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Atascosa

Date of Sale: 4-13-2011

Cattle and calves: 1,197

Week ago: 768

Compared to last week:

Feeder steers $4-$9 lower. Feeder heifers $4-$7 lower. Slaughter cows $2-$4 lower and Slaughter bulls steady to weak. Trade and demand excellent.

Steers:

Medium and Large No. 1:

200-300 lbs. 185-195, few to 202.50

300-400 lbs. 147-152, few to 175

400-500 lbs. 134-145, few to 147

500-600 lbs. 127-137, few to 144

600-700 lbs. 124-131

700-800 lbs. 120-123, few to 127

Medium and Large No. 2:

Few 200-300 lbs. 150-160

300-400 lbs. 140-150, few to 157.50

400-500 lbs. 135-144, few to 148

500-600 lbs. 120-130, few to 148

600-700 lbs. 110-120, few to 129

700-800 lbs. 116-126

Medium and Large No. 3:

200-300 lbs. 150-160, few 170-195

300-400 lbs. 137.50-145, few 152-187.50

400-500 lbs. 129-140, few 150

500-600 lbs.115-125, few to 135

600-700 lbs. 115-126, few to 129

Individual 705 lbs. 126

800-900 lbs. 107-116

Feeder Bulls:

Medium and Large No. 1-3:

870-1,090 lbs. 85-97

Heifers:

Medium and Large No. 1:

200-300 lbs. 145-155

300-400 lbs. 142-151

400-500 lbs. 128-138, few to 142, fancy 150

500-600 lbs. 122-132

600-700 lbs. 116-126

700-800 lbs. 114-120

Individ. 815 lbs. 118

Medium and Large No. 2:

200-300 lbs. 148-150

300-400 lbs. 134-142, few to 147.50

400-500 lbs. 127-136, few to 143

500-600 lbs. 122-128

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

Few 700-800 lbs. 114-116

Medium and Large No. 3:

200-300 lbs. 135-142.50, few to 149

300-400 lbs. 131-141, few to 147

400-500 lbs. 119-128, several pkgs. 130-140

500-600 lbs. 114-124, few to 129

600-700 lbs. 108-118

Replacement Cows:

Medium and Large 1-2: young to middle-aged 810-1,100 lb. cows bred 5-7 months, 70-88 cwt

Cow/Calf pairs:

Medium and large 1-2: young to middle-aged 730-1,210 lb. cows with 50-150 lb. calves 810-1,050 per pair.

Gonzales

Date of Sale: 4-16-2011

Volume: 1,186

Compared to our last sale:

Feeder calves and yearlings sold steady to $2 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. 143-148

500-600 lbs. 128-141

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. 125-138

500-600 lbs. 119-131

600-700 lbs. 115-124

Packer Cows: good lean utility and commercial: 60-69; cutters: 73-81; canners: 44-53; low yielding fat cows: 59-66

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 86-95; lightweights and medium quality: 79-85; bull yearlings 700-900 lbs.: 99-112

Stocker Cows: $650-$950

Pairs: $725-$1,250

Karnes City

Date of Sale: 4-16-2011

Cattle on hand: 473; Sheep & goats: 184

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200 lbs. 171 (180)

200-300 lbs. 138 (185)

300-400 lbs. 140 (160)

400-500 lbs. 130 (158)

500-600 lbs. 126 (140)

600-700 lbs. 115 (123)

700+ lbs. 104 (116)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 135 (150)

300-400 lbs. 123 (143)

400-500 lbs. 121 (145)

500-600 lbs. 112 (140)

600-700 lbs. 104 (118)

700+ lbs. 95 (114)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows (per head) $945 ($1,030)

Packer Cows:

No. 1 Slaughter Cows: 70 (75)

No. 2 Slaughter Cows: 63 (69)

Slaughter Bulls: 86 (91)

Goats and Others:

Nannies (per head): $90 ($120)

Billies (per head): $140 ($160)

Kids (per head):

25-50 lbs. $50 ($65)

50-75 lbs. $78 ($95)

Sheep (per head) $60 ($75)

Barrows: 51 (52)

Piglets (per head): $15 ($18)

Sows: 39 (41)

Boars: 31 (32)

Donkey: (per head) $90 ($90)

Gilts: 48 (50)

Karnes Co.

Date of sale: 4-14-2011

Cattle on hand: 481

Market cheaper compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls152-190, Heifers 130-145

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 137-161, Heifers 136-148

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 132-155, Heifers 123-142

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 124-138, Heifers 122-133

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 119-129, Heifers 100-117

Stocker Cows:

Good cows and heifers: $750-$830

Good cow/calf pairs: $900-$1,130

Medium cow/calf pairs: $750-$875

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 73-80

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 65-72

Lightweight canners: 59-64

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 80-87

Utility & canners: 74-79

Lightweight canners: 70-73

Nixon

Date of Sale: 4-11-11

Cattle on Hand: 1196, 196 cows, 15 bulls

Steers:

200-300 lbs.: 151-161-193

300-400 lbs.: 141-151-188

400-500 lbs.: 133-143-160

500-600 lbs.: 126-136-155

600-700 lbs.: 115-125-141

700-800 lbs.: 108-118-134

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.: 124-134-190

300-400 lbs.: 128-138-163

400-500 lbs.: 122-133-148

500-600 lbs.: 121-131-143

600-700 lbs.: 110-120-128

700-800 lbs.: 97-107-120

Slaughter Cows: 60-70-80

Slaughter Bulls: 81-91-95

Stocker Cows: $650-$1188

Pairs: $470-$1020

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

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Seguin

Date of Sale: 4-13-2011

Cattle-1,259; Hogs-264; Horses-12; Sheep & Goats-1,129

The market was active with all classes trending somewhat lower. Most classes were 3-5 lower, with light cattle under 300 lbs. 6-8 lower, Packer Cows and Bulls 1-3 lower.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 170-195

300-400 lb. 145-167

400-500 lb. 135-147

500-600 lb. 130-145

600-700 lb. 120-132

700-850 lb. 115-127

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 140-162

300-400 lb. 135-157

400-500 lb. 125-140

500-600 lb. 120-137

600-750 lb. 115-127

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 74-82

Cutters: 64-70

Canners: 48-55

Palpated Cows (Young): $700-$930

Middle Aged: $600-$750

Cow & Calf Pairs: $705-$1,060

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 90-102

Light & Low Yielding: 85-92

Feeder Bulls: 90-110

Horses:

Heavy Fat: $500-$710 (Riding Horses)

Light Fat: $170-$275

Thin: $100-$130

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: 60-64

#2 Butchers: 55-58

Sows: 30-40

Boars: 10-25 cwt.

Feeder Pigs: 90-140

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $75-$100

Thin & Old Nannies: $40-$70

Kid Goats (fat): 180-230

Small & Thin: 120-170

Wethers: 110-200

Billies: 85-110

Pairs: $100-$150

Barb. Ewes (Young): $35-$45 hd.

Thin & Old: $25-$35 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 140-160

Small & Thin Lambs: $100-$130

Barb. Bucks: $100-$300 hd.

Wooled Ewes: $50-$60

Wooled Bucks: 50-70

Lambs: 120-200
 

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