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Gonzales

Date of Sale: 9-24-2011

Volume: 2,288

Compared to our last sale:

Feeder calves and yearlings sold steady to a lower undertone. Packer cows sold steady to $2-$7 lower.

Stocker-feeder steers:

Medium and large frame No. 1:

150-300 lbs. 145-152

300-400 lbs. 141-148

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. 126-135

300-400 lbs. 123-126

400-500 lbs. 114-121

500-600 lbs. 111-115

600-700 lbs. 111-113

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 41-51; Cutters: 53-59; Canners: 35-41; Low yielding fat cows: 51-58

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 63-69; lightweights and medium quality: 59-61; Bull yearlings 700-900 lbs.: 92-111

Stocker Cows: $525-$850

Pairs: $775-$950

Karnes City

Date of Sale: 9-24-2011

Head Count: 845

Cattle: 698; Goats & other: 147

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 120 (140)

300-400 lbs. 120 (148)

400-500 lbs. 120 (135)

500-600 lbs. 115 (120)

600-700 lbs. 112 (118)

More than 700 lbs. 108 (112)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 105 (135)

300-400 lbs. 110 (175)

400-500 lbs. 110 (130)

500-600 lbs. 106 (120)

600-700 lbs. 100 (114)

More than 700 lbs. 98 (107)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $650/hd ($775/hd)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 51 (55)

No. 2: 40 (49)

Bulls: 58 (64)

Goats (per head):

Kids:

25-50 lbs. $55 ($75)

50-100 lbs. $80 ($170)

Nannies: $65 ($125)

Billies: $85 ($150)

Sheep: $90 ($145)

Rams: $95 ($190)

Swine:

Piglets (per head): $30 ($55)

Barrows: 56 (60)

Gilts: 60 (68)

Sows: 35 (45)

Boars: 8 (10)

Karnes Co.

Date of sale: 9-22-2011

Cattle on hand: 1,058

Market steady compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 120-153, Heifers 107-152

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 128-152, Heifers 110-143

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 114-142, Heifers 106-125

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 111-128, Heifers 106-114

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 109-123, Heifers 95-110

Stocker Cows:

Good cows and heifers: 65-85

Medium cows and heifers: 55-64

Medium cow/calf pairs: $625-$765

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 50-55

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 44-49

Lightweight canners: 36-42

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 62-70

Utility & canners: 58-61

Lightweight canners: 52-57

Nixon

Date of Sale: 9-19-2011

Cattle on Hand: 2,366 (618 Cows; 33 Bulls)

Steers:

200-300 lbs.: 117-127-165

300-400 lbs.: 118-128-158

400-500 lbs.: 109-119-153

500-600 lbs.: 107-117-130

600-700 lbs.: 105-115-124

700-800 lbs.: 100-110-120

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.: 94-104-153

300-400 lbs.: 102-112-153

400-500 lbs.: 100-110-140

500-600 lbs.: 97-107-123

600-700 lbs.: 93-103-115

700-800 lbs.: 90-100-107

Slaughter Cows: 20-41-58

Slaughter Bulls: 50-65-74

Stocker Cows: $300-$714

Pairs: $710-$1,020

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Seguin

Date of Sale: 9-21-2011

Cattle-1,120; Hogs-40; Horses-30; Sheep & Goats-526

Receipts were curtailed due to rainfall over the trade area this week. Stocker and feeder cattle were active with most classes $3-$5 higher. Packer cows and bulls fully $3-$4 lower.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 125-148

300-400 lb. 120-150

400-500 lb. 115-139

500-600 lb. 110-127

600-700 lb. 105-128

700-850 lb. 100-110

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 110-125

300-400 lb. 120-145

400-500 lb. 115-125

500-600 lb. 110-119

600-750 lb. 100-113

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 54-65

Cutters: 40-50

Canners: 20-40

Palpated Cows (Young): 55-70

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 70-75

Light & Low Yielding: 60-70

Feeder Bulls: 70-100

Horses:

Heavy Fat: $170-$250 hd.

Light Fat: $100-$175 hd.

Thin: $15-$75 hd.

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: $75

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $50-$85 hd.

Thin & Old Nannies: $25-$60 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 140-160

Small & Thin: 120-140

Wethers: 110-160

Billies: 70-100

Barb. Ewes (Young): $25-$30 hd.

Thin & Old: $15-$20 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 110-120

Small & Thin Lambs: 90-110

Barb. Bucks: $75-$270 hd.

Wooled Ewes: $35-$60 cwt

Wooled Bucks: $40-$60 cwt.

Lambs: 120-180
 

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