Livestock Price and Production Tables: Week Ending Aug 16, 2013


 

Mississippi Auction Markets
Weight Steers Heifers Slaughter Cows, Bulls, and Replacements
300-350 $200 $230 $170 $185 Boning (80-85% lean) $75 $80
350-400 $180 $200 $160 $170 Boning (high-yielding) $80 $91
400-450 $170 $195 $142 $165 Lean $68 $78
450-500 $155 $170 $142 $165 Bulls, YG 1-2, <1,500 lbs $84 $96
500-550 $148 $165 $135 $155 Bulls, YG 1-2, >1,500 lbs $95 $110
550-600 $148 $165 $135 $155  
600-650 $132 $148 $127 $143 Sm/Mdm Cow-Calf Pairs $1,200 $1,600
650-700 $132 $148 $127 $143 Mdm/Lg Cow-Calf Pairs $1,100 $1,300
700-750 $128 $140 $120 $129 Sm/Mdm Replacements $1,000 $1,500
750-800 $128 $140 $120 $129 Mdm/Lg Replacements $750 $1,100
Volume1 (head): vs Last Week vs Last Year  
under 600 lbs 4.5% 52.6%
over 600 lbs 8.4% 78.1%
Slaughter Cows -4.4% 45.6%
Rep. Females 13.5% 45.1%
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 $123.90 +1.40 $154.78 +0.93        
Sep     $157.68 +0.20 $4.74 +0.08 $12.83 +0.65
Oct $127.93 +1.05 $159.88 -0.13        
Nov     $160.30 -0.07     $12.59 +0.77
Dec $130.05 +1.25     $4.64 +0.10    
Jan     $159.43 +0.28     $12.62 +0.74
Feb $131.75 +1.28            
Mar     $159.05 +0.00 $4.76 +0.09 $12.51 +0.58
Apr $132.48 +0.88 $159.20 +0.10        
May     $159.50 -0.07 $4.84 +0.09 $12.34 +0.41
Jun $126.98 +0.40            
Jul         $4.90 +0.09 $12.36 +0.39
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 $134.00 $156.50
OKC $143.72 $166.18
Kentucky $147.88 $161.52
Joplin, MO $136.00 NQ
Tulia, TX $145.50 $155.00

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Price and Production Summary
  This Week Last Week Last Year
5-Area Fed Steer Price      
   Live $123.86 $122.37 $119.95
   Dressed $196.86 $193.00 $189.01
OKC Feeder Cattle Prices      
   7.5-8 wt M&L #1 steer $154.42 $151.32 $139.58
   5-5.5 wt M&L #1 steer $178.75 $174.00 $152.73
BBCV (weekly avg.)      
   600-900 lb Choice cutout $192.13 $187.92 $190.23
   600-900 lb Select cutout $184.59 $181.43 $182.73
   Choice Rib Value $299.34 $288.15 $279.53
   Choice Chuck Value $161.55 $157.48 $157.09
Other Livestock Prices      
   Barrows and Gilts (base price) $97.76 $97.79 $85.53
   Pork Carcass Cutout $103.57 $104.96 $91.82
   Georgia Dock Broilers $105.86 $105.34 $94.42
   Georgia Dock B/S Breasts $214.00 $213.50 $170.00
   Georgia Dock Leg Quarters $53.50 $53.50 $51.00
Feed Prices ($/ton)      
   Whole Cottonseed1 $300.00 $310.00 $295.00
   Cottonseed Meal1 $330.00 $332.50 $407.50
   Corn Gluten Meal (60%)1 $590.00 $590.00 $720.00
   Soybean Hulls1 $155.00 $155.00 $325.00
   Soybean Meal (48%)1 $461.70 $433.10 $559.80
   Wheat Midds1 $170.00 $180.00 NQ
   Corn Gluten Feed2 $152.00 $155.00 $290.00
   Corn Gluten Pellets (21%)3 $217.50 $217.50 $287.50
   Soybean Hull Pellets3 $207.50 $207.50 $305.00
   Distillers’ Dried Grains4 $233.00 $321.50 $300.00
   Rice Bran5 $190.00 $190.00 $190.00
Meat Production (million lbs)  
   Beef 490.6 502.6 507.9
   Pork 441.4 409.9 434.8
Slaughter (1,000 head)  
   Cattle 617 633 643
   Hogs 2,177 2,019 2,166
   Broilers/Fryers 153,627 158,487 157,258
Avg. Dressed Weight  
   Cattle 797 795 792
   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 $ 495.00 $ 539.50 -8.2%
13-13-13 $ 494.50 $ 494.50 $ 512.00 -3.4%
17-17-17 $ 585.00 $ 585.00 $ 596.50 -1.9%
DAP (18%N, 46%P) $ 642.50 $ 642.50 $ 624.00 3.0%
Potash $ 613.00 $ 613.00 $ 647.00 -5.3%
Lime $ 37.50 $ 37.50 $ 37.50 0.0%
Farm Diesel $ 3.43 $ 3.46 $ 3.41 0.6%
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 $85.06 NQ $98.30
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 $86.67 NQ NQ
Prices are $/ton
Source:  USDA-AL Dept of Ag, Market News, Montgomery, AL

 

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