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Atascosa

Date of Sale: 1-11-2011

Cattle and calves: 659

Week ago: 762

Compared to last week:

Feeder steers $4-$8 higher, instances $10 higher. Feeder heifers steady to $4 higher. Slaughter cows and bulls steady. Trade good and demand excellent.

Steers:

Medium and Large No. 1:

300-400 lbs. 140-145, few to 158

400-500 lbs. 123-132. few to 145

500-600 lbs. 127-133

600-700 lbs. 112-120

700-800 lbs. 101-105, few to 116

800-900 lbs. 95-99

Medium and Large No. 2:

Individ. 290 lbs. 147.50

300-400 lbs. 125-135, few to 153

400-500 lbs. 120-129, few to 142

500-600 lbs. 114-125, few to 135

600-700 lbs. 106-114, few to 119

700-800 lbs. 105-108

Medium and Large No. 3:

200-300 lbs. 121-125, several pkgs. 140-170

300-400 lbs. 123-130, many pkgs. 135-157.50

400-500 lbs. 113-123, many pkgs. 125-141

500-600 lbs. 108-118, many pkgs. 120-137

600-700 lbs. 103-113, few to 123

700-800 lbs. 97-101

Heifers:

Medium and Large No. 1:

300-400 lbs. 114-123, few to 130

400-500 lbs. 107.50-115, few to 125

500-600 lbs. 108-119

600-700 lbs. 101-111, few to 118

Medium and Large No. 2:

300-400 lbs. 110-120

400-500 lbs. 104-115

500-600 lbs. 99-110, few to 114

Medium and Large No. 3:

200-300 lbs. 110-117.50, fancy 135

300-400 lbs. 103-112, few to 122, fancy 135-160

400-500 lbs. 101-111, many pkgs. 112-122, fancy 127

500-600 lbs. 99-109, few to 115

Few 600-700 lbs. 104-105

Few 700-800 lbs. 87-98

Replacement Cows:

Medium and Large 1-2: young to middle-aged 835-1,105 lb. cows bred 5-6 months, 62.50-79 cwt

Middle-aged to aged 680-1,115 lb. cows bred 5 months, 43-58 cwt

Cow/Calf pairs:

Medium and large 1-2: young to middle-aged 705-1,085 lb. cows with 75-200 lb. calves $730-$910 per pair.

Gonzales

Date of Sale: 1-15-2011

Volume: 1,516

Compared to our last sale:

Feeder calves and yearlings sold $3-$4 higher. Packer cows sold $2-$3 higher.

Stocker-feeder steers:

Medium and large frame No. 1:

150-300 lbs. 165-188

300-400 lbs. 151-165

400-500 lbs. 135-152

500-600 lbs. 114-131

600-700 lbs. 114-123

700-800 lbs. 108-111

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 142-168

300-400 lbs. 126-138

400-500 lbs. 112-124

500-600 lbs. 105-108

600-700 lbs. 97-101

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 57-61; Cutters: 63-69.50; Canners: 46-51; Low yielding fat cows: 55-61

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 75-85; lightweights and medium quality: 69-74; Bull yearlings 700-900 lbs.: 86-101

Stocker Cows: $650-$950

Pairs: $725-$1,150

Karnes City

Date of Sale: 1-15-2011

Head Count: 353

Market was stronger compared to last week.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

100-200 lbs. 154 (160)

200-300 lbs. 141 (146)

300-400 lbs. 144 (168)

400-500 lbs. 134 (154)

500-600 lbs. 127 (140)

600-700 lbs. 114 (128)

More than 700 lbs. 103 (116)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 126 (140)

300-400 lbs. 125 (140)

400-500 lbs. 118 (139)

500-600 lbs. 114 (130)

600-700 lbs. 107 (126)

More than 700 lbs. 93 (103)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $866 ($960)

Pairs: $920 ($1,030)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 62 (79)

No. 2: 52 (59)

Bulls: 75 (85)

Goats and Others: 53 on hand

Calves, less than 75 lbs. (per head): $75 ($180)

Wethers, 50-100 lbs., (per head): $95 ($100)

Nannies (per head): $92.50 ($92.50)

Billies (per head): $98 ($100)

Sheep (per head) $37.50 ($40)

Barbado (per head): $72 ($95)

Gilts: 54 (61)

Barrows: 57 (61)

Boars: 55 (55)

Karnes Co.

Date of sale: 1-13-2011

Cattle on hand: 438

Market stronger compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 140-180, Heifers 100-129

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 144-172, Heifers 126-145

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 130-158, Heifers 120-148

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 117-133, Heifers 108-126

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 110-118, Heifers 98-118

Stocker Cows:

Good cows and heifers: $700-$750

Good cow/calf pairs: $800-$860

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 61-67

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 57-60

Lightweight canners: 50-56

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 75-82.50

Utility & canners: 68-74

Lightweight canners: 60-67

Nixon

Date of Sale: 1-10-2011

Cattle on Hand: 1,034 (116 Cows; 20 Bulls)

Steers:

200-300 lbs.: 118-128-170

300-400 lbs.: 128-138-169

400-500 lbs.: 121-131-151

500-600 lbs.: 111-121-137

600-700 lbs.: 101-111-124

700-800 lbs.: 94-104-114

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.: 108-118-140

300-400 lbs.: 112-122-153

400-500 lbs.: 107-117-151

500-600 lbs.: 100-110-134

600-700 lbs.: 98-108-130

700-800 lbs.: 87-97-106

Slaughter Cows: 50-60-65

Slaughter Bulls: 63-73-79

Stocker Cows: $310-$742

Pairs: $900

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Seguin

Date of Sale: 1-12-2011

Cattle-790; Hogs-230; Horses-13; Sheep & Goats-264

The condition on most stocker and feeder cattle was very good. All classes of cattle were higher.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 140-165

300-400 lb. 135-165

400-500 lb. 125-157

500-600 lb. 120-142

600-700 lb. 110-128

700-850 lb. 105-117

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 130-142

300-400 lb. 135-155

400-500 lb. 125-142

500-600 lb. 115-140

600-750 lb. 105-116

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 65-72

Cutters: 58-66

Canners: 40-50

Palpated Cows (Young): $650-$850

Middle Aged: $600-$700

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 78-86

Light & Low Yielding: 72-80

Feeder Bulls: 70-95

Horses:

Heavy Fat: $360-$410 (riding)

Light Fat: $125-$175

Thin: $35-$100 hd.

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: 55-60

#2 Butchers: 50-54

Sows: $40-$50

Boars: $5-$20 cwt.

Feeder Pigs: $20-$25 hd.

Feeder Shoats: 70-100

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $70-$100 hd.

Thin & Old Nannies: $50-$75 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 125-170

Small & Thin: 120-200

Wethers: 100-150

Billies: 85-120

Pairs: $70-$120

Barb. Ewes (Young): $50-$65 hd.

Thin & Old: $35-$50 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 120-140

Small & Thin Lambs: 110-125

Barb. Bucks: $100-$200 hd.

Wooled Ewes: $60-$70 cwt.

Wooled Bucks: $50-$70 cwt.

Lambs: 120-145
 

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