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Gonzales

Date: 1-14-12

Volume: 1,531

Compared to our last sale:

Feeder calves and yearlings sold steady. Packer cows sold steady.

Stocker-feeder steers:

Medium and large frame No. 1:

150-300 lbs. 205-230

300-400 lbs. 188-220

400-500 lbs. 175-190

500-600 lbs. 158-170

600-700 lbs. 145-156

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. 152-159

500-600 lbs. 139-148

600-700 lbs. 129-134

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 54-64; Cutters: 68-80; Canners: 43-53; Low yielding fat cows: 62-73

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 89-92; lightweights and medium quality: 72-83; Bull yearlings 700-900 lbs.: 92-111

Stocker Cows: $425-$900

Pairs: $725-$1,050

Karnes City

Date: 1-14-12

Head Count: 820

Cattle: 712; Goats & Other: 108

Market was very strong and active.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 190 (240)

300-400 lbs. 182 (222)

400-500 lbs. 165 (195)

500-600 lbs. 148 (185)

600-700 lbs. 130 (142)

More than 700 lbs. 105 (125)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 165 (210)

300-400 lbs. 152 (190)

400-500 lbs. 148 (180)

500-600 lbs. 130 (175)

600-700 lbs. 110 (125)

More than 700 lbs. 100 (108)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $825 ($965)

Pairs: $950 ($1,175)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 74 (82)

No. 2: 58 (70)

Bulls: 88 (92)

Goats (per head):

Kids:

25-50 lbs. $75 ($105)

50-100 lbs. $95 ($125)

Nannies: $110 ($145)

Billies: $180 ($225)

Sheep: $90 ($175)

Rams: $160 ($250)

Swine:

Piglets (per head): $45 ($85)

Tops: 62 (68)

Sows: 50 (60)

Boars: 10 (15)

Karnes Co.

Date: 1-12-12

Cattle on hand: 644

Market stronger compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 194-240, Heifers 164-190

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 176-237.50, Heifers 157-225

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 172-200, Heifers 152-175

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 155-188, Heifers 129-158

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 128-146, Heifers 121-137

Stocker Cows:

Good cows and heifers: $725-$850

Medium cows and heifers: $675-$700

Good cow/calf pairs: $975-$1,140

Medium cow/calf pairs: $700-$825

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 72-80

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 64-71

Lightweight canners: 57-63

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 88-95

Utility & canners: 80-87

Lightweight canners: 72-79

Nixon

Date: 1-9-12

Cattle on Hand: 1,700

(262 Cows; 19 Bulls)

Steers:

200-300 lbs.:

178-188-240

300-400 lbs.:

177-187-240

400-500 lbs.:

165-175-212.50

500-600 lbs.:

143-153-186

600-700 lbs.:

126-136-161

700-800 lbs.:

116-126-135

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.:

150-160-230

300-400 lbs.:

145-155-200

400-500 lbs.:

142-152-212

500-600 lbs.:

135-145-160

600-700 lbs.:

117-127-146

700-800 lbs.:

109-119-129

Slaughter Cows: 59-70-85

Slaughter Bulls: 72-84-92

Stocker Cows: $410-$964

Pairs: $730-$1,000

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Seguin

Date: 1-11-12

Cattle-1,451; Hogs-230; Horses-14; Sheep & Goats-477

The market was active with stocker and feeder cattle mostly $3-$7 higher. Packer cows and bulls fully steady.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 200-240

300-400 lb. 190-225

400-500 lb. 180-210

500-600 lb. 160-187

600-700 lb. 140-165

700-850 lb. 120-140

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 175-193

300-400 lb. 180-213

400-500 lb. 170-197

500-600 lb. 145-172

600-750 lb. 120-143

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 70-85

Cutters: 62-70

Canners: 45-60

Palpated Cows (Young): 85-100

Middle Aged: 70-76

Cow & Calf Pairs: $1,060-$1,300

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 90-100

Light & Low Yielding: 60-80

Feeder Bulls: 80-110

Horses:

Thin: $20-$85 hd.

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: 63-67

#2 Butchers: 58-60

Sows: $25-$50 cwt.

Boars: $5-$30 cwt.

Feeder Pigs: $15-$25 hd.

Feeder Shoats: 70-85

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $80-$130 hd.

Thin & Old Nannies: $40-$100 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 160-240

Small & Thin: 170-300

Wethers: 120-210

Billies: 100-135

Pairs: $110-$135

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

Thin & Old: $45-$60 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 180-220

Small & Thin Lambs: 200-240

Barb. Bucks: $100-$320 hd.

Wooled Ewes: $60-$90 cwt.

Wooled Bucks: $50-$80 cwt.

Lambs: 120-260
 

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