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Gonzales

Date: 9-15-12

Volume: 959

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: 9-15-12

Head Count: 412

Cattle: 282; Goats & other: 130

Market was steady across.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 175 (230)

300-400 lbs. 170 (200)

400-500 lbs. 155 (190)

500-600 lbs. 140 (165)

600-700 lbs. 125 (145)

More than 700 lbs. 120 (135)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 180 (210)

300-400 lbs. 155 (195)

400-500 lbs. 140 (180)

500-600 lbs. 130 (145)

600-700 lbs. 130 (170)

More than 700 lbs. 120 (125)

Stocker Cows:

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

Pairs: $1,050 ($1,400)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 73 (82)

No. 2: 62 (70)

Bulls: 88 (95)

Goats (per head):

Kids:

25-50 lbs. $60 ($90)

50-100 lbs. $70 ($130)

Nannies: $75 ($140)

Billies: $110 ($165)

Sheep: $55 ($92)

Rams: $115 ($175)

Swine:

Piglets (per head): $35 ($85)

Top Hogs: 52 (55)

Sows: 35 (42)

Boars: 8 (15)

Karnes Co.

Date: 9-13-12

Cattle on hand: 739

Market softer compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 181-220, Heifers 150-205

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 176-210, Heifers 143-189

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 151-196, Heifers 135-158

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 133-158, Heifers 126-140

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 126-141, Heifers 117-124

Stocker Cows:

Good cow and heifers: 80-90

Medium cows and heifers: 68-77

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 72-80

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 68-71

Lightweight canners: 61-67

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 85-96

Utility & canners: 80-84

Lightweight canners: 74-79

Nixon

Date: 9-10-12

Cattle on Hand: 1,509

Steers:

200-300 lbs.:

172-182-225

300-400 lbs.:

159-169-205

400-500 lbs.:

143-153-195

500-600 lbs.:

127-137-170

600-700 lbs.:

118-128-140

700-800 lbs.:

109-119-135

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.:

145-155-175

300-400 lbs.:

141-151-195

400-500 lbs.:

129-139-173

500-600 lbs.:

119-129-156

600-700 lbs.:

113-123-138

700-800 lbs.:

105-112-123

Slaughter Cows: 60-85

Slaughter Bulls: 83-100

Stocker Cows: $650-$1,000

Pairs: $1,250-$1,670

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Seguin

Date: 9-12-12

Cattle-1,164; Hogs-170; Horses-5; Sheep & Goats-544

The quality on stocker and feeder cattle was very good. The majority of calves weighed 500 pounds and more. The market was very active and fully steady.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 200-237

300-400 lb. 180-215

400-500 lb. 155-185

500-600 lb. 140-167

600-700 lb. 120-135

700-850 lb. 115-130

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 165-180

300-400 lb. 160-185

400-500 lb. 150-177

500-600 lb. 140-180

600-750 lb. 120-157

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 77-85

Cutters: 70-78

Canners: 50-65

Palpated Cows (Young): 90-104

Middle Aged: 78-84

Cow & Calf Pairs: $1,050-$1,150

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 96-100

Light & Low Yielding: 85-92

Feeder Bulls: 100-125

Horses:

Heavy/Fat:$150-$230 hd.

Light/Fat: $100-$135 hd.

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: $65-$70

#2 Butchers: $50-$60

Sows: $25-$45

Boars: $2-$30 cwt.

Feeder Pigs: $20-$30 hd.

Feeder Shoats: $70-$90 cwt.

Sheep & Goats:

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

Thin & Old Nannies: $45-$75 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 160-190

Small & Thin: 130-160

Wethers: 120-170

Billies: 90-105

Barb. Ewes (Young) $60-$70 hd.

Small & Old Ewes: $40-$50 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 130-150

Barb. Lambs (Small & Thin): 120-140

Barb. Bucks: $100-$350 hd.

Wooled Ewes: $60-$75 cwt.

Wooled Bucks: $60-$80 cwt.

Lambs: 140-180
 

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