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Nixon

Date: 10-31-11

Cattle on Hand: 1,494 (322 Cows; 25 Bulls)

Steers:

200-300 lbs.:

132-142-183

300-400 lbs.:

137-147-180

400-500 lbs.:

121-131-160

500-600 lbs.:

118-128-143

600-700 lbs.:

115-125-135

700-800 lbs.:

100-110-132

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.:

107-117-148

300-400 lbs.:

118-128-165

400-500 lbs.:

112-122-171

500-600 lbs.:

109-119-140

600-700 lbs.:

106-116-128

700-800 lbs.:

93-103-114

Slaughter Cows:

43-53-63

Slaughter Bulls:

61-71-79

Stocker Cows:

$394-$893

Pairs: $610-$750

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Karnes Co.

Date: 11-3-11

Cattle on hand: 732

Market $3 softer compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 136-167, Heifers 121-180

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 133-170, Heifers 124-150

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 124-145, Heifers 124-140

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 124-132, Heifers 118-136

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 119-127, Heifers 112-121

Stocker Cows:

Good cows and heifers: $610-$700

Medium cows and heifers: $560-$600

Plain cow/calf pairs: $600

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 57.50-63

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 50-56

Lightweight canners: 43-49

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 70-78

Seguin

Date: 11-2-11

Cattle-940; Horses-7; Sheep & Goats-482

The market was active on all classes of stocker and feeder cattle. Most classes another $2-$4 higher. Young stocker cows $25-$50 higher. Packer cows and bulls steady.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 150-172

300-400 lb. 145-175

400-500 lb. 130-155

500-600 lb. 130-152

600-700 lb. 120-135

700-850 lb. 110-126

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 140-152

300-400 lb. 135-167

400-500 lb. 120-137

500-600 lb. 115-141

600-750 lb. 105-123

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 58-65

Cutters: 52-57

Canners: 35-45

Palpated Cows (Young): 65-81

Middle Aged: 60-65

Cow & Calf Pairs: $675-$975

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 68-70

Light & Low Yielding: 60-65

Feeder Bulls: 75-110

Horses:

Heavy Fat: $150-$260 hd.

Light Fat: $120-$140 hd.

Thin: $35-$50 hd.

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $70-$120 hd.

Thin & Old Nannies: $40-$70 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 150-200

Small & Thin: 120-160

Wethers: 140-210

Billies: 90-130

Pairs: $90-$120

Barb. Ewes (Young): $45-$60 hd.

Thin & Old: $30-$45 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 120-160

Small & Thin Lambs: 110-150

Barb. Bucks: $110-$250 hd.

Wooled Ewes: $60-$80 cwt.

Wooled Bucks: 75-100

Lambs: 150-220

Karnes City

Date: 11-5-11

Head Count: 672

Cattle: 570; Goats & other: 102

Market was steady and active.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 138 (170)

300-400 lbs. 128 (152)

400-500 lbs. 125 (144)

500-600 lbs. 122 (135)

600-700 lbs. 118 (125)

More than 700 lbs. 98 (110)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 125 (138)

300-400 lbs. 120 (150)

400-500 lbs. 120 (160)

500-600 lbs. 118 (125)

600-700 lbs. 115 (125)

More than 700 lbs. 90 (105)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $675/hd ($800/hd)

Pairs: $675 ($925)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 57 (70)

No. 2: 48 (55)

Bulls: 73 (79)

Goats (per head):

Kids:

25-50 lbs. $35 ($95)

50-100 lbs. $90 ($200)

Nannies: $75 ($100)

Billies: $130 ($165)

Sheep: $45 ($165)

Rams: $80 ($150)

Swine:

Piglets (per head): $35 ($80)

Barrows: 58 (65)

Gilts: 58 (68)

Sows: 38 (55)

Boars: 8 (15)

Gonzales

Date: 11-5-11

Volume: 1,295

Compared to our last sale:

Feeder calves and yearlings sold steady to $2-$3 higher. Packer cows sold steady.

Stocker-feeder steers:

Medium and large frame No. 1:

150-300 lbs. 141-151

300-400 lbs. 147-171

400-500 lbs. 148-152

500-600 lbs. 132-141

600-700 lbs. 124-131

700-800 lbs. 119-121

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 129-134

300-400 lbs. 125-132

400-500 lbs. 123-124

500-600 lbs. 122-126

600-700 lbs. 118-120

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 43-52; Cutters: 57-71; Canners: 34-39; Low yielding fat cows: 51-64

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 69-75; lightweights and medium quality: 59-65; Bull yearlings 700-900 lbs.: 92-111

Stocker Cows: $425-$825

Pairs: $725-$900
 

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