Livestock Price and Production Tables: Week Ending Aug 09, 2012


 

Mississippi Auction Markets
Weight Steers Heifers Slaughter Cows, Bulls, and Replacements
300-350 $200 $220 $165 $185 Boning (80-85% lean) $75 $80
350-400 $180 $200 $157 $165 Boning (high-yielding) $80 $88
400-450 $165 $185 $145 $157 Lean $65 $75
450-500 $155 $165 $145 $157 Bulls, YG 1-2, <1,500 lbs $83 $95
500-550 $145 $155 $135 $150 Bulls, YG 1-2, >1,500 lbs $93 $103
550-600 $145 $155 $135 $150  
600-650 $137 $148 $126 $137 Sm/Mdm Cow-Calf Pairs $1,400 $1,800
650-700 $137 $148 $126 $137 Mdm/Lg Cow-Calf Pairs $900 $1,200
700-750 $130 $140 $120 $130 Sm/Mdm Replacements $1,000 $1,500
750-800 $120 $130 $120 $130 Mdm/Lg Replacements $750 $1,100
Volume1 (head): vs Last Week vs Last Year  
under 600 lbs -6.4% 52.1%
over 600 lbs -10.7% 82.3%
Slaughter Cows -5.3% 47.3%
Rep. Females 19.7% 7.5%
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 $122.50 +1.63 $153.85 -0.10     $13.41 +0.10
Sep     $157.48 +0.15 $4.66 -0.10 $12.19 +0.06
Oct $126.88 +2.08 $160.00 +0.75        
Nov     $160.38 +0.55     $11.83 +0.01
Dec $128.80 +1.45     $4.53 -0.11    
Jan     $159.15 +0.15     $11.88 +0.01
Feb $130.48 +1.35            
Mar     $159.05 +0.55 $4.67 -0.10 $11.93 +0.03
Apr $131.60 +1.15 $159.10 -1.15        
May     $159.58 -0.43 $4.75 -0.09 $11.93 +0.03
Jun $126.58 +0.83            
Jul         $4.81 -0.09 $11.97 +0.03
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 $125.00 $150.00
OKC $146.73 $167.43
Kentucky $148.80 $156.89
Joplin, MO $142.00 $159.33
Tulia, TX $147.50 NQ

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Price and Production Summary
  This Week Last Week Last Year
5-Area Fed Steer Price      
   Live $122.37 $119.52 $119.15
   Dressed $193.00 $190.18 $188.78
OKC Feeder Cattle Prices      
   7.5-8 wt M&L #1 steer $151.32 $151.24 $135.57
   5-5.5 wt M&L #1 steer $174.00 $179.30 $150.21
BBCV (weekly avg.)      
   600-900 lb Choice cutout $187.92 $186.68 $181.46
   600-900 lb Select cutout $181.43 $181.59 $175.19
   Choice Rib Value $288.15 $283.65 $268.41
   Choice Chuck Value $157.48 $155.66 $146.59
Other Livestock Prices      
   Barrows and Gilts (base price) $97.79 $96.60 $88.79
   Pork Carcass Cutout $104.96 $101.77 $93.00
   Georgia Dock Broilers $105.34 $105.79 $94.56
   Georgia Dock B/S Breasts $213.50 $210.50 $163.50
   Georgia Dock Leg Quarters $53.50 $53.50 $51.00
Feed Prices ($/ton)      
   Whole Cottonseed1 $310.00 $325.00 $295.00
   Cottonseed Meal1 $332.50 $345.00 $402.50
   Corn Gluten Meal (60%)1 $590.00 $590.00 $720.00
   Soybean Hulls1 $155.00 $160.00 $325.00
   Soybean Meal (48%)1 $433.10 $503.40 $554.20
   Wheat Midds1 $180.00 $190.00 $345.00
   Corn Gluten Feed2 $155.00 $157.50 $259.00
   Corn Gluten Pellets (21%)3 $217.50 $222.50 $280.00
   Soybean Hull Pellets3 $207.50 $200.00 $292.50
   Distillers’ Dried Grains4 $321.50 $234.00 $299.00
   Rice Bran5 $190.00 $185.00 $190.00
Meat Production (million lbs)  
   Beef 502.6 496.4 506.4
   Pork 409.9 410.7 408.7
Slaughter (1,000 head)  
   Cattle 633 625 642
   Hogs 2,019 2,022 2,031
   Broilers/Fryers 158,487 156,975 158,634
Avg. Dressed Weight  
   Cattle 795 796 791
   Hogs 203 203 201
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 $ 495.00 $ 510.00 $ 539.50 -8.2%
13-13-13 $ 494.50 $ 504.50 $ 512.00 -3.4%
17-17-17 $ 585.00 $ 599.00 $ 596.50 -1.9%
DAP (18%N, 46%P) $ 642.50 $ 652.50 $ 624.00 3.0%
Potash $ 613.00 $ 615.00 $ 647.00 -5.3%
Lime $ 37.50 $ 37.50 $ 37.50 0.0%
Farm Diesel $ 3.46 $ 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 $98.30 NQ $97.84
5×5 or 5×6 Roll NQ 100 NQ $100.00
Bahia        
4×5 Roll NQ 100 NQ 100
5×5 or 5×6 Roll NQ NQ NQ 80.93
Prices are $/ton
Source:  USDA-AL Dept of Ag, Market News, Montgomery, AL

 

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