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Atascosa

Date of Sale: 10-2-12

Cattle and calves: 341

Compared to last week:

Steers:

Medium and Large No. 1-2:

200-300 lbs.: 195-225

300-400 lbs.: 180-210

400-500 lbs.: 160-200

500-600 lbs.: 140-160

600-700 lbs.: 125-135

700-800 lbs.: 110-125

800-900 lbs.: 90-105

Heifers:

Medium and Large No. 1-2:

200-300 lbs.: 155-170

300-400 lbs.: 140-165

400-500 lbs.: 130-160

500-600 lbs.: 120-145

600-700 lbs.: 110-130

700-800 lbs.: 105-115

800-900 lbs.: 85-100

Slaughter Bulls:

950-1,400 lbs.: 82-90

Slaughter Cows:

1,000-1,300 lbs.: 75-83

600-950 lbs.: 60-78

Fat: 65-74

Bred Cows:

800-1,150 lbs.: 80-110

Gonzales

Date: 10-6-12

Volume: 837

Compared to our last sale:

Feeder calves and yearlings sold $2-$3 higher. Packer cows sold steady.

Stocker-feeder steers:

Medium and large frame No. 1:

150-300 lbs. 215-275

300-400 lbs. 195-220

400-500 lbs. 160-185

500-600 lbs. 140-155

600-700 lbs. 125-129

700-800 lbs. 121-123

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 175-210

300-400 lbs. 145-165

400-500 lbs. 135-151

500-600 lbs. 121-131

600-700 lbs. 115-117

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 70-73; Cutters: 73-78; Canners: 58-68; Low yielding fat cows: 65-68

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 91-95.50; lightweights and medium quality: 83-87; Bull yearlings 700-900 lbs.: 91-111

Stocker Cows: $850-$1,150

Pairs: $1,050-$1,250

Karnes City

Date: 10-6-12

Head Count: 602

Cattle: 430; Goats and other: 172

Market was higher and active.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 188 (240)

300-400 lbs. 160 (210)

400-500 lbs. 155 (200)

500-600 lbs. 145 (160)

600-700 lbs. 135 (160)

More than 700 lbs. 130 (140)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 165 (200)

300-400 lbs. 155 (215)

400-500 lbs. 145 (205)

500-600 lbs. 135 (165)

600-700 lbs. 128 (140)

More than 700 lbs. 110 (120)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $900/hd. ($1,100/hd.)

Pairs: $1,275 ($1,500)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 70 (78)

No. 2: 65 (70)

Bulls: 88 (92)

Goats (per head):

Kids:

25-50 lbs. $55 ($90)

50-100 lbs. $135 ($180)

Nannies: $90 ($190)

Billies: $135 ($180)

Sheep: $85 ($125)

Rams: $125 ($275)

Swine:

Piglets (per head): $35 ($50)

Tops: 48 (55)

Sows: 30 (36)

Boars: 8 (15)

Karnes Co.

Date: 10-4-12

Cattle on hand: 507

(67 Cows; 1 Bull)

Market steady to stronger compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 182-220, Heifers 170-200

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 165-220, Heifers 147-193

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 151-187, Heifers 136-173

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 136-156, Heifers 128-145

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 122-144, Heifers 120-140

Stocker Cows:

Bred good cows and heifers: $1,150-$1,350

Medium cows and heifers: $950-$1,025

Good cow/calf pairs: $1,200-$1,450

Medium cow/calf pairs: $975-$1,125

Common cow/calf pairs: $800-$900

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 72-80

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 65-71

Lightweight canners: 60-64

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight bull: 92.50

Nixon

Date: 10-1-12

Cattle on Hand: 700

(49 Cows; 6 Bulls)

Steers:

200-300 lbs.:

130-140-173

300-400 lbs.:

160-170-198

400-500 lbs.:

143-153-194

500-600 lbs.:

129-139-160

600-700 lbs.:

122-132-144

700-800 lbs.:

115-125-134

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.:

150-160-175

300-400 lbs.:

137-147-200

400-500 lbs.:

130-140-180

500-600 lbs.:

119-129-163

600-700 lbs.:

110-120-150

700-800 lbs.:

105-115-128

Slaughter Cows: 45-82

Slaughter Bulls: 75-95

Stocker Cows: $800-$1,120

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Seguin

Date: 10-3-12

Cattle-287; Hogs-18; Horses-9; Sheep & Goats-445

The market was very active and higher on very limited receipts.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 190-235

300-400 lb. 175-225

400-500 lb. 150-210

500-600 lb. 140-170

600-700 lb. 120-141

700-850 lb. 118-130

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 170-200

300-400 lb. 160-200

400-500 lb. 140-170

500-600 lb. 125-140

600-750 lb. 115-128

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 78-86

Cutters: 70-79

Canners: 60-70

Palpated Cows (Young): $1,000-$1,200 hd.

Middle Aged: $820-$850 hd.

Cow & Calf Pairs: $1,450-1,500

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 97-102

Light & Low Yielding: 92-97

Feeder Bulls: 100-130

Horses:

Heavy/Fat:$250 hd.

Light/Fat: $110-$180 hd.

Thin Horses: $75-$95 hd.

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: 65-70

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $90-$130 hd.

Thin & Old Nannies: $50-$95 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 180-215

Small & Thin: 140-160

Wethers: 140-190

Billies: 90-130

Barb. Ewes (Young) $50-$70 hd.

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

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 140-160

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

Barb. Bucks: $100-$300 hd.

Lambs: 140-200
 

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