Livestock Price and Production Tables: Week Ending May 31, 2013


 

Mississippi Auction Markets
Weight Steers Heifers Slaughter Cows, Bulls, and Replacements
300-350 $165 $180 $150 $165 Boning (80-85% lean) $75 $82
350-400 $155 $165 $145 $150 Boning (high-yielding) $82 $85
400-450 $150 $165 $130 $148 Lean $65 $75
450-500 $140 $150 $130 $148 Bulls, YG 1-2, <1,500 lbs $79 $99
500-550 $135 $145 $122 $132 Bulls, YG 1-2, >1,500 lbs $90 $104
550-600 $135 $145 $122 $132  
600-650 $125 $137 $115 $125 Sm/Mdm Cow-Calf Pairs $1,000 $1,400
650-700 $125 $137 $115 $125 Mdm/Lg Cow-Calf Pairs $1,000 $1,300
700-750 $117 $130 $110 $120 Sm/Mdm Replacements $850 $1,350
750-800 $117 $130 $110 $120 Mdm/Lg Replacements $700 $1,000
Volume1 (head): vs Last Week vs Last Year  
under 600 lbs 2.3% -12.9%
over 600 lbs -0.5% -2.3%
Slaughter Cows 5.5% -31.7%
Rep. Females -0.2% 4.4%
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 $121.38 +0.80            
Jul         $6.62 +0.05 $15.10 +0.34
Aug $120.40 +1.18 $144.53 -0.03     $14.38 +0.35
Sep     $146.58 -0.10 $5.97 +0.31 $13.47 +0.47
Oct $123.48 +0.67 $148.38 -0.15     $13.04 +0.57
Nov     $149.55 -0.40     $13.04 +0.57
Dec $125.70 +0.88     $5.67 +0.31    
Jan     $149.73 -0.18     $13.10 +0.56
Feb $126.68 +0.60            
Mar     $149.93 -0.57 $5.77 +0.30 $13.07 +0.49
Apr $128.48 +1.15 $151.50 +0.00        
May     $153.25 -0.25 $5.83 +0.27 $13.14 +0.56
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 $123.50 $140.00
OKC Holiday Holiday
Kentucky $130.19 $142.92
Joplin, MO $126.87 $143.81
Tulia, TX $127.00 NQ

Price and Production Summary
  This Week Last Week Last Year
5-Area Fed Steer Price      
   Live $124.81 $124.45 $121.90
   Dressed $199.06 $199.85 $194.78
OKC Feeder Cattle Prices      
   7.5-8 wt M&L #1 steer Holiday $131.17 No Sale
   5-5.5 wt M&L #1 steer Holiday $151.07 No Sale
BBCV (weekly avg.)      
   600-900 lb Choice cutout $208.32 $210.47 $196.83
   600-900 lb Select cutout $189.14 $192.11 $186.93
   Choice Rib Value $321.01 $320.82 $281.34
   Choice Chuck Value $159.32 $165.86 $160.38
Other Livestock Prices      
   Barrows and Gilts (base price) $92.19 $90.37 $83.65
   Pork Carcass Cutout $94.54 $94.02 $79.55
   Georgia Dock Broilers $104.95 $104.92 $93.65
   Georgia Dock B/S Breasts $227.00 $225.50 $167.00
   Georgia Dock Leg Quarters $55.00 $55.50 $55.00
Feed Prices ($/ton)      
   Whole Cottonseed1 $300.00 $310.00 $248.00
   Cottonseed Meal1 $310.00 $310.00 $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 $495.70 $500.30 $423.30
   Wheat Midds1 N/A $180.00 $200.00
   Corn Gluten Feed2 $170.00 $170.00 $160.00
   Corn Gluten Pellets (21%)3 $245.00 $245.00 No Report
   Soybean Hull Pellets3 $242.50 $242.50 No Report
   Distillers’ Dried Grains4 $228.50 $222.50 $225.00
   Rice Bran5 $182.50 $182.50 $127.50
Meat Production (million lbs)  
   Beef 462.0 504.0 462.7
   Pork 385.8 425.4 380.5
Slaughter (1,000 head)  
   Cattle 594 648 596
   Hogs 1,867 2,054 1,827
   Broilers/Fryers 141,999 158,593 145,394
Avg. Dressed Weight  
   Cattle 779 779 778
   Hogs 207 207 208
Source: USDA Agricultural Marketing Service
1-Memphis; 2-St. Louis; 3-Alabama; 4-E. Corn Belt; 5-Arkansas

Southeastern Hay Market Report
  This Week Last Week
  Good Premium Good Premium
Bermuda        
4×5 Roll $70.00 $97.06 $77.38 $114.85
5×5 or 5×6 Roll NQ NQ NQ $100.00
Bahia        
4×5 Roll NQ NQ NQ NQ
5×5 or 5×6 Roll NQ NQ NQ NQ
Prices are $/ton
Source:  USDA-AL Dept of Ag, Market News, Montgomery, AL

 

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