Livestock Price and Production Tables: Week Ending Sept 27, 2013


 

Weight Steers Heifers Slaughter Cows, Bulls, and Replacements
300-350 $180 $195 $155 $170 Boning (80-85% lean) $67 $78
350-400 $170 $180 $155 $170 Boning (high-yielding) $78 $86
400-450 $152 $175 $140 $157 Lean $62 $70
450-500 $152 $175 $140 $157 Bulls, YG 1-2, <1,500 lbs $78 $93
500-550 $140 $160 $130 $145 Bulls, YG 1-2, >1,500 lbs $85 $100
550-600 $140 $160 $130 $145  
600-650 $130 $150 $123 $138 Sm/Mdm Cow-Calf Pairs $1,200 $1,600
650-700 $130 $150 $123 $138 Mdm/Lg Cow-Calf Pairs $1,000 $1,350
700-750 $129 $140 $115 $134 Sm/Mdm Replacements $850 $1,300
750-800 $129 $140 $115 $134 Mdm/Lg Replacements $800 $1,100
Volume1 (head): vs Last Week vs Last Year  
under 600 lbs -2.2% 2.0%
over 600 lbs -17.6% 9.6%
Slaughter Cows 1.6% 10.3%
Rep. Females 8.5% 54.9%
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*
Oct $128.25 +2.30 $164.40 +4.18        
Nov     $165.05 +4.30     $13.20 +0.04
Dec $132.15 +2.40     $4.54 +0.03    
Jan     $164.00 +3.60     $13.22 +0.04
Feb $133.93 +2.40            
Mar     $162.73 +2.47 $4.67 +0.03 $12.99 -0.02
Apr $134.75 +2.00 $162.80 +2.43        
May     $163.00 +2.68 $4.75 +0.03 $12.73 -0.04
Jun $128.80 +1.78            
Jul         $4.81 +0.02 $12.65 -0.06
Aug $127.30 +1.15 $164.15 +2.25     $12.51 -0.04
Sep     $165.78   $4.85 +0.01 $12.09 +0.00
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 $134.50 $150.00
OKC $152.89 $165.93
Kentucky $152.39 $157.06
Joplin, MO $151.42 $160.85
Tulia, TX $145.00 NQ

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Price and Production Summary
  This Week Last Week Last Year
5-Area Fed Steer Price      
   Live $124.31 $122.70 $122.46
   Dressed $195.24 NQ $190.99
OKC Feeder Cattle Prices      
   7.5-8 wt M&L #1 steer $159.81 $156.38 $145.16
   5-5.5 wt M&L #1 steer $173.74 $173.11 $154.84
BBCV (weekly avg.)      
   600-900 lb Choice cutout $193.43 $192.94 $191.77
   600-900 lb Select cutout $176.90 $176.31 $180.77
   Choice Rib Value $305.68 $303.46 $286.87
   Choice Chuck Value $162.25 $162.07 $166.87
Other Livestock Prices      
   Barrows and Gilts (base price) $91.61 $94.95 $73.91
   Pork Carcass Cutout $101.19 $98.88 $79.41
   Georgia Dock Broilers $105.58 $105.68 $95.50
   Georgia Dock B/S Breasts $202.50 $203.00 $162.00
   Georgia Dock Leg Quarters $53.50 $53.50 $52.50
Feed Prices ($/ton)      
   Whole Cottonseed1 $320.00 $305.00 $290.00
   Cottonseed Meal1 $370.00 $382.50 $355.00
   Corn Gluten Meal (60%)1 $590.00 $590.00 $740.00
   Soybean Hulls1 $160.00 $180.00 $197.00
   Soybean Meal (48%)1 $471.10 $531.20 $516.60
   Wheat Midds1 $210.00 $200.00 $260.00
   Corn Gluten Feed2 $165.00 $195.00 $242.50
   Corn Gluten Pellets (21%)3 $212.50 $212.50 $272.50
   Soybean Hull Pellets3 $192.50 $192.50 $242.00
   Distillers’ Dried Grains4 $227.50 $229.00 $281.00
   Rice Bran5 $190.00 $187.50 $207.50
Meat Production (million lbs)  
   Beef 503.9 505.5 516.3
   Pork 446.0 443.3 474.0
Slaughter (1,000 head)  
   Cattle 632 633 651
   Hogs 2,190 2,180 2,345
   Broilers/Fryers 156,349 158,190 157,410
Avg. Dressed Weight  
   Cattle 799 800 794
   Hogs 204 203 202
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 $ 487.00 $ 539.50 -9.7%
13-13-13 $ 465.00 $ 465.00 $ 512.00 -9.2%
17-17-17 $ 577.50 $ 577.50 $ 596.50 -3.2%
DAP (18%N, 46%P) $ 642.50 $ 642.50 $ 624.00 3.0%
Potash $ 600.00 $ 600.00 $ 647.00 -7.3%
Lime $ 37.50 $ 37.50 $ 37.50 0.0%
Farm Diesel $ 3.45 $ 3.50 $ 3.59 -3.8%
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 $95.00 NQ $79.60
5×5 or 5×6 Roll NQ $100 NQ $89.19
Bahia        
4×5 Roll NQ NQ NQ $90.00
5×5 or 5×6 Roll NQ NQ NQ $73.39
Prices are $/ton
Source:  USDA-AL Dept of Ag, Market News, Montgomery, AL

 

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