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Atascosa

Date of Sale: 8-9-2011

Cattle and calves: 1,274

Week ago: 636

Compared to last week:

Feeder steers $3-$9 lower. Feeder heifers $5-$8 lower. Slaughter cows steady to firm. Slaughter bulls steady to weak. Trade and demand excellent.

Steers:

Medium and Large No. 1:

300-400 lbs. 131-142

400-500 lbs. 119-128, few to 131

500-600 lbs. 114-124, few to 126

600-700 lbs. 116-125

700-800 lbs. 115-122

Medium and Large No. 2:

300-400 lbs. 140-144

400-500 lbs. 114-125

500-600 lbs. 112-120

600-700 lbs. 112-116

Few 700-800 lbs. 110-119

Individ. 885 lbs. 94

Medium and Large No. 3:

200-300 lbs. 130-140, few to 169

300-400 lbs. 116-126, few 129-144

400-500 lbs. 112-123, few to 136

500-600 lbs. 107-117, few to 121

Individ. 610 lbs. 111

Individ. 710 lbs. 102

Heifers:

Medium and Large No. 1:

Few 200-300 lbs. 138

300-400 lbs. 117-127

400-500 lbs. 112-121

500-600 lbs. 110-114

600-700 lbs. 109-112

Medium and Large No. 2:

300-400 lbs. 114-125

400-500 lbs. 109-115, few to 122

500-600 lbs. 105-111

Few 600-700 lbs. 102-111

Medium and Large No. 3:

Few 200-300 lbs. 114-116, fancy 132

300-400 lbs. 112-121, few to 125, fancy 142.50

400-500 lbs. 109-120

500-600 lbs. 107-113

Replacement Cows:

Medium and Large 1-2: young to middle-aged 735-1,260 lb. cows bred 2-8 months, 60-92 cwt

Middle-aged to aged 945-1,075 lb. cows bred 3-8 months, 52-58 cwt

Cow/Calf pairs:

Medium and large 1-2: young to middle-aged 900-1,095 lb. cows with 75-100 lb. calves $880 per pair.

Gonzales

Date of Sale: 8-13-2011

Volume: 2,161

Compared to our last sale:

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

Stocker-feeder steers:

Medium and large frame No. 1:

150-300 lbs. 166-175

300-400 lbs. 137-148

400-500 lbs. 127-135

500-600 lbs. 120-124

600-700 lbs. 114-117

700-800 lbs. 108-112

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 134-170

300-400 lbs. 123-127

400-500 lbs. 118-121

500-600 lbs. 109-115

600-700 lbs. 106-108

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 49-56; Cutters: 57-63; Canners: 39-47; Low yielding fat cows: 54-59

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 69-74; lightweights and medium quality: 66-68; Bull yearlings 700-900 lbs.: 98-114

Stocker Cows: $650-$850

Pairs: $775-$900

Karnes City

Date of Sale: 8-13-2011

Head Count: 1,441

Cattle: 1,325; Goats & other: 116

Market was steady and active.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 135 (160)

300-400 lbs. 128 (149)

400-500 lbs. 122 (145)

500-600 lbs. 118 (130)

600-700 lbs. 112 (122)

More than 700 lbs. 103 (110)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 120 (155)

300-400 lbs. 118 (155)

400-500 lbs. 114 (144)

500-600 lbs. 108 (130)

600-700 lbs. 105 (112)

More than 700 lbs. 110 (112)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows; $680 ($950)

Pairs: $875 ($1,025)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 60 (65)

No. 2: 44 (55)

Slaughter: 65 (72)

Goats and Others:

Kids (per head):

25-50 lbs. $40 ($60)

50-75 lbs. $68 ($100)

Nannies (per head): $65 ($95)

Billies (per head): $90 ($130)

Sheep (per head) $60 ($135)

Rams (per head): $65 ($150)

Swine:

Piglets (per head): $15 ($45)

Barrows: 60 (65)

Gilts: 60 (62)

Sows: 25 (38)

Boars: 10 (20)

Karnes Co.

Date of sale: 8-11-2011

Cattle on hand: 1,612

Market stronger compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 139-168, Heifers 119-160

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 127-165, Heifers 115-155

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 121-147.50, Heifers 113-133

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 115-133, Heifers 111-127

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 113-126, Heifers 100-115

Stocker Cows:

Good cows and heifers: 80-97

Medium cows and heifers: 68-79

Good cow/calf pairs: $850-$990

Medium cow/calf pairs: $700-$825

Common cow/calf pairs: $625-$675

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 59-63.50

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 51-58

Lightweight canners: 48-50

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 68-73

Utility & canners: 61-67

Lightweight canners: 57-60

Nixon

Date of Sale: 8-8-2011

Cattle on Hand: 1,813 (371 Cows; 18 Bulls); 1 Horse

Steers:

200-300 lbs.: 128-138-185

300-400 lbs.: 121-131-163

400-500 lbs.: 113-123-144

500-600 lbs.: 106-116-127

600-700 lbs.: 100-110-124

700-800 lbs.: 94-104-112

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.: 106-116-147

300-400 lbs.: 107-117-147

400-500 lbs.: 102-112-142

500-600 lbs.: 97-107-133

600-700 lbs.: 96-106-127

700-800 lbs.: 89-99-108

Slaughter Cows: 44-54-62

Slaughter Bulls: 62-70-76

Stocker Cows: $300-$790

Pairs: $760-$1,020

Notice: Nixon Livestock will be closed on Monday, Sept 5 in observance of Labor Day.

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Seguin

Date of Sale: 8-10-2011

Cattle-1,485; Hogs-95; Horses-34; Sheep & Goats-871

The market was weaker on all classes of cattle. The No. 1 cattle were $3-$5 lower with greatest decline on lightweight cattle under 300 lbs. The No. 1.5-2 grade cattle were $5-$10 lower. Packer cows and bulls $2-$3 lower.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 145-172

300-400 lb. 135-167

400-500 lb. 120-145

500-600 lb. 115-128

600-700 lb. 110-127

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 120-165

300-400 lb. 120-145

400-500 lb. 115-134

500-600 lb. 110-124

600-750 lb. 100-115

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 62-70

Cutters: 48-58

Canners: 35-44

Palpated Cows (Young): 70-87

Middle Aged: 60-70

Cow & Calf Pairs: $785-$1,130

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: $70-$80

Light & Low Yielding: 60-68

Feeder Bulls: 65-85

Horses:

Heavy Fat: $200-$310 hd.

Light Fat: $100-$150 hd.

Thin: $5-$75 hd.

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: 71-75

#2 Butchers: 65-68

Sows: $40-$60

Boars: $10-$25 cwt.

Feeder Pigs: $20-$30 hd.

Feeder Shoats: $70-$95 cwt.

Sheep & Goats:

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

Thin & Old Nannies: $30-$60 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 130-160

Small & Thin: 100-140

Wethers: 120-150

Billies: 70-100

Pairs: $100-$120

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

Thin & Old: $20-$25 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 105-120

Small & Thin Lambs: 70-85

Barb. Bucks: $75-$150 hd.

Wooled Ewes: $50-$65 cwt.

Wooled Bucks: $40-$60 cwt.

Lambs: 100-160
 

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