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Gonzales

Date: 2-2-13

Volume: 815

Compared to our last sale:

Feeder calves and yearlings sold $1-$3 higher. Packer cows sold $1-$2 higher.

Stocker-feeder steers:

Medium and large frame No. 1:

150-300 lbs. 230-255

300-400 lbs. 205-220

400-500 lbs. 185-195

500-600 lbs. 153-175

600-700 lbs. 137-151

700-800 lbs. 133-135

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 185-210

300-400 lbs. 175-177

400-500 lbs. 155-170

500-600 lbs. 138-145

600-700 lbs. 126-131

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 68-74; Cutters: 75-86; Canners: 61-67; Low yielding fat cows: 68-76

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 94-104; lightweights and medium quality: 84-91; Bull yearlings 700-900 lbs.: 91-105

Stocker Cows: $950-$1,450

Pairs: $1,050-$1,650

Karnes City

Date: 2-2-13

Head Count: 374

Cattle: 277; Goats & other: 97

Market was very strong and active

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 200 (230)

300-400 lbs. 185 (215)

400-500 lbs. 160 (195)

500-600 lbs. 145 (175)

600-700 lbs. 135 (145)

More than 700 lbs. 120 (135)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 160 (220)

300-400 lbs. 160 (190)

400-500 lbs. 150 (170)

500-600 lbs. 140 (155)

600-700 lbs. 130 (140)

More than 700 lbs. 120 (135)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $950/hd ($1,200/hd)

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

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 77 (86)

No. 2: 66 (74)

Bulls: 88 (95)

Goats (per head):

Kids:

25-50 lbs. $45 ($90)

50-100 lbs. $75 ($135)

Nannies: $75 ($135)

Billies: $90 ($175)

Sheep: $70 ($130)

Rams: $115 ($235)

Swine:

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

Barrows: 48 (55)

Sows: 28 (35)

Boars: 10 (15)

Karnes Co.

Date: 1-31-13

Cattle on hand: 180

Market stronger compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 196-230, Heifers 173-196

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 188-235, Heifers 170-184

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 170-200, Heifers 148-170

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 151-172, Heifers 141-154

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 136-152, Heifers 126-132

Stocker Cows:

Good cows, heifers: $800-$980

Medium cows, heifers: $675-$750

Good cow/calf pairs: $1,275-$1,450

Medium cow/calf pairs: $975-$1,100

Common cow/calf pairs: $800-$950

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 75-84.50

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 68-74

Lightweight canners: 61-67

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 90-101

Utility & canners: 84-89

Lightweight canners: 79-83

Nixon

Date: 1-28-13

Cattle on Hand: 796

(87 Cows; 6 Bulls)

Steers:

200-300 lbs.:

180-190-235

300-400 lbs.:

178-188-235

400-500 lbs.:

160-170-210

500-600 lbs.:

137-147-173

600-700 lbs.:

124-134-155

700-800 lbs.:

118-128-141

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.:

166-176-203

300-400 lbs.:

153-163-215

400-500 lbs.:

142-152-179

500-600 lbs.:

128-138-174

600-700 lbs.:

115-125-141

700-800 lbs.:

110-120-126

Slaughter Cows: 50-84

Slaughter Bulls: 75-97

Stocker Cows: $580-$1,000

Pairs: $900-$1,225

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Seguin

Date: 1-30-13

Cattle-801; Hogs-12; Horses-10; Sheep & Goats-381

The quality of stocker and feeder cattle was very good. The market was active with most classes $3-$5 higher.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 200-235

300-400 lb. 185-230

400-500 lb. 170-198

500-600 lb. 160-190

600-700 lb. 140-167

700-850 lb. 125-136

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 180-190

300-400 lb. 180-205

400-500 lb. 150-170

500-600 lb. 140-170

600-750 lb. 125-149

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 82-90

Cutters: 74-84

Canners: 60-75

Palpated Cows (Young): $1,050-$1,300

Middle Aged: $800-$950

Cow & Calf Pairs: $1,310-$1,430

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 92-100

Light & Low Yielding: 85-94

Feeder Bulls: 100-128

Horses:

Heavy/Fat: $200-$300 hd.

Light/Fat: $130-$175 hd.

Thin: $15-$50 hd.

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: 53-55

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $90-$130 hd.

Thin & Old Nannies: $45-$90 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 200-230

Small & Thin: 125-180

Wethers: 130-200

Billies: 80-100

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

Small & Old Ewes: $45-$55 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 150-180

Barb. Lambs (Small & Thin): 125-150

Barb. Bucks: $150-$185 hd.

Lambs: 100-180
 

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