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Atascosa

Date of Sale: 4-6-2011

Cattle and calves: 768

Week ago: 812

Compared to last week:

Feeder steers steady to $2 higher, few $10 higher. Feeder heifers firm to $3 higher. Slaughter cows steady to $5 higher. Slaughter bulls $3-$6 higher. Trade and demand excellent. Bulk supply Medium and Large 1-3 400-700 lb. feeder steers and heifers. Slaughter cows made up 6 percent of the offering, slaughter bulls 2 percent, replacement cows 5 percent, and feeders 87 percent. The feeder supply included 59 percent steers and 41 percent heifers. Near 30 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.

Steers:

Medium and Large No. 1:

Individ. 290 lbs. 160

300-400 lbs. 160-170

400-500 lbs. 150-158, few to 162.50

500-600 lbs. 135-145, few to 150

600-700 lbs. 128-136

Medium and Large No. 2:

300-400 lbs. 145-155, few to 165

400-500 lbs. 144-156

500-600 lbs. 132-142, few to 147

600-700 lbs. 120-130

700-800 lbs. 120-124

800-900 lbs. 121

Medium and Large No. 3:

200-300 lbs. 160-170

300-400 lbs. 141-150, few 152.50-172.50

400-500 lbs. 136-146, few 147-167

500-600 lbs.129-139, few to 143

600-700 lbs. 119-130, few 132-141

700-800 lbs. 117-128

800-900 lbs. 113-117

Heifers:

Medium and Large No. 1:

300-400 lbs. 141-146

400-500 lbs. 136-144

500-600 lbs. 130-139

600-700 lbs. 116-120

Medium and Large No. 2:

300-400 lbs. 143-146

400-500 lbs. 133-143

500-600 lbs. 120-129, few 134-141

Few 600-700 lbs. 113-115

700-800 lbs. 110-118

Medium and Large No. 3:

200-300 lbs. 140-147.50

300-400 lbs. 131-142.50, few to 145

400-500 lbs. 128-139, few to 149

500-600 lbs. 115-126, few 128-137

600-700 lbs. 110-120

700-800 lbs. 105-115, few to 120

800-900 lbs. 106-117

Replacement Cows:

Medium and Large 1-2: young to middle-aged 730-1340 lb. cows bred 3-8 months, 75-92 cwt

Cow/Calf pairs:

Medium and large 1-2: young to middle-aged 800-1265 lb. cows with 100-200 lb. calves $850-$1200 per pair; middle to aged 675-795 lb. cows with 100-150 lb calves $750-$770 per pair.

Gonzales

Date of Sale: 4-9-2011

Volume: 1154 cattle

Compared to our last sale:

Calves and yearlings sold $2-$4 lower. Packer cows sold $2 lower.

Stocker-feeder steers:

Medium and large frame No. 1:

150-300 lbs. 170-200

300-400 lbs. 153-167

400-500 lbs. 147-150

500-600 lbs. 131-145

600-700 lbs. 121-129

700-800 lbs. 119-125

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 155-185

300-400 lbs. 143-147

400-500 lbs. 126-141

500-600 lbs. 119-132

600-700 lbs. 115-124

Packer Cows: good lean utility and commercial: 60-69; cutters: 74-84; canners: 46-53; low yielding fat cows: 59-66

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 86-97; lightweights and medium quality: 79-85; bull yearlings: 700-900 lbs., 99-112

Stocker Cows: $650-$950

Pairs: $725-$1125

Karnes City

Date of Sale: 4-9-2011

Cattle on hand: 481

Market was steady.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 165 (180)

300-400 lbs. 153 (168)

400-500 lbs. 142 (168)

500-600 lbs. 135 (155)

600-700 lbs. 124 (135)

700+ lbs. 110 (121)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 145 (161)

300-400 lbs. 135 (155)

400-500 lbs. 128 (150)

500-600 lbs. 126 (139)

600-700 lbs. 112 (125)

700+ lbs. 102 (118)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $1025/hd ($1300/hd)

Pairs: $875 ($1000)

Packer Cows:

No. 1 Slaughter Cows: 74 (78)

No. 2 Slaughter Cows: 66 (70)

Bulls: (90) 94

Goats and Others: 202 on hand

Kids (per head):

25-50 lbs. $70 ($80)

50-75 lbs. $78 ($115)

75-125 lbs. $140 ($190)

Nannies (per head): $92 ($145)

Billies (per head): $150 ($170)

Sheep (per head) $65 ($90)

Rams (per head): $155 ($240)

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

Barrows: 52 (55)

Piglets: 60 (72)

Gilts: 52 (54)

Sows: 42 (46)

There will be no sale April 23. The office will be closed April 20-22.

Karnes Co.

Date of sale: 4-7-2011

Cattle on hand: 459

Market steady compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 153-175, Heifers 146-153

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 160-181, Heifers 139-151

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 149-176, Heifers 135-144

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 140-154, Heifers 125-140

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 126-137, Heifers 109-125

Stocker Cows:

Good cows and heifers: 78-92

Medium cows and heifers: 65-75

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 74-80

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 68-73

Lightweight canners: 59-65

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 85-92

Utility & canners: 79-84

Lightweight canners: 70-78

Nixon

Date of Sale: 4-4-2011

Cattle on Hand: 992

Steers:

200-300 lbs.: 136-146-180

300-400 lbs.: 143-153-173

400-500 lbs.: 137-147-170

500-600 lbs.: 130-140-157

600-700 lbs.: 121-131-145

700-800 lbs.: 116-120-125

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.: 115-125-170

300-400 lbs.: 123-133-162

400-500 lbs.: 123-133-151

500-600 lbs.: 119-129-142

600-700 lbs.: 112-121-129

700-800 lbs.: 109-119-123

Slaughter Cows: 60-70-86

Slaughter Bulls: 82-92-97

Stocker Cows: $375-$1225

Pairs: $680-$1250

Notice: Nixon Livestock will be closed on April 24-25 for Easter

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Seguin

Date of Sale: 4-6-2011

Cattle-1,186; Hogs-16; Horses-16; Sheep & Goats-547

The market was very active. Most classes very strong with a higher undertone. Light fleshy cattle under some pressure. Packer cows and bulls 1-2 higher.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 160-210

300-400 lb. 160-180

400-500 lb. 140-165

500-600 lb. 130-155

600-700 lb. 125-140

700-850 lb. 115-130

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 160-182

300-400 lb. 150-160

400-500 lb. 140-165

500-600 lb. 125-142

600-750 lb. 110-129

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 76-86

Cutters: 58-70

Canners: 45-55

Palpated Cows (Young): $760-$1030

Middle Aged: $700-$850

Cow & Calf Pairs: $760-$1280

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 100-110

Light & Low Yielding: 90-100

Feeder Bulls: 90-105

Horses:

Light Fat: $130-$270 hd.

Thin: $65-$85 hd.

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: $60

#2 Butchers: $55-$58

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $85-$150 hd.

Thin & Old Nannies: $50-$80 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 200-250

Small & Thin: 140-200

Wethers: 110-220

Billies: 90-125

Pairs: $100-$150

Barb. Ewes (Young): $50-$60 hd.

Thin & Old: $40-$45 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 180-220

Small & Thin Lambs: $25-$30 hd.

Barb. Bucks: $100-$350 hd.

Wooled Ewes: $70-$90 cwt.

Wooled Bucks: $70-$80 cwt.

Lambs: 150-240
 

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