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Gonzales

Date of Sale: 2-19-2011

Volume: 1,118

Compared to our last sale:

Feeder calves and yearlings sold steady in an active market. Packer cows sold steady.

Stocker-feeder steers:

Medium and large frame No. 1:

150-300 lbs. 175-200

300-400 lbs. 151-165

400-500 lbs. 129-152

500-600 lbs. 121-137

600-700 lbs. 117-121

700-800 lbs. 109-114

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 142-188

300-400 lbs. 131-145

400-500 lbs. 116-129

500-600 lbs. 111-115

600-700 lbs. 104-110

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 59-66; Cutters: 68-78.50; Canners: 46-54; Low yielding fat cows: 59-67

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 84-94; lightweights and medium quality: 74-81; Bull yearlings 700-900 lbs.: 92-105

Stocker Cows: $650-$950

Pairs: $725-$1,150

Karnes City

Date of Sale: 2-19-2011

Head Count: 435

Market was steady and sale was successful, similar to last week.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 142 (160)

300-400 lbs. 138 (164)

400-500 lbs. 135 (166)

500-600 lbs. 125 (140)

600-700 lbs. 115 (135)

More than 700 lbs. 105 (122)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 139 (155)

300-400 lbs. 123 (147)

400-500 lbs. 117 (145)

500-600 lbs. 115 (134)

600-700 lbs. 108 (120)

More than 700 lbs. 100 (110)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $750 ($925)

Pairs: $960 ($1,015)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 69 (78)

No. 2: 57 (67)

Bulls: 78 (86)

Goats and Others: 130 on hand

Kids (per head):

25-50 lbs. $67 ($68)

50-75 lbs. $92 ($110)

75-125 lbs. $120 ($135)

Nannies (per head): $115 ($180)

Billies (per head): $75 ($160)

Sheep (per head) $125 ($138)

Rams (per head): $190 ($250)

Barbado (per head): $60 ($105)

Swine (Price per pound):

Barrows: 55 (58)

Pigs: 56 (63)

Gilts: 55 (60)

Sows: 40 (45)

Tops: 55 (62)

Karnes Co.

Date of sale: 2-17-2011

Cattle on hand: 666

Market stronger compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 142-175, Heifers 136-153

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 146-158, Heifers 127-153

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 137-157, Heifers 122-145

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 128-142, Heifers 116-135

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 119-129, Heifers 105-120

700-800 lb. Steers & bulls 107-115

Stocker Cows:

Good cows and heifers: $750-$850

Good cow/calf pairs: $850-$910

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 76-81.50

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 69-75

Lightweight canners: 52-70

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 80-90

Utility & canners: 77-80

Nixon

Date of Sale: 2-14-11

Cattle on Hand: 818 (82 cows, 21 bulls)

Steers:

200-300 lbs.: 129-139-165

300-400 lbs.: 131-141-160

400-500 lbs.: 127-137-155

500-600 lbs.: 116-126-143

600-700 lbs.: 109-119-132

700-800 lbs.: 99-109-119

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.: 130-140-220

300-400 lbs.: 117-127-170

400-500 lbs.: 113-123-147

500-600 lbs.: 106-116-132

600-700 lbs.: 99-109-122

700-800 lbs.: 98-108-122

Slaughter Cows: 56-66-77

Slaughter Bulls: 73-83-93

Stocker Cows: $495-$801

Pairs: $1,290

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Seguin

Date of Sale: 2-16-2011

Cattle-902; Hogs-20; Horses-24; Sheep & Goats-519

The quality of stocker and feeder cattle was deep. The market was fully steady, with last week’s sharp advance. Packer cows and bulls fully $1-$2 higher. Stocker cows fully $50 higher.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 160-185

300-400 lb. 145-163

400-500 lb. 140-162

500-600 lb. 120-147

600-700 lb. 115-135

700-850 lb. 105-117

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 150-180

300-400 lb. 130-152

400-500 lb. 120-155

500-600 lb. 110-143

600-750 lb. 100-114

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 75-85

Cutters: 65-75

Canners: 50-55

Palpated Cows (Young): $700-$990

Middle Aged: $675-$880

Cow & Calf Pairs: $900-$1,070

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 88-95

Light & Low Yielding: 65-80

Feeder Bulls: 75-100

Horses:

Heavy Fat: $280-$380 hd.

Light Fat: $125-$175 hd.

Thin: $35-$100 hd.

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: 55-60 cwt.

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $85-$125 hd.

Thin & Old Nannies: $50-$85 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 150-225

Small & Thin: 125-190

Wethers: 110-180

Billies: 85-130

Pairs: $100-$130

Barb. Ewes (Young): $55-$65 hd.

Thin & Old: $40-$60 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 140-160

Small & Thin Lambs: $25-$35 hd.

Barb. Bucks: $100-$175 hd.

Wooled Ewes: $60-$80 cwt.

Wooled Bucks: $60-$90 cwt.

Lambs: 120-220
 

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