Livestock Price and Production Tables: Week Ending Aug 02, 2013


 

Mississippi Auction Markets
Weight Steers Heifers Slaughter Cows, Bulls, and Replacements
300-350 $185 $205 $155 $165 Boning (80-85% lean) $73 $79
350-400 $165 $185 $145 $155 Boning (high-yielding) $79 $86
400-450 $160 $170 $140 $155 Lean $65 $75
450-500 $150 $160 $140 $155 Bulls, YG 1-2, <1,500 lbs $80 $90
500-550 $140 $152 $135 $149 Bulls, YG 1-2, >1,500 lbs $90 $103
550-600 $140 $152 $135 $149  
600-650 $133 $145 $125 $138 Sm/Mdm Cow-Calf Pairs $1,300 $1,700
650-700 $133 $145 $125 $138 Mdm/Lg Cow-Calf Pairs $785 $1,050
700-750 $125 $135 $115 $127 Sm/Mdm Replacements $1,000 $1,400
750-800 $120 $125 $115 $127 Mdm/Lg Replacements $750 $1,200
Volume1 (head): vs Last Week vs Last Year  
under 600 lbs -6.5% 47.3%
over 600 lbs -3.4% 87.0%
Slaughter Cows -3.6% 33.2%
Rep. Females -2.0% -12.2%
Note: Steer and heifer prices are for medium and large frame, numbers 1-2.
1- Four Week Rolling Average
Source: USDA Agricultural Marketing Service

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Futures Prices
Month Live Cattle Change* Feeder Cattle Change* Corn Change* Soybeans Change*
Aug $120.88 -0.92 $153.95 +1.35     $13.31 -0.19
Sep     $157.33 +1.32 $4.76 -0.16 $12.13 -0.63
Oct $124.80 -1.05 $159.25 +1.15        
Nov     $159.83 +0.90     $11.82 -0.47
Dec $127.35 -1.30     $4.64 -0.12    
Jan     $159.00 -0.05     $11.87 -0.47
Feb $129.13 -0.80            
Mar     $158.50 -0.70 $4.77 -0.12 $11.90 -0.46
Apr $130.45 -0.40 $160.25 +0.15        
May     $160.00 -0.45 $4.84 -0.12 $11.91 -0.43
Jun $125.75 -0.25            
Jul         $4.90 -0.13 $11.95 -0.44
Source: CME Group
Note: Cattle prices in $/cwt; Corn & Soybean prices in $/bu
*Change from last Friday’s close.

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Feeder Calf Markets (price for M&L #1-2 steers)
  750-800 lbs 500-550 lbs
Mississippi $122.50 $146.00
OKC $145.69 $158.92
Kentucky $144.53 $159.60
Joplin, MO $140.38 $155.16
Tulia, TX $147.00 NQ

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Price and Production Summary
  This Week Last Week Last Year
5-Area Fed Steer Price      
   Live $119.52 $119.60 $117.58
   Dressed $190.18 $191.51 $184.94
OKC Feeder Cattle Prices      
   7.5-8 wt M&L #1 steer $151.24 $145.53 $137.38
   5-5.5 wt M&L #1 steer $179.30 $178.00 $147.06
BBCV (weekly avg.)      
   600-900 lb Choice cutout $186.68 $187.40 $177.89
   600-900 lb Select cutout $181.59 $182.47 $171.14
   Choice Rib Value $283.65 $280.94 $261.70
   Choice Chuck Value $155.66 $155.38 $142.86
Other Livestock Prices      
   Barrows and Gilts (base price) $96.60 $97.86 $88.79
   Pork Carcass Cutout $101.77 $99.34 $92.76
   Georgia Dock Broilers $105.79 $105.88 $94.33
   Georgia Dock B/S Breasts $210.50 $212.50 $155.00
   Georgia Dock Leg Quarters $53.50 $54.00 $50.50
Feed Prices ($/ton)      
   Whole Cottonseed1 $325.00 N/A $300.00
   Cottonseed Meal1 $345.00 $352.50 $400.00
   Corn Gluten Meal (60%)1 $590.00 $590.00 $710.00
   Soybean Hulls1 $160.00 $175.00 $330.00
   Soybean Meal (48%)1 $503.40 $594.40 $590.30
   Wheat Midds1 $190.00 $190.00 $325.00
   Corn Gluten Feed2 $157.50 $165.00 $257.50
   Corn Gluten Pellets (21%)3 $222.50 $222.50 $280.00
   Soybean Hull Pellets3 $200.00 $202.50 $292.50
   Distillers’ Dried Grains4 $234.00 $242.00 $302.50
   Rice Bran5 $185.00 $185.00 $175.00
Meat Production (million lbs)  
   Beef 499.6 508.4 511.4
   Pork 410.7 404.6 408.4
Slaughter (1,000 head)  
   Cattle 629 641 647
   Hogs 2,022 1,988 2,025
   Broilers/Fryers 156,975 156,075 159,099
Avg. Dressed Weight  
   Cattle 796 795 792
   Hogs 203 204 202
Source: USDA Agricultural Marketing Service
1-Memphis; 2-St. Louis; 3-Alabama; 4-E. Corn Belt; 5-Arkansas

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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 $ 3.47 $ 3.37 2.8%
Source:  USDA- AL Dept of Ag, Market News, Montgomery, AL
Fertilizer prices are $/ton, Diesel prices are $/gal for <1,000 gallons

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Southeastern Hay Market Report
  This Week Last Week
  Good Premium Good Premium
Bermuda        
4×5 Roll NQ $97.84 NQ $105.00
5×5 or 5×6 Roll NQ 100 NQ $120.00
Bahia        
4×5 Roll NQ 100 NQ 100
5×5 or 5×6 Roll NQ $80.93 NQ NQ
Prices are $/ton
Source:  USDA-AL Dept of Ag, Market News, Montgomery, AL

 

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