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Gonzales

Date: 1-5-13

Volume: 581

Compared to our last sale:

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

Stocker-feeder steers:

Medium and large frame No. 1:

150-300 lbs. 195-235

300-400 lbs. 180-190

400-500 lbs. 152-175

500-600 lbs. 140-150

600-700 lbs. 131-136

700-800 lbs. 128-130

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 170-195

300-400 lbs. 160-170

400-500 lbs. 138-155

500-600 lbs. 124-138

600-700 lbs. 120-123

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 68-72; Cutters: 75-87.50; Canners: 54-66; Low yielding fat cows: 68-76

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 89-99.50; lightweights and medium quality: 83-87; Bull yearlings 700-900 lbs.: 91-105

Stocker Cows: $850-$1,275

Pairs: $1,050-$1,375

Karnes City

Date: 1-5-13

Head Count: 420

Cattle: 322; Goats & Other: 98

Market was stronger, active.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 182 (235)

300-400 lbs. 155 (205)

400-500 lbs. 150 (180)

500-600 lbs. 142 (165)

600-700 lbs. 132 (146)

More than 700 lbs. 125 (135)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 155 (195)

300-400 lbs. 145 (165)

400-500 lbs. 140 (170)

500-600 lbs. 135 (165)

600-700 lbs. 125 (145)

More than 700 lbs. 120 (135)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $950/hd ($1,275/hd)

Pairs: $1,250 ($1,400)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 75 (82)

No. 2: 62 (70)

Bulls: 85 (94)

Goats (per head):

Kids:

25-50 lbs. $55 ($90)

50-100 lbs. $85 ($150)

Nannies: $80 ($130)

Billies: $95 ($160)

Sheep: $65 ($105)

Rams: $85 ($165)

Swine:

Piglets (per head): $45 ($90)

Tops: 52 (65)

Sows: 40 (45)

Boars: 10 (20)

Karnes Co.

Date: 1-3-13

Cattle on hand: 186

Market softer compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 183-217.50, Heifers 162-177.50

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 164-190, Heifers 145-172

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 155-170, Heifers 142-151

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 141-157, Heifers 135-149

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 132-139, Heifers 120-132

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 69-75

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 62-66.50

Lightweight canners: 50-62.50

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 81.50-89
 

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