Tables: Week Ending May 24, 2013


 

Mississippi Auction Markets
Weight Steers Heifers Slaughter Cows, Bulls, and Replacements
300-350 $165 $180 $140 $155 Boning (80-85% lean) $72 $80
350-400 $155 $165 $140 $155 Boning (high-yielding) $80 $87
400-450 $150 $160 $130 $140 Lean $64 $74
450-500 $140 $150 $130 $140 Bulls, YG 1-2, <1,500 lbs $85 $99
500-550 $128 $145 $120 $130 Bulls, YG 1-2, >1,500 lbs $90 $104
550-600 $128 $145 $120 $130  
600-650 $118 $134 $110 $120 Sm/Mdm Cow-Calf Pairs $1,100 $1,600
650-700 $118 $134 $110 $120 Mdm/Lg Cow-Calf Pairs $900 $1,200
700-750 $108 $117 $100 $110 Sm/Mdm Replacements $900 $1,300
750-800 $108 $117 $100 $110 Mdm/Lg Replacements $700 $1,100
Volume1 (head): vs Last Week vs Last Year  
under 600 lbs 3.9% -15.4%
over 600 lbs 2.8% -3.4%
Slaughter Cows 0.5% -31.0%
Rep. Females 0.6% -0.3%
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*
Jun $120.58 +1.03            
Jul         $6.57 +0.04 $14.76 +0.28
Aug $119.23 +0.55 $144.55 +1.03     $14.03 +0.24
Sep     $146.68 +0.83 $5.67 +0.11 $13.00 +0.11
Oct $122.80 +0.80 $148.53 +0.38     $12.48 +0.19
Nov     $149.95 +0.65     $12.48 +0.19
Dec $124.83 +1.30     $5.37 +0.17    
Jan     $149.90 +0.97     $12.54 +0.19
Feb $126.08 +1.28            
Mar     $150.50 +1.20 $5.48 +0.18 $12.58 +0.18
Apr $127.33 +1.00 $151.50 +0.50        
May     $153.50 +19.70 $5.55 +0.18 $12.59 +0.17
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 $112.50 $136.50
OKC $127.67 $139.70
Kentucky $127.55 $140.90
Joplin, MO $126.87 $143.81
Tulia, TX $129.00 NQ

Price and Production Summary
  This Week Last Week Last Year
5-Area Fed Steer Price      
   Live $124.45 $124.79 $121.27
   Dressed $199.85 $199.76 $193.50
OKC Feeder Cattle Prices      
   7.5-8 wt M&L #1 steer $131.17 $131.90 $153.67
   5-5.5 wt M&L #1 steer $151.07 $164.08 $194.09
BBCV (weekly avg.)      
   600-900 lb Choice cutout $210.47 $207.49 $194.88
   600-900 lb Select cutout $192.11 $192.33 $186.69
   Choice Rib Value $320.82 $314.54 $276.21
   Choice Chuck Value $165.86 $163.41 $162.43
Other Livestock Prices      
   Barrows and Gilts (base price) $90.37 $90.22 $81.40
   Pork Carcass Cutout $94.02 $92.08 $79.92
   Georgia Dock Broilers $104.92 $104.53 $93.58
   Georgia Dock B/S Breasts $225.50 $218.50 $170.50
   Georgia Dock Leg Quarters $55.50 $55.00 $55.00
Feed Prices ($/ton)      
   Whole Cottonseed1 $310.00 $300.00 $250.00
   Cottonseed Meal1 $310.00 $315.00 $275.00
   Corn Gluten Meal (60%)1 $510.00 $510.00 $535.00
   Soybean Hulls1 $210.00 $210.00 $150.00
   Soybean Meal (48%)1 $500.30 $460.10 $430.00
   Wheat Midds1 $180.00 $180.00 $190.00
   Corn Gluten Feed2 $170.00 $170.00 $160.00
   Corn Gluten Pellets (21%)3 $245.00 $246.50 $187.50
   Soybean Hull Pellets3 $242.50 $262.50 $172.50
   Distillers’ Dried Grains4 $222.50 $230.00 $230.00
   Rice Bran5 $182.50 $182.50 $127.50
Meat Production (million lbs)  
   Beef 504.0 507.3 492.4
   Pork 425.4 421.0 431.6
Slaughter (1,000 head)  
   Cattle 648 652 636
   Hogs 2,030 2,054 2,069
   Broilers/Fryers 158,593 156,964 159,214
Avg. Dressed Weight  
   Cattle 779 780 776
   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) $ 459.50 $ 459.50 $ 460.00 -0.1%
Ammonium Nitrate $ 510.00 $ 510.00 $ 530.00 -3.8%
13-13-13 $ 504.50 $ 504.50 $ 512.00 -1.5%
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 $ 3.39 $ 3.40 $ 3.49 -3.0%
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 $77.38 $114.85 $80.00 $101.82
5×5 or 5×6 Roll NQ 100 NQ $100.00
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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