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Gonzales

Date: 2-4-12

Volume: 469

Compared to our last sale:

Feeder calves and yearlings sold steady to $2-$3 higher. Packer cows sold $1-$2 higher.

Stocker-feeder steers:

Medium and large frame No. 1:

150-300 lbs. 210-240

300-400 lbs. 205-220

400-500 lbs. 190-200

500-600 lbs. 154-185

600-700 lbs. 138-150

700-800 lbs. 131-144

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 175-195

300-400 lbs. 175-185

400-500 lbs. 160-175

500-600 lbs. 147-155

600-700 lbs. 134-145

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 54-64; Cutters: 72-83; Canners: 48-61; Low yielding fat cows: 66-74

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 89-93; Lightweights and medium quality: 74-83; Bull yearlings 700-900 lbs.: 108-135

Stocker Cows: $850-$1,150

Pairs: $975-$1,275

Karnes City

Date: 2-4-12

Head Count: 292

Cattle: 220; Goats & other: 72

Market was very strong and active.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 205 (245)

300-400 lbs. 180 (220)

400-500 lbs. 175 (210)

500-600 lbs. 160 (180)

600-700 lbs. 155 (160)

More than 700 lbs. 115 (130)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 180 (240)

300-400 lbs. 168 (205)

400-500 lbs. 160 (178)

500-600 lbs. 150 (165)

600-700 lbs. 142 (150)

More than 700 lbs. 102 (112)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $850/hd ($1,050/hd)

Pairs: $1,050 ($1,450)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 75 (87)

No. 2: 62 (72)

Bulls: 85 (88)

Goats (per head):

Kids:

25-50 lbs. $75 ($125)

50-100 lbs. $85 ($155)

Nannies: $75 ($130)

Billies: $100 ($190)

Sheep: $85 ($160)

Rams: $125 ($190)

Swine:

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

Top Hogs: 52 (56)

Sows: 42 (50)

Boars: 10 (30)

Karnes Co.

Date: 2-2-12

Cattle on hand: 329

Market stronger compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 210-255, Heifers 187-230

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 197-240, Heifers 173-216

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 179-203, Heifers 106-188

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 170-190, Heifers 139-157

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 144-161, Heifers 125-143

Stocker Cows:

Good cows and heifers: $800-$950

Medium cows and heifers: $700-$775

Good cow/calf pairs: $850-$1,060

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 80-88

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 72-79

Lightweight canners: 65-71

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 89-94

Utility & canners: 82-88

Lightweight canners: 75-81

Nixon

Date: 1-30-12

Cattle on Hand: 833

Sheep & Goats: 2

Steers:

200-300 lbs.:

158-168-200

300-400 lbs.:

177-187-235

400-500 lbs.:

178-188-235

500-600 lbs.:

164-174-205

600-700 lbs.:

151-161-185

700-800 lbs.:

133-143-167

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.:

165-175-240

300-400 lbs.:

160-170-210

400-500 lbs.:

154-164-185

500-600 lbs.:

137-147-169

600-700 lbs.:

127-137-153

700-800 lbs.:

118-128-148

Slaughter Cows: 64-74-83

Slaughter Bulls: 77-87-95

Stocker Cows: $740-$1,000

Pairs: $900-$1,050

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.
 

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