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Atascosa

Date of Sale: 4-26-2011

Cattle and calves: 1,061

Week ago: 1,440

Compared to last week:

Feeder steers $2-$4 higher, instances $8 higher. Feeder heifers steady to $3 higher. Slaughter cows steady to firm. Slaughter bulls steady to weak. Trade and demand excellent.

Steers:

Medium and Large No. 1:

200-300 lbs. 152.50-155, few to 185

300-400 lbs. 150-160, few to 167.50

400-500 lbs. 138-148, few to 157

500-600 lbs. 122-132, few to 139

600-700 lbs. 124-127

Indiv. 765 lbs. 108

Medium and Large No. 2:

Few 200-300 lbs. 150

300-400 lbs. 142-152.50, few to 155

400-500 lbs. 137.50-144 few to 151

500-600 lbs. 120-130, few to 137

Few 600-700 lbs. 120-121

Medium and Large No. 3:

200-300 lbs. 150-160, few to 165

300-400 lbs. 137.50-148, few 152.50-170

400-500 lbs. 127-137, few 140-155

500-600 lbs. 119-129, few to 138

600-700 lbs. 112-120

Indiv. 790 lbs. 113

Heifers:

Medium and Large No. 1:

300-400 lbs. 140-144

400-500 lbs. 127-137

500-600 lbs. 115-126, few to 135

600-700 lbs. 109-117

700-800 lbs. 106-116

Individ. 820 lbs. 107.50

Medium and Large No. 2:

200-300 lbs. 134-142.50

300-400 lbs. 129-139, few to 143

400-500 lbs. 115-124

500-600 lbs. 114-121, few to 127

600-700 lbs. 110-115

700-800 lbs. 100-108, few to 112

Medium and Large No. 3:

200-300 lbs. 120-131, few 135-155, fancy 185

300-400 lbs. 133-143, few to 145, fancy 180

400-500 lbs. 120-129, few to 137, fancy 170

500-600 lbs. 109-119, few to 124

600-700 lbs. 100-110, few to 114

700-800 lbs. 92-100

Replacement Cows:

Medium and Large 1-2: young to middle-aged 795-1,160 lb. cows bred 3-7 months, 80-95 cwt

Cow/Calf pairs:

Medium and large 1-2: young to middle-aged 745-1,225 lb. cows with 100-200 lb. calves $810-$1,290 per pair.

Gonzales

Date of Sale: 4-30-2011

Volume: 1313

Compared to our last sale:

Calves and yearlings sold steady to $1-$2 higher. Packer cows sold steady.

Stocker-feeder steers:

Medium and large frame No. 1:

150-300 lbs. 165-190

300-400 lbs. 151-167

400-500 lbs. 143-148

500-600 lbs. 128-138

600-700 lbs. 121-127

700-800 lbs. 119-124

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 148-185

300-400 lbs. 141-147

400-500 lbs. 128-138

500-600 lbs. 119-128

600-700 lbs. 115-121

Packer Cows: good lean utility and commercial: 61-68; cutters: 71-75.50; canners: 44-53; low yielding fat cows: 59-67

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 86-91.50; lightweights and medium quality: 79-85; bull yearlings 700-900 lbs.: 99-112

Stocker Cows: $650-$900

Pairs: $825-$1,125

Karnes City

Date of Sale: 4-30-2011

Cattle: 685; Goats & other: 185

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 150 (180)

300-400 lbs. 136 (170)

400-500 lbs. 128 (148)

500-600 lbs. 125 (140)

600-700 lbs. 120 (115)

700 + lbs. 104 (115)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 135 (152)

300-400 lbs. 128 (145)

400-500 lbs. 120 (146)

500-600 lbs. 116 (132)

600-700 lbs. 106 (116)

700 + lbs. 98 (110)

Stocker Cows:

Bred cows (per head): $875 ($965)

Pairs: $1,050 ($1,325)

Packer Cows:

No. 1 Slaughter Cows: 68 (75)

No. 2 Slaughter Cows: 62 (66)

Slaughter Bulls: 89 (94)

Goats and Others:

Nannies (per head): $75 ($130)

Billies (per head): $90 ($160)

Kids (per head):

25-50 lbs. $40 ($65)

50-75 lbs. $80 ($95)

Sheep (per head): $80 ($110)

Piglets (per head): $27 ($35)

Barrows (per lb.): $50 ($58)

Gilts: (per lb.): $50 ($63)

Sows: (per lb.): $30 ($45)

Boars: (per lb.): $8 ($15)

Karnes Co.

Date of sale: 4-28-11

Cattle on hand: 723

Market stronger compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 126-165, Heifers 124-145

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 143-163, Heifers 127-146

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 132-147, Heifers 123-144

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 121-139, Heifers 119-134

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 116-128, Heifers 109-120

Stocker Cows:

Good cows and heifers: 70-85

Medium cows and heifers: 62-69

Good cow/calf pairs: $875-$1,030

Medium cow/calf pairs: $750-$860

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 70-76

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 62-69

Lightweight canners: 55-61

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 82-90

Utility & canners: 73-81

Lightweight canners: 65-72

Seguin

Date of Sale: 4-27-2011

Cattle-912; Hogs-222; Horses-13; Sheep & Goats-459

The market on stocker and feeder cattle was active and fully steady. Packer cows and bulls 1-2 higher. Cow and calf pairs and bred cows fully $50-$100 higher due to out of state buyers.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 160-182

300-400 lb. 140-160

400-500 lb. 135-162

500-600 lb. 120-140

600-700 lb. 115-132

700-850 lb. 105-115

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 150-175

300-400 lb. 130-145

400-500 lb. 125-147

500-600 lb. 120-134

600-750 lb. 105-119

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 72-82

Cutters: 65-74

Canners: 48-60

Palpated Cows (Young): $870-$1,010

Middle Aged: $680-$860

Cow & Calf Pairs: $870-$1,490

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 90-101

Light & Low Yielding: 84-90

Feeder Bulls: 80-105

Horses:

Heavy Fat: $300-$350 hd.

Light Fat: $150-$200 hd.

Thin: $95-$130 hd.

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: 60-64

#2 Butchers: 57-60

Sows: 38-50

Boars: 10-20

Feeder Pigs: 115-140

Feeder Shoats: 55-70

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $75-$120 hd.

Thin & Old Nannies: $35-$70 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 190-230

Small & Thin: 130-180

Wethers: 100-180

Billies: 80-120

Pairs: 100-135

Barb. Ewes (Young): $45-$50 hd.

Thin & Old: $30-$40 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 140-160

Small & Thin Lambs: 100-130

Barb. Bucks: $100-$170 hd.

Wooled Ewes: 50-60 cwt.

Wooled Bucks: 50-65 cwt.

Lambs: 120-200
 

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