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Gonzales

Date: 3-10-2012

Volume: 182

Compared to our last sale:

Feeder calves and yearlings sold $3-$4 lower. Packer cows sold steady.

Stocker-feeder steers:

Medium and large frame No. 1:

150-300 lbs. 230-255

300-400 lbs. 195-235

400-500 lbs. 180-200

500-600 lbs. 175-190

600-700 lbs. 132-152

700-800 lbs. 131-138

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 180-215

300-400 lbs. 175-200

400-500 lbs. 155-172

500-600 lbs. 142-148

600-700 lbs. 130-137

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 71-78; Cutters: 84-92; Canners: 56-64; Low yielding fat cows: 74-78

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 96-106; lightweights and medium quality: 74-94; Bull yearlings 700-900 lbs.: 118-129

Stocker Cows: $850-$1,000

Pairs: $975-$1,200

Karnes City

Date: 3-10-12

Head Count: 240

Cattle: 188; Goats & other: 52

Market was very strong and active.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 235 (278)

300-400 lbs. 226 (270)

400-500 lbs. 193 (245)

500-600 lbs. 145 (158)

600-700 lbs. 145 (150)

More than 700 lbs. 130 (142)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 188 (215)

300-400 lbs. 195 (230)

400-500 lbs. 176 (190)

500-600 lbs. 160 (165)

600-700 lbs. 145 (155)

More than 700 lbs. 110 (120)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $925/hd ($1,250/hd)

Pairs: $1,100 ($1,450)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 83 (85)

No. 2: 70 (80)

Bulls: 103 (105)

Goats (per head):

Kids:

25-50 lbs. $80 ($125)

50-100 lbs. $90 ($150)

Nannies: $90 ($185)

Billies: $135 ($180)

Sheep: $75 ($145)

Rams: $115 ($300)

Swine:

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

Tops: 52 (58)

Sows: 42 (50)

Boars: 15 (32)

Karnes Co.

Date: 3-8-12

Cattle on hand: 125

Market steady compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 200-215, Heifers 195-225

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 185-210, Heifers 171-201

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 182-210, Heifers 151-165

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 158-170, Heifers 153-175

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 137-143

Stocker Cows:

Common cows and heifers: $670-$680

Good cow/calf pairs: $1,100-$1,210

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 85-93

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 79-84

Lightweight canners: 70-78

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 85-94

Utility & canners: 79-84

Nixon

Date: 3-5-12

Cattle on Hand: 473

Steers:

200-300 lbs.:

207-217-265

300-400 lbs.:

190-200-255

400-500 lbs.:

185-195-226

500-600 lbs.:

172-182-209

600-700 lbs.:

147-157-175

700-800 lbs.:

125-134-139

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.:

182-192-265

300-400 lbs.:

167-177-225

400-500 lbs.:

168-178-201

500-600 lbs.:

153-162-175

600-700 lbs.:

136-146-165

700-800 lbs.:

106-115-129

Slaughter Cows: 74-84-93

Slaughter Bulls: 88-98-103

Stocker Cows: $676-$1,100

Pairs: $1,470

NOTICE: Nixon Livestock will be closed Monday, April 9 for Easter.

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Seguin

Date: 3-7-12

Cattle-766; Hogs-194; Horses-5; Sheep & Goats-837

The market was active and fully steady on all classes of cattle. The condition on most stocker and feeder cattle was very good. Packer cows and bulls were fully steady.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 220-257

300-400 lb. 200-250

400-500 lb. 190-235

500-600 lb. 180-212

600-700 lb. 150-170

700-850 lb. 140-150

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 210-228

300-400 lb. 200-215

400-500 lb. 180-198

500-600 lb. 165-180

600-750 lb. 140-165

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 90-100

Cutters: 80-90

Canners: 60-72

Palpated Cows (Young): 90-115

Middle Aged: 80-90

Cow & Calf Pairs: $910-$1,250

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 102-112

Light & Low Yielding: 90-98

Feeder Bulls: 100-128

Horses:

Light Fat: $130-$150 hd.

Thin: $30-$50 hd.

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: 55-60

Sheep & Goats:

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

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

Kid Goats (fat): 200-250

Small & Thin: 150-220

Wethers: 105-220

Billies: 100-135

Pairs: $75-$150

Barb. Ewes (Young): $70-$80 hd.

Thin & Old: $50-$60 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 180-220

Small & Thin Lambs: 150-200

Barb. Bucks: $125-$350 hd.

Wooled Ewes: $70-$90 cwt.

Wooled Bucks: 60-100

Lambs: 210-260
 

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