Livestock Price and Production Tables: Week Ending Aug 23, 2013


 

Mississippi Auction Markets
Weight Steers Heifers Slaughter Cows, Bulls, and Replacements
300-350 $200 $225 $180 $190 Boning (80-85% lean) $75 $80
350-400 $185 $200 $160 $180 Boning (high-yielding) $80 $90
400-450 $170 $190 $145 $165 Lean $65 $77
450-500 $160 $170 $145 $165 Bulls, YG 1-2, <1,500 lbs $85 $95
500-550 $147 $165 $140 $154 Bulls, YG 1-2, >1,500 lbs $94 $110
550-600 $147 $165 $140 $154  
600-650 $132 $150 $130 $144 Sm/Mdm Cow-Calf Pairs $1,400 $1,800
650-700 $132 $150 $124 $130 Mdm/Lg Cow-Calf Pairs $900 $1,400
700-750 $123 $140 $120 $132 Sm/Mdm Replacements $900 $1,400
750-800 $123 $140 $120 $132 Mdm/Lg Replacements $800 $1,100
Volume1 (head): vs Last Week vs Last Year  
under 600 lbs 11.1% 56.6%
over 600 lbs 6.3% 49.5%
Slaughter Cows 9.9% 45.4%
Rep. Females 11.3% 65.3%
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 $123.10 -0.80 $155.00 +0.22        
Sep     $156.65 -1.03 $4.96 +0.22 $13.65 +0.82
Oct $126.70 -1.22 $158.85 -1.03        
Nov     $159.53 -0.78     $13.28 +0.69
Dec $129.23 -0.83     $4.70 +0.07    
Jan     $158.20 -1.23     $13.29 +0.67
Feb $130.73 -1.03            
Mar     $157.53 -1.53 $4.82 +0.06 $13.05 +0.55
Apr $131.73 -0.75 $158.05 -1.15        
May     $158.30 -1.20 $4.90 +0.06 $12.76 +0.42
Jun $126.33 -0.65            
Jul         $4.96 +0.06 $12.75 +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 $131.50 $156.00
OKC $149.84 $170.08
Kentucky $151.92 $165.16
Joplin, MO $148.14 $172.34
Tulia, TX $135.00 NQ

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Price and Production Summary
  This Week Last Week Last Year
5-Area Fed Steer Price      
   Live $123.44 $123.86 $120.31
   Dressed $197.65 $196.86 $187.45
OKC Feeder Cattle Prices      
   7.5-8 wt M&L #1 steer $155.99 $154.42 $138.48
   5-5.5 wt M&L #1 steer $182.49 $178.75 $157.98
BBCV (weekly avg.)      
   600-900 lb Choice cutout $195.66 $192.13 $193.47
   600-900 lb Select cutout $184.96 $184.59 $184.77
   Choice Rib Value $304.41 $299.34 $290.71
   Choice Chuck Value $166.26 $161.55 $159.07
Other Livestock Prices      
   Barrows and Gilts (base price) $91.22 $97.76 $80.82
   Pork Carcass Cutout $100.79 $103.57 $88.23
   Georgia Dock Broilers $105.85 $105.86 $94.94
   Georgia Dock B/S Breasts $212.50 $214.00 $176.50
   Georgia Dock Leg Quarters $53.50 $53.50 $51.50
Feed Prices ($/ton)      
   Whole Cottonseed1 $300.00 $300.00 $298.00
   Cottonseed Meal1 $332.50 $330.00 $410.00
   Corn Gluten Meal (60%)1 $590.00 $590.00 $720.00
   Soybean Hulls1 $155.00 $155.00 $320.00
   Soybean Meal (48%)1 $480.80 $461.70 $581.60
   Wheat Midds1 $150.00 $170.00 $290.00
   Corn Gluten Feed2 $152.00 $152.00 $285.00
   Corn Gluten Pellets (21%)3 $202.50 $217.50 $297.50
   Soybean Hull Pellets3 $195.00 $207.50 $315.00
   Distillers’ Dried Grains4 $226.50 $233.00 $300.00
   Rice Bran5 $190.00 $190.00 $197.50
Meat Production (million lbs)  
   Beef 504.9 492.9 516.9
   Pork 447.6 441.4 454.3
Slaughter (1,000 head)  
   Cattle 634 620 653
   Hogs 2,207 2,177 2,265
   Broilers/Fryers 157,671 153,627 159,748
Avg. Dressed Weight  
   Cattle 798 797 793
   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 Wholesale 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 $ 483.00 $ 494.50 $ 512.00 -5.7%
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 $ 3.47 $ 3.43 $ 3.47 0.0%
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 $100.00 NQ $85.06
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 86.67
Prices are $/ton
Source:  USDA-AL Dept of Ag, Market News, Montgomery, AL

 

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