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Atascosa

Date of Sale: 10-30-12

Cattle and calves: 645

Compared to last week:

Steers:

Medium, Large No. 1-2:

200-300 lbs.: 210-230

300-400 lbs.: 180-220

400-500 lbs.: 170-210

500-600 lbs.: 145-175

600-700 lbs.: 125-140

700-800 lbs.: 110-130

800-900 lbs.: 100-115

Heifers:

Medium, 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.: 115-130

700-800 lbs.: 100-115

800-900 lbs.: 85-100

Slaughter Bulls:

1,400-2,000 lbs.: 85-92.50

900-1,300 lbs.: 82-87

Slaughter Cows:

900-1,300 lbs.: 70-79

700-950 lbs.: 60-74

Fat: 65-70

Bred Cows:

750-1,000 lbs.: $880-$1,075

Gonzales

Date: 11-3-12

Volume: 1,057

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. 235-255

300-400 lbs. 210-225

400-500 lbs. 165-195

500-600 lbs. 142-162

600-700 lbs. 134-138

700-800 lbs. 129-132

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 175-210

300-400 lbs. 146-170

400-500 lbs. 138-142

500-600 lbs. 124-136

600-700 lbs. 120-126

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 72-75; Cutters: 74-83; Canners: 58-68; Low yielding fat cows: 67-71

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 91-94.50; lightweights and medium quality: 83-87; Bull yearlings 700-900 lbs.: 95-111

Stocker Cows: $850-$1,150

Pairs: $1,050-$1,250

NOTE: Special Charolais Bull Sale is set for Saturday, Nov. 17 at 11 a.m.

Karnes City

Date: 11-3-12

Head Count: 643

Cattle: 520; Goats & Other: 123

Market was steady and active.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 185 (220)

300-400 lbs. 175 (205)

400-500 lbs. 160 (195)

500-600 lbs. 140 (185)

600-700 lbs. 125 (150)

More than 700 lbs. 110 (135)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 170 (210)

300-400 lbs. 155 (210)

400-500 lbs. 135 (195)

500-600 lbs. 130 (165)

600-700 lbs. 128 (145)

More than 700 lbs. 115 (138)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $1,000/hd. ($1,300/hd.)

Pairs: $1,250 ($1,475)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 72 (78)

No. 2: 63 (70)

Bulls: 90 (95)

Goats (per head):

Kids:

25-50 lbs. $55 ($90)

50-100 lbs. $85 ($150)

Nannies: $85 ($165)

Billies: $115 ($185)

Sheep: $55 ($85)

Rams: $115 ($225)

Swine:

Piglets (per head): $35 ($75)

Top Hogs: 45 (52)

Sows: 28 (35)

Boars: 8 (15)

Karnes Co.

Date: 11-1-12

Cattle on hand: 597

Market steady compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 195-235, Heifers 165-205

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 172-220, Heifers 157-193

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 165-197.50, Heifers 140-175

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 145-172, Heifers 128-170

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 135-152, Heifers 124-155

Stocker Cows:

Good cows and heifers: $960-$1,090

Medium cows and heifers: 101-113

Good cow/calf pairs: $1,360 (2 pairs)

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 78-83

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 72-77

Light weight canner cows: 67-71

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 87-94

Utility & canners: 81-86

Lightweight canners: 77-80

Nixon

Date: 10-29-12

Cattle on Hand: 946

(57 Cows; 7 Bulls)

Steers:

200-300 lbs.:

189-199-230

300-400 lbs.:

172-182-225

400-500 lbs.:

155-165-203

500-600 lbs.:

135-145-175

600-700 lbs.:

124-134-153

700-800 lbs.:

111-121-141

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.:

161-171-200

300-400 lbs.:

143-153-200

400-500 lbs.:

128-138-172

500-600 lbs.:

120-130-169

600-700 lbs.:

112-122-153

700-800 lbs.:

105-115-131

Slaughter Cows: 55-81

Slaughter Bulls: 82-99

Stocker Cows: $750-$1,000

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Seguin

Date: 10-31-12

Cattle-601; Horses-7; Sheep & Goats-301

Stocker and feeder cattle were active with the heavy cattle more than 550 pounds steady. Cattle less than 500 pounds fully $3-$5 higher. Packer cows and bulls steady.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 200-230

300-400 lb. 190-228

400-500 lb. 175-207

500-600 lb. 165-183

600-700 lb. 135-155

700-850 lb. 120-142

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 180-200

300-400 lb. 170-192

400-500 lb. 160-180

500-600 lb. 140-160

600-750 lb. 120-145

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 72-80

Cutters: 70-76

Canners: 53-62

Palpated Cows (Young): $850-$1,120

Middle Aged: 70-85

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 94-100

Light & Low Yielding: 85-90

Feeder Bulls: 90-125

Horses:

Heavy/Fat/Riding: 180-250

Older:135-150

Light/Fat: $30

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $90-$135 hd.

Thin & Old Nannies: $50-$100 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 180-240

Small & Thin: 140-200

Wethers: 135-200

Billies: 100-130

Barb. Ewes (Young) $60-$80 hd.

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

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 125-145

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

Barb. Bucks: $130-$370 hd.

Lambs: 110-130
 

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