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NOTICE: Due to Texas Department of Agriculture and Texas Livestock Market News Program budget cuts, the Atascosa livestock report will no longer be compiled and released.

Gonzales

Date of Sale: 9-17-2011

Volume: 2,919

Compared to our last sale:

Feeder calves and yearlings sold steady. Packer cows sold steady to $2-$4 lower.

Stocker-feeder steers:

Medium and large frame No. 1:

150-300 lbs. 155-165

300-400 lbs. 141-147

400-500 lbs. 128-138

500-600 lbs. 122-126

600-700 lbs. 117-119

700-800 lbs. 111-115

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 131-155

300-400 lbs. 123-126

400-500 lbs. 116-121

500-600 lbs. 114-115

600-700 lbs. 111-113

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 45-53; Cutters: 56-67; Canners: 39-45; Low yielding fat cows: 57-65

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 69-75; lightweights and medium quality: 66-67; Bull yearlings 700-900 lbs.: 92-111

Stocker Cows: $525-$850

Pairs: $775-$850

Karnes City

Date of Sale: 9-17-2011

Head Count: 1,027

Cattle: 942; Goats & other: 85

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 125 (144)

300-400 lbs. 125 (140)

400-500 lbs. 120 (128)

500-600 lbs. 112 (120)

600-700 lbs. 108 (118)

More than 700 lbs. 102 (115)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 112 (135)

300-400 lbs. 110 (130)

400-500 lbs. 110 (118)

500-600 lbs. 100 (112)

600-700 lbs. 98 (112)

More than 700 lbs. 80 (105)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $600/hd ($750/hd)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 58 (64)

No. 2: 40 (48)

Bulls: 64 (67)

Goats (per head):

Kids:

25-50 lbs. $70 ($80)

50-100 lbs. $90 ($155)

Nannies: $60 ($90)

Billies: $90 ($170)

Sheep: $90 ($145)

Rams: $95 ($190)

Swine:

Piglets (per head): $25 ($30)

Barrows: 45 (55)

Gilts: 50 (62)

Sows: 35 (42)

Boars: 8 (10)

Karnes Co.

Date of sale: 9-15-2011

Cattle on hand: 1,557

Market steady compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 122-165, Heifers 100-157

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 123-155, Heifers 106-138

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 119-136, Heifers 109-126

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 115-128, Heifers 108-117

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 112-124, Heifers 100-120

Stocker Cows:

Good cows and heifers: 89-96

Medium cows and heifers: 65-80

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 55-62

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 49-54

Lightweight canners: 41-48

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 62-70

Utility & canners: 56-61

Lightweight canners: 50-55

Nixon

Date of Sale: 8-12-2011

Cattle on Hand: 3,099 (942 cows; 45 bulls)

Steers:

200-300 lbs.: 110-120-158

300-400 lbs.: 113-123-148

400-500 lbs.: 106-116-138

500-600 lbs.: 102-112-134

600-700 lbs.: 98-108-121

700-800 lbs.: 92-102-117

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.: 90-100-200

300-400 lbs.: 99-109-145

400-500 lbs.: 98-108-126

500-600 lbs.: 96-106-130

600-700 lbs.: 93-103-119

700-800 lbs.: 91-101-107

Slaughter Cows: 25-54

Slaughter Bulls: 40-72

Stocker Cows: $350-$850

Pairs: $850-$1,190

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Seguin

Date of Sale: 9-14-2011

Cattle-2,061; Hogs-227; Horses-6; Sheep & Goats-797

The market on stocker and feeder cattle was fully steady on calves 300 pounds and over. Light cattle, under 250 pounds, fully $5-$10 lower. Packer cows and bulls $3-$5 lower.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 120-150

300-400 lb. 120-155

400-500 lb. 120-140

500-600 lb. 110-131

600-700 lb. 105-126

700-850 lb. 100-111

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 120-145

300-400 lb. 115-150

400-500 lb. 115-125

500-600 lb. 105-117

600-750 lb. 95-111

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 52-65

Cutters: 45-53

Canners: 25-40

Palpated Cows (Young): 70-80

Middle Aged: 50-60

Cow & Calf Pairs: $525-$725

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 70-75

Light & Low Yielding: 60-68

Feeder Bulls: 70-95

Horses:

Heavy Fat: $185-$240

Light Fat: $140-$175

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: 72-75

#2 Butchers: 65-70

Sows: 30-50

Boars: $5-$25 cwt

Feeder Pigs: $15-$25 hd.

Feeder Shoats: 65-80

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $50-$80 hd.

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

Kid Goats (fat): 130-150

Small & Thin: 100-140

Wethers: 100-150

Billies: 75-105

Barb. Ewes (Young): $25-$35 hd.

Thin & Old: $20-$25 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 100-110

Small & Thin Lambs: 70-85

Barb. Bucks: $75-$270 hd.

Wooled Ewes: $40-$55 cwt

Wooled Bucks: $50-$70 cwt

Lambs: 120-160
 

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