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Atascosa

Date of Sale: 7-26-2011

Cattle and calves: 821

Week ago: 1,049

Compared to last week:

Feeder steers $4-$8 lower. Feeder heifers $3-$6 lower. Slaughter cows firm. Slaughter bulls steady to weak. Trade and demand excellent.

Steers:

Medium and Large No. 1:

200-300 lbs. 155-164, few to 170

300-400 lbs. 136-140, few to 165

400-500 lbs. 120-129

500-600 lbs. 116-127

600-700 lbs. 116-119

Individ. 720 lbs. 112

Medium and Large No. 2:

300-400 lbs. 128-135, few to 141

400-500 lbs. 120-130

500-600 lbs. 115-124

Medium and Large No. 3:

200-300 lbs. 144-155, few to 160-177

300-400 lbs. 125-135, few 137-164

400-500 lbs. 119-128, few 137

500-600 lbs. 110-120, few to 125

600-700 lbs. 110-116

Heifers:

Medium and Large No. 1:

300-400 lbs. 123-130

400-500 lbs. 115-124, few to 127

500-600 lbs. 112-121

600-700 lbs. 105-110

Few 700-800 lbs. 100-107

Medium and Large No. 2:

300-400 lbs. 128-134

400-500 lbs. 110-119, few to 122

500-600 lbs. 108-117

Medium and Large No. 3:

200-300 lbs. 120-127, few 133-140

300-400 lbs. 116-126, few 127-136

400-500 lbs. 110-120, few to 127

500-600 lbs. 108-115

600-700 lbs. 107-111

Replacement Cows:

Medium and Large 1-2: young to middle-aged 760-1,225 lb. cows bred 6-7 months, 59-86 cwt

Cow/Calf pairs:

Medium and large 1-2: young to middle-aged 970 lb. cows with 75 lb. calves $810 per pair.

Gonzales

Date of Sale: 7-30-2011

Volume: 1,041

Compared to our last sale:

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

Stocker-feeder steers:

Medium and large frame No. 1:

150-300 lbs. 170-185

300-400 lbs. 137-141

400-500 lbs. 127-134

500-600 lbs. 121-126

600-700 lbs. 115-119

700-800 lbs. 111-114

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 134-170

300-400 lbs. 126-132

400-500 lbs. 120-124

500-600 lbs. 115-119

600-700 lbs. 108-112

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 57-61.50; Cutters: 58-66.50; Canners: 39-47; Low yielding fat cows: 58-61

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 72-76; lightweights and medium quality: 68-72; Bull yearlings 700-900 lbs.: 102-116

Stocker Cows: $650-$850

Pairs: $775-$900

Karnes City

Date of Sale: 7-30-2011

Head Count: 328

Cattle: 258; Goats and other: 70

Market was stronger and very active.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 150 (181)

300-400 lbs. 142 (160)

400-500 lbs. 128 (140)

500-600 lbs. 120 (126)

600-700 lbs. 108 (115)

More than 700 lbs. 105 (108)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 142 (158)

300-400 lbs. 132 (185)

400-500 lbs. 124 (130)

500-600 lbs. 118 (125)

600-700 lbs. 105 (105)

More than 700 lbs. 92 (100)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $675 ($825)

Pairs: $825 ($1,010)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 60 (65)

No. 2: 49 (55)

Bulls: 70 (72)

Goats:

Kids (per head):

25-50 lbs. $50 ($55)

50-100 lbs. $82 ($155)

Nannies (per head): $102 ($160)

Billies (per head): $75 ($110)

Sheep (per head) $55 ($80)

Rams (per head): $85 ($125)

Swine:

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

Barrows: 60 (65)

Gilts: 62 (79)

Sows: 25 (55)

Boars: 15 (26)

Karnes Co.

Date of sale: 7-28-2011

Cattle on hand: 759

Market steady compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 140-173, Heifers 120-141

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 130-163, Heifers 124-151

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 122-138

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 119-131, Heifers 118-125

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 113-130, Heifers 107-116

Stocker Cows:

Good cows and heifers: 70-90

Medium cows and heifers: 62-69

Good cow/calf pairs: $950-$1,190

Medium cow/calf pairs: $800-$925

Common cow/calf pairs: $675-$775

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 62-66

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 57-61

Lightweight canners: 52-56

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 70-74

Utility & canners: 65-69

Lightweight canners: 59-64

Nixon

Date of Sale: 7-25-2011

Cattle on Hand: 1,448

Steers:

200-300 lbs.: 134-144-185

300-400 lbs.: 120-130-168

400-500 lbs.: 110-120-139

500-600 lbs.: 105-115-127

600-700 lbs.: 101-111-124

700-800 lbs.: 97-107-120

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.: 110-120-183

300-400 lbs.: 106-116-145

400-500 lbs.: 105-115-145

500-600 lbs.: 101-111-160

600-700 lbs.: 102-112-121

700-800 lbs.: 95

Slaughter Cows: 44-54-63

Slaughter Bulls: 65-71-82

Stocker Cows: $411-$751

Pairs: $870-$1,200

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Seguin

Date of Sale: 7-27-2011

Cattle-775; Hogs-146; Horses-8; Sheep & Goats-662

The market was fully steady with last week’s decline. Packer cows and bulls fully $2-$3 lower.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 160-185

300-400 lb. 140-170

400-500 lb. 120-140

500-600 lb. 115-134

600-700 lb. 110-122

700-850 lb. 100-112

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 130-138

300-400 lb. 130-139

400-500 lb. 120-128

500-600 lb. 115-127

600-750 lb. 100-129

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 62-70

Cutters: 55-64

Canners: 37-50

Palpated Cows (Young): 70-92

Middle Aged: 60-70

Cow & Calf Pairs: $620-$1,010

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 76-80

Light & Low Yielding: 68-76

Feeder Bulls: 80-97

Horses:

Heavy Fat: $220-$430 hd.

Light Fat: $140-$150 hd.

Thin: $75-$100 hd.

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: 72-76

#2 Butchers: 65-68

Sows: $35-$55 cwt.

Boars: $5-$20 cwt.

Feeder Pigs: $20-$30 hd.

Feeder Shoats: $70-$85 cwt.

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $50-$100 hd.

Thin & Old Nannies: $25-$50 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 150-170

Small & Thin: 120-140

Wethers: 100-160

Billies: 80-120

Pairs: $80-$120

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

Thin & Old: $20-$30 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 110-120

Small & Thin Lambs: 80-105

Barb. Bucks: $100-$150 hd.

Wooled Ewes: $50-$70 cwt.

Wooled Bucks: $40-$70 cwt.

Lambs: 140-180
 

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