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Gonzales

Date: 3-24-12

Volume: 362

Compared to our last sale:

Feeder calves and yearlings sold steady. Packer cows sold steady.

Stocker-feeder steers:

Medium and large frame No. 1:

150-300 lbs. 230-255

300-400 lbs. 205-235

400-500 lbs. 180-195

500-600 lbs. 163-190

600-700 lbs. 136-151

700-800 lbs. 131-135

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 180-215

300-400 lbs. 175-200

400-500 lbs. 165-172

500-600 lbs. 146-163

600-700 lbs. 132-144

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 71-78; Cutters: 84-88; 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: 3-24-12

Head Count: 439

Cattle: 244; Goats & other: 195

Market was slightly softer. Very active on cows.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 200 (250)

300-400 lbs. 190 (245)

400-500 lbs. 178 (210)

500-600 lbs. 165 (195)

600-700 lbs. 160 (172)

More than 700 lbs. 135 (150)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 200 (225)

300-400 lbs. 190 (205)

400-500 lbs. 175 (195)

500-600 lbs. 155 (180)

600-700 lbs. 140 (155)

More than 700 lbs. 112 (128)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $975/hd ($1,300/hd)

Pairs: $1,150 ($1,400)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 84 (91)

No. 2: 75 (82)

Bulls: 100 (105)

Goats (per head):

Kids:

25-50 lbs. $60 ($95)

50-100 lbs. $120 ($165)

Nannies: $100 ($160)

Billies: $145 ($185)

Sheep: $90 ($165)

Rams: $150 ($205)

Swine:

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

Top Hogs: 51 (55)

Sows: 35 (45)

Boars: 15 (30)

Karnes Co.

Date: 3-22-12

Cattle on hand: 107

Market steady compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Heifers 185-212

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 200-215, Heifers 177-210

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 189-202, Heifers 168-186

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 163-180, Heifers 159-180

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 157-160, Heifers 149-160

Stocker Cows:

Good cows and heifers: $990-$1,190

Good cow/calf pairs: $920-$1,300

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 82-93

Lightweight canners: 62

Nixon

Date: 3-19-12

Cattle on Hand: 540

(92 Cows; 13 Bulls)

Steers:

200-300 lbs.:

209-219-260

300-400 lbs.:

186-196-250

400-500 lbs.:

172-182-205

500-600 lbs.:

165-175-192

600-700 lbs.:

140-150-178

700-800 lbs.:

128-136-140

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.:

190-200-240

300-400 lbs.:

165-175-218

400-500 lbs.:

161-171-195

500-600 lbs.:

148-158-187

600-700 lbs.:

125-135-147

700-800 lbs.:

125-135-140

Slaughter Cows: 70-85-93

Slaughter Bulls: 90-95-110

Stocker Cows: $700-$1,040

Pairs: $1,220-$1,575

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

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Seguin

Date: 3-21-12

Cattle-266; Hogs-10; Horses-10; Sheep & Goats-706

No comparison due to limited receipts.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

300-400 lb. 230-263

400-500 lb. 180-210

500-600 lb. 160-190

600-700 lb. 150-173

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 210-252

300-400 lb. 190-240

400-500 lb. 160-185

500-600 lb. 150-180

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 86-95

Cutters: 80-88

Canners: 65-75

Palpated Cows (Young): 100-132

Middle Aged: 85-100

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 100-115

Light & Low Yielding: 90-100

Horses:

Light Fat: $105-$180

Thin: $40-$60

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: 50-55

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $80-$150 hd.

Thin & Old Nannies: $55-$110 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 230-270

Small & Thin: 170-220

Wethers: 100-200

Billies: 100-150

Pairs: $150-$220

Barb. Ewes (Young): $65-$80 hd.

Thin & Old: $55-$70 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 220-250

Small & Thin Lambs: 150-200

Barb. Bucks: $200-$700 hd.

Wooled Ewes: $60-$75

Wooled Bucks: 70-110

Lambs: 110-265
 

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