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Gonzales

Date: 3-31-12

Volume: 377

Compared to our last sale:

Feeder calves and yearlings sold $1-$2 lower. Packer cows sold steady.

Stocker-feeder steers:

Medium and large frame No. 1:

150-300 lbs. 220-255

300-400 lbs. 205-235

400-500 lbs. 180-195

500-600 lbs. 163-185

600-700 lbs. 136-170

700-800 lbs. 131-135

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 180-215

300-400 lbs. 175-195

400-500 lbs. 155-172

500-600 lbs. 146-150

600-700 lbs. 132-144

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 71-78; Cutters: 84-86; Canners: 56-64; Low yielding fat cows: 74-76

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 96-105; lightweights and medium quality: 74-94; Bull yearlings 700-900 lbs.: 118-129

Stocker Cows: $850-$1,000

Pairs: $975-$1,200

NOTICE: Gonzales Livestock Market will be closed Saturday, April 7 for Easter.

Karnes City

Date: 3-31-12

Head Count: 274

Cattle: 112; Goats & other: 162

Market was softer. Very active on cows.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 205 (220)

300-400 lbs. 185 (212)

400-500 lbs. 168 (190)

500-600 lbs. 155 (185)

600-700 lbs. 145 (160)

More than 700 lbs. 140 (150)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 195 (215)

300-400 lbs. 170 (200)

400-500 lbs. 160 (175)

500-600 lbs. 140 (162)

600-700 lbs. 125 (155)

More than 700 lbs. 120 (132)

Stocker Cows:

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

Pairs: $1,100 ($1,650)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 82 (85)

No. 2: 75 (82)

Bulls: 103 (105)

Goats (per head):

Kids:

25-50 lbs. $60 ($95)

50-100 lbs. $120 ($165)

Nannies: $100 ($160)

Billies: $160 ($225)

Sheep: $90 ($240)

Rams: $145 ($200)

Swine:

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

Tops: 50 (55)

Sows: 35 (45)

Boars: 15 (30)

NOTICE: Karnes City Auction will be closed Saturday, April 7 for Easter.

Karnes Co.

Date: 3-29-12

Cattle on hand: 380

Market stronger compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 225-245, Heifers 201-220

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 184-206, Heifers 169-182

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 175-200, Heifers 156-162

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 154-177, Heifers 142-156

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 145-150, Heifers 141-144

Stocker Cows:

Good cows and heifers: $1,100-$1,350

Medium cows and heifers: $950-$1,050

Good cow/calf pairs: $1,900-$2,150

Medium cow/calf pairs: $1,675-$1,875

Common cow/calf pairs: $950-$1,200

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 85-93

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 78-84

Lightweight canners: 65-75

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 100-112.50

Utility & canners: 90-99

Lightweight canners: 82-89

Nixon

Date: 3-26-12

Cattle on Hand: 691

Steers:

200-300 lbs.:

194-204-255

300-400 lbs.:

186-196-260

400-500 lbs.:

172-182-212

500-600 lbs.:

160-170-196

600-700 lbs.:

137-147-173

700-800 lbs.:

118-128-150

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.:

189-199-240

300-400 lbs.:

165-175-225

400-500 lbs.:

157-167-210

500-600 lbs.:

146-156-189

600-700 lbs.:

131-141-155

700-800 lbs.:

115-125-140

Slaughter Cows: 42-94.50

Slaughter Bulls: 85-105

Stocker Cows: $750-$1,040

Pairs: $1,150-$1,200

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

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Seguin

Date: 3-28-12

Cattle-476; Hogs-269; Horses-12; Sheep & Goats-1,138

The market was very active on all classes of cattle. Feeders showing more flesh than previous sales. All classes fully steady, with some pressure on fleshly cattle.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 220-260

300-400 lb. 200-230

400-500 lb. 175-207

500-600 lb. 160-188

600-700 lb. 150-170

700-850 lb. 140-155

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 200-225

300-400 lb. 180-200

400-500 lb. 160-180

500-600 lb. 150-187

600-750 lb. 140-153

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 88-98

Cutters: 80-88

Canners: 65-75

Palpated Cows (Young): 100-116

Middle Aged: 85-95

Cow & Calf Pairs: $1,170-$1,310

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 100-112

Light & Low Yielding: 90-100

Feeder Bulls: 110-125

Horses:

Light Fat: $130-$170 hd.

Thin: $25-$80 hd.

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: 52-55

#2 Butchers: 45-48

Sows: 25-45

Boars: $5-$30 cwt.

Feeder Pigs: $20-$25 hd.

Feeder Shoats: 70-90

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $85-$125 hd.

Thin & Old Nannies: $50-$80 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 200-240

Small & Thin: 140-200

Wethers: 110-220

Billies: 100-135

Pairs: 80-160

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

Thin & Old: $40-$50 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 180-210

Small & Thin Lambs: 140-180

Barb. Bucks: $100-$350 hd.

Wooled Ewes: $60-$70 cwt.

Wooled Bucks: 70-100

Lambs: 110-240
 

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