Livestock Price and Production Tables: Week Ending Oct 18, 2013


Some data are available this week…

Mississippi Auction Markets
Weight Steers Heifers Slaughter Cows, Bulls, and Replacements
300-350 $200 $225 $170 $180 Boning (80-85% lean) $70 $76
350-400 $185 $200 $160 $170 Boning (high-yielding) $76 $86
400-450 $175 $190 $147 $160 Lean $62 $70
450-500 $165 $175 $147 $160 Bulls, YG 1-2, <1,500 lbs $80 $90
500-550 $150 $175 $138 $150 Bulls, YG 1-2, >1,500 lbs $90 $100
550-600 $150 $175 $138 $150  
600-650 $140 $160 $130 $143 Sm/Mdm Cow-Calf Pairs $1,200 $1,600
650-700 $140 $160 $130 $143 Mdm/Lg Cow-Calf Pairs $850 $1,300
700-750 $127 $140 $125 $136 Sm/Mdm Replacements $850 $1,300
750-800 $127 $140 $125 $136 Mdm/Lg Replacements $800 $1,250
Volume1 (head): vs Last Week vs Last Year  
under 600 lbs -36.6% -39.9%
over 600 lbs -43.0% -48.8%
Slaughter Cows -37.7% -39.6%
Rep. Females -37.6% -10.5%
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*
Oct $129.88 +1.07 $166.08 -1.40        
Nov     $166.85 -2.43     $12.91 +0.24
Dec $132.03 -0.45     $4.42 +0.08    
Jan     $166.60 -2.15     $12.90 +0.24
Feb $133.88 -0.25            
Mar     $165.40 -2.60 $4.54 +0.08 $12.73 +0.19
Apr $134.78 -0.50 $165.78 -2.67        
May     $166.25 -2.05 $4.62 +0.08 $12.57 +0.18
Jun $128.85 -0.90            
Jul         $4.70 +0.08 $12.54 +0.19
Aug $127.30 -0.70 $166.88 -2.07     $12.42 +0.18
Sep     $166.60   $4.75 +0.07 $12.03 +0.17
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 $133.50 $162.50
OKC Shutdown Shutdown
Kentucky Shutdown Shutdown
Joplin, MO $148.37 $161.68
Tulia, TX $150.00 $168.12

Price and Production Summary
  This Week Last Week Last Year
5-Area Fed Steer Price      
   Live Shutdown Shutdown $124.72
   Dressed Shutdown Shutdown $195.25
OKC Feeder Cattle Prices      
   7.5-8 wt M&L #1 steer Shutdown Shutdown $145.32
   5-5.5 wt M&L #1 steer Shutdown Shutdown $162.82
BBCV (weekly avg.)      
   600-900 lb Choice cutout Shutdown Shutdown $195.65
   600-900 lb Select cutout Shutdown Shutdown $180.30
   Choice Rib Value Shutdown Shutdown $290.90
   Choice Chuck Value Shutdown Shutdown $172.06
Other Livestock Prices      
   Barrows and Gilts (base price) $90.43 Shutdown $83.03
   Pork Carcass Cutout $95.09 Shutdown $88.24
   Georgia Dock Broilers $105.13 Shutdown $95.57
   Georgia Dock B/S Breasts $198.00 Shutdown $156.60
   Georgia Dock Leg Quarters $53.00 Shutdown $53.00
Feed Prices ($/ton)      
   Whole Cottonseed1 Shutdown Shutdown $280.00
   Cottonseed Meal1 Shutdown Shutdown $332.50
   Corn Gluten Meal (60%)1 Shutdown Shutdown $750.00
   Soybean Hulls1 Shutdown Shutdown $185.00
   Soybean Meal (48%)1 Shutdown Shutdown $485.60
   Wheat Midds1 Shutdown Shutdown N/A
   Corn Gluten Feed2 Shutdown Shutdown $230.00
   Corn Gluten Pellets (21%)3 Shutdown Shutdown $267.50
   Soybean Hull Pellets3 Shutdown Shutdown $225.00
   Distillers’ Dried Grains4 Shutdown Shutdown $280.00
   Rice Bran5 Shutdown Shutdown $210.00
Meat Production (million lbs)  
   Beef 489.2 Shutdown 505.9
   Pork 467.0 Shutdown 483.4
Slaughter (1,000 head)  
   Cattle 614 Shutdown 634
   Hogs 2,297 Shutdown 2,388
   Broilers/Fryers Shutdown Shutdown 155,110
Avg. Dressed Weight  
   Cattle 798 Shutdown 800
   Hogs 203 Shutdown 202
Source: USDA Agricultural Marketing Service
1-Memphis; 2-St. Louis; 3-Alabama; 4-E. Corn Belt; 5-Arkansas
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