Livestock Price and Production Tables: Week Ending July 26, 2013


 

Mississippi Auction Markets
Weight Steers Heifers Slaughter Cows, Bulls, and Replacements
300-350 $180 $190 $145 $159 Boning (80-85% lean) $70 $78
350-400 $165 $180 $145 $159 Boning (high-yielding) $78 $86
400-450 $160 $170 $135 $149 Lean $62 $72
450-500 $150 $160 $135 $149 Bulls, YG 1-2, <1,500 lbs $83 $88
500-550 $145 $155 $133 $145 Bulls, YG 1-2, >1,500 lbs $89 $106
550-600 $135 $145 $133 $145  
600-650 $135 $145 $118 $135 Sm/Mdm Cow-Calf Pairs $1,100 $1,600
650-700 $135 $145 $118 $135 Mdm/Lg Cow-Calf Pairs $850 $1,200
700-750 $130 $137 $117 $126 Sm/Mdm Replacements $900 $1,350
750-800 $120 $130 $117 $126 Mdm/Lg Replacements $800 $1,100
Volume1 (head): vs Last Week vs Last Year  
under 600 lbs 3.2% 45.7%
over 600 lbs 8.8% 81.1%
Slaughter Cows -2.8% 26.9%
Rep. Females -5.9% -21.4%
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*
Aug $121.80 -0.17 $152.60 +0.35     $13.50 -1.41
Sep     $156.00 +0.75 $4.92 -0.52 $12.75 -0.51
Oct $125.85 -0.37 $158.10 +0.90        
Nov     $158.93 +0.78     $12.29 -0.46
Dec $128.65 -0.07     $4.76 -0.25    
Jan     $159.05 +0.55     $12.34 -0.46
Feb $129.93 -0.19            
Mar     $159.20 -0.20 $4.89 -0.24 $12.36 -0.42
Apr $130.85 -0.20 $160.10 +0.13        
May     $160.45 -0.15 $4.97 -0.24 $12.34 -0.38
Jun $126.00 -1.15            
Jul         $5.03 -0.23 $12.39 -0.36
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 $125.00 $150.00
OKC $0.00 $0.00
Kentucky $141.62 $156.25
Joplin, MO $148.30 $165.08
Tulia, TX $140.00 NQ

Price and Production Summary
  This Week Last Week Last Year
5-Area Fed Steer Price      
   Live $119.60 $120.71 $113.93
   Dressed $191.51 $191.00 $180.13
OKC Feeder Cattle Prices      
   7.5-8 wt M&L #1 steer $145.53 $147.20 $133.00
   5-5.5 wt M&L #1 steer $178.00 $178.27 $136.00
BBCV (weekly avg.)      
   600-900 lb Choice cutout $187.40 $189.83 $178.06
   600-900 lb Select cutout $182.47 $183.99 $170.97
   Choice Rib Value $280.94 $288.25 $263.64
   Choice Chuck Value $155.38 $156.56 $139.94
Other Livestock Prices      
   Barrows and Gilts (base price) $97.86 $96.94 $90.53
   Pork Carcass Cutout $99.34 $99.81 $92.27
   Georgia Dock Broilers $105.88 $105.90 $94.27
   Georgia Dock B/S Breasts $212.50 $212.50 $158.50
   Georgia Dock Leg Quarters $54.00 $54.00 $51.00
Feed Prices ($/ton)      
   Whole Cottonseed1 N/A $330.00 $295.00
   Cottonseed Meal1 $352.50 $345.00 $365.00
   Corn Gluten Meal (60%)1 $590.00 $590.00 $730.00
   Soybean Hulls1 $175.00 $180.00 $280.00
   Soybean Meal (48%)1 $594.40 $567.50 $547.00
   Wheat Midds1 $190.00 $190.00 NQ
   Corn Gluten Feed2 $165.00 $165.00 $239.50
   Corn Gluten Pellets (21%)3 $222.50 $230.00 $270.00
   Soybean Hull Pellets3 $202.50 $202.50 $280.00
   Distillers’ Dried Grains4 $242.00 $240.00 $292.50
   Rice Bran5 $185.00 $187.50 $165.00
Meat Production (million lbs)  
   Beef 508.4 516.7 504.4
   Pork 404.6 409.2 405.3
Slaughter (1,000 head)  
   Cattle 641 651 637
   Hogs 1,988 2,007 2,003
   Broilers/Fryers 155,927 155,689 159,140
Avg. Dressed Weight  
   Cattle 795 795 793
   Hogs 204 204 202
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 $ 539.50 -5.5%
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 $ 3.47 $ 3.39 $ 3.36 3.3%
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 $105.00 $70.00 $101.35
5×5 or 5×6 Roll NQ 120 NQ NQ
Bahia        
4×5 Roll NQ 100 NQ 100
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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