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Gonzales

Date: 8-4-12

Volume: 683

Compared to our last sale:

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

Stocker-feeder steers:

Medium and large frame No. 1:

150-300 lbs. 210-280

300-400 lbs. 185-195

400-500 lbs. 149-175

500-600 lbs. 132-144

600-700 lbs. 123-131

700-800 lbs. 118-124

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 175-225

300-400 lbs. 148-169

400-500 lbs. 139-147

500-600 lbs. 122-138

600-700 lbs. 116-118

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 74-79; Cutters: 77-81.50; Canners: 58-68; Low yielding fat cows: 64-71

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-$1,150

Pairs: $1.050-$1,350

Karnes City

Date: 8-4-12

Head Count: 484

Cattle: 322; Goats & Other: 162

Market was steady and higher in spots.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 170 (200)

300-400 lbs. 165 (190)

400-500 lbs. 150 (185)

500-600 lbs. 130 (150)

600-700 lbs. 125 (135)

More than 700 lbs. 105 (125)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 160 (195)

300-400 lbs. 145 (185)

400-500 lbs. 130 (150)

500-600 lbs. 128 (140)

600-700 lbs. 120 (132)

More than 700 lbs. 105 (120)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $950/hd. ($1,100/hd.)

Pairs: $1,150 ($1,275)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 76 (83)

No. 2: 68 (72)

Bulls: 92 (98)

Goats (per head):

Kids:

25-50 lbs. $55 ($85)

50-100 lbs. $75 ($110)

Nannies: $115 ($165)

Billies: $130 ($250)

Sheep: $90 ($170)

Rams: $85 ($175)

Swine:

Piglets (per head): $55 ($75)

Tops: 55 (65)

Sows: 35 (42)

Boars: 8 (15)

Karnes Co.

Date: 8-2-12

Cattle on hand: 538

Market stronger compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 190-255, Heifers 165-200

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 175-215, Heifers 145-171

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 143-170, Heifers 137-146

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 130-146, Heifers 127-150

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 123-135, Heifers 116-122

Stocker Cows:

Good cows and heifers: 85-93

Medium cows and heifers: 79-84

Good cow/calf pairs: $1,150-$1,450

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 80-86

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 73-79

Lightweight canners: 65-72

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 90-97.50

Utility & canners: 83-89

Lightweight canners: 75-82

Nixon

Date: 7-30-12

Cattle on Hand: 424

(51 Cows; 15 Bulls)

Steers:

200-300 lbs.:

160-170-200

300-400 lbs.:

141-151-181

400-500 lbs.:

128-138-166

500-600 lbs.:

118-128-142

600-700 lbs.:

110-120-136

700-800 lbs.:

102-112-118

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.:

159-169-185

300-400 lbs.:

137-147-200

400-500 lbs.:

127-137-148

500-600 lbs.:

113-123-141

600-700 lbs.:

107-117-135

700-800 lbs.:

98-108-115

Slaughter Cows: 62-84

Slaughter Bulls: 85-92

Stocker Cows: $650-$950

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

NOTICE: Nixon Livestock will be closed Monday, Sept. 3, in observance of Labor Day.

Seguin

Date: 8-1-12

Cattle-540; Horses-15; Sheep & Goats-613

The quality of stocker and feeder cattle was very good. All classes of calves, cows, and bulls $1-$3 higher.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 190-220

300-400 lb. 165-198

400-500 lb. 150-180

500-600 lb. 130-150

600-700 lb. 120-134

700-850 lb. 110-128

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 160-180

300-400 lb. 145-165

400-500 lb. 130-146

500-600 lb. 125-142

600-750 lb. 115-135

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 80-90

Cutters: 70-80

Canners: 60-72

Palpated Cows (Young): 96-104

Middle Aged: 75-80

Cow & Calf Pairs: $1,250-$1,330

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 98-105

Light & Low Yielding: 90-98

Feeder Bulls: 90-115

Horses:

Heavy/Fat/Riding: $200-$340 hd.

Older: $50-$100 hd.

Light/Fat: $100-$190 hd.

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $75-$125 hd.

Thin & Old Nannies: $40-$90 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 135-160

Small & Thin: 115-135

Wethers: 110-150

Billies: 90-125

Barb. Ewes (Young) $45-$60 hd.

Small & Old Ewes: $35-$50 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 100-120

Barb. Lambs (Small & Thin): 100-115

Wooled Ewes: $60-$70 cwt.

Wooled Bucks: $70-$80 cwt.

Lambs: 100-150

Barb. Bucks: $100-$470 hd.
 

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