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Atascosa

Date of Sale: 11-27-12

Cattle and calves: 1,197

Steers:

Medium, Large No. 1-2:

200-300 lbs.: 210-230

300-400 lbs.: 185-212

400-500 lbs.: 150-170

500-600 lbs.: 130-150

600-700 lbs.: 120-139

700-800 lbs.: 110-135

800-900 lbs.: 95-123

Heifers:

Medium, Large No. 1-2:

200-300 lbs.: 160-180

300-400 lbs.: 150-175

400-500 lbs.: 135-155

500-600 lbs.: 125-135

600-700 lbs.: 115-125

700-800 lbs.: 105-120

800-900 lbs.: 90-105

Slaughter Bulls:

1,400-2,250 lbs.: 85-91

900-1,250 lbs.: 80-86

Slaughter Cows:

1,000-1,500 lbs.: 74-81.50

600-1,100 lbs.: 68-75

Fat: 62-72

Bred Cows:

700-900 lbs.: $850-$1,100

950-1,350 lbs.: $900-$1,275

Gonzales

Date: 12-1-12

Volume: 1,710

Compared to our last sale:

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

Stocker-feeder steers:

Medium and large frame No. 1:

150-300 lbs. 210-225

300-400 lbs. 175-190

400-500 lbs. 160-170

500-600 lbs. 132-155

600-700 lbs. 125-129

700-800 lbs. 124-126

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 170-195

300-400 lbs. 155-160

400-500 lbs. 137-145

500-600 lbs. 122-132

600-700 lbs. 116-121

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 69-71; Cutters: 74-83; Canners: 54-66; Low yielding fat cows: 67-71.50

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 89-92; lightweights and medium quality: 83-87; Bull yearlings 700-900 lbs.: 91-105

Stocker Cows: $850-$1,100

Pairs: $1,050-$1,250

NOTICE: The last sale of 2012 will be Saturday, Dec. 15.

Karnes City

Date: 12-1-12

Head Count: 761 (Cattle: 635; Goats & other: 126)

Market was stronger and active.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 170 (210)

300-400 lbs. 155 (195)

400-500 lbs. 155 (185)

500-600 lbs. 135 (162)

600-700 lbs. 130 (145)

More than 700 lbs. 120 (138)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 158 (200)

300-400 lbs. 140 (175)

400-500 lbs. 135 (170)

500-600 lbs. 130 (145)

600-700 lbs. 120 (138)

More than 700 lbs. 105 (122)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $1,050 ($1,300)

Pairs: $1,250 ($1,450)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 70 (78)

No. 2: 63 (68)

Bulls: 88 (98)

Goats (per head):

Kids:

25-50 lbs. $55 ($90)

50-100 lbs. $85 ($150)

Nannies: $80 ($120)

Billies: $110 ($180)

Sheep: $65 ($115)

Rams: $85 ($155)

Swine:

Piglets (per head): $35 ($60)

Top Hogs: 48 (60)

Sows: 35 (42)

Boars: 10 (20)

NOTICE: Special Replacement Sale, Saturday, Dec. 8. See ad, page 2D. Normal sale to follow.

Karnes Co.

Date: 11-29-12

Cattle on hand: 794 (117 packer cows; 16 packer bulls)

Market steady compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 190-230, Heifers 170-180

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 174-210, Heifers 143-178

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 148-176, Heifers 135-158

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 131-154, Heifers 124-155

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 124-137, Heifers 118-130

Stocker Cows:

Good cows, heifers: $1,050-$1,300

Medium cows, heifers: $750-$950

Good cow/calf pairs: $1,100-$1,300

Medium cow/calf pairs: $900-$1,050

Common cow/calf pairs: $775-$875

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 77-82.50

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 70-76

Lightweight canners: 67-69

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 80-89

Utility & canners: 72-79

Lightweight canners: 68-71

Nixon

Date: 11-26-12

Cattle on Hand: 1,010

Steers:

200-300 lbs.:

165-175-225

300-400 lbs.:

156-166-220

400-500 lbs.:

146-156-193

500-600 lbs.:

128-138-173

600-700 lbs.:

117-127-143

700-800 lbs.:

112-122-132

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.:

153-163-195

300-400 lbs.:

141-151-200

400-500 lbs.:

126-136-168

500-600 lbs.:

117-127-149

600-700 lbs.:

112-122-141

700-800 lbs.:

105-115-129

Slaughter Cows: 60-82

Slaughter Bulls: 80-97

Stocker Cows: $800-$1,100

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

NOTICES: Last sale of 2012 will be Monday, Dec. 17; First sale of 2013 is Monday, Jan. 7.

Seguin

Date: 11-28-12

Cattle-1,085; Hogs-450; Horses-12; Sheep & Goats-380

The market was active on all classes of cattle. Stocker and feeder cattle were $2-$3 lower on the No. 1 cattle. The No. 2 cattle were $3-$4 lower. Packer cows and bulls were $1-$2 higher.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 210-232

300-400 lb. 180-217

400-500 lb. 150-185

500-600 lb. 130-152

600-700 lb. 120-140

700-850 lb. 110-125

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 170-200

300-400 lb. 160-212

400-500 lb. 140-163

500-600 lb. 130-150

600-750 lb. 115-140

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 75-84

Cutters: 70-76

Canners: 55-65

Palpated Cows (Young): 90-105

Middle Aged: 75-85

Cow & Calf Pairs: $990-$1,460

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 92-100

Light & Low Yielding: 81-92

Feeder Bulls: 95-115

Horses:

Heavy/Fat/Riding: $390

Light/Fat: $120-$150 hd.

Thin: $50-$60 hd.

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: 67-70

#2 Butchers: 60-64

Sows: 35-52

Boars: $5-$25

Feeder Pigs: $15-$25 hd.

Feeder Shoats: 60-95

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $90-$125 hd.

Thin & Old Nannies: $50-$85 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 190-235

Small & Thin: 140-200

Wethers: 150-220

Billies: 90-140

Barb. Ewes (Young) $70-$100 hd.

Thin & Old Ewes: $45-$60 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 140-160

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

Barb. Bucks: $125-$360 hd.

Wooled Ewes: $60-$70 cwt.

Wooled Bucks: $70-$80 cwt.

Lambs: 130-150
 

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