Livestock Price and Production Tables: Week Ending Aug 30, 2013


Mississippi Auction Markets
Weight Steers Heifers Slaughter Cows, Bulls, and Replacements
300-350 $200 $220 $170 $185 Boning (80-85% lean) $75 $80
350-400 $185 $200 $164 $170 Boning (high-yielding) $80 $89
400-450 $175 $200 $150 $165 Lean $67 $75
450-500 $165 $175 $145 $150 Bulls, YG 1-2, <1,500 lbs $85 $95
500-550 $148 $165 $134 $148 Bulls, YG 1-2, >1,500 lbs $94 $105
550-600 $148 $165 $134 $148
600-650 $138 $150 $125 $137 Sm/Mdm Cow-Calf Pairs $1,000 $1,500
650-700 $138 $150 $125 $137 Mdm/Lg Cow-Calf Pairs $950 $1,300
700-750 $120 $139 $120 $133 Sm/Mdm Replacements $900 $1,400
750-800 $120 $139 $105 $137 Mdm/Lg Replacements $750 $1,250
Volume1 (head): vs Last Week vs Last Year
under 600 lbs 9.3% 69.4%
over 600 lbs 21.4% 72.0%
Slaughter Cows 2.6% 37.9%
Rep. Females 4.9% 83.7%
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*
Sep $156.93 +0.28 $4.95 -0.00 $14.24 +0.59
Oct $126.85 +0.15 $158.70 -0.15
Nov $159.30 -0.22 $13.57 +0.29
Dec $130.48 +1.25 $4.82 +0.12
Jan $158.45 +0.25 $13.55 +0.26
Feb $131.75 +1.03
Mar $157.70 +0.17 $4.95 +0.12 $13.34 +0.29
Apr $132.75 +1.03 $158.10 +0.05
May $158.50 +0.20 $5.03 +0.12 $13.12 +0.36
Jun $127.10 +0.77
Jul $5.09 +0.13 $13.08 +0.33
Aug $125.98   $158.25   $12.91 +0.31
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 $129.50 $156.50
OKC $150.57 $168.07
Kentucky $151.10 $159.89
Joplin, MO $145.95 $165.92
Tulia, TX $146.50 NQ

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Price and Production Summary
This Week Last Week Last Year
5-Area Fed Steer Price
   Live $123.69 $123.44 $119.53
   Dressed $196.01 $197.65 $188.76
OKC Feeder Cattle Prices
   7.5-8 wt M&L #1 steer $151.81 $155.99 $139.05
   5-5.5 wt M&L #1 steer $182.41 $182.49 $157.33
BBCV (weekly avg.)
   600-900 lb Choice cutout $195.91 $195.66 $191.05
   600-900 lb Select cutout $184.01 $184.96 $180.91
   Choice Rib Value $308.83 $304.41 $292.85
   Choice Chuck Value $165.61 $166.26 $158.70
Other Livestock Prices
   Barrows and Gilts (base price) $86.84 $91.22 $73.44
   Pork Carcass Cutout $97.52 $100.79 $82.73
   Georgia Dock Broilers $105.86 $105.85 $95.29
   Georgia Dock B/S Breasts $208.50 $212.50 $176.00
   Georgia Dock Leg Quarters $53.50 $53.50 $52.00
Feed Prices ($/ton)
   Whole Cottonseed1 $305.00 $300.00 $300.00
   Cottonseed Meal1 $357.50 $332.50 $410.00
   Corn Gluten Meal (60%)1 $590.00 $590.00 $740.00
   Soybean Hulls1 $150.00 $155.00 $300.00
   Soybean Meal (48%)1 $518.60 $480.80 $569.80
   Wheat Midds1 $160.00 $150.00 $265.00
   Corn Gluten Feed2 $159.50 $152.00 $265.00
   Corn Gluten Pellets (21%)3 $217.50 $202.50 $287.50
   Soybean Hull Pellets3 $192.50 $195.00 $315.00
   Distillers’ Dried Grains4 $237.50 $226.50 $307.50
   Rice Bran5 $185.00 $190.00 $225.00
Meat Production (million lbs)
   Beef 500.0 504.9 507.7
   Pork 448.7 447.6 458.2
Slaughter (1,000 head)
   Cattle 627 634 641
   Hogs 2,210 2,207 2,282
   Broilers/Fryers 162,986 157,671 156,925
Avg. Dressed Weight
   Cattle 799 798 794
   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 $ 483.00 $ 483.00 $ 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 $ 3.49 $ 3.47 $ 3.57 -2.2%
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 $90.99 NQ $100.00
5×5 or 5×6 Roll NQ 100 NQ $100.00
Bahia
4×5 Roll NQ 90 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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