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Gonzales

Date: 8-25-12

Volume: 1,011

Compared to our last sale:

Feeder calves and yearlings sold steady to $1-$2 lower on plainer ones. 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. 128-133

700-800 lbs. 118-124

Bull yearlings: 700-900 lbs.: 91-111

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. 114-117

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 74-79; Cutters: 77-84.50; Canners: 58-68; Low yielding fat cows: 65-74

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 93-101; lightweights and medium quality: 83-89

Stocker Cows: $850-$1,150

Pairs: $1,050-$1,350

Karnes Co.

Date: 8-23-12

Cattle on hand: 737

Market stronger compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 197-240, Heifers 160-185

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 172-210, Heifers 148-178

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 150-193, Heifers 135-156

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 129-163, Heifers 125-138

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 122-140, Heifers 114-130

Stocker Cows:

Good cows and heifers: $900-$1,020

Medium cows and heifers: $750-$875

Good cow/calf pairs: $1,200-$1,500

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 80-87

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 72-79

Lightweight canners: 67-71

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 90-98.50

Utility & canners: 82-89

Lightweight canners: 75-81

Nixon

Date: 8-20-12

Cattle on Hand: 773

(91 Cows; 12 Bulls)

Steers:

200-300 lbs.:

195-205-235

300-400 lbs.:

157-167-205

400-500 lbs.:

146-156-193

500-600 lbs.:

127-137-160

600-700 lbs.:

112-122-144

700-800 lbs.:

105-115-125

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.:

137-147-187

300-400 lbs.:

136-146-183

400-500 lbs.:

127-137-173

500-600 lbs.:

120-130-145

600-700 lbs.:

111-121-145

700-800 lbs.:

104-114-118

Slaughter Cows: 65-85

Slaughter Bulls: 87-100

Stocker Cows: $800-$1,100

Pairs: $1,050-$1,400

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

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

Seguin

Date: 8-22-12

Cattle-675; Hogs-2; Horses-9; Sheep & Goats-528

The market was steady with last week. Cows and bulls $1-$2 higher. Quality of cattle -- good.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 190-213

300-400 lb. 180-220

400-500 lb. 160-195

500-600 lb. 138-158

600-700 lb. 120-136

700-850 lb. 115-128

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 180-205

300-400 lb. 170-193

400-500 lb. 150-180

500-600 lb. 130-153

600-750 lb. 115-127

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 75-88

Cutters: 65-75

Canners: 50-65

Palpated Cows (Young): $800-$975

Middle Aged: 80-85

Cow & Calf Pairs: Up to $1,100

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 100-105

Light & Low Yielding: 92-100

Feeder Bulls: 91-105

Horses:

Heavy/Fat/Riding: $275

Light/Fat: $185 hd.

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $85-$130 hd.

Thin & Old Nannies: $55-$85 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 150-184

Small & Thin: 120-150

Wethers: 100-135

Billies: 99-105

Barb. Ewes (Young) $50-$65 hd.

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

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 130-170

Barb. Lambs (Small & Thin): 110-130

Wooled Ewes: $50-$70

Lambs: $120-$170

Barb. Bucks: $125-$500 hd.
 

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