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Atascosa

Date of Sale: 5-10-2011

Cattle and calves: 1,060

Week ago: 1,050

Compared to last week:

Feeder steers steady to $4 lower. Feeder heifers $2-$5 lower. Slaughter cows $2-$5 lower and bulls $2 lower. Trade and demand excellent.

Steers:

Medium and Large No. 1:

Few 200-300 lbs. 161-168

Few 300-400 lbs. 157.50-160

400-500 lbs. 133-140, few to 145

500-600 lbs. 123-132, few to 141

600-700 lbs. 118-126

Few 700-800 lbs. 110-111

Few 800-900 lbs. 109-111

Medium and Large No. 2:

Few 200-300 lbs. 145-157.50

300-400 lbs. 157.50-160

400-500 lbs. 130-141, few to 144

Few 500-600 lbs. 134-145

600-700 lbs. 117-121

Medium and Large No. 3:

200-300 lbs. 130-140, few to 147.50-172.50

300-400 lbs. 140-150, few 152.50-170

400-500 lbs. 125-135, few 137-160

500-600 lbs. 122.50-131, few to 145

600-700 lbs. 115-124

700-800 lbs. 105-113

Heifers:

Medium and Large No. 1:

Individ. 265 lbs. 136

300-400 lbs. 127-137, few to 142

400-500 lbs. 117-126, few to 129

500-600 lbs. 111-120, few to 125

600-700 lbs. 111-122

Medium and Large No. 2:

300-400 lbs. 141-144

400-500 lbs. 117-127, few to 129

500-600 lbs. 117-125

600-700 lbs. 112-118

Medium and Large No. 3:

200-300 lbs. 130-140, few to 142

300-400 lbs. 122.50-133, few to 142

400-500 lbs. 113-124, few to 134

500-600 lbs. 105-115, few 116-123

600-700 lbs. 102-110, few to 115

Individ. 715 lbs. 100

Replacement Cows:

Medium and Large 1-2: young to middle-aged 760-1,305 lb. cows bred 4-8 months, 65-89 cwt

Cow/Calf pairs:

Medium and large 1-2: young to middle-aged 940-1,160 lb. cows with 100-250 lb. calves $960-$1,190 per pair.

Gonzales

Date of Sale: 5-14-2011

Volume: 867

Compared to our last sale:

Feeder calves and yearlings sold $1-$2 higher. Packer cows sold $1-$3 lower.

Stocker-feeder steers:

Medium and large frame No. 1:

150-300 lbs. 165-185

300-400 lbs. 148-165

400-500 lbs. 141-144

500-600 lbs. 128-138

600-700 lbs. 119-124

700-800 lbs. 116-122

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 148-180

300-400 lbs. 136-147

400-500 lbs. 121-138

500-600 lbs. 119-123

600-700 lbs. 114-119

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 61-68; Cutters: 68-73.50; Canners: 44-53; Low yielding fat cows: 59-66

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 84-91; lightweights and medium quality: 78-82; Bull yearlings 700-900 lbs.: 99-112

Stocker Cows: $650-$875

Pairs: $825-$1,225

Karnes City

Date of Sale: 5-14-2011

Head Count: 404: Market is strong.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 166 (188)

300-400 lbs. 147 (175)

400-500 lbs. 128 (141)

500-600 lbs. 120 (135)

600-700 lbs. 112 (120)

More than 700 lbs. 95 (112)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 160 (180)

300-400 lbs. 128 (138)

400-500 lbs. 125 (135)

500-600 lbs. 118 (128)

600-700 lbs. 110 (115)

More than 700 lbs. 99 (105)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $875 ($1,005)

Pairs: $1,150 ($1,400)

Bulls: 101/lb (101/lb)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 68 (76)

No. 2: 60 (66)

Bulls: 85 (90)

Goats and Others: 112 on hand

Kids (per head):

25-50 lbs. $75 ($95)

50-75 lbs. $95 ($100)

Nannies (per head): $95 ($145)

Billies (per head): $80 ($135)

Sheep (per head) $55 ($70)

Swine:

Piglets (per head): $38 ($40)

Barrows: 60 (65)

Gilts 64 (68)

Sows: 25 (35)

Boars: 15 (21)

Karnes Co.

Date of sale: 5-12-2011

Cattle on hand: 648

Market steady to stronger compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 160-210, Heifers 138-161

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 139-168, Heifers 123-141

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls130-144, Heifers 123-139

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 125-142, Heifers 115-127

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 115-134, Heifers 109-126

Stocker Cows:

Good cows and heifers: 70-85

Medium cows and heifers: 62-69

Good cow/calf pairs: $975-$1,200

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 70-79

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 64-69

Lightweight canners: 52-60

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 82-90

Utility & canners: 75-81

Lightweight canners: 68-74

Nixon

Date of Sale: 5-9-2011

Cattle on Hand: 975

Steers:

200-300 lbs.: 133-143-171

300-400 lbs.: 135-145-174

400-500 lbs.: 121-131-144

500-600 lbs.: 116-126-140

600-700 lbs.: 109-119-133

700-800 lbs.: 106-116-125

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.: 116-126-161

300-400 lbs.: 124-134-147

400-500 lbs.: 112-122-139

500-600 lbs.: 110-120-130

600-700 lbs.: 106-116-125

700-800 lbs.: 91-101-121

Slaughter Cows: 56-66-72

Slaughter Bulls: 75-85-90

Stocker Cows: $420-$953

Pairs: $605-$1,030

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Seguin

Date of Sale: 5-11-2011

Cattle-1,175; Hogs-234; Horses-11; Sheep & Goats-850

The quality on most stocker and feeder cattle was good. The market was active with all classes fully steady to strong. Packer cows and bulls $2-$3 lower. Stocker cows and pairs $25-$50 lower.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 160-173

300-400 lb. 150-178

400-500 lb. 110-150

500-600 lb. 130-142

600-700 lb. 120-135

700-850 lb. 105-115

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 145-155

300-400 lb. 135-145

400-500 lb. 125-138

500-600 lb. 120-132

600-750 lb. 105-124

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 68-75

Cutters: 62-70

Canners: 45-60

Palpated Cows (Young): $750-$850

Middle Aged: $700-$800

Cow & Calf Pairs: $650-$1,250

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 88-94

Light & Low Yielding: 78-88

Feeder Bulls: 80-110

Horses:

Heavy Fat: $220-$410

Light Fat: $120-$200

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: 58-62

#2 Butchers: 52-55

Sows: 30-40

Boars: 5-20

Feeder Pigs: $25-$30 hd.

Feeder Shoats: 90-149

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $75-$125 hd.

Thin & Old Nannies: $40-$75 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 180-240

Small & Thin: $20-$35 hd.

Wethers: 110-200

Billies: 80-120

Pairs: 100-125

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

Thin & Old: $30-$40 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 140-160

Small & Thin Lambs: 100-120

Barb. Bucks: $100-$120 cwt.

Wooled Ewes: $60-$70 cwt.

Wooled Bucks: $50-$70 cwt.

Lambs: 130-200
 

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