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Gonzales

Date: 5-19-12

Volume: 947

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. 210-285

300-400 lbs. 195-205

400-500 lbs. 180-194

500-600 lbs. 166-175

600-700 lbs. 141-156

700-800 lbs. 131-136

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 188-260

300-400 lbs. 175-195

400-500 lbs. 155-175

500-600 lbs. 141-159

600-700 lbs. 138-140

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 74-83; Cutters: 84-92; Canners: 58-69; Low yielding fat cows: 71-77

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 101-113.50; lightweights and medium quality: 89-98; Bull yearlings 700-900 lbs.: 118-124

Stocker Cows: $850-$1,050

Pairs: $975-$1,275

Karnes City

Date: 5-19-12

Head Count: 464

Cattle: 296; Goats & other: 168

Market was higher.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 205 (240)

300-400 lbs. 178 (215)

400-500 lbs. 165 (185)

500-600 lbs. 155 (172)

600-700 lbs. 142 (158)

More than 700 lbs. 122 (135)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 180 (220)

300-400 lbs. 170 (200)

400-500 lbs. 165 (190)

500-600 lbs. 152 (170)

600-700 lbs. 130 (145)

More than 700 lbs. 125 (138)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $850/hd ($1,150/hd)

Pairs: $1,325 ($1,400)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 82 (90)

No. 2: 68 (80)

Bulls: 102 (109)

Goats (per head):

Kids:

25-50 lbs. $45 ($80)

50-100 lbs. $65 ($145)

Nannies: $65 ($115)

Billies: $120 ($235)

Sheep: $50 ($120)

Rams: $140 ($185)

Swine:

Piglets (per head): $35 ($50)

Tops: 48 (53)

Sows: 35 (45)

Boars: 8 (15)

NOTICE: Karnes City Auction will be closed Saturday, May 26, in observance of Memorial Day.

Karnes Co.

Date: 5-17-12

Cattle on hand: 326

Market steady compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 190-230, Heifers 180-188

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 172-213, Heifers 174-186

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 160-180, Heifers 155-183

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 148-169, Heifers 147-172

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 138-155, Heifers 127-141

Stocker Cows:

Good cows and heifers: $900-$1,150

Medium cows and heifers: $710-$825

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 88-94

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 79-87

Lightweight canners: 65-78

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 100-113

Utility & canners: 89-97

Lightweight canners: 78-88

Nixon

Date: 5-14-12

Cattle on Hand: 372

(121 Cows; 5 Bulls)

Steers:

200-300 lbs.:

186-196-240

300-400 lbs.:

177-187-210

400-500 lbs.:

160-170-196

500-600 lbs.:

144-154-184

600-700 lbs.:

132-142-160

700-800 lbs.:

117-127-135

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.:

162-172-225

300-400 lbs.:

145-155-190

400-500 lbs.:

147-157-180

500-600 lbs.:

138-148-167

600-700 lbs.:

129-139-153

700-800 lbs.:

113-123-138

Slaughter Cows: 75-90

Slaughter Bulls: 100-112

Stocker Cows: $800-$2,150

Pairs: $750-$2,550

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

NOTICE: Nixon Livestock will be closed Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day.

Seguin

Date: 5-16-12

Cattle-396; Hogs-12; Horses-12; Sheep & Goats-556

The market was very active and fully steady on all classes. The quality was very good.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 200-223

300-400 lb. 190-227

400-500 lb. 175-202

500-600 lb. 150-175

600-700 lb. 140-163

700-850 lb. 125-146

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 190-210

300-400 lb. 170-200

400-500 lb. 155-187

500-600 lb. 140-165

600-750 lb. 120-140

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 90-101

Cutters: 78-88

Canners: 60-72

Palpated Cows (Young): 100-110

Middle Aged: 90-95

Cow & Calf Pairs: $990-$1,300

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 102-110

Light & Low Yielding: 90-100

Feeder Bulls: 100-125

Horses:

Heavy Fat Horses: $200-$310

Light Fat: $160-$190 hd.

Thin: $10-$60 hd.

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: 65

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $100-$150 hd.

Thin & Old Nannies: $50-$90 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 180-225

Wethers: 150-220

Billies: 100-135

Pairs: $90-$150

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

Thin & Old: $40-$50 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 150-180

Small & Thin Lambs: 120-150

Barb. Bucks: $100-$275 hd.

Wooled Ewes: $80-$100

Wooled Bucks: $70-$80 cwt.

Lambs: 160-230
 

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