Livestock Price and Production Tables: Week Ending Sep 13, 2013


 

Mississippi Auction Markets
Weight Steers Heifers Slaughter Cows, Bulls, and Replacements
300-350 $200 $220 $170 $180 Boning (80-85% lean) $75 $80
350-400 $180 $200 $155 $170 Boning (high-yielding) $80 $90
400-450 $175 $185 $137 $160 Lean $65 $75
450-500 $157 $175 $137 $160 Bulls, YG 1-2, <1,500 lbs $82 $95
500-550 $140 $160 $133 $148 Bulls, YG 1-2, >1,500 lbs $90 $105
550-600 $140 $160 $133 $148  
600-650 $130 $145 $120 $133 Sm/Mdm Cow-Calf Pairs $1,200 $1,600
650-700 $130 $145 $120 $133 Mdm/Lg Cow-Calf Pairs $800 $1,200
700-750 $120 $137 $112 $130 Sm/Mdm Replacements $1,000 $1,300
750-800 $120 $137 $112 $130 Mdm/Lg Replacements $850 $1,250
Volume1 (head): vs Last Week vs Last Year  
under 600 lbs 1.8% 35.7%
over 600 lbs 4.5% 34.2%
Slaughter Cows 4.4% 16.9%
Rep. Females -11.3% 33.1%
Note: Steer and heifer prices are for medium and large frame, numbers 1-2.
1- Four Week Rolling Average
Source: USDA Agricultural Marketing Service

Futures Prices
Month Live Cattle Change* Feeder Cattle Change* Corn Change* Soybeans Change*
Sep     $157.30 +0.93        
Oct $125.25 -0.45 $159.28 +1.35        
Nov     $160.23 +1.75     $13.82 +0.14
Dec $129.15 +0.10     $4.59 -0.09    
Jan     $159.43 +1.43     $13.80 +0.15
Feb $131.18 +0.18            
Mar     $160.15 +2.88 $4.72 -0.09 $13.47 +0.04
Apr $132.48 +0.05 $160.20 +2.75        
May     $160.00 +2.13 $4.80 -0.10 $13.15 +0.04
Jun $127.20 +0.17            
Jul         $4.86 -0.09 $13.07 +0.03
Aug $126.20 +0.40 $161.35 +1.85     $12.79 -0.01
Source: CME Group
Note: Cattle prices in $/cwt; Corn & Soybean prices in $/bu
*Change from last Friday’s close.

Feeder Calf Markets (price for M&L #1-2 steers)
  750-800 lbs 500-550 lbs
Mississippi $128.50 $150.00
OKC $148.50 $167.56
Kentucky $151.92 $153.75
Joplin, MO $150.36 $168.68
Tulia, TX $143.50 NQ

Price and Production Summary
  This Week Last Week Last Year
5-Area Fed Steer Price      
   Live $123.01 $122.42 $125.91
   Dressed $194.28 $194.22 $195.41
OKC Feeder Cattle Prices      
   7.5-8 wt M&L #1 steer $153.71 No Sale $144.00
   5-5.5 wt M&L #1 steer $180.90 No Sale $154.72
BBCV (weekly avg.)      
   600-900 lb Choice cutout $193.71 $195.94 $191.50
   600-900 lb Select cutout $178.20 $181.79 $180.04
   Choice Rib Value $302.87 $309.58 $291.11
   Choice Chuck Value $163.24 $164.85 $161.10
Other Livestock Prices      
   Barrows and Gilts (base price) $93.24 $88.52 $63.98
   Pork Carcass Cutout $97.10 $95.30 $78.05
   Georgia Dock Broilers $105.67 $105.78 $95.50
   Georgia Dock B/S Breasts $205.50 $204.00 $173.00
   Georgia Dock Leg Quarters $53.50 $53.50 $52.00
Feed Prices ($/ton)      
   Whole Cottonseed1 $305.00 $305.00 $305.00
   Cottonseed Meal1 $380.00 $365.00 $415.00
   Corn Gluten Meal (60%)1 $580.00 N/A $740.00
   Soybean Hulls1 $170.00 $150.00 $240.00
   Soybean Meal (48%)1 $540.60 $530.70 $555.60
   Wheat Midds1 $185.00 $160.00 $265.00
   Corn Gluten Feed2 $157.50 $159.50 $255.00
   Corn Gluten Pellets (21%)3 $217.50 No Report $272.50
   Soybean Hull Pellets3 $192.50 No Report $257.50
   Distillers’ Dried Grains4 $231.50 $232.50 $302.50
   Rice Bran5 $185.00 $182.50 $210.00
Meat Production (million lbs)  
   Beef 486.9 454.2 511.9
   Pork 441.2 400.1 488.7
Slaughter (1,000 head)  
   Cattle 611 569 647
   Hogs 2,172 1,970 2,428
   Broilers/Fryers 157,676 143,099 157,048
Avg. Dressed Weight  
   Cattle 799 800 793
   Hogs 203 203 201
Source: USDA Agricultural Marketing Service
1-Memphis; 2-St. Louis; 3-Alabama; 4-E. Corn Belt; 5-Arkansas

Southeastern Fertilizer and Farm Diesel Prices
  This Week Last Week Last Year Y-o-Y

% Change

Liquid N (28% spread) $ 459.50 NoReport $ 460.00 -0.1%
Ammonium Nitrate $ 495.00 NoReport $ 539.50 -8.2%
13-13-13 $ 477.00 NoReport $ 512.00 -6.8%
17-17-17 $ 583.50 NoReport $ 596.50 -2.2%
DAP (18%N, 46%P) $ 642.50 NoReport $ 624.00 3.0%
Potash $ 608.00 NoReport $ 647.00 -6.0%
Lime $ 37.50 NoReport $ 37.50 0.0%
Farm Diesel $ 3.52 NoReport $ 3.61 -2.4%
Source:  USDA- AL Dept of Ag, Market News, Montgomery, AL
Fertilizer prices are $/ton, Diesel prices are $/gal for <1,000 gallons

Southeastern Hay Market Report
  This Week Last Week
  Good Premium Good Premium
Bermuda        
4×5 Roll NQ $109.96 NQ $91.35
5×5 or 5×6 Roll NQ 100 NQ $100.00
Bahia        
4×5 Roll NQ 90 NQ 90
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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