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Gonzales

Date of Sale: 8-20-2011

Volume: 1,996

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. 165-175

300-400 lbs. 137-156

400-500 lbs. 128-136

500-600 lbs. 121-125

600-700 lbs. 116-118

700-800 lbs. 111-114

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 134-170

300-400 lbs. 123-127

400-500 lbs. 118-122

500-600 lbs. 116-118

600-700 lbs. 111-113

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 49-56; Cutters: 57-64; Canners: 39-47; Low yielding fat cows: 56-62.50

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 69-73.50; 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: 8-20-2011

Head Count: 1,506

Cattle: 1,322; Goats & other: 184

Market was slightly stronger and active.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 142 (180)

300-400 lbs. 134 (158)

400-500 lbs. 124 (145)

500-600 lbs. 117 (130)

600-700 lbs. 112 (120)

More than 700 lbs. 102 (118)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 120 (155)

300-400 lbs. 118 (140)

400-500 lbs. 115 (135)

500-600 lbs. 110 (120)

600-700 lbs. 105 (118)

More than 700 lbs. 88 (112)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $650 ($950)

Pairs: $800 ($950)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 58 (65)

No. 2: 44 (58)

Bulls: 69 (74)

Goats and Others:

Kids (per head):

25-50 lbs. $40 ($60)

50-100 lbs. $68 ($100)

Nannies (per head): $55 ($95)

Billies (per head): $85 ($180)

Sheep (per head) $60 ($135)

Rams (per head): $75 ($150)

Swine:

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

Barrows: 54 (58)

Gilts: 52 (70)

Sows: 25 (38)

Boars: 10(15)

Karnes Co.

Date of sale: 8-18-2011

Cattle on hand: 1,249

Marketing of cows was higher with calves $2-$3 cheaper compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 140-170, Heifers 120-145

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 129-158, Heifers 116-154

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 119-143, Heifers 113-145

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 113-127, Heifers 108-116

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 105-119, Heifers 102-113

Stocker Cows:

Good cows and heifers: 72-80

Medium cows and heifers: 62-71

Good cow/calf pairs: $800-$900

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 59-66

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 50-58

Lightweight canners: 43-49

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 68-74

Utility & canners: 60-67

Lightweight canners: 55-59

Nixon

Date of Sale: 8-15-2011

Cattle on Hand: 2,618 (492 Cows; 23 Bulls)

Steers:

200-300 lbs.: 127-137-180

300-400 lbs.: 122-132-168

400-500 lbs.: 114-124-145

500-600 lbs.: 109-119-129

600-700 lbs.: 106-116-126

700-800 lbs.: 95-105-125

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.: 102-112-153

300-400 lbs.: 107-117-150

400-500 lbs.: 105-115-160

500-600 lbs.: 103-113-124

600-700 lbs.: 100-110-117

700-800 lbs.: 91-101-114

Slaughter Cows: 35-52-67

Slaughter Bulls: 57-67-75

Stocker Cows: $410-$899

Pairs: $260-$790

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

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Seguin

Date of Sale: 8-17-2011

Cattle-1,529; Hogs-12; Horses-15; Sheep & Goats-824

The market rebounded well on stocker and feeder cattle. The steer market showed the best improvement. Most classes $3-$10 higher. Packer cows and bulls $2-$3 lower.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 150-172

300-400 lb. 135-152

400-500 lb. 125-145

500-600 lb. 115-130

600-700 lb. 110-130

700-850 lb. 105-125

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 130-160

300-400 lb. 125-150

400-500 lb. 120-160

500-600 lb. 105-120

600-750 lb. 100-126

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 54-62

Cutters: 48-55

Canners: 35-45

Palpated Cows (Young): 70-80

Middle Aged: 60-65

Cow & Calf Pairs: $700-$930

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 70-75

Light & Low Yielding: 58-65

Feeder Bulls: 75-105

Horses:

Heavy Fat: $175-$250 hd.

Light Fat: $100-$175 hd.

Thin: $30-$75 hd.

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: 75

Sows: 50

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $60-$100 hd.

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

Kid Goats (fat): 140-170

Small & Thin: 115-140

Wethers: 110-150

Billies: 60-100

Pairs: $70-$90

Barb. Ewes (Young): $30-$35 hd.

Thin & Old: $20-$30 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 110-120

Small & Thin Lambs: 70-90

Barb. Bucks: $60-$150 hd.

Wooled Ewes: $50-$60 cwt.

Wooled Bucks: $40-$50 cwt.

Lambs: 120-170
 

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