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Gonzales

Date: 9-8-12

Volume: 1,367

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. 215-280

300-400 lbs. 185-205

400-500 lbs. 149-175

500-600 lbs. 135-144

600-700 lbs. 128-133

700-800 lbs. 118-121

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 175-210

300-400 lbs. 160-165

400-500 lbs. 138-155

500-600 lbs. 121-133

600-700 lbs. 114-117

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 74-79; Cutters: 77-86; Canners: 58-68; Low yielding fat cows: 65-71

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 93-103; lightweights and medium quality: 83-89; bull yearlings 700-900 lbs.: 91-111

Stocker Cows: $850-$1,150

Pairs: $1,050-$1,250

Karnes City

Date: 9-8-12

Head Count: 856

Cattle: 711; Goats & Other: 145

Market was higher on calves. Cows steady.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 180 (225)

300-400 lbs. 172 (215)

400-500 lbs. 160 (195)

500-600 lbs. 140 (175)

600-700 lbs. 130 (145)

More than 700 lbs. 120 (132)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 165 (220)

300-400 lbs. 150 (190)

400-500 lbs. 140 (200)

500-600 lbs. 125 (150)

600-700 lbs. 120 (142)

More than 700 lbs. 105 (130)

Stocker Cows:

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

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

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 72 (82)

No. 2: 62 (72)

Bulls: 93 (98)

Goats (per head):

Kids:

25-50 lbs. $60 ($90)

50-100 lbs. $65 ($130)

Nannies: $85 ($140)

Billies: $110 ($165)

Sheep: $55 ($95)

Rams: $80 ($145)

Swine:

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

Top Hogs: 52 (55)

Sows: 36 (42)

Boars: 8 (15)

Karnes Co.

Date: 9-6-12

Cattle on hand: 723

Market stronger compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 181-225, Heifers 134-172

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 176-216, Heifers 148-192

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 153-202.50, Heifers 138-170

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 133-152, Heifers 128-145

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 127-136, Heifers 121-130

Stocker Cows:

Good cows and heifers: $1,000-$1,155

Medium cows and heifers: 85-113

Medium cow/calf pairs: $960-$1,140

Common cow/calf pairs: $850-$925

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 80-86.50

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 72-79

Lightweight canners: 67-71

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 94-101.50

Utility & canners: 87-93

Lightweight canners: 80-86

Seguin

Date: 9-5-12

Cattle-685; Horses-8; Sheep & Goats-229

The quality of stocker and feeder cattle was very good. 65 percent of cattle weighed more than 500 pounds. The market was $2-$3 higher on most feeder classes. Packer cows and bulls fully steady.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 200-230

300-400 lb. 170-210

400-500 lb. 160-190

500-600 lb. 150-172

600-700 lb. 135-160

700-850 lb. 120-134

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 160-187

300-400 lb. 150-172

400-500 lb. 140-180

500-600 lb. 130-177

600-750 lb. 115-130

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 78-85

Cutters: 72-78

Canners: 62-72

Palpated Cows (Young): $900-$1,050

Middle Aged: 75-90

Cow & Calf Pairs: $1,200-$1,375

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 95-105

Light & Low Yielding: 88-95

Feeder Bulls: 100-122

Horses:

Heavy/Fat: $240-$280 hd.

Thin: $75-$100 hd.

Sheep & Goats:

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

Thin & Old Nannies: $45

Kid Goats (fat): 160-190

Small & Thin: 130-160

Wethers: 120-170

Billies: 90-125

Barb. Ewes (Young) $50-$60 hd.

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

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 140-160

Barb. Lambs (Small & Thin): 120-130

Barb. Bucks: $75-$300 hd.

Wooled Ewes: $60-$70 cwt.

Wooled Bucks: $50-$65 cwt.

Lambs: 110-170
 

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