Livestock Price and Production Tables: Week Ending Dec 13, 2013


Mississippi Auction Markets

Weight

Steers

Heifers

300-350

$200

$225

$185

$200

350-400

$200

$225

$177

$185

400-450

$190

$210

$170

$180

450-500

$180

$190

$160

$170

500-550

$175

$185

$150

$160

550-600

$165

$175

$140

$150

600-650

$150

$160

$140

$148

650-700

$140

$150

$130

$140

700-750

$132

$140

$0

$0

750-800

$132

$140

$0

$0

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

$75

$81

Boning (high-yielding)

$81

$90

Lean

$63

$75

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

$78

$86

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

$85

$101

             
Sm/Mdm Cow-Calf Pairs

$1,300

$1,700

Mdm/Lg Cow-Calf Pairs

$1,100

$1,600

Sm/Mdm Replacements

$1,000

$1,400

Mdm/Lg Replacements

$775

$1,075

Volume1 (head):

vs Last Week

vs Last Year

under 600 lbs

-20.5%

-3.5%

over 600 lbs

-15.9%

-20.9%

Slaughter Cows

-19.4%

-5.9%

Rep. Females

-17.2%

-6.5%

Note: Steer and heifer prices are for medium and large frame, number 1-2.
1- Four Week Rolling Average
Source: USDA Agricultural Marketing Service

Cattle Futures Prices
Month

Live Cattle

Change*

Feeder Cattle

Change*

Dec

$131.88

+0.18

   
Jan    

$167.08

+2.38

Feb

$132.85

-0.28

   
Mar    

$166.55

+1.75

Apr

$133.80

-0.10

$167.40

+1.65

May    

$167.93

+1.53

Jun

$128.70

+0.20

   
Jul        
Aug

$127.20

+0.35

$168.93

+1.50

Sep    

$168.05

+1.55

Oct

$129.75

+0.47

$167.55

+1.15

Nov    

$167.13

+1.63

Grain Futures Prices
Month

Corn

Change*

Soybeans

Change*

Dec

$4.53

+0.29

   
Jan    

$13.28

+0.02

Feb        
Mar

$4.26

-0.09

$13.14

+0.03

Apr        
May

$4.34

-0.09

$12.97

+0.01

Jun        
Jul        
Aug    

$12.54

-0.05

Sep

$4.46

-0.10

$11.97

-0.04

Oct        
Nov    

$11.58

-0.06

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

$136.00

$180.00

OKC

No Sale: Snow

No Sale: Snow

Kentucky

$152.79

$168.76

Joplin, MO

$164.14

$169.81

Tulia, TX

No Quotes

No Quotes

Price and Production Summary
 

This Week

Last Week

Last Year

5-Area Fed Steer Price      
   Live

$130.16

$131.89

$123.81

   Dressed

No Quote

$209.10

No Quote

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

No Sale: Snow

$163.60

$144.43

   5-5.5 wt M&L #1 steer

No Sale: Snow

$191.07

$152.37

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

$201.32

$202.65

$195.04

   600-900 lb Select cutout

$187.37

$189.61

$174.79

   Choice Rib Value

$354.32

$355.04

$333.38

   Choice Chuck Value

$165.47

$167.70

$153.74

Other Livestock Prices      
   Barrows and Gilts (base price)

$78.10

$77.87

$78.23

   Pork Carcass Cutout

$89.47

$90.27

$83.69

   Georgia Dock Broilers

$104.40

$104.37

$97.32

   Georgia Dock B/S Breasts

$193.50

$192.50

$160.00

   Georgia Dock Leg Quarters

$50.50

$50.50

$53.00

Feed Prices ($/ton)      
   Whole Cottonseed1

$288.00

$280.00

$290.00

   Cottonseed Meal1

$395.00

$385.00

$340.00

   Corn Gluten Meal (60%)1

$640.00

$630.00

$765.00

   Soybean Hulls1

$190.00

$185.00

$200.00

   Soybean Meal (48%)1

$508.70

$491.30

$474.90

   Wheat Midds1

$200.00

$185.00

$260.00

   Corn Gluten Feed2

$215.00

$212.50

$210.00

   Corn Gluten Pellets (21%)3

$242.50

$237.50

$260.00

   Soybean Hull Pellets3

$192.50

$192.50

$225.00

   Distillers’ Dried Grains4

$222.50

$221.50

$262.50

   Rice Bran5

$200.00

$200.00

$205.00

Meat Production (million lbs)  
   Beef

489.6

505.0

503.0

   Pork

490.0

491.2

475.0

Slaughter (1,000 head)  
   Cattle

608

629

632

   Hogs

2,311

2,320

2,304

   Broilers/Fryers

154,564

154,734

154,917

Avg. Dressed Weight  
   Cattle

807

805

797

   Hogs

212

212

206

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 $ 459.50 $ 450.00

2.1%

Ammonium Nitrate $ 487.00 $ 487.00 $ 539.50

-9.7%

13-13-13 $ 452.00 $ 455.50 $ 512.50

-11.8%

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 $ 3.44 $ 3.43 $ 3.54

-3.0%

Source:  USDA- AL Dept of Ag, Market News, Montgomery, AL
Fertilizer prices are $/ton
Diesel prices are $/gal for <1,000 gallons

Southeastern Hay Market Report
 

This Week

Last Week

 

Good

Premium

Good

Premium

Bermuda        
4×5 Roll

$61.28

$102.98

$63.75

$115.59

5×5 or 5×6 Roll

NQ

$79.04

NQ

$84.17

Bahia        
4×5 Roll

NQ

$125.60

NQ

100

5×5 or 5×6 Roll

NQ

$86.67

NQ

86.67

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