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Gonzales

Date: 1-21-12

Volume: 1,240

Compared to our last sale:

Feeder calves and yearlings sold steady to slightly higher. Packer cows sold steady to $1-$2 higher.

Stocker-feeder steers:

Medium and large frame No. 1:

150-300 lbs. 205-230

300-400 lbs. 190-220

400-500 lbs. 185-195

500-600 lbs. 154-175

600-700 lbs. 138-150

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: 68-79.50; Canners: 43-53; Low yielding fat cows: 62-73

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 89-91; lightweights and medium quality: 70-83; Bull yearlings 700-900 lbs.: 92-111

Stocker Cows: $425-$900

Pairs: $725-$1,050

Karnes City

Date: 1-21-12

Head Count: 574

Cattle: 442; Goats & other: 132

Market was very strong and active.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 188 (235)

300-400 lbs. 180 (220)

400-500 lbs. 170 (205)

500-600 lbs. 158 (195)

600-700 lbs. 145 (158)

More than 700 lbs. 105 (115)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 165 (205)

300-400 lbs. 160 (220)

400-500 lbs. 155 (205)

500-600 lbs. 135 (162)

600-700 lbs. 115 (140)

More than 700 lbs. 100 (105)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $800/hd ($995 hd)

Pairs: $1,150 ($1,315)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 72 (80)

No. 2: 62 (70)

Bulls: 85 (90)

Goats (per head):

Kids:

25-50 lbs. $75 ($105)

50-100 lbs. $95 ($160)

Nannies: $85 ($165)

Billies: $125 ($225)

Sheep: $85 ($150)

Rams: $115 ($250)

Swine:

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

Tops: 55 (60)

Sows: 42 (50)

Boars: 10 (15)

Nixon

Date: 1-16-12

Cattle on Hand: 1,734 (288 Cows; 8 Bulls)

Steers:

200-300 lbs.:

164-174-220

300-400 lbs.:

165-175-240

400-500 lbs.:

158-168-205

500-600 lbs.:

140-150-183

600-700 lbs.:

122-132-151

700-800 lbs.:

106-116-139

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.:

149-159-215

300-400 lbs.:

144-154-218

400-500 lbs.:

135-145-190

500-600 lbs.:

127-137-156

600-700 lbs.:

115-125-141

700-800 lbs.:

97-107-126

Slaughter Cows: 58-68-84

Slaughter Bulls: 77-87-96

Stocker Cows: $500-$900

Pairs: $850-$1,020

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Karnes Co.

Date: 1-19-12

Cattle on hand: 737

Market steady compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 200-230, Heifers 167-230

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 180-215, Heifers 160-213

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 175-203, Heifers 146-175

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 147-166, Heifers 136-156

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 136-155, Heifers 122-139

Stocker Cows:

Good cows and heifers: $800-$930

Medium cows and heifers: $700-$775

Good cow/calf pairs: $1,000-$1,300

Medium cow/calf pairs: $850-$930

Common cow/calf pairs: $700-$825

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 72-80

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 68-71

Lightweight canners: 60-67

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 87-92

Utility & canners: 80-86

Lightweight canners: 75-79

Seguin

Date: 1-18-12

Cattle-1,255; Hogs-14; Horses-6; Sheep & Goats-503

The market was active with most classes fully steady. The quality was not as deep as last week’s offering. Packer cows and bulls were $1-$2 lower. Stocker cows and cow and calf pairs sold higher.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 200-227

300-400 lb. 170-222

400-500 lb. 170-202

500-600 lb. 150-170

600-700 lb. 135-163

700-850 lb. 120-140

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 180-220

300-400 lb. 160-200

400-500 lb. 150-200

500-600 lb. 140-166

600-750 lb. 130-162

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 70-80

Cutters: 58-67

Canners: 45-55

Palpated Cows (Young): 70-86

Middle Aged: 65-75

Cow & Calf Pairs: $900-$1,550

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 90-98

Light & Low Yielding: 80-88

Feeder Bulls: 85-105

Horses:

Light Fat: $100-$150 hd

Thin: $40-$50 hd

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: 65

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $60-$100 hd

Thin & Old Nannies: $35-$70 hd

Kid Goats (fat): 180-225

Small & Thin: 150-225

Wethers: 110-180

Billies: 70-105

Pairs: $110-$140

Barb. Ewes (Young): $50-$60 hd

Thin & Old: $40-$50 hd

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 160-200

Small & Thin Lambs: 140-160

Barb. Bucks: $75-$175 hd

Wooled Ewes: $60-$70 cwt

Wooled Bucks: $60-$80 cwt

Lambs: 140-225
 

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