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Atascosa

Date of Sale: 10-16-12

Cattle and calves: 791

Compared to last week:

Steers:

Medium and Large No. 1-2:

200-300 lbs.: 210-240

300-400 lbs.: 180-210

400-500 lbs.: 165-195

500-600 lbs.: 140-165

600-700 lbs.: 120-140

700-800 lbs.: 110-135

800-900 lbs.: 100-128

Heifers:

Medium and Large No. 1-2:

200-300 lbs.: 170-190

300-400 lbs.: 150-180

400-500 lbs.: 135-160

500-600 lbs.: 120-140

600-700 lbs.: 110-130

700-800 lbs.: 100-115

800-900 lbs.: 85-105

Slaughter Bulls:

1,400-1,850 lbs.: 80-94

950-1,300 lbs.: 80-90

Slaughter Cows:

950-1,500 lbs.: 82.50-90

600-1,000 lbs.: 60-75

Fat: 60-68

Bred Cows:

800-1,100 lbs.: 85-100

Head: $1,000-$1,225

Cow/Calf Pairs:

850-1,100: $900-$1,250

Gonzales

Date: 10-20-12

Volume: 1,146

Compared to our last sale:

Feeder calves and yearlings sold steady to $1 higher. Packer cows sold steady.

Stocker-feeder steers:

Medium and large frame No. 1:

150-300 lbs. 235-275

300-400 lbs. 210-225

400-500 lbs. 155-195

500-600 lbs. 144-153

600-700 lbs. 137-142

700-800 lbs. 132-135

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 175-210

300-400 lbs. 145-170

400-500 lbs. 138-152

500-600 lbs. 122-135

600-700 lbs. 122-126

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 70-75; Cutters: 74-85.50; Canners: 58-68; Low yielding fat cows: 67-71

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 91-96.50; lightweights and medium quality: 83-87; Bull yearlings 700-900 lbs.: 95-111

Stocker Cows: $850-$1,150

Pairs: $1,050-$1,250

Karnes City

Date: 10-20-12

Head Count: 552

Cattle: 380; Goats & Other: 172

Market was steady and active.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 185 (230)

300-400 lbs. 170 (205)

400-500 lbs. 165 (200)

500-600 lbs. 150 (175)

600-700 lbs. 135 (150)

More than 700 lbs. 125 (140)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 170 (200)

300-400 lbs. 160 (200)

400-500 lbs. 142 (195)

500-600 lbs. 125 (160)

600-700 lbs. 125 (132)

More than 700 lbs. 105 (125)

Stocker Cows:

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

Pairs: $1,300 ($1,700)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 73 (78)

No. 2: 66 (72)

Bulls: 92 (95)

Goats (per head):

Kids:

25-50 lbs. $60 ($90)

50-100 lbs. $115 ($195)

Nannies: $115 ($200)

Billies: $95 ($175)

Sheep: $55 ($85)

Rams: $125 ($275)

Swine:

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

Top Hogs: 45 (52)

Sows: 28 (32)

Boars: 8 (15)

Karnes Co.

Date: 10-18-12

Cattle on hand: 481

Market higher compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 206-235, Heifers 171-220

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 185-230, Heifers 160-205

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 180-217.50, Heifers 152-195

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 147-184, Heifers 134-148

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 120-142, Heifers 123-145

700-800 lb. Steers & bulls 128-137, Heifers 119-130

Stocker Cows:

Good cows and heifers: 78-106

Medium cows and heifers: 75-82

Good cow/calf pairs: $1,500

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 78-82.50

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 72-77

Lightweight canners: 67-71

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 85-92

Lightweight canner bulls: 80-94

Nixon

Date: 10-15-12

Cattle on Hand: 783

(65 Cows; 8 Bulls)

Steers:

200-300 lbs.:

151-161-250

300-400 lbs.:

160-170-213

400-500 lbs.:

150-160-193

500-600 lbs.:

130-140-161

600-700 lbs.:

119-129-145

700-800 lbs.:

113-123-133

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.:

163-173-192

300-400 lbs.:

149-159-225

400-500 lbs.:

131-141-193

500-600 lbs.:

118-128-155

600-700 lbs.:

110-120-133

700-800 lbs.:

99-109-118

Slaughter Cows: 55-81

Slaughter Bulls: 82-95

Stocker Cows: $640-$1,400

Pairs: $1,400

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Seguin

Date: 10-17-12

Cattle-660; Hogs-15; Horses-14; Sheep & Goats-470

The market was very active on all classes. Heifers and steers fully steady with last week’s sharp advance. Packer cows and bulls steady.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 210-247

300-400 lb. 190-240

400-500 lb. 170-200

500-600 lb. 140-175

600-700 lb. 125-143

700-850 lb. 115-133

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Heifers:

200-300 lb. 180-197

300-400 lb. 175-210

400-500 lb. 150-162

500-600 lb. 120-143

600-750 lb. 115-133

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 74-84

Cutters: 65-70

Canners: 55-65

Palpated Cows (Young): $1,100-$1,400

Middle Aged: 75-85

Cow & Calf Pairs: $1,200-$1,500

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 94-100

Light & Low Yielding: 84-90

Feeder Bulls: 98-120

Horses:

Heavy/Fat: $240-$285

Light/Fat: $100-$165 hd.

Thin Horses: $30-$35 hd.

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: 57-60

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $85-$130 hd.

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

Kid Goats (fat): 170-200

Small & Thin: 120-160

Wethers: 120-160

Billies: 115-165

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

Small & Old Ewes: $35-$55 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 130-160

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

Barb. Bucks: $100-$350 hd.

Wooled Ewes: $60-$70 cwt.

Wooled Bucks: $55-$65 cwt.
 

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