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Gonzales

Date: 1-7-12

Volume: 1,446

Compared to our last sale:

Feeder calves and yearlings sold $8-$12 higher. Packer cows sold $3-$6 higher.

Stocker-feeder steers:

Medium and large frame No. 1:

150-300 lbs. 205-230

300-400 lbs. 188-220

400-500 lbs. 170-190

500-600 lbs. 158-165

600-700 lbs. 148-160

700-800 lbs. 131-142

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 175-185

300-400 lbs. 161-170

400-500 lbs. 154-159

500-600 lbs. 139-148

600-700 lbs. 129-134

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 54-64; Cutters: 68-80.50; Canners: 43-51; Low yielding fat cows: 61-72

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 89-95; Lightweights and medium quality: 72-81; Bull yearlings 700-900 lbs.: 92-111

Stocker Cows: $425-$900

Pairs: $725-$1,050

Karnes City

Date: 1-7-12

Head Count: 622

Cattle: 507; Goats & Other: 115

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 182 (230)

300-400 lbs. 185 (215)

400-500 lbs. 170 (205)

500-600 lbs. 145 (180)

600-700 lbs. 130 (148)

More than 700 lbs. 110 (130)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 155 (205)

300-400 lbs. 158 (200)

400-500 lbs. 152 (170)

500-600 lbs. 135 (158)

600-700 lbs. 120 (135)

More than 700 lbs. 115 (132)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $775/hd ($1,000/hd)

Pairs: $850 ($1,050)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 68 (78)

No. 2: 58 (67)

Bulls: 82 (85)

Goats (per head):

Kids:

25-50 lbs. $72 ($95)

50-100 lbs. $75 ($165)

Nannies: $85 ($175)

Billies: $160 ($250)

Sheep: $70 ($125)

Rams: $145 ($250)

Swine:

Piglets (per head): $55 ($100)

Barrows: 62 (68)

Gilts: 62 (68)

Sows: 52 (60)

Boars: 5 (12)

Karnes Co.

Date: 1-5-12

Cattle on hand: 932 (280 Cows; 16 Bulls)

Market stronger compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 181-230, Heifers 153-230

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 170-230, Heifers 150-207

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 153-199, Heifers 145-190

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 141-175, Heifers 133-150

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 124-148, Heifers 128-144

Stocker Cows:

Good cows and heifers: $640-$780

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 72-80

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 65-70

Lightweight canners: 56-64

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 80-88

Utility & canners: 72-89

Lightweight canners: 65-71

Seguin

Date: 1-4-12

Cattle-741; Hogs-15; Horses-16; Sheep & Goats-414

The market had no comparison because of the holidays. The steers, heifers, and cows were strong with a broad outlet.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 180-210

300-400 lb. 170-208

400-500 lb. 160-198

500-600 lb. 150-175

600-700 lb. 140-150

700-850 lb. 120-135

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 170-200

300-400 lb. 160-180

400-500 lb. 150-187

500-600 lb. 140-155

600-750 lb. 120-136

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 70-90

Cutters: 52-65

Canners: 40-52

Palpated Cows (Young): 75-91

Middle Aged: 70-75

Cow & Calf Pairs: $750-$1,100

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 90-100

Light & Low Yielding: 75-84

Feeder Bulls: 80-1.11

Horses:

Light Fat: $175-$250

Thin: $75-$125

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: $75

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $80-$125 hd.

Thin & Old Nannies: $50-$90 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 190-220

Small & Thin: 150-275

Wethers: 120-200

Billies: 100-140

Pairs: 120-160

Barb. Ewes (Young): $60-$80 hd.

Thin & Old: $45-$60 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 160-200

Small & Thin Lambs: 140-170

Barb. Bucks: $100-$400 hd.

Wooled Ewes: $70-$80 cwt.

Wooled Bucks: $60-$70 cwt.

Lambs: 140-225
 

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