Livestock Price and Production Tables: Week Ending Dec 20, 2013


Weight

Steers

Heifers

300-350

$215

$235

$190

$200

350-400

$205

$215

$175

$190

400-450

$195

$215

$170

$181

450-500

$180

$195

$160

$170

500-550

$170

$180

$148

$165

550-600

$160

$170

$148

$165

600-650

$148

$160

$140

$148

650-700

$148

$160

$130

$140

700-750

$128

$141

$125

$135

750-800

$128

$141

-$120

-$135

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

$78

$85

Boning (high-yielding)

$85

$95

Lean

$65

$79

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

$84

$98

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

$92

$106

             
Sm/Mdm Cow-Calf Pairs

$1,100

$1,600

Mdm/Lg Cow-Calf Pairs

$1,100

$1,400

Sm/Mdm Replacements

$1,000

$1,500

Mdm/Lg Replacements

$900

$1,300

Volume1 (head):

vs Last Week

vs Last Year

under 600 lbs

-1.1%

-21.7%

over 600 lbs

-15.6%

-44.7%

Slaughter Cows

1.4%

-23.2%

Rep. Females

5.6%

-19.7%

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

Cattle Futures Prices
Month

Live Cattle

Change*

Feeder Cattle

Change*

Dec

$132.45

+0.57

   
Jan    

$166.68

-0.40

Feb

$133.85

+1.00

   
Mar    

$166.55

+0.00

Apr

$134.50

+0.70

$167.78

+0.38

May    

$168.05

+0.13

Jun

$129.03

+0.33

   
Jul        
Aug

$127.60

+0.40

$168.88

-0.05

Sep    

$168.10

+0.05

Oct

$130.35

+0.60

$168.23

+0.67

Nov    

$167.90

+0.78

Grain Futures Prices
Month

Corn

Change*

Soybeans

Change*

Dec        
Jan    

$13.39

+0.12

Feb        
Mar

$4.33

+0.08

$13.31

+0.17

Apr        
May

$4.42

+0.08

$13.16

+0.19

Jun        
Jul        
Aug    

$12.71

+0.17

Sep

$4.54

+0.08

$12.12

+0.15

Oct        
Nov    

$11.70

+0.12

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

$134.50

$175.00

OKC

$156.12

$186.29

Kentucky

$155.48

$176.32

Joplin, MO

$157.59

$180.33

Tulia, TX

NQ

NQ

Price and Production Summary
 

This Week

Last Week

Last Year

5-Area Fed Steer Price      
   Live

$130.03

$130.16

$126.13

   Dressed

$207.43

NQ

$199.91

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

$163.97

Snow

$147.00

   5-5.5 wt M&L #1 steer

$201.11

Snow

$166.44

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

$198.22

$201.32

$193.50

   600-900 lb Select cutout

$188.56

$187.37

$176.07

   Choice Rib Value

$317.02

$354.32

$306.17

   Choice Chuck Value

$170.65

$165.47

$156.42

Other Livestock Prices      
   Barrows and Gilts (base price)

$77.01

$78.10

$80.24

   Pork Carcass Cutout

$88.61

$89.47

$82.80

   Georgia Dock Broilers

$104.40

$104.40

$97.41

   Georgia Dock B/S Breasts

$196.50

$193.50

$161.50

   Georgia Dock Leg Quarters

$51.00

$50.50

$53.00

Feed Prices ($/ton)      
   Whole Cottonseed1

$300.00

$288.00

$290.00

   Cottonseed Meal1

$415.00

$395.00

$342.50

   Corn Gluten Meal (60%)1

$595.00

$640.00

$680.00

   Soybean Hulls1

$190.00

$190.00

$200.00

   Soybean Meal (48%)1

$509.00

$508.70

$481.40

   Wheat Midds1

$230.00

$200.00

$255.00

   Corn Gluten Feed2

$210.00

$215.00

$210.00

   Corn Gluten Pellets (21%)3

$242.50

$242.50

$257.50

   Soybean Hull Pellets3

$192.50

$192.50

$227.50

   Distillers’ Dried Grains4

$223.00

$222.50

$262.50

   Rice Bran5

$200.00

$200.00

$210.00

Meat Production (million lbs)  
   Beef

493.5

489.6

504.1

   Pork

499.9

491.5

485.6

Slaughter (1,000 head)  
   Cattle

613

608

633

   Hogs

2,353

2,318

2,348

   Broilers/Fryers

162,800

154,825

158,288

Avg. Dressed Weight  
   Cattle

807

807

798

   Hogs

212

212

207

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 $ 452.00 $ 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 $ 3.41 $ 3.44 $ 3.52

-3.1%

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

$74.88

$109.43

$61.28

$102.98

5×5 or 5×6 Roll

NQ

$94.95

NQ

$79.04

Bahia        
4×5 Roll

NQ

$100.00

NQ

125.6

5×5 or 5×6 Roll

NQ

$76.41

NQ

86.67

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