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Gonzales

Date: 3-17-12

Volume: 821

Compared to our last sale:

Feeder calves and yearlings sold steady to active. 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. 180-195

500-600 lbs. 175-190

600-700 lbs. 132-148

700-800 lbs. 128-138

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. 130-141

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 71-78; Cutters: 84-90; Canners: 56-64; Low yielding fat cows: 74-78

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 96-108; 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: 3-17-12

Head Count: 460

Cattle: 228; Goats & other: 232

Market was strong and active.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 220 (255)

300-400 lbs. 208 (260)

400-500 lbs. 188 (245)

500-600 lbs. 165 (185)

600-700 lbs. 145 (158)

More than 700 lbs. 123 (140)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 195 (225)

300-400 lbs. 190 (218)

400-500 lbs. 180 (230)

500-600 lbs. 155 (182)

600-700 lbs. 145 (150)

More than 700 lbs. 112 (128)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $975 ($1,275)

Pairs: $1,300 ($2.035)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 82 (88)

No. 2: 74 (80)

Bulls: 102 (108)

Goats (per head):

Kids:

25-50 lbs. $60 ($95)

50-100 lbs. $115 ($200)

Nannies: $85 ($165)

Billies: $110 ($175)

Sheep: $70 ($145)

Rams: $110 ($225)

Swine:

Piglets (per head): $30 ($70)

Tops: 46 (53)

Sows: 38 (45)

Boars: 15 (30)

Karnes Co.

Date: 3-15-12

Cattle on hand: 197 (37 Cows; 6 Bulls)

Market stronger compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 240-275, Heifers 194-213

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 203-216, Heifers 187-209

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 185-202, Heifers 172-189

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 175-192, Heifers 163-170

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 150-166, Heifers 144-158

Stocker Cows:

Good cows and heifers: $980-$990

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 85-93.50

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 79-84

Lightweight canners: 71-78

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 89-107.50

Utility & canners: 80-88

Nixon

Date: 3-12-12

Cattle on Hand: 157

Steers:

200-300 lbs.:

230-240-265

300-400 lbs.:

191-201-238

400-500 lbs.:

169-179-210

500-600 lbs.:

132-142-175

600-700 lbs.:

150-153-155

700-800 lbs.:

90-117

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.:

171-181-225

300-400 lbs.:

163-173-194

400-500 lbs.:

161-171-178

500-600 lbs.:

143-153-161

600-700 lbs.:

135-145

700-800 lbs.:

85-103

Slaughter Cows: 76-86-93

Slaughter Bulls: 92-98-105

Stocker Cows: $810-$1,060

Pairs: $1,160-$1,550

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

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Seguin

Date: 3-14-12

Cattle-420; Hogs-150; Horses-9; Sheep & Goats-653

The market was very active on stocker and packer cattle. The market was fully steady on cattle that weren’t fleshy. Cows were $50-$100/head higher versus cows going back to the country.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 250-272

300-400 lb. 230-282

400-500 lb. 190-216

500-600 lb. 160-188

600-700 lb. 150-170

700-850 lb. 125-145

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 230-265

300-400 lb. 190-260

400-500 lb. 160-190

500-600 lb. 145-165

600-750 lb. 130-152

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 90-100

Cutters: 82-92

Canners: 65-80

Palpated Cows (Young): 100-125

Middle Aged: 90-110

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 105-112

Light & Low Yielding: 90-95

Feeder Bulls: 100-120

Horses:

Heavy Fat: $260-$290

Light Fat: $100-$140

Thin: $50-$95

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: 54-56

#2 Butchers: 48-52

Sows: 30-50

Boars: 5-25

Feeder Pigs: $20-$25 hd.

Feeder Shoats: 65-80 cwt.

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $85-$140 hd.

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

Kid Goats (fat): 200-250

Small & Thin: 160-220

Wethers: 110-250

Billies: 100-125

Pairs: $90-$150

Barb. Ewes (Young): $60-$70 hd.

Thin & Old: $40-$60 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 200-230

Small & Thin Lambs: 150-180

Barb. Bucks: $100-$350 hd.

Wooled Ewes: 60-80 cwt.

Wooled Bucks: 60-100

Lambs: 100-250
 

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