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Gonzales

Date: 4-28-12

Volume: 1,015

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. 210-255

300-400 lbs. 195-205

400-500 lbs. 178-195

500-600 lbs. 166-174

600-700 lbs. 138-156

700-800 lbs. 133-136

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 180-215

300-400 lbs. 177-195

400-500 lbs. 155-175

500-600 lbs. 141-155

600-700 lbs. 138-140

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 67-78; Cutters: 81-86; Canners: 55-67; Low yielding fat cows: 69-73

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 99-107; lightweights and medium quality: 89-96; Bull yearlings 700-900 lbs.: 118-124

Stocker Cows: $850-$1,025

Pairs: $975-$1,125

Karnes City

Date: 4-28-12

Head Count: 525

Cattle: 345; Goats & other: 180

Market was steady

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 185 (215)

300-400 lbs. 170 (190)

400-500 lbs. 165 (190)

500-600 lbs. 155 (170)

600-700 lbs. 135 (160)

More than 700 lbs. 128 (135)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 170 (215)

300-400 lbs. 162 (180)

400-500 lbs. 155 (200)

500-600 lbs. 145 (165)

600-700 lbs. 125 (145)

More than 700 lbs. 120 (140)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $1,000/hd ($1,285/hd)

Pairs: $1,100 ($1,450)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 78 (85)

No. 2: 70 (78)

Bulls: 98 (100)

Goats (per head):

Kids:

25-50 lbs. $45 ($100)

50-100 lbs. $75 ($120)

Nannies: $90 ($210)

Billies: $120 ($200)

Sheep: $60 ($130)

Rams: $125 ($225)

Swine:

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

Tops: 48 (55)

Sows: 35 (45)

Boars: 10 (15)

Karnes Co.

Date: 4-26-12

Cattle on hand: 383

Market softer compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 186-240, Heifers 160-190

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 166-193, Heifers 173-205

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 160-192, Heifers 148-182

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 148-169, Heifers 140-171

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 125-158, Heifers 116-145

700-800 lb. Steers & bulls 124-140, Heifers 121-130

Stocker Cows:

Good cows and heifers: $900

Medium cows and heifers: $600

Good cow/calf pairs: $1,050-$1,250

Common cow/calf pairs: $770

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 81-90

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 72-76

Lightweight canners: 65-72

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 105-113.50

Nixon

Date: 4-23-12

Cattle on Hand: 770

(123 cows; 16 bulls)

Steers:

200-300 lbs.:

228-238-280

300-400 lbs.:

175-185-250

400-500 lbs.:

163-173-199

500-600 lbs.:

151-161-181

600-700 lbs.:

138-148-167

700-800 lbs.:

128-138-148

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.:

188-198-235

300-400 lbs.:

164-174-220

400-500 lbs.:

158-168-208

500-600 lbs.:

141-151-174

600-700 lbs.:

131-141-165

700-800 lbs.:

120-130-145

Slaughter Cows: 68-92

Slaughter Bulls: 95-105

Stocker Cows: $700-$1,200

Pairs: $750-$1,600

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Seguin

Date: 4-25-12

Cattle-850; Hogs-142; Horses-16; Sheep & Goats-751

The quality of stocker and feeder cattle was very good. The market was active with most classes $2-$4 lower with the most decline on fleshy cattle. Cows and bulls $1-$2 higher.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 210-255

300-400 lb. 190-230

400-500 lb. 160-190

500-600 lb. 145-160

600-700 lb. 130-155

700-850 lb. 125-140

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 200-240

300-400 lb. 170-205

400-500 lb. 150-177

500-600 lb. 135-162

600-750 lb. 125-147

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 88-100

Cutters: 74-84

Canners: 60-72

Palpated Cows (Young): $900-$1,090

Middle Aged: 80-90

Cow & Calf Pairs: $830-$1,090

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 105-112

Light & Low Yielding: 94-100

Feeder Bulls: 90-120

Horses:

Heavy Fat: $300-$700 hd. (riding)

Thin Fat: $130-$170 hd.

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: 55-56

#2 Butchers: 48-50

Sows: $25-40 cwt.

Boars: $5-$25 cwt.

Feeder Pigs: $20-$30 hd.

Feeder Shoats: 75-90

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $90-$150 hd.

Thin & Old Nannies: $45-$90 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 200-260

Small & Thin: 150-210

Wethers: 110-240

Billies: 100-140

Pairs: $150-$200

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

Thin & Old: $45-$60 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 160-200

Small & Thin Lambs: 130-150

Barb. Bucks: $120-$350 hd.

Wooled Ewes: $60-$70 cwt.

Wooled Bucks: $60-$70 cwt.

Lambs: 110-250
 

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