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Karnes City

Date: 8-25-12

Head Count: 729

Cattle: 662; Goats & other: 67

Market was higher on calves. Cows steady.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 180 (230)

300-400 lbs. 170 (210)

400-500 lbs. 150 (200)

500-600 lbs. 140 (165)

600-700 lbs. 132 (148)

More than 700 lbs. 125 (138)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 165 (210)

300-400 lbs. 150 (185)

400-500 lbs. 135 (160)

500-600 lbs. 130 (170)

600-700 lbs. 125 (142)

More than 700 lbs. 108 (138)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $925/hd. ($1,100/hd.)

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

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 75 (85)

No. 2: 65 (73)

Bulls: 94 (98)

Goats (per head):

Kids:

25-50 lbs. $65 ($95)

50-100 lbs. $85 ($125)

Nannies: $85 ($150)

Billies: $100 ($165)

Sheep: $70 ($115)

Rams: $65 ($175)

Swine:

Piglets (per head): $65 ($85)

Tops: 52 (55)

Sows: 40 (45)

Boars: 8 (15)

Karnes Co.

Date: 8-30-12

Cattle on hand: 433

Market stronger compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 200-235, Heifers 163-190

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 185-210, Heifers 151-198

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 155-195, Heifers 136-176

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 137-155, Heifers 129-150

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 124-136, Heifers 121-135

Stocker Cows:

Good cows and heifers: $775-$900

Medium cows and heifers: $675-$750

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

Medium cow/calf pairs: $975-$1,150

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 80-87.50

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 73-79

Lightweight canners: 67-72

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 92-99

Utility & canners: 85-91

Lightweight canners: 78-84

Nixon

Date: 8-27-12

Cattle on Hand: 1,045

(97 Cows; 13 Bulls)

Steers:

200-300 lbs.:

168-178-215

300-400 lbs.:

165-175-215

400-500 lbs.:

141-151-195

500-600 lbs.:

124-134-150

600-700 lbs.:

111-121-140

700-800 lbs.:

104-114-124

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.:

137-147-180

300-400 lbs.:

138-148-185

400-500 lbs.:

124-134-162

500-600 lbs.:

117-127-159

600-700 lbs.:

101-111-136

700-800 lbs.:

96-106-121

Slaughter Cows: 60-85

Slaughter Bulls: 87-100

Stocker Cows: $600-$1,050

Pairs: $540-$1,580

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Seguin

Date: 8-29-12

Cattle-585; Hogs-107; Horses-16; Sheep & Goats-698

The market was active on most classes. Light cattle under 500 pounds were $1-$2 higher. Lower quality cattle were $2-$3 lower. Packer cows and bulls were fully steady.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 180-205

300-400 lb. 170-205

400-500 lb. 150-190

500-600 lb. 135-158

600-700 lb. 125-138

700-850 lb. 115-125

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

300-400 lb. 160-185

400-500 lb. 140-175

500-600 lb. 130-177

600-750 lb. 120-137

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 75-85

Cutters: 72-78

Canners: 60-70

Palpated Cows (Young): $985-$1,150

Middle Aged: 75-90

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 100-104

Light & Low Yielding: 90-100

Feeder Bulls: 100-125

Horses:

Heavy/Fat/Riding: $225 hd.

Older: $20 hd.

Light/Fat: $100-$150 hd.

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: 70-75

#2 Butchers: 60-65

Sows: 28-55

Feeder Pigs: $80-$85 cwt.

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $80-$125 hd.

Thin & Old Nannies: $40-$80 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 160-180

Small & Thin: 130-160

Wethers: 110-170

Billies: 80-120

Barb. Ewes (Young) $45-$55 hd.

Small & Old Ewes: $35-$40 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 140-160

Barb. Lambs (Small & Thin): $25-$40 hd.

Wooled Ewes: $65-$70 cwt.

Wooled Bucks: $60-$65 cwt.

Lambs: 110-180

Barb. Bucks: $100-$175 hd.
 

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