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Atascosa

Date of Sale: 3-1-2011

Cattle and calves: 900

Week ago: 703

Compared to last week:

Feeder steers $2-$6 higher. Feeder heifers steady to $2-$7 higher. Slaughter cows steady to $3 higher. Slaughter bulls steady. Trade and demand excellent.

Steers:

Medium and Large No. 1:

200-300 lbs. 165-175

300-400 lbs. 162.50-167.50

400-500 lbs. 133-136, few to 150-167.50

500-600 lbs. 129-138, few to 149

600-700 lbs. 119-128, few to 134

700-800 lbs. 112-128

800-900 lbs. 110-115

Medium and Large No. 2:

Few 200-300 lbs. 152.50-160

300-400 lbs. 150-155, few to 170

400-500 lbs. 134-139, few 148-162.50

500-600 lbs. 129-137

600-700 lbs. 126-130

700-800 lbs. 112-122, few to 126

Medium and Large No. 3:

200-300 lbs. 152.50-162.50, few to 170

300-400 lbs. 135-145, few to 148-180

400-500 lbs. 125-136, few 139-162.50

500-600 lbs. 121-130, few 132-147

600-700 lbs. 115-125, few to 134

700-800 lbs. 108-116, few to 120

800-900 lbs. 100-107.50

Heifers:

Medium and Large No. 1:

Few 300-400 lbs. 139-150

400-500 lbs. 126-134, few to 148

500-600 lbs. 113-122, few to 140

600-700 lbs. 115-118

700-800 lbs. 104-114, few to 116

Individ. 810 lbs. 106

Medium and Large No. 2:

Individ. 295 lbs. 138

300-400 lbs. 132-140

400-500 lbs. 120-120, few to 140

500-600 lbs. 110-119, few to 126

600-700 lbs. 115-118

700-800 lbs. 107.50-111

Medium and Large No. 3:

200-300 lbs. 125-135, few to 145

300-400 lbs. 120-130, few to 140

400-500 lbs. 115-123, few 126-146

500-600 lbs. 107-117, few to 125

600-700 lbs. 107.50-117, few to 122.50

Replacement Cows:

Medium and Large 1-2: young to middle-aged 820-1.370 lb. cows bred 3-7 months, 63-97.50 cwt

Cow/Calf pairs:

Medium and large 1-2: young to middle-aged 910-1,190 lb. cows with 200-250 lb. calves $840-$1,210 per pair; middle to aged 815-1,035 lb. Longhorn cows with 50-100 lb. calves $640-$660 per pair.

Gonzales

Date of Sale: 3-5-2011

Volume: 662

Compared to our last sale:

Feeder calves and yearlings sold steady to $2-$3 higher. Packer cows sold $1-$2 higher.

Stocker-feeder steers:

Medium and large frame No. 1:

150-300 lbs. 170-190

300-400 lbs. 155-165

400-500 lbs. 148-158

500-600 lbs. 126-142

600-700 lbs. 119-124

700-800 lbs. 112-119

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 142-180

300-400 lbs. 131-145

400-500 lbs. 121-139

500-600 lbs. 117-131

600-700 lbs. 106-113

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 60-69; Cutters: 68-76.50; Canners: 46-54; Low yielding fat cows: 59-67

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 84-93.50; lightweights and medium quality: 76-83; Bull yearlings 700-900 lbs.: 96-105

Stocker Cows: $650-$950

Pairs: $725-$1,100

Karnes City

Date of Sale: 3-5-2011

Head Count: 152

Market was great.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 162 (175)

300-400 lbs. 142 (162)

400-500 lbs. 140 (156)

500-600 lbs. 129 (150)

600-700 lbs. 110 (135)

More than 700 lbs. 102 (119)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 142 (148)

300-400 lbs. 131 (140)

400-500 lbs. 128 (150)

500-600 lbs. 122 (156)

600-700 lbs. 101 (123)

More than 700 lbs. 90 (105)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $750 ($825)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 70 (74)

No. 2: 59 (61)

Bulls: 84 (89)

Goats and Others:

316 head on hand

Kids (per head):

25-50 lbs. $70 ($90)

50-75 lbs. $95 ($130)

75-125 lbs. $125 ($150)

Nannies (per head): $85 ($160)

Billies (per head): $145 ($200)

Sheep (per head) $125 ($155)

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

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

Swine:

Barrows: 53 (58)

Pigs: 56 (63)

Gilts: 55 (58)

Sows: 42 (46)

Karnes Co.

Date of sale: 3-3-2011

Cattle on hand: 467

Market steady to stronger compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 152-175, Heifers 120-147

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 147-167, Heifers 132-166

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 150-162, Heifers 130-152

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 142-157, Heifers 124-144

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 123-138, Heifers 116-119

700-800 lb. Steers & bulls 109-114, Heifers 103-106

Stocker Cows:

Good cows and heifers: $840-$980

Medium cows and heifers: $700-$800

Good cow/calf pairs: $970-$1,140

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 70-78

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 62-69

Lightweight canners: 52-61

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 79-86

Utility & canners: 69-78

Lightweight canners: 60-68

Nixon

Date of Sale: 2-28-2011

Cattle on Hand: 656 (70 cows; 12 bulls)

Steers:

200-300 lbs.: 149-159-178

300-400 lbs.: 143-153-175

400-500 lbs.: 135-145-169

500-600 lbs.: 124-134-150

600-700 lbs.: 112-122-133

700-800 lbs.: 105-115-130

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.: 134-144-160

300-400 lbs.: 127-137-158

400-500 lbs.: 121-131-165

500-600 lbs.: 111-121-135

600-700 lbs.: 105-115-123

700-800 lbs.: 94-104-117

Slaughter Cows: 53-63-74

Slaughter Bulls: 80-85-90

Stocker Cows: $590-$972

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Seguin

Date of Sale: 3-2-2011

Cattle-789; Hogs-54; Horses-7; Sheep & Goats-360

The quality was not as deep as last week, but the market was higher on all classes of cattle.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 160-185

300-400 lb. 150-176

400-500 lb. 140-172

500-600 lb. 135-153

600-700 lb. 125-145

700-850 lb. 110-125

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 150-163

300-400 lb. 150-172

400-500 lb. 140-155

500-600 lb. 130-172 (Replacements)

600-750 lb. 120-135

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 72-80

Cutters: 64-70

Canners: 45-55

Palpated Cows (Young): $750-$1,030

Middle Aged: 65-80

Cow & Calf Pairs: $750-$1,160

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 84-90

Light & Low Yielding: 70-80

Feeder Bulls: 80-100

Horses:

Heavy Fat: $700-$800 (Riding horses)

Light Fat: $140-$180 hd.

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: 60

#2 Butchers: 57-58

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $80-$140 hd.

Thin & Old Nannies: $45-$90 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 180-240

Small & Thin: 140-300

Wethers: 100-220

Billies: 90-130

Pairs: 140-190

Barb. Ewes (Young): $60-$75 hd.

Thin & Old: $40-$50 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 180-200

Small & Thin Lambs: 140-200

Barb. Bucks: $100-$300 hd.

Wooled Ewes: $70-$100 cwt.

Wooled Bucks: 80-110

Lambs: 120-240
 

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