Livestock Price and Production Tables: Week Ending Dec 06, 2013


Mississippi Auction Markets

Weight

Steers

Heifers

300-350

$210

$230

$185

$200

350-400

$200

$210

$170

$185

400-450

$185

$210

$170

$180

450-500

$177

$185

$157

$170

500-550

$170

$180

$140

$160

550-600

$155

$170

$140

$160

600-650

$145

$160

$135

$145

650-700

$145

$160

$135

$145

700-750

$125

$145

$120

$135

750-800

$125

$145

$120

$135

Slaughter Cows, Bulls, and Replacements
Boning (80-85% lean)

$75

$80

Boning (high-yielding)

$80

$90

Lean

$62

$75

Bulls, YG 1-2, <1,500 lbs

$85

$95

Bulls, YG 1-2, >1,500 lbs

$90

$99

             
Sm/Mdm Cow-Calf Pairs

$1,300

$1,700

Mdm/Lg Cow-Calf Pairs

$900

$1,400

Sm/Mdm Replacements

$900

$1,400

Mdm/Lg Replacements

$900

$1,200

Volume1 (head):

vs Last Week

vs Last Year

under 600 lbs

3.4%

5.5%

over 600 lbs

-22.5%

-16.9%

Slaughter Cows

3.1%

1.4%

Rep. Females

3.7%

6.0%

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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Cattle Futures Prices
Month

Live Cattle

Change*

Feeder Cattle

Change*

Dec

$131.70

-1.77

   
Jan    

$164.70

-0.77

Feb

$133.13

-1.13

   
Mar    

$164.80

-0.87

Apr

$133.90

-1.07

$165.75

-0.65

May    

$166.40

-0.77

Jun

$128.50

-0.42

   
Jul        
Aug

$126.85

-0.55

$167.43

-0.38

Sep    

$166.50

-0.60

Oct

$129.28

-0.47

$166.40

+0.00

Nov    

$165.50

+0.10

Grain Futures Prices
Month

Corn

Change*

Soybeans

Change*

Dec

$4.24

+0.09

   
Jan    

$13.26

-0.11

Feb        
Mar

$4.34

-420.16

$13.11

-0.07

Apr        
May

$4.43

-428.32

$12.97

-0.01

Jun        
Jul        
Aug    

$12.59

-0.00

Sep

$4.56

+0.09

$12.02

+0.05

Oct        
Nov    

$11.64

+0.17

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

$135.00

$175.00

OKC

$160.34

$179.31

Kentucky

$155.89

$163.65

Joplin, MO

NQ

$179.08

Tulia, TX

NQ

NQ

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Price and Production Summary
 

This Week

Last Week

Last Year

5-Area Fed Steer Price      
   Live

$131.89

$132.66

$123.76

   Dressed

$209.10

$209.49

$196.00

OKC Feeder Cattle Prices      
   7.5-8 wt M&L #1 steer

$163.60

NQ

$144.62

   5-5.5 wt M&L #1 steer

$191.07

$190.77

$160.71

BBCV (weekly avg.)      
   600-900 lb Choice cutout

$202.65

$202.04

$194.47

   600-900 lb Select cutout

$189.61

$189.49

$174.41

   Choice Rib Value

$355.04

$345.67

$336.15

   Choice Chuck Value

$167.70

$168.24

$153.79

Other Livestock Prices      
   Barrows and Gilts (base price)

$77.87

$79.59

$83.63

   Pork Carcass Cutout

$90.27

$89.23

$85.55

   Georgia Dock Broilers

$104.37

Thanksgiving

$97.29

   Georgia Dock B/S Breasts

$192.50

Thanksgiving

$160.00

   Georgia Dock Leg Quarters

$50.50

Thanksgiving

$53.00

Feed Prices ($/ton)      
   Whole Cottonseed1

$280.00

$275.00

$290.00

   Cottonseed Meal1

$385.00

$367.50

$357.50

   Corn Gluten Meal (60%)1

$630.00

$620.00

$690.00

   Soybean Hulls1

$185.00

$190.00

$200.00

   Soybean Meal (48%)1

$491.30

$487.20

$468.60

   Wheat Midds1

$185.00

$180.00

$255.00

   Corn Gluten Feed2

$212.50

$195.00

$207.50

   Corn Gluten Pellets (21%)3

$237.50

$220.00

$260.00

   Soybean Hull Pellets3

$192.50

$182.50

$222.50

   Distillers’ Dried Grains4

$221.50

$221.00

$260.00

   Rice Bran5

$200.00

$200.00

$205.00

Meat Production (million lbs)  
   Beef

505.0

444.7

507.2

   Pork

492.3

435.3

486.2

Slaughter (1,000 head)  
   Cattle

629

555

639

   Hogs

2,325

2,325

2,364

   Broilers/Fryers

154,646

134,738

154,406

Avg. Dressed Weight  
   Cattle

805

803

795

   Hogs

212

211

206

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 $ 450.00

2.1%

Ammonium Nitrate $ 487.00 $ 487.00 $ 539.50

-9.7%

13-13-13 $ 455.50 $ 455.50 $ 512.50

-11.1%

17-17-17 $ 546.50 $ 546.50 $ 596.50

-8.4%

DAP (18%N, 46%P) $ 590.00 $ 590.00 $ 624.00

-5.4%

Potash $ 563.00 $ 563.00 $ 647.00

-13.0%

Lime $ 37.50 $ 37.50 $ 37.50

0.0%

Farm Diesel $ 3.43 $ 3.43 $ 3.58

-4.1%

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

$63.75

$115.59

NQ

NQ

5×5 or 5×6 Roll

NQ

$84.17

NQ

NQ

Bahia        
4×5 Roll

NQ

$100.00

NQ

NQ

5×5 or 5×6 Roll

NQ

$86.67

NQ

NQ

Prices are $/ton
Source:  USDA-AL Dept of Ag, Market News, Montgomery, AL
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