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Gonzales

Date of Sale: 10-1-2011

Volume: 1,282

Compared to our last sale:

Feeder calves and yearlings sold steady in a very active market. Packer cows sold steady.

Stocker-feeder steers:

Medium and large frame No. 1:

150-300 lbs. 121-138

300-400 lbs. 141-147

400-500 lbs. 131-138

500-600 lbs. 127-129

600-700 lbs. 119-126

700-800 lbs. 112-115

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 119-124

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: 41-49; Cutters: 51-58; Canners: 34-39; Low yielding fat cows: 48-57

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-$875

Pairs: $775-$1,000

Karnes City

Date of Sale: 10-1-2011

Head Count: 880

Cattle: 778; Goats & Other: 102

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 130 (150)

300-400 lbs. 128 (155)

400-500 lbs. 125 (144)

500-600 lbs. 118 (128)

600-700 lbs. 112 (120)

More than 700 lbs. 108 (112)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 120 (160)

300-400 lbs. 118 (150)

400-500 lbs. 115 (132)

500-600 lbs. 110 (125)

600-700 lbs. 108 (115)

More than 700 lbs. 90 (105)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $550/hd ($675/hd)

Pairs: $825 ($900)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 52 (58)

No. 2: 40 (48)

Bulls: 64 (68)

Goats (per head):

Kids:

25-50 lbs. $40 ($70)

50-100 lbs. $65 ($95)

Nannies: $75 ($95)

Billies: $80 ($150)

Sheep: $90 ($145)

Rams: $75 ($155)

Swine:

Piglets (per head): $30 ($50)

Barrows: 56 (60)

Gilts: 58 (65)

Sows: 35 (40)

Boars: 8 (10)

Karnes Co.

Date of sale: 9-29-2011

Cattle on hand: 955

Market steady to stronger compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 121-145, Heifers 104-130

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 125-154, Heifers 115-140

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 120-135, Heifers 112-124

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 117-130, Heifers 111-130

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 110-123, Heifers 100-115

Stocker Cows:

Good cows and heifers: 71-88

Medium cows and heifers: 62-70

Good cow/calf pairs: $760-$850

Medium cow/calf pairs: $600-$700

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 50-57.50

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 42-49

Lightweight canners: 37-41

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 60-68

Utility & canners: 53-59

Lightweight canners: 50-52

Nixon

Date of Sale: 9-26-2011

Cattle on Hand: 2,050 (684 Cows; 23 Bulls)

Steers:

200-300 lbs.: 100-110-153

300-400 lbs.: 109-119-150

400-500 lbs.: 104-114-145

500-600 lbs.: 103-113-127

600-700 lbs.: 102-112-123

700-800 lbs.: 100-110-123

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.: 95-105-152

300-400 lbs.: 100-110-143

400-500 lbs.: 100-110-138

500-600 lbs.: 97-107-128

600-700 lbs.: 93-103-112

700-800 lbs.: 82-92-111

Slaughter Cows: 35-56

Slaughter Bulls: 52-69

Stocker Cows: $206-$676

Pairs: $360-$750

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Seguin

Date of Sale: 9-28-2011

Cattle-1,075; Hogs-322; Horses-8; Sheep & Goats-592

The market was active on all stocker and feeder cattle. All classes fully steady. Packer cows and bulls fully steady.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 120-140

300-400 lb. 120-148

400-500 lb. 120-142

500-600 lb. 110-127

600-700 lb. 105-128

700-850 lb. 100-116

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 120-150

300-400 lb. 120-145

400-500 lb. 115-137

500-600 lb. 110-152

600-750 lb. 95-111

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 48-56

Cutters: 40-48

Canners: 25-35

Palpated Cows (Young): 70-85

Middle Aged: 50-60

Cow & Calf Pairs: $650-$725

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 68-74

Light & Low Yielding: 52-60

Feeder Bulls: 70-98

Horses:

Heavy Fat: $200-$260

Light Fat: $105-$150 hd.

Thin: $50-$65 hd.

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: 65-68

#2 Butchers: 58-60

Sows: 30-50

Boars: $5-$30 cwt.

Feeder Pigs: $15-$25 hd.

Feeder Shoats: $60-$85

Sheep & Goats:

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

Thin & Old Nannies: $30-$50 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 140-160

Small & Thin: 120-140

Wethers: 120-160

Billies: 80-110

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

Thin & Old: $15-$20 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 110-120

Small & Thin Lambs: 75-90

Barb. Bucks: $75-$350 hd.

Wooled Ewes: $45-$60 cwt.

Wooled Bucks: $40-$50 cwt.

Lambs: 110-170
 

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