Friday, May 27, 2016
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search


Preview the Paper Preview the Paper

Preview this week's Paper
A limited number of pages are displayed in this preview.
Preview this Week’s Issue ›
Subscribe Today ›

Lost & Found

*Includes FREE photo online! mywcn.com/lostandfound

VideoMISSING TORTOISE from S. Palo Alto Dr. in Estates of Eagle Creek on May 17th. If you see him, please contact us @ (210) 913-4558 or (830) 393-4030.

VideoLost: German mix, male, tip of one ear missing, micro chipped, last seen with blue collar and blue bone tag with name and house number. Call if found, 830-779-2512.
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Insurance sales rep., no license necessary, will provide all training, compensation includes salary plus commission, full medical benefits, and 401K, transportation required, goal oriented. Call Frank Castillo at 210-900-8140.
Although we make every effort to spot suspicious ads before they run, one may occasionally get into print. If that happens, we ask the consumer to call us ASAP so that we can take corrective action.
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





Video Vault ›
You’ve been granted free access to this subscribers only article.

Agriculture Today


Local livestock market reports




E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story
August 24, 2011 | 3,192 views | Post a comment

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
 

Your Opinions and Comments


Be the first to comment on this story!


You must be logged in to post a comment.




Not a subscriber?
Subscriber, but no password?
Forgot password?

Agriculture Today Archives


Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Customs intercepts pest new to the United States (May 25, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Does wounded tree have a chance? (May 25, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Livestock Market Reports (May 25, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Mother Nature whips Wilson County crops (May 25, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Scrapie confirmed in Texas (May 25, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. TDA Market Recap (May 25, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Texas Hay Report (May 25, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Beef cattle seven-year decline ends (May 18, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Educational video for water well owners (May 18, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Free Beef Quality Assurance training set for May 25 (May 18, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Fretwell wins Region 8 high school all around rookie saddle (May 18, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Grant to restore, enhance the monarch butterfly habitat (May 18, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Grass-fed beef conference (May 18, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Gun safety and barbecue in New Braunfels (May 18, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. La Vernia Poultry Judging wins state, advances to nationals (May 18, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Lawn, landscape, rainwater program May 21 in Floresville (May 18, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Lesser prairie chicken off the list (May 18, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Livestock Market Reports (May 18, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Luling Foundation Field Day (May 18, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Protecting your tomatoes (May 18, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. TDA Market Recap (May 18, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Texas Hay Report (May 18, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. As El Nińo fades, expect warmer, drier weather says Texas A&M expert (May 11, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Floresville team wins second at state (May 11, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Livestock Market Reports (May 11, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Llamas, load up! (May 11, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. TDA Market Recap (May 11, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Texas Hay Report (May 11, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Transplanting mountain laurels (May 11, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. 2016 La Vernia Junior Livestock & Poultry Show (May 4, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Beef, forage symposium May 10 (May 4, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Cattle raisers’ crime watch (May 4, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Corn acreage increases in Texas (May 4, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Help controlling the weeds (May 4, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Krueger leads the way at La Vernia stock show (May 4, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Land Heritage nomination deadline nears (May 4, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Livestock Market Reports (May 4, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. TDA Market Recap (May 4, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Texas Hay Report (May 4, 2016)
Full article available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. May 2016 Gardening Calendar (May 1, 2016)
Coupons ag-right
Triple R DC ExpertsVoncille Bielefeld homeHeavenly Touch homeAllstate & McBride Realty

  Copyright © 2007-2016 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.