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Nixon

Date of Sale: 10-17-2011

Cattle on Hand: 1,782 (Cows: 462; Bulls: 16)

Steers:

200-300 lbs.: 140-150-180

300-400 lbs.: 134-144-178

400-500 lbs.: 125-135-171

500-600 lbs.: 115-125-140

600-700 lbs.: 113-126-134

700-800 lbs.: 114-124-132

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.: 109-119-145

300-400 lbs.: 110-120-170

400-500 lbs.: 110-120-141

500-600 lbs.: 108-118-140

600-700 lbs.: 106-116-123

700-800 lbs.: 95-105-120

Slaughter Cows: 41-51-70

Slaughter Bulls: 58-68-74

Stocker Cows: $360-$694

Pairs: $700-$960

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Seguin

Date: 10-19-2011

Cattle-951; Hogs-16; Horses-11; Sheep & Goats-576

The market was active on all classes. Packer cows and bulls fully steady with last weeks advance. Stocker cows and pairs $25-$50 higher. Stocker steers and heifers fully $3-$5 higher.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 140-167

300-400 lb. 140-170

400-500 lb. 130-160

500-600 lb. 120-137

600-700 lb. 110-126

700-850 lb. 105-113

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 120-140

300-400 lb. 130-160

400-500 lb. 125-138

500-600 lb. 115-125

600-750 lb. 105-119

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 58-65

Cutters: 52-62

Canners: 35-45

Palpated Cows (Young): 70-90

Middle Aged: 60-65

Cow & Calf Pairs: $500-$950

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 75-83

Light & Low Yielding: 55-65

Feeder Bulls: 70-105

Horses:

Heavy Fat: $185-$240

Light Fat: $100-$150

Thin: $20-$70

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: 70-75

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $65-$110 hd.

Thin & Old Nannies: $35-$70 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 160-200

Small & Thin: 120-160

Wethers: 130-180

Billies: 80-125

Pairs: $80-$120

Barb. Ewes (Young): $35-$45 hd.

Thin & Old: $30-$35 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 120-140

Small & Thin Lambs: 100-120

Barb. Bucks: $100-$250 hd.

Wooled Ewes:$50-$70 cwt.

Wooled Bucks: $60-$80 cwt.

Lambs: 140-200

Karnes Co.

Date of sale: 10-20-2011

Cattle on hand: 810 (223 Cows; 12 Bulls)

Market stronger compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 135-175, Heifers 118-160

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 143-177.50, Heifers 118-160

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 130-155, Heifers 116-152

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 122-137, Heifers 114-126

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 115-127, Heifers 108-116

Stocker Cows:

Good cows and heifers: 80-91

Medium cows and heifers: 72-79

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 58-62

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 51-57

Lightweight canners: 45-50

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 69-75

Utility & canners: 61-68

Lightweight canners: 57-60



Karnes City

Date: 10-22-2011

Head Count: 658

Cattle: 488; Goats & Other: 170

Market was strong and active.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 135 (160)

300-400 lbs. 130 (155)

400-500 lbs. 132 (145)

500-600 lbs. 120 (135)

600-700 lbs. 115 (128)

More than 700 lbs. 105 (115)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 125 (155)

300-400 lbs. 120 (155)

400-500 lbs. 122 (138)

500-600 lbs. 110 (130)

600-700 lbs. 110 (115)

More than 700 lbs. 92 (105)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $675/hd. ($825/hd.)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 58 (64)

No. 2: 50 (58)

Bulls: 68 (75)

Goats (per head):

Kids:

25-50 lbs. $70 ($120)

50-100 lbs. $80 ($125)

Nannies: $75 ($115)

Billies: $125 ($250)

Sheep: $55 ($80)

Rams: $85 ($230)

Swine:

Piglets (per head): $45 ($125)

Barrows: 58 (70)

Gilts: 60 (68)

Sows: 38 (45)

Boars: 8 (10)

Gonzales

Date: 10-22-2011

Volume: 1,617

Compared to our last sale:

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

Stocker-feeder steers:

Medium and large frame No. 1:

150-300 lbs. 141-151

300-400 lbs. 147-178

400-500 lbs. 139-143

500-600 lbs. 128-133

600-700 lbs. 119-127

700-800 lbs. 116-119

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 129-134

300-400 lbs. 125-132

400-500 lbs. 122-124

500-600 lbs. 118-120

600-700 lbs. 114-119

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 43-52; Cutters: 57-70; Canners: 34-39; Low yielding fat cows: 51-64

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 71-77.50; lightweights and medium quality: 59-67; Bull yearlings 700-900 lbs.: 92-111

Stocker Cows: $525-$875

Pairs: $775-$975
 

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