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Atascosa

Date of Sale: 3-30-2011

Cattle and calves: 812

Week ago: 890

Compared to last week:

No comparison available due to reporter’s absence last week. Trade and demand excellent. Bulk supply medium and large 3 200-600 lb. feeder steers and heifers. Slaughter cows made up 10 percent, and feeders 81 percent. The feeder supply included 49 percent steers and 51 percent heifers. Near 23 percent of the run weighed more than 600 lbs.

Steers:

Medium and Large No. 1:

200-300 lbs. 160-172.50, few to 195

300-400 lbs. 147-157.50

400-500 lbs. 145-156, few to 160

500-600 lbs. 136-140, few to 150

600-700 lbs. 123-133, few 800-900 lbs. 100-102

Medium and Large No. 2:

300-400 lbs. 155-167.50

400-500 lbs. 145-152.50

500-600 lbs. 130-141, few to 146

600-700 lbs. 126-133

700-800 lbs. 118-129, few to 133

Medium and Large No. 3:

200-300 lbs. 160-172.50, few to 195

300-400 lbs. 140-150, few 152-166

400-500 lbs. 130-140, few 143-164

500-600 lbs. 115-125, few 127-156

600-700 lbs. 105-115, few 120-131

Few 700-800 lbs. 107.50-115

Few 800-900 lbs. 115-124

Heifers:

Medium and Large No. 1:

300-400 lbs. 134-143, few to 146

400-500 lbs. 134-143

500-600 lbs. 131-134

600-700 lbs. 110-120, few to 123

700-800 lbs. 107.50-118

Medium and Large No. 2:

300-400 lbs. 140-145

400-500 lbs. 140-151

500-600 lbs. 126-136, few to 139

600-700 lbs. 110.50-119, few to 122

700-800 lbs. 103-113

Few 800-900 lbs. 103-110

Medium and Large No. 3:

200-300 lbs. 125-137.50, few 140-152

300-400 lbs. 120-131, few 134-149

400-500 lbs. 120-130, few 131-142

500-600 lbs. 129-139

600-700 lbs. 105-112.50, few 117-127

700-800 lbs. 105-110

Replacement Cows:

Medium and Large 1-2: young to middle-aged 690-1360 lb. cows bred 4-7 months, 73-99 cwt

Cow/Calf pairs:

Medium and large 1-2: young to middle-aged 900-1160 lb. cows with 100-300 lb. calves $1030-$1250 per pair.

Karnes City

Date of Sale: 4-2-2011

Cattle: 402.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 168 (188)

300-400 lbs. 155 (178)

400-500 lbs. 148 (167)

500-600 lbs. 136 (153)

600-700 lbs. 128 (137)

700+ lbs. 110 (121)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 145 (161)

300-400 lbs. 143 (165)

400-500 lbs. 135 (155)

500-600 lbs. 130 (141)

600-700 lbs. 118 (131)

700+ lbs. 106 (120)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $950 ($1000)

Pairs: $850 ($1000)

Packer Cows:

No. 1 Slaughter Cows: 74 (83)

No. 2 Slaughter Cows: 66 (68)

Bulls: 89 (94)

Goats and Others: 135 head on hand

Goats (25-50 lbs): $70/hd ($75/hd)

Goats (50-75 lbs): $65/hd ($120/hd)

Goats (75-125 lbs): $105/hd ($155/hd)

Nannies (per head): $120 ($160)

Billies (per head): $120 ($150)

Sheep (per head) $65/ ($125)

Rams (per head): $115 ($200)

Barbado (per head): $60 ($120)

Barrows (per lb.): $49 ($55)

Pigs (per lb.): $60 ($72)

Gilts (per lb.): $52 ($54)

Sows (per lb.): $42 ($46)

Karnes Co.

Date of sale: 3-31-11

Cattle on hand: 580

Market stronger compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 154-185, Heifers 135-156

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 154-182, Heifers 133-160

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 150-167, Heifers 138-149

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 135-152, Heifers 129-143

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 126-134, Heifers 121-133

Stocker Cows:

Good cows and heifers: $900-$1065 Bred Cows

Medium cows and heifers: $750-$875 Good cow/calf pairs: $1300-$1480

Medium cow/calf pairs: $1000-$1250

Common cow/calf pairs: $700-$900

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 77-84

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 69-76

Lightweight canners: 59-68

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 89-97.50

Utility & canners: 80-88

Lightweight canners: 72-79

Nixon

Date of Sale: 3-28-2011

Cattle on Hand: 1,105

Steers:

200-300 lbs.: 141-151-178

300-400 lbs.: 144-154-180

400-500 lbs.: 138-148-163

500-600 lbs.: 127-137-152

600-700 lbs.: 115-125-139

700-800 lbs.: 104-114-124

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.: 127-137-160

300-400 lbs.: 124-134-161

400-500 lbs.: 122-132-160

500-600 lbs.: 117-127-144

600-700 lbs.: 107-117-143

700-800 lbs.: 93-103-117

Slaughter Cows: 45-70-81

Slaughter Bulls: 80-90-95

Stocker Cows: $453-$1,056

Pairs: $660-$1,250

Notice: Nixon Livestock will be closed Sunday and Monday, April 24-25, for Easter.

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Seguin

Date of Sale: 3-30-2011

Cattle-655; Hogs-12; Horses-7; Sheep & Goats-624

The market was very active with all classes selling higher.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 160-185

300-400 lb. 150-183

400-500 lb. 145-170

500-600 lb. 135-155

600-700 lb. 115-140

700-850 lb. 105-115

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 150-173

300-400 lb. 140-160

400-500 lb. 135-148

500-600 lb. 125-150

600-750 lb. 120-133

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 76-86

Cutters: 69-78

Canners: 50-62

Palpated Cows (Young): $780-$1100

Middle Aged: $700-$900

Cow & Calf Pairs: $760-$1340

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 100-106

Light & Low Yielding: 90-100

Feeder Bulls: 90-110

Horses:

Heavy Fat: $400-$540 Riding Horses

Light Fat: $130-$230 hd.

Hogs:

No.1 Butchers: 60

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $100-$125 hd.

Thin & Old Nannies: $40-$85 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 180-250

Small & Thin: 140-200

Wethers: 120-200

Billies: 90-125

Pairs: $100-$160

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

Thin & Old Ewes: $40-$50 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 180-210

Small & Thin Lambs: 140-170

Barb. Bucks: $125-$250 hd.

Wooled Ewes: $70-$80 cwt.

Wooled Bucks: $60-$80 cwt.

Lambs: 160-220
 

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