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Atascosa

Date of Sale: 7-19-2011

Cattle and calves: 1,049

Week ago: 1,182

Compared to last week:

Feeder steers $6-$10 lower. Feeder heifers $5-$10 lower. Slaughter cows $2-$5 lower. Slaughter bulls $2 lower. Trade and demand excellent.

Steers:

Medium and Large No. 1:

Individ. 215 lbs. 181

Few 300-400 lbs. 139-140

400-500 lbs. 128-137, few to 143

500-600 lbs. 118-125, few to 140

Few 600-700 lbs. 110-114

Individ. 745 lbs. 110

Medium and Large No. 2:

300-400 lbs. 140-144

400-500 lbs. 126-137, few to 144

500-600 lbs. 111-119, few 125-133

Medium and Large No. 3:

200-300 lbs. 155-158, few 170-180

300-400 lbs. 130-140, few 142-163

400-500 lbs. 120-131, few 134-138

500-600 lbs.113-124, few 126-133

600-700 lbs. 105-112, few to 120

Few 700-800 lbs. 100

Heifers:

Medium and Large No. 1:

300-400 lbs. 129-132, few to 150

Few 400-500 lbs. 125-131

500-600 lbs. 115-125

Medium and Large No. 2:

Few 200-300 lbs. 148-152

300-400 lbs. 122-131

400-500 lbs. 114-125

500-600 lbs. 114-125

Medium and Large No. 3:

200-300 lbs. 120-130, few 135-155

300-400 lbs. 120-130, few 134-140

400-500 lbs. 115-125, few 126-133, fancy 150

500-600 lbs. 105-115, few to 127

600-700 lbs. 105-115

Replacement Cows:

Medium and Large 1-2: young to middle-aged 700-1,150 lb. cows bred 6-7 months, 64-78 cwt

Cow/Calf pairs:

Medium and large 1-2: young to middle-aged 720-1,060 lb. cows with 150-200 lb. calves $750-$1,000 per pair.

Gonzales

Date of Sale: 7-23-2011

Volume: 1,373

Compared to our last sale:

Feeder calves and yearlings sold $3-$5 lower. Packer cows sold $2-$3 lower.

Stocker-feeder steers:

Medium and large frame No. 1:

150-300 lbs. 170-185

300-400 lbs. 138-141

400-500 lbs. 126-131

500-600 lbs. 119-125

600-700 lbs. 112-116

700-800 lbs. 110-114

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 132-170

300-400 lbs. 126-132

400-500 lbs. 119-124

500-600 lbs. 115-118

600-700 lbs. 106-111

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 59-64; Cutters: 62-68; Canners: 41-51; Low yielding fat cows: 58-61

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 72-78; lightweights and medium quality: 69-73; Bull yearlings 700-900 lbs.: 102-116

Stocker Cows: $650-$875

Pairs: $825-$915

Karnes City

Date of Sale: 7-23-2011

Head Count: 602

Cattle: 480; Goats and other: 122

Market was softer than last sale.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 148 (168)

300-400 lbs. 135 (165)

400-500 lbs. 123 (132)

500-600 lbs. 118 (125)

600-700 lbs. 112 (120)

More than 700 lbs. 105 (108)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 132 (165)

300-400 lbs. 128 (145)

400-500 lbs. 122 (132)

500-600 lbs. 112 (125)

600-700 lbs. 100 (108)

More than 700 lbs. 88 (92)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $775/hd ($900/hd)

Pairs: $875 ($1,000)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 62 (65)

No. 2: 48 (60)

Bulls: 74 (79)

Goats and Others:

Kids (per head):

25-50 lbs. $45 ($75)

50-100 lbs. $72 ($95)

Nannies (per head): $60 ($85)

Billies (per head): $145 ($270)

Sheep (per head) $40 ($95)

Rams (per head): $150 ($153

.50)

Swine:

Piglets (per head): $25 ($35)

Barrows: 45 (55)

Gilts: 55 (65)

Sows: 35 (55)

Boars: 8 (15)

Karnes Co.

Date of sale: 7-21-2011

Cattle on hand: 908

Market cheaper compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 145-178, Heifers 121-170

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 135-170, Heifers 122-134

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 125-139, Heifers 120-134

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 121-133, Heifers 115-125

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 113-121, Heifers 105-117

Stocker Cows:

Good cows and heifers: $750-$880

Medium cows and heifers: $625-$725

Good cow/calf pairs: $850-$1,010

Medium cow/calf pairs: $700-$825

Common cow/calf pairs: $625-$675

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 60-65

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 53-59

Lightweight canners: 47-52

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 70-78

Utility & canners: 64-69

Lightweight canners: 60-63

Nixon

Date of Sale: 7-18-2011

Cattle on Hand: 1,460 (251 Cows; 18 Bulls)

Steers:

200-300 lbs.: 146-156-195

300-400 lbs.: 131-141-185

400-500 lbs.: 115-125-148

500-600 lbs.: 110-120-129

600-700 lbs.: 105-115-123

700-800 lbs.: 97-107-115

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.: 128-138-183

300-400 lbs.: 117-127-153

400-500 lbs.: 111-121-140

500-600 lbs.: 108-118-128

600-700 lbs.: 104-114-150

700-800 lbs.: 96-106-118

Slaughter Cows: 49-59-71

Slaughter Bulls: 69-76-80

Stocker Cows: $475-$945

Pairs: $455-$950

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Seguin

Date of Sale: 7-20-2011

Cattle-960; Hogs-10; Horses-22; Sheep & Goats-589

The market was active but lower on all classes of cattle. Futures market has been on a decline for the past week. Stocker and feeder cattle $3-$8 lower, packer cows and bulls $3-$5 lower.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 150-180

300-400 lb. 135-160

400-500 lb. 130-147

500-600 lb. 115-128

600-700 lb. 110-124

700-850 lb. 100-117

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 145-175

300-400 lb. 130-150

400-500 lb. 120-130

500-600 lb. 110-127

600-750 lb. 105-119

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 62-71

Cutters: 54-60

Canners: 35-45

Palpated Cows (Young): 70-91

Middle Aged: 60-70

Cow & Calf Pairs: $750-$1,160

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 76-84

Light & Low Yielding: 65-74

Feeder Bulls: 85-102

Horses:

Heavy Fat: $180-$340 hd.

Light Fat: $100-$175 hd.

Thin: $25-$100 hd.

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: $75

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $70-$100 hd.

Thin & Old Nannies: $30-$70 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 150-170

Small & Thin: 120-150

Wethers: 100-160

Billies: 70-130

Pairs: 100-120

Barb. Ewes (Young): $35-$40 hd.

Thin & Old: $25-$30 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 115-125

Small & Thin Lambs: 90-110

Barb. Bucks: $75-$150 hd.

Wooled Ewes: $40-$60 cwt.

Wooled Bucks: $40-$70 cwt.

Lambs: 120-200
 

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