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Gonzales

Date: 7-28-12

Volume: 734

Compared to our last sale:

Feeder calves and yearlings sold $3-$6 higher. Packer cows sold $1-$2 higher.

Stocker-feeder steers:

Medium and large frame No. 1:

150-300 lbs. 210-280

300-400 lbs. 180-195

400-500 lbs. 147-175

500-600 lbs. 126-140

600-700 lbs. 123-125

700-800 lbs. 118-121

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 170-205

300-400 lbs. 148-164

400-500 lbs. 139-149

500-600 lbs. 120-136

600-700 lbs. 114-118

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 74-79; Cutters: 77-85; Canners: 58-66; Low yielding fat cows: 61-67

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 93-98; lightweights and medium quality: 83-89; Bull yearlings 700-900 lbs.: 91-113

Stocker Cows: $850-$1,250

Pairs: $1,050-$1,350

Karnes City

Date: 7-28-12

Head Count: 508

Cattle: 398; Goats & Other: 100

Market was steady and higher in spots.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 175 (200)

300-400 lbs. 165 (200)

400-500 lbs. 145 (170)

500-600 lbs. 128 (150)

600-700 lbs. 125 (138)

More than 700 lbs. 110 (125)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 165 (195)

300-400 lbs. 150 (215)

400-500 lbs. 138 (150)

500-600 lbs. 128 (140)

600-700 lbs. 120 (135)

More than 700 lbs. 105 (120)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $900/hd ($1,050/hd)

Pairs: $1,150 ($1,300)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 73 (83)

No. 2: 65 (68)

Bulls: 93 (98)

Goats (per head):

Kids:

25-50 lbs. $55 ($95)

50-100 lbs. $85 ($115)

Nannies: $85 ($145)

Billies: $115 ($160)

Sheep: $65 ($95)

Rams: $115 ($200)

Swine:

Piglets (per head): $50 ($85)

Tops: 55 (65)

Sows: 35 (40)

Boars: 6 (8)

Karnes Co.

Date: 7-26-12

Cattle on hand: 307

Market stronger compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 184-225, Heifers 148-170

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 160-215, Heifers 143-156

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 150-173, Heifers 136-144

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 133-144, Heifers 125-136

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 119-131, Heifers 114-123

Stocker Cows:

Good cows and heifers: $1,180-$1,250

Medium cows and heifers: $750-$900

Good cow/calf pairs: $1,000-$1,260

Medium cow/calf pairs: $850-$950

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 80-88

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 72-79

Lightweight canners: 65-71

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 90-97.50

Utility & canners: 82-89

Lightweight canners: 75-81

Nixon

Date: 7-23-12

Cattle on Hand: 374

(32 Cows; 4 Bulls)

Steers:

200-300 lbs.:

156-166-200

300-400 lbs.:

140-150-198

400-500 lbs.:

124-134-151

500-600 lbs.:

120-130-141

600-700 lbs.:

112-122-131

700-800 lbs.:

105-115-124

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.:

133-143-161

300-400 lbs.:

130-140-167

400-500 lbs.:

120-130-160

500-600 lbs.:

111-121-131

600-700 lbs.:

106-116-127

700-800 lbs.:

88-98-106

Slaughter Cows: 46-60-81

Slaughter Bulls: 90-95

Stocker Cows: $800-$1,040

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Seguin

Date: 7-25-12

Cattle-506; Hogs-182; Horses-7; Sheep & Goats-560

The market was active and fully steady on all feeder cattle. Packer cows and bulls were $1-$2 lower.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

300-400 lb. 160-197

400-500 lb. 145-160

500-600 lb. 130-146

600-700 lb. 125-140

700-850 lb. 115-127

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 150-167

300-400 lb. 145-157

400-500 lb. 130-145

500-600 lb. 120-145

600-750 lb. 115-134

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 75-85

Cutters: 68-74

Canners: 58-68

Palpated Cows (Young): $875-$1,150

Cow & Calf Pairs: $920-$1,530

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 98-105

Light & Low Yielding: 90-98

Feeder Bulls: 90-120

Horses:

Riding: $340

Older: $12.50-$40 hd.

Light/Fat: $140-$160 hd.

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: 70-75

#2 Butchers: 52-55

Sows: $30-$45

Feeder Pigs: $79-$85

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $90-$125 hd.

Thin & Old Nannies: $35-$85 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 180-200

Small & Thin: 130-170

Wethers: 110-190

Billies: 80-125

Barb. Ewes (Young) $45-$65 hd.

Small & Old Ewes: $30-$45 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 130-150

Barb. Lambs (Small & Thin): 100-130

Wooled Ewes: $65-$75 cwt.

Wooled Bucks: $60-$75 cwt.

Lambs: 110-160

Barb. Bucks: $125-$275 hd.
 

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