Livestock Price and Production Tables: Week Ending Sept 20, 2013


 

Mississippi Auction Markets
Weight Steers Heifers Slaughter Cows, Bulls, and Replacements
300-350 $185 $205 $165 $175 Boning (80-85% lean) $75 $78
350-400 $177 $185 $155 $165 Boning (high-yielding) $78 $85
400-450 $158 $177 $137 $157 Lean $62 $75
450-500 $158 $177 $137 $157 Bulls, YG 1-2, <1,500 lbs $80 $92
500-550 $140 $158 $130 $140 Bulls, YG 1-2, >1,500 lbs $88 $102
550-600 $140 $158 $130 $140  
600-650 $130 $145 $121 $135 Sm/Mdm Cow-Calf Pairs $1,200 $1,600
650-700 $130 $145 $121 $135 Mdm/Lg Cow-Calf Pairs $900 $1,300
700-750 $120 $135 $115 $129 Sm/Mdm Replacements $1,000 $1,300
750-800 $120 $135 $115 $129 Mdm/Lg Replacements $800 $1,100
Volume1 (head): vs Last Week vs Last Year  
under 600 lbs -2.5% 23.9%
over 600 lbs 0.8% 43.0%
Slaughter Cows 2.0% 8.3%
Rep. Females 6.3% 45.6%
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     $157.10 -0.20        
Oct $125.95 +0.70 $160.23 +0.95        
Nov     $160.75 +0.53     $13.15 -0.66
Dec $129.75 +0.60     $4.51 -0.08    
Jan     $160.40 +0.97     $13.18 -0.62
Feb $131.53 +0.35            
Mar     $160.25 +0.10 $4.64 -0.08 $13.00 -0.47
Apr $132.75 +0.28 $160.38 +0.18        
May     $160.33 +0.32 $4.72 -0.08 $12.77 -0.38
Jun $127.03 -0.17            
Jul         $4.79 -0.08 $12.71 -0.37
Aug $126.15 -0.05 $161.90 +0.55     $12.55 -0.24
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 $127.50 $149.00
OKC $151.32 $166.06
Kentucky $146.10 $157.39
Joplin, MO $143.66 $166.80
Tulia, TX $154.00 $165.00

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Price and Production Summary
  This Week Last Week Last Year
5-Area Fed Steer Price      
   Live $122.70 $123.01 $125.29
   Dressed NQ $194.28 $195.02
OKC Feeder Cattle Prices      
   7.5-8 wt M&L #1 steer $156.38 $153.71 $141.50
   5-5.5 wt M&L #1 steer $173.11 $180.90 $159.45
BBCV (weekly avg.)      
   600-900 lb Choice cutout $192.94 $193.71 $194.11
   600-900 lb Select cutout $176.31 $178.20 $183.71
   Choice Rib Value $303.46 $302.87 $293.15
   Choice Chuck Value $162.07 $163.24 $165.56
Other Livestock Prices      
   Barrows and Gilts (base price) $94.95 $93.24 $68.79
   Pork Carcass Cutout $98.88 $97.10 $77.00
   Georgia Dock Broilers $105.68 $105.67 $95.44
   Georgia Dock B/S Breasts $203.00 $205.50 $168.00
   Georgia Dock Leg Quarters $53.50 $53.50 $52.50
Feed Prices ($/ton)      
   Whole Cottonseed1 $305.00 $305.00 $295.00
   Cottonseed Meal1 $382.50 $380.00 $385.00
   Corn Gluten Meal (60%)1 $590.00 $580.00 $740.00
   Soybean Hulls1 $180.00 $170.00 $200.00
   Soybean Meal (48%)1 $531.20 $540.60 $528.50
   Wheat Midds1 $200.00 $185.00 $265.00
   Corn Gluten Feed2 $195.00 $157.50 $255.00
   Corn Gluten Pellets (21%)3 $212.50 $217.50 $282.50
   Soybean Hull Pellets3 $192.50 $192.50 $254.50
   Distillers’ Dried Grains4 $229.00 $231.50 $287.50
   Rice Bran5 $187.50 $185.00 $212.50
Meat Production (million lbs)  
   Beef 505.5 486.9 493.5
   Pork 443.3 441.2 485.6
Slaughter (1,000 head)  
   Cattle 633 611 623
   Hogs 2,180 2,172 2,406
   Broilers/Fryers 158,190 157,676 156,904
Avg. Dressed Weight  
   Cattle 800 799 793
   Hogs 203 203 202
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 $ 487.00 $ 495.00 $ 539.50 -9.7%
13-13-13 $ 465.00 $ 477.00 $ 512.00 -9.2%
17-17-17 $ 577.50 $ 583.50 $ 596.50 -3.2%
DAP (18%N, 46%P) $ 642.50 $ 642.50 $ 624.00 3.0%
Potash $ 600.00 $ 608.00 $ 647.00 -7.3%
Lime $ 37.50 $ 37.50 $ 37.50 0.0%
Farm Diesel $ 3.50 $ 3.52 $ 3.62 -3.2%
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 $79.60 NQ $109.96
5×5 or 5×6 Roll NQ 89.19 NQ $100.00
Bahia        
4×5 Roll NQ 90 NQ 90
5×5 or 5×6 Roll NQ $73.39 NQ NQ
Prices are $/ton
Source:  USDA-AL Dept of Ag, Market News, Montgomery, AL

 

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