Livestock Price and Production Tables: Week Ending Oct 25, 2013


 

Mississippi Auction Markets
Weight Steers Heifers Slaughter Cows, Bulls, and Replacements
300-350 $205 $225 $170 $190 Boning (80-85% lean) $72 $79
350-400 $195 $205 $160 $170 Boning (high-yielding) $79 $86
400-450 $180 $195 $150 $165 Lean $64 $71
450-500 $165 $180 $150 $165 Bulls, YG 1-2, <1,500 lbs $79 $90
500-550 $155 $175 $140 $155 Bulls, YG 1-2, >1,500 lbs $90 $102
550-600 $155 $175 $140 $155  
600-650 $145 $155 $135 $145 Sm/Mdm Cow-Calf Pairs $1,200 $1,600
650-700 $145 $155 $135 $145 Mdm/Lg Cow-Calf Pairs $900 $1,300
700-750 $130 $145 $129 $139 Sm/Mdm Replacements $1,100 $1,600
750-800 $130 $145 $129 $139 Mdm/Lg Replacements $850 $1,250
Volume1 (head): vs Last Week vs Last Year  
under 600 lbs 7.7% -31.7%
over 600 lbs -12.7% -55.7%
Slaughter Cows 11.9% -34.0%
Rep. Females 1.8% 517.8%
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*
Nov     $166.78 -0.07     $13.00 +0.09
Dec $133.18 +1.15            
Jan     $166.40 -0.20 $4.40 -0.01 $12.94 +0.04
Feb $134.00 +0.13            
Mar     $165.25 -0.15 $4.52 -0.02 $12.72 -0.01
Apr $134.30 -0.47 $166.10 +0.32        
May     $166.60 +0.35 $4.61 -0.01 $12.56 -0.02
Jun $128.43 -0.42            
Jul         $4.68 -0.01 $12.50 -0.04
Aug $127.50 +0.20 $167.20 +0.32     $12.37 -0.05
Sep     $167.00 +0.40 $4.75 -0.00 $11.97 -0.06
Oct $129.85 -0.03 N/A          
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 $137.50 $165.00
OKC NQ $176.03
Kentucky Shutdown Shutdown
Joplin, MO $158.60 $165.53
Tulia, TX $151.00 NQ

Price and Production Summary
  This Week Last Week Last Year
5-Area Fed Steer Price      
   Live $132.30 Shutdown $126.61
   Dressed $207.80 Shutdown $197.96
OKC Feeder Cattle Prices      
   7.5-8 wt M&L #1 steer $165.72 Shutdown $144.52
   5-5.5 wt M&L #1 steer $183.29 Shutdown $166.74
BBCV (weekly avg.)      
   600-900 lb Choice cutout $200.09 Shutdown $198.49
   600-900 lb Select cutout $184.13 Shutdown $182.21
   Choice Rib Value $318.50 Shutdown $298.05
   Choice Chuck Value $170.63 Shutdown $172.20
Other Livestock Prices      
   Barrows and Gilts (base price) $86.59 $90.43 $81.56
   Pork Carcass Cutout $94.65 $95.09 $86.46
   Georgia Dock Broilers $105.00 $105.13 $95.59
   Georgia Dock B/S Breasts $193.00 $198.00 $161.50
   Georgia Dock Leg Quarters $51.50 $53.00 $53.00
Feed Prices ($/ton)      
   Whole Cottonseed1 $280.00 Shutdown $280.00
   Cottonseed Meal1 $382.50 Shutdown $332.50
   Corn Gluten Meal (60%)1 $575.00 Shutdown $770.00
   Soybean Hulls1 $190.00 Shutdown $190.00
   Soybean Meal (48%)1 $465.70 Shutdown $500.50
   Wheat Midds1 $205.00 Shutdown $240.00
   Corn Gluten Feed2 $175.00 Shutdown $225.00
   Corn Gluten Pellets (21%)3 $215.00 Shutdown $265.00
   Soybean Hull Pellets3 $180.00 Shutdown $225.00
   Distillers’ Dried Grains4 $216.50 Shutdown $277.50
   Rice Bran5 $195.00 Shutdown $210.00
Meat Production (million lbs)  
   Beef 494.1 492.4 511.4
   Pork 466.1 471.6 482.7
Slaughter (1,000 head)  
   Cattle 618 617 641
   Hogs 2,262 2,297 2,379
   Broilers/Fryers 157,378 Shutdown 153,519
Avg. Dressed Weight  
   Cattle 801 800 800
   Hogs 206 205 203
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 Shutdown $ 450.00 2.1%
Ammonium Nitrate $ 487.00 Shutdown $ 539.50 -9.7%
13-13-13 $ 461.00 Shutdown $ 512.50 -10.0%
17-17-17 $ 555.00 Shutdown $ 596.50 -7.0%
DAP (18%N, 46%P) $ 600.50 Shutdown $ 624.00 -3.8%
Potash $ 575.50 Shutdown $ 647.00 -11.1%
Lime $ 37.50 Shutdown $ 37.50 0.0%
Farm Diesel $ 3.45 Shutdown $ 3.59 -3.9%
Source:  USDA- AL Dept of Ag, Market News, Montgomery, AL
Fertilizer prices are $/ton, Diesel prices are $/gal for <1,000 gallons

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

% Change

Liquid N (28% spread) $ 459.50 Shutdown $ 450.00 2.1%
Ammonium Nitrate $ 487.00 Shutdown $ 539.50 -9.7%
13-13-13 $ 461.00 Shutdown $ 512.50 -10.0%
17-17-17 $ 555.00 Shutdown $ 596.50 -7.0%
DAP (18%N, 46%P) $ 600.50 Shutdown $ 624.00 -3.8%
Potash $ 575.50 Shutdown $ 647.00 -11.1%
Lime $ 37.50 Shutdown $ 37.50 0.0%
Farm Diesel $ 3.45 Shutdown $ 3.59 -3.9%
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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