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Atascosa

Date of Sale: 2-22-2011

Cattle and calves: 703

Week ago: 457

Compared to last week:

No comparison available due to reporter’s absence last week. Trade and demand excellent.

Steers:

Medium and Large No. 1:

Few 300-400 lbs. 154-160

400-500 lbs. 140-150, few to 165

500-600 lbs. 121-131, few to 147

600-700 lbs. 114-121, few to 130

700-800 lbs. 110-115

800-900 lbs. 108-117

Medium and Large No. 2:

400-500 lbs. 130-140, few to 151

500-600 lbs. 125-131, few to 137

Few 600-700 lbs. 125-127

Medium and Large No. 3:

200-300 lbs. 150-154, few to 167.50

300-400 lbs. 134-145, many pkgs. 149-160

400-500 lbs. 120-130, many pkgs. 131-165

500-600 lbs. 114-124, many pkgs. 126-145

600-700 lbs. 110-120, few to 128

Individ. 720 lbs. 105

Heifers:

Medium and Large No. 1:

300-400 lbs. 132-140

400-500 lbs. 120-131, few to 136

500-600 lbs. 114-124, few to 126

600-700 lbs. 112-116

Individ. 770 lbs. 110

Medium and Large No. 2:

Individ. 295 lbs. 120

300-400 lbs. 117-121, few to 135

400-500 lbs. 115-123

500-600 lbs. 111-118

600-700 lbs. 107.50-116

Medium and Large No. 3:

200-300 lbs. 120-132.50

300-400 lbs. 120-130, few to 144

400-500 lbs. 113-122, many pkgs. 124-134

500-600 lbs. 110-121

600-700 lbs. 104-112

Replacement Cows:

Medium and Large 1-2: young to middle-aged 705-1,310 lb. cows bred 3-8 months, 65-86 cwt

Gonzales

Date of Sale: 2-26-2011

Volume: 906

Compared to our last sale:

Feeder calves and yearlings sold steady in an active market. Packer cows sold $1-$2 lower.

Stocker-feeder steers:

Medium and large frame No. 1:

150-300 lbs. 170-190

300-400 lbs. 151-160

400-500 lbs. 136-152

500-600 lbs. 121-134

600-700 lbs. 117-121

700-800 lbs. 109-114

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 142-180

300-400 lbs. 131-145

400-500 lbs. 121-133

500-600 lbs. 112-121

600-700 lbs. 104-110

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 59-66; Cutters: 68-76.50; Canners: 46-54; Low yielding fat cows: 59-67

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

Stocker Cows: $650-$950

Pairs: $725-$1,100

Karnes City

Date of Sale: 2-26-2011

Head Count: 351

Market was steady.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 159 (170)

300-400 lbs. 142 (164)

400-500 lbs. 135 (160)

500-600 lbs. 122 (171)

600-700 lbs. 112 (132)

More than 700 lbs. 100 (118)

Heifers No. 1:

200-300 lbs. 139 (152)

300-400 lbs. 129 (145)

400-500 lbs. 119 (150)

500-600 lbs. 118 (128)

600-700 lbs. 101 (123)

More than 700 lbs. 90 (105)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $750 ($925)

Pairs: $1,100 ($1,270)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 69 (74)

No. 2: 62 (68)

Bulls: 82 (89)

Goats and Others: 96 on hand

Kids (per head):

25-50 lbs. $65 ($140)

50-75 lbs. $115 ($105)

75-125 lbs. $125 ($150)

Nannies (per head): $90 ($200)

Billies (per head): $75 ($150)

Sheep (per head) $125 ($155)

Rams (per head): $90 ($150)

Barbado (per head): $92 ($140)

Swine:

Barrows: 52 (56)

Pigs: 56 (63)

Gilts: 55(60)

Sows: 40 (45)

Tops: 55 (62)

Karnes Co.

Date of sale: 2-24-2011

Cattle on hand: 790

Market calves higher and cows cheaper compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 158-177, Heifers 150-160

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 146-164, Heifers 127-160

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 138-161, Heifers 124-141

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 129-140, Heifers 120-128

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 118-132, Heifers 107-116

700-800 lb. Steers & bulls 100-108, Heifers 97-107

Stocker Cows:

Good cows and heifers: 75-80

Good cow/calf pairs: $925-$1,060

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 70-78.50

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 62-69

Lightweight canners: 57-61

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 79-89

Utility & canners: 70-78

Lightweight canners: 63-69

Nixon

Date of Sale: 2-21-2011

Cattle on Hand: 795

Steers:

200-300 lbs.: 137-148-180

300-400 lbs.: 139-149-173

400-500 lbs.: 132-142-165

500-600 lbs.: 122-132-150

600-700 lbs.: 111-121-135

700-800 lbs.: 108-118-125

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.: 126-136-170

300-400 lbs.: 125-135-160

400-500 lbs.: 115-125-150

500-600 lbs.: 109-119-148

600-700 lbs.: 99-109-120

700-800 lbs.: 85-95-113

Slaughter Cows: 56-66-78

Slaughter Bulls: 72-84-88

Stocker Cows: $550-$1,039

Pairs: $800-$980

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Seguin

Date of Sale: 2-23-2011

Cattle-1,003; Hogs-187; Horses-16; Sheep & Goats-325

The market was very active on all classes of stocker and feeder cattle. Light cattle fully steady with cattle more than 400 lbs. $2-$3 higher. Packer cows and bulls $2-$3 lower.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 150-172

300-400 lb. 140-165

400-500 lb. 135-167

500-600 lb. 125-150

600-700 lb. 115-137

700-850 lb. 110-125

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 140-162

300-400 lb. 135-160

400-500 lb. 130-154

500-600 lb. 120-136

600-750 lb. 105-121

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 70-80

Cutters: 59-68

Canners: 45-54

Palpated Cows (Young): $740-$940

Middle Aged: $680-$790

Cow & Calf Pairs: $900-$1,110

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 85-95

Light & Low Yielding: 70-86

Feeder Bulls: 80-95

Horses:

Heavy Fat: $550-$800 (Riding horses)

Light Fat: $150-$200

Thin: $50-$100

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: 58-60

#2 Butchers: 54-57

Sows: 35-50

Boars: $10-$25 cwt.

Feeder Pigs: 100

Feeder Shoats: 65-80

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $100-$150 hd.

Thin & Old Nannies: $50-$90 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 170-250

Small & Thin: 140-225

Wethers: 120-190

Billies: 80-140

Pairs: $100-$190

Barb. Ewes (Young): $55-$70 hd.

Thin & Old: $40-$50 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 160-220

Small & Thin Lambs: $30-$50 hd.

Barb. Bucks: $100-$200 hd.

Wooled Ewes: $70-$90 cwt.

Wooled Bucks: 80-100

Lambs: 120-220
 

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