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Gonzales

Date: 1-19-13

Volume: 1,083

Compared to our last sale:

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

Stocker-feeder steers:

Medium and large frame No. 1:

150-300 lbs. 220-235

300-400 lbs. 185-205

400-500 lbs. 160-175

500-600 lbs. 154-160

600-700 lbs. 131-151

700-800 lbs. 124-129

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 170-195

300-400 lbs. 164-177

400-500 lbs. 141-160

500-600 lbs. 131-140

600-700 lbs. 122-124

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 68-72; Cutters: 75-86; Canners: 54-66; Low yielding fat cows: 68-76

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 91-103.50; lightweights and medium quality: 84-89; Bull yearlings 700-900 lbs.: 91-105

Stocker Cows: $950-$1,275

Pairs: $1,050-$1,625

Karnes City

Date: 1-19-13

Head Count: 364 (272 Cattle; 92 Goats & Other

Market was strong and active.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 180 (220)

300-400 lbs. 175 (210)

400-500 lbs. 165 (197)

500-600 lbs. 145 (170)

600-700 lbs. 130 (145)

More than 700 lbs. 115 (138)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 155 (200)

300-400 lbs. 150 (200)

400-500 lbs. 140 (170)

500-600 lbs. 130 (152)

600-700 lbs. 125 (135)

More than 700 lbs. 115 (125)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $950/hd ($1,225/hd)

Pairs: $1,200 ($1,350)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 75 (84)

No. 2: 65 (72)

Bulls: 88 (100)

Goats (per head):

Kids:

25-50 lbs. $55 ($85)

50-100 lbs. $90 ($150)

Nannies: $80 ($110)

Billies: $95 ($160)

Sheep: $70 ($130)

Rams: $140 ($280)

Swine:

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

Tops: 48 (53)

Sows: 28 (35)

Boars: 10 (15)

Congratulations to all county stock show exhibitors.

Karnes Co.

Date: 1-17-13

Cattle on hand: 501

Market stronger compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 193-225, Heifers 170-185

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 180-218, Heifers 161-208

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 155-195, Heifers 140-175

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 146-183, Heifers 125-162

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 128-153, Heifers 108-140

Stocker Cows:

Good cows, heifers: $1,050-$1,175

Medium cows, heifers: $675-$800

Good cow/calf pairs: $900-$1,375

Packer Cows: (68 head)

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 78-83.50

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 71-77

Lightweight canners: 67-70

Packer Bulls: (10 head)

Heavyweight: 87-91

Utility & canners: 82-86

Lightweight canners: 78-81

Nixon

Date: 1-14-13

Cattle on Hand: 712

(116 Cows; 6 Bulls)

Steers:

200-300 lbs.:

168-178-230

300-400 lbs.:

170-180-218

400-500 lbs.:

159-169-205

500-600 lbs.:

141-151-180

600-700 lbs.:

129-139-164

700-800 lbs.:

113-123-140

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.:

155-165-182

300-400 lbs.:

151-161-190

400-500 lbs.:

135-145-170

500-600 lbs.:

125-135-150

600-700 lbs.:

114-124-132

700-800 lbs.:

109-119-125

Slaughter Cows: 62-85

Slaughter Bulls: 90-100

Stocker Cows: $650-$1,200

Pairs: $740-$1,600

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Seguin

Date: 1-16-13

Cattle-601; Hogs-16; Horses-13; Sheep & Goats-472

Quality of stocker and feeder cattle was very good. Most classes fully $3-$5 higher. Packer cows and bulls were $1-$2 higher. Charolais bulls averaged $3,010 per head.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 190-230

300-400 lb. 180-230

400-500 lb. 160-195

500-600 lb. 150-180

600-700 lb. 135-155

700-850 lb. 125-143

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

300-400 lb. 170-190

400-500 lb. 160-192

500-600 lb. 150-170

600-750 lb. 120-145

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 75-85

Cutters: 70-76

Canners: 60-75

Palpated Cows (Young): $1,030-$1,300

Middle Aged: 80-85

Cow & Calf Pairs: $1,400-$1,525

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 98-105

Light & Low Yielding: 85-94

Feeder Bulls: 90-125

Horses:

Heavy/Fat: $260-$340/hd.

Light/Fat: $140-$160 hd.

Thin: $50-$75/hd.

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: 65

Sows: 35-45

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $85-$120 hd.

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

Kid Goats (fat): 185-227

Small & Thin: 135-180

Wethers: 130-200

Billies: 105-140

Pairs: $100-$125

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

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

Barb. Bucks: $125-$330 hd.

Lambs: 105-200
 

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