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Gonzales

Date: 4-14-12

Volume: 1,411

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. 220-255

300-400 lbs. 205-225

400-500 lbs. 180-195

500-600 lbs. 162-183

600-700 lbs. 136-158

700-800 lbs. 131-133

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 180-215

300-400 lbs. 175-195

400-500 lbs. 151-172

500-600 lbs. 146-150

600-700 lbs. 132-144

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 72-81; Cutters: 84-93.50; Canners: 56-67; Low yielding fat cows: 74-76

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 99-109.50; lightweights and medium quality: 89-96; Bull yearlings 700-900 lbs.: 118-129

Stocker Cows: $850-$1,250

Pairs: $975-$1,700

Karnes City

Date: 4-16-12

Head Count: 1,106

Cattle: 972; Goats & other: 134

Strong on stocker cows. Calf market was softer.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 205 (220)

300-400 lbs. 180 (200)

400-500 lbs. 165 (188)

500-600 lbs. 158 (181)

600-700 lbs. 140 (155)

More than 700 lbs. 130 (136)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 195 (215)

300-400 lbs. 174 (192)

400-500 lbs. 168 (180)

500-600 lbs. 145 (172)

600-700 lbs. 140 (152)

More than 700 lbs. 120 (132)

Stocker Cows:

No. 1: $1,100/hd ($1,975/hd)

Pairs: $1,250 ($2,450)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 85 (95)

No. 2: 75 (80)

Bulls: 103 (105)

Goats (per head):

Kids:

25-50 lbs. $55 ($75)

50-100 lbs. $130 ($145)

Nannies: $85 ($135)

Billies: $105 ($165)

Sheep: $90 ($240)

Rams: $125 ($200)

Swine:

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

Tops: 45 (52)

Sows: 35 (45)

Boars: 10 (15)

UPDATE: First ever “Long Live Cowboys” Replacement Sale was a success. 674 females and 20 bulls sold. Standing room only.

Karnes Co.

Date: 4-12-12

Cattle on hand: 338 (68 cows; 10 bulls)

Market steady compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 221-230, Heifers 171-235

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 190-218, Heifers 179-190

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 170-200, Heifers 164-194

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 160-185, Heifers 156-180

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 145-163, Heifers 144-165

Stocker Cows:

Good cows and heifers: $930-$1,060

Medium cows and heifers: $770-$810

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 85-94

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 79-84

Lightweight canners: 68-74

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 95-108.50

Utility & canners: 84-93

Lightweight canners: 75-83

Seguin

Date: 4-11-12

Cattle-561; Hogs-69; Horses-3; Sheep & Goats-385

The quality of stocker and feeder cattle was very good. The market was active with most classes $2-$5 higher. Packer cows and bulls steady. Cow and calf pairs $50-$100 higher.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 210-240

300-400 lb. 190-215

400-500 lb. 180-200

500-600 lb. 170-190

600-700 lb. 150-162

700-850 lb. 125-148

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 200-230

300-400 lb. 175-210

400-500 lb. 160-202

500-600 lb. 145-167

600-750 lb. 125-146

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 88-98

Cutters: 78-88

Canners: 68-75

Palpated Cows (Young): $1,130-$1,350

Middle Aged: $850-$1,020

Cow & Calf Pairs: $1,150-$1,900

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 102-112

Light & Low Yielding: 90-98

Feeder Bulls: 110-125

Horses:

Light Fat: $165-$190 hd.

Thin: $75

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: 52-55

#2 Butchers: 48-50

Sows: 25-40

Boars: $5-$30 cwt.

Feeder Shoats: 80-100

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $80-$125 hd.

Thin & Old Nannies: $50-$110 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 200-235

Small & Thin: 150-210

Wethers: 105-200

Billies: 100-130

Pairs: $90-$160

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

Thin & Old: $45-$55 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 180-200

Small & Thin Lambs: 130-160

Barb. Bucks: $125-$600 hd.

Wooled Ewes: $60-$70 cwt.

Lambs: 140-240
 

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