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Gonzales

Date: 8-11-12

Volume: 699

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. 210-280

300-400 lbs. 185-197.50

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: 77-84.50; Canners: 58-68; Low yielding fat cows: 64-71

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 93-102.50; 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: 8-11-12

Head Count: 477

Cattle: 305; Goats & other: 172

Market was steady and higher in spots.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 170 (235)

300-400 lbs. 160 (195)

400-500 lbs. 142 (175)

500-600 lbs. 132 (145)

600-700 lbs. 128 (142)

More than 700 lbs. 110 (120)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 160 (185)

300-400 lbs. 145 (165)

400-500 lbs. 138 (180)

500-600 lbs. 128 (150)

600-700 lbs. 120 (135)

More than 700 lbs. 115 (125)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $850/hd. ($1,100/hd.)

Pairs: $1,100 ($1,275)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 78 (89)

No. 2: 68 (72)

Bulls: 94 (98)

Goats (per head):

Kids:

25-50 lbs. $65 ($95)

50-100 lbs. $75 ($120)

Nannies: $75 ($115)

Billies: $125 ($185)

Sheep: $95 ($125)

Rams: $115 ($200)

Swine:

Piglets (per head): $55 ($80)

Top Hogs: 50 (55)

Sows: 38 (45)

Boars: 8 (15)

NOTICE: Karnes City Auction will be closed Saturday, Sept. 1, in observance of Labor Day.

Karnes Co.

Date: 8-9-12

Cattle on hand: 305

Market stronger compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 197-220, Heifers 160-170

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 174-200, Heifers 151-173

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 154-174, Heifers 139-160

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 134-155, Heifers 132-145

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 116-128, Heifers 113-117

Stocker Cows:

Good cows and heifers: $1,040-$1,260

Medium cows and heifers: $800-$950

Good cow/calf pairs: $1,150-$1,550

Medium cow/calf pairs: $900-$1,050

Common cow/calf pairs: $700-$800

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 81-90

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 73-80

Lightweight canners: 62-72

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 96-104

Utility & canners: 89-95

Lightweight canners: 80-88

Nixon

Date: 8-6-12

Cattle on Hand: 808

(82 Cows; 16 Bulls)

Steers:

200-300 lbs.:

184-194-235

300-400 lbs.:

140-150-204

400-500 lbs.:

137-147-182

500-600 lbs.:

125-135-152

600-700 lbs.:

117-127-139

700-800 lbs.:

105-115-129

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.:

140-150-180

300-400 lbs.:

138-148-165

400-500 lbs.:

128-138-170

500-600 lbs.:

121-131-180

600-700 lbs.:

110-120-140

700-800 lbs.:

103-113-118

Slaughter Cows: 60-83

Slaughter Bulls: 55-97

Stocker Cows: $685-$1,180

Pairs: $820-$1,600

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

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

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