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Gonzales

Date: 2-18-12

Volume: 217

Compared to our last sale:

Feeder calves and yearlings sold $1-$2 higher. Packer cows sold $2-$4 higher.

Stocker-feeder steers:

Medium and large frame No. 1:

150-300 lbs. 210-240

300-400 lbs. 210-220

400-500 lbs. 190-205

500-600 lbs. 158-195

600-700 lbs. 138-152

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: 63-71; Cutters: 78-92; Canners: 48-64; Low yielding fat cows: 66-77

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 91-103.50; lightweights and medium quality: 78-88; Bull yearlings 700-900 lbs.: 108-135

Stocker Cows: $850-$1,150

Pairs: $975-$1,275

Karnes City

Date: 2-18-12

Head Count: 207

Cattle: 122; Goats & other: 85

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 235 (268)

300-400 lbs. 213 (240)

400-500 lbs. 198 (230)

500-600 lbs. 190 (215)

600-700 lbs. 152 (175)

More than 700 lbs. 105 (120)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 235 (245)

300-400 lbs. 200 (240)

400-500 lbs. 185 (210)

500-600 lbs. 172 (185)

600-700 lbs. 150 (165)

More than 700 lbs. 110 (120)

Stocker Cows:

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

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

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 76 (85)

No. 2: 60 (72)

Bulls: 91 (97)

Goats (per head):

Kids:

25-50 lbs. $75 ($110)

50-100 lbs. $105 ($155)

Nannies: $95 ($155)

Billies: $100 ($190)

Sheep: $75 ($125)

Rams: $145 ($270)

Swine:

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

Tops: 54 (58)

Sows: 42 (50)

Boars: 10 (30)

Karnes Co.

Date: 2-16-12

Cattle on hand: 182

Market stronger compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 240-265, Heifers 228-250

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 216-245, Heifers 200-220

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 193-216, Heifers 176-190

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 170-175, Heifers 156-174

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 155-167, Heifers 150-160

Stocker Cows:

Good cows and heifers: $900-$980

Medium cows and heifers: $810-$900

Good cow/calf pairs: $1,360

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 87-95

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 79-86

Lightweight canners: 68-72

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 90-97.50

Utility & canners: 79-84

Nixon

Date: 2-13-12

Cattle on Hand: 345

Steers:

200-300 lbs.:

189-199-255

300-400 lbs.:

186-196-240

400-500 lbs.:

174-184-230

500-600 lbs.:

164-174-210

600-700 lbs.:

145-155-180

700-800 lbs.:

135-145-154

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.:

185-195-255

300-400 lbs.:

153-163-208

400-500 lbs.:

153-163-210

500-600 lbs.:

151-161-205

600-700 lbs.:

132-142-158

700-800 lbs.: 143

Slaughter Cows: 70-80-87

Slaughter Bulls: 85-90-95

Stocker Cows: $550-$940

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Seguin

Date: 2-15-2012

Cattle-350; Hogs-306; Horses-11; Sheep & Goats-327

The market was very active, and all classes were higher.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 210-242

300-400 lb. 200-255

400-500 lb. 190-213

500-600 lb. 175-193

600-700 lb. 160-187

700-850 lb. 130-150

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 200-232

300-400 lb. 190-222

400-500 lb. 180-200

500-600 lb. 155-178

600-750 lb. 140-155

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 80-93

Cutters: 70-78

Canners: 55-68

Palpated Cows (Young): 90-111

Middle Aged: 75-90

Cow & Calf Pairs: $780-$1,470

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 94-105

Light & Low Yielding: 84-90

Feeder Bulls: 100-130

Horses:

Heavy Fat: $270-$320 hd.

Light Fat: $120-$150 hd.

Thin: $35-$75 hd.

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: 62-67

#2 Butchers: 55-60

Sows: 20-40

Boars: 4-35

Feeder Pigs: $20-$30 hd.

Feeder Shoats: 70-80

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $75-$140 hd.

Thin & Old Nannies: $50-$100 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 190-250

Small & Thin: 150-250

Wethers: 110-210

Billies: 85-135

Pairs: $140-$160

Barb. Ewes (Young): $60-$85 hd.

Thin & Old: $45-$70 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 180-220

Small & Thin Lambs: 150-200

Barb. Bucks: $100-$170 hd.

Wooled Ewes: $60-$70 cwt.

Wooled Bucks: 60-100

Lambs: 110-200
 

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