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Atascosa

Date of Sale: 3-15-2011

Cattle and calves: 633

Week ago: 807

Compared to last week:

No comparison available due to reporter’s absence. Trade good. Demand excellent.

Steers:

Medium and Large No. 1:

Individ. 305 lbs. 170

Individ. 420 lbs. 151

500-600 lbs. 120-130, few to 143

600-700 lbs. 120-130, few to 134

Few 700-800 lbs. 119-125

Medium and Large No. 2:

300-400 lbs. 140-150, few to 162.50

400-500 lbs. 131-140

500-600 lbs. 130-140

600-700 lbs. 115-121

700-800 lbs. 115-117

Medium and Large No. 3:

200-300 lbs. 155-165, few to 182.50

300-400 lbs. 133-140, few to 142.50-172.50

400-500 lbs. 120-128, few 135-160

500-600 lbs. 115-125, few to 126-141

600-700 lbs. 115-116, few 125-132

700-800 lbs. 107.50-115

Heifers:

Medium and Large No. 1:

300-400 lbs. 123-131

400-500 lbs. 115-123, few to 127.50

500-600 lbs. 112-120, few to 125

600-700 lbs. 115-126

Medium and Large No. 2:

Individ. 265 lbs. 147.50

300-400 lbs. 120-125

400-500 lbs. 114-125, few to 130

500-600 lbs. 110-121

Few 600-700 lbs. 105

Medium and Large No. 3:

200-300 lbs. 150-155, few to 175

300-400 lbs. 120-130, few to 133-143

400-500 lbs. 115-124, few to 127.50-152

500-600 lbs. 110-120, few to 124

600-700 lbs. 102-105

700-800 lbs. 92.50-101

Replacement Cows:

Medium and Large 1-2: young to middle-aged 835-1,000 lb. cows bred 4-5 months, $600-$790 per head. Middle-aged to aged 845-1,300 lb. cows bred 6-7 months, 65-84 cwt

Cow/Calf pairs:

Medium and large 1-2: young to middle-aged 945-1,150 lb. cows with 75-200 lb. calves $810-$1,360 per pair.

Gonzales

Date of Sale: 3-19-2011

Volume: 1,117

Compared to our last sale:

Feeder calves and yearlings sold steady to weaker undertone. Packer cows sold steady.

Stocker-feeder steers:

Medium and large frame No. 1:

150-300 lbs. 170-200

300-400 lbs. 155-165

400-500 lbs. 147-153

500-600 lbs. 126-147

600-700 lbs. 119-126

700-800 lbs. 116-121

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 145-185

300-400 lbs. 144-148

400-500 lbs. 131-144

500-600 lbs. 119-129

600-700 lbs. 111-118

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 60-69; Cutters: 71-81; Canners: 46-54; Low yielding fat cows: 62-68

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 86-95; lightweights and medium quality: 79-85; Bull yearlings 700-900 lbs.: 96-105

Stocker Cows: $650-$950

Pairs: $725-$1,150

Karnes City

Date of Sale: 3-19-2011

Cattle: 253. Market was steady.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 173 (180)

300-400 lbs. 150 (178)

400-500 lbs. 137 (156)

500-600 lbs. 125 (138)

600-700 lbs. 120 (125)

More than 700 lbs. 113 (118)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 143 (160)

300-400 lbs. 130 (140)

400-500 lbs. 126 (138)

500-600 lbs. 120 (130)

600-700 lbs. 115 (119)

More than 700 lbs. 108 (110)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $870 ($950)

Pairs: $930 ($930)

Packer Cows:

No. 1 Slaughter Cows: 70 (77)

No. 2 Slaughter Cows: 57 (70)

Bulls: 85 (90)

Goats and Others: 135 head on hand

Kids (per head):

25-50 lbs. $65 ($95)

50-75 lbs. $95 ($145)

75-125 lbs. $125 ($176)

Nannies (per head): $95 ($260)

Billies (per head): $150 ($200)

Sheep (per head) $80 ($180)

Rams (per head): $160 ($240)

Barbado (per head): $80 ($145)

Swine:

Barrows: 53 (63)

Pigs: 56 (63)

Gilts: 55 (62)

Sows: 42 (46)

Boars: 10 (12)

Karnes Co.

Date of sale: 3-17-2011

Cattle on hand: 461

Market steady to weaker compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 131-168, Heifers 117-143

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 151-167, Heifers 129-150

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 135-161, Heifers 128-150

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 127-142, Heifers 123-136

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 119-141, Heifers 111-125

700-800 lb. Steers & bulls 102-116, Heifers 105-110

Stocker Cows:

Good cows and heifers: $830-$930

Medium cows and heifers: $760-$800

Good cow/calf pairs: $825-$950

Medium cow/calf pairs: $750-$810

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 70-78

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 62-69

Lightweight canners: 55-60

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 85-92

Utility & canners: 80-84

Lightweight canners: 72-79

Nixon

Date of Sale: 3-14-2011

Cattle on Hand: 986 (194 Cows; 15 Bulls)

Steers:

200-300 lbs.: 136-146-188

300-400 lbs.: 136-146-180

400-500 lbs.: 133-143-171

500-600 lbs.: 128-138-171

600-700 lbs.: 117-127-147

700-800 lbs.: 100-110-118

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.: 128-138-183

300-400 lbs.: 124-134-160

400-500 lbs.: 122-132-175

500-600 lbs.: 118-128-148

600-700 lbs.: 112-122-130

700-800 lbs.: 80-98-118

Slaughter Cows: 62-72-82

Slaughter Bulls: 76-86-94

Stocker Cows: $400-$1,193

Pairs: $880-$1,360

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Seguin

Date of Sale: 3-16-2011

Cattle-780; Horses-6; Sheep & Goats-507

The market was lower on all classes of stocker and feeder cattle. The No. 2 and No. 3 classes showed the largest of decline. Packer cows and bulls were $1-$2 higher.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 160-200

300-400 lb. 150-175

400-500 lb. 140-160

500-600 lb. 125-145

600-700 lb. 115-139

700-850 lb. 105-115

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 140-155

300-400 lb. 135-148

400-500 lb. 125-152

500-600 lb. 120-142

600-750 lb. 110-131

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 76-85

Cutters: 58-70

Canners: 48-58

Palpated Cows (Young): $800-$980

Middle Aged: $640-$730

Cow & Calf Pairs: $820-$1,185

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 88-95

Light & Low Yielding: 78-88

Feeder Bulls: 84-100

Horses:

Light Fat: $140-$190 hd.

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $90-$125 hd.

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

Kid Goats (fat): 170-250

Small & Thin: 140-200

Wethers: 100-180

Billies: 105-125

Pairs: $90-$150

Barb. Ewes (Young): $60-$70 hd.

Thin & Old: $40-$50 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 160-200

Small & Thin Lambs: $30-$40 hd.

Barb. Bucks: $100-$240 hd.

Wooled Ewes: $70-$90 cwt.

Wooled Bucks: 80-100

Lambs: 130-220
 

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