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Atascosa

Date of Sale: 10-9-12

Cattle and calves: 642

Compared to last week:

Steers:

Medium and Large No. 1-2:

200-300 lbs.: 200-230

300-400 lbs.: 180-210

400-500 lbs.: 160-195

500-600 lbs.: 145-165

600-700 lbs.: 125-155

700-800 lbs.: 115-130

800-900 lbs.: 90-110

Heifers:

Medium and Large No. 1-2:

200-300 lbs.: 160-185

300-400 lbs.: 145-180

400-500 lbs.: 130-170

500-600 lbs.: 120-160

600-700 lbs.: 110-150

700-800 lbs.: 100-115

800-900 lbs.: 90-105

Slaughter Bulls:

1,500-1,950 lbs.: 90-95

900-1,500 lbs.: 80-92

Slaughter Cows:

950-1,250 lbs.: 75-80.50

700-950 lbs.: 60-75

Fat: 65-72

Bred Cows:

750-1,000 lbs.: 82-120

Cow/Calf Pairs:

900-1,250 lbs.: $950-$1,250

Gonzales

Date: 10-13-12

Volume: 1,341

Compared to our last sale:

Feeder calves and yearlings sold $1-$2 higher. Packer cows sold $1-$2 higher.

Stocker-feeder steers:

Medium and large frame No. 1:

150-300 lbs. 235-275

300-400 lbs. 195-225

400-500 lbs. 155-185

500-600 lbs. 140-150

600-700 lbs. 126-131

700-800 lbs. 123-128

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 175-210

300-400 lbs. 150-165

400-500 lbs. 135-148

500-600 lbs. 121-131

600-700 lbs. 116-123

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 70-75; Cutters: 74-85; Canners: 58-68; Low yielding fat cows: 65-68

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 91-96; 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: 10-13-12

Head Count: 488

Cattle: 366; Goats & other: 122

Market was higher and active.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 190 (240)

300-400 lbs. 172 (200)

400-500 lbs. 162 (200)

500-600 lbs. 142 (165)

600-700 lbs. 130 (145)

More than 700 lbs. 120 (135)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 185 (210)

300-400 lbs. 155 (230)

400-500 lbs. 145 (165)

500-600 lbs. 125 (145)

600-700 lbs. 120 (128)

More than 700 lbs. 115 (125)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $1,050/hd. ($1,300/hd.)

Pairs: $1,150 ($1,400)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 73 (80)

No. 2: 65 (70)

Bulls: 85 (90)

Goats (per head):

Kids:

25-50 lbs. $70 ($90)

50-100 lbs. $115 ($195)

Nannies: $90 ($180)

Billies: $135 ($220)

Sheep: $80 ($115)

Rams: $125 ($275)

Swine:

Piglets (per head): $30 ($65)

Tops: 45 (52)

Sows: 28 (35)

Boars: 8 (15)

Karnes Co.

Date: 10-11-12

Cattle on hand: 629

Market stronger compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 193-250, Heifers 171-200

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 181-230, Heifers 160-195

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 160-200, Heifers 144-195

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 137-164, Heifers 122-150

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 128-136, Heifers 117-135

Stocker Cows:

Good cows and heifers: $1,010-$1,350

Medium cows and heifers: $750-$1,000

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

Medium cow/calf pairs: $1,050-$1,150

Common cow/calf pairs: $700-$850

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 77-81

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 70-76

Lightweight canners: 63-69

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 85-94.50

Utility & canners: 80-84

Lightweight canners: 74-79

Nixon

Date: 10-8-12

Cattle on Hand: 1,262

(127 Cows; 16 Bulls)

Steers:

200-300 lbs.:

165-175-225

300-400 lbs.:

161-171-223

400-500 lbs.:

146-156-193

500-600 lbs.:

129-139-160

600-700 lbs.:

120-130-142

700-800 lbs.:

115-125-134

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.:

159-169-200

300-400 lbs.:

143-153-180

400-500 lbs.:

132-142-188

500-600 lbs.:

119-129-153

600-700 lbs.:

112-122-139

700-800 lbs.:

99-109-117

Slaughter Cows: 50-81

Slaughter Bulls: 80-97

Stocker Cows: $750-$1,425

Pairs: $800-$1,625

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Seguin

Date: 10-10-12

Cattle-802; Hogs-518; Horses-5; Sheep & Goats-470

The quality of stocker and feeder cattle was very good. Light cattle under 450 lbs. $3-$5 higher. Heavy cattle $1-$2 higher. Packer cows and bulls $1-$2 lower.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 190-240

300-400 lb. 180-232

400-500 lb. 160-208

500-600 lb. 140-161

600-700 lb. 120-133

700-850 lb. 120-129

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 180-225

300-400 lb. 170-200

400-500 lb. 150-187

500-600 lb. 135-157

600-750 lb. 120-150

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 72-80

Cutters: 68-74

Canners: 50-65

Palpated Cows (Young): $1,000-$1,700

Middle Aged: 70-80

Cow & Calf Pairs: $1,000-$1,850

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 94-100

Light & Low Yielding: 85-92

Feeder Bulls: 95-125

Horses:

Heavy/Fat: $275-$290/hd.

Thin: $50-$60 hd.

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: 57-60

#2 Butchers: 50-53

Sows: 20-42.50

Boars: $5-$35 cwt.

Feeder Pigs: $17-$25 hd.

Feeder Shoats: 70-120

Sheep & Goats:

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

Thin & Old Nannies: $45-$85 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 180-220

Small & Thin: 140-180

Wethers: 120-200

Billies: 100-130

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

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

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 140-160

Barb. Lambs (Small & Thin): 120-150

Barb. Bucks: $100-$185 hd.

Wooled Ewes: $70-$80 cwt.

Wooled Bucks: $65-$75 cwt.

Lambs: 160-210
 

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