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Gonzales

Date: 4-21-12

Volume: 834

Compared to our last sale:

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

Stocker-feeder steers:

Medium and large frame No. 1:

150-300 lbs. 220-255

300-400 lbs. 195-225

400-500 lbs. 180-195

500-600 lbs. 166-178

600-700 lbs. 143-158

700-800 lbs. 133-137

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 180-215

300-400 lbs. 175-195

400-500 lbs. 160-175

500-600 lbs. 144-158

600-700 lbs. 140-144

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 69-78; Cutters: 81-86; Canners: 56-67; Low yielding fat cows: 69-73

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 99-105; lightweights and medium quality: 89-96; Bull yearlings 700-900 lbs.: 118-129

Stocker Cows: $850-$1,075

Pairs: $975-$1,325

Karnes City

Date: 4-21-12

Head Count: 380

Cattle: 238; Goats and other: 142

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. 170 (188)

500-600 lbs. 168 (175)

600-700 lbs. 145 (162)

More than 700 lbs. 135 (140)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.195 (215)

300-400 lbs. 174 (195)

400-500 lbs. 165 (172)

500-600 lbs. 150 (172)

600-700 lbs. 135 (150)

More than 700 lbs. 120 (132)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $1,100/hd ($1,300/hd)

Pairs: $1,250 ($1,600)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 80 (85)

No. 2: 68 (78)

Bulls: 100 (105)

Goats (per head):

Kids:

25-50 lbs. $55 ($75)

50-100 lbs. $105 ($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)

Karnes Co.

Date: 4-19-12

Cattle on hand: 364 (39 Cows, 10 Bulls)

Market steady compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 228-245, Heifers 191-200

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 191-203, Heifers 174-188

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 180-192, Heifers 163-178

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 165-186, Heifers 144-164

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 150-165, Heifers 140-160

Stocker Cows:

Good cows and heifers: $800-$950

Medium cows and heifers: 95-102

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 80-87

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 72-79

Lightweight canners: 65-71

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 98-107

Utility & canners: 90-97

Lightweight canners: 82-89

Nixon

Date: 4-16-12

Cattle on Hand: 945

Steers:

200-300 lbs.:

170-180-240

300-400 lbs.:

168-178-225.50

400-500 lbs.:

162-172-203

500-600 lbs.:

152-162-183

600-700 lbs.:

142-152-170

700-800 lbs.:

129-139-160

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.:

186-196-250

300-400 lbs.:

153-163-230

400-500 lbs.:

154-164-190

500-600 lbs.:

143-153-181

600-700 lbs.:

132-142-165

700-800 lbs.:

125-135-190

Slaughter Cows: 50-92

Slaughter Bulls: 102-108

Stocker Cows: $750-$1,250

Pairs: $1,150-$1,500

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Seguin

Date: 4-18-12

Cattle-720; Hogs-18; Horses-16; Sheep & Goats-588

The market was active with most classes of stocker and feeder cattle $2-$4 lower. Fleshy cattle showing the greatest decline. Packer cows and bulls fully steady.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 200-235

300-400 lb. 185-230

400-500 lb. 165-198

500-600 lb. 150-181

600-700 lb. 140-172

700-850 lb. 130-157

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 180-210

300-400 lb. 175-198

400-500 lb. 165-190

500-600 lb. 140-165

600-750 lb. 130-157

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 85-92

Cutters: 78-86

Canners: 55-70

Palpated Cows (Young): $820-$1,450

Middle Aged: $800-$1,100

Cow & Calf Pairs: $1,240-$1,800

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 100-112

Light & Low Yielding: 90-100

Feeder Bulls: 100-120

Horses:

Light Fat: $200-$400 hd.

Thin: $25-$75 hd.

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: 50-55 cwt.

Sheep & Goats:

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

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

Kid Goats (fat): 200-250

Small & Thin: 130-200

Wethers: 120-220

Billies: 100-130

Barb. Ewes (Young): $45-$50 hd.

Thin & Old: $35-$40 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 160-200

Small & Thin Lambs: 130-160

Barb. Bucks: $100-$275 hd.

Wooled Ewes: $70-$90 cwt.

Wooled Bucks: 80-100

Lambs: 115-225
 

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