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Atascosa

Date of Sale: 2-5-13

Cattle and calves: 247

Compared to last week:

Steers:

Medium, Large No. 1-2:

200-300 lbs.: 190-215

300-400 lbs.: 180-210

400-500 lbs.: 160-190

500-600 lbs.: 140-170

600-700 lbs.: 125-145

700-800 lbs.: 110-125

800-900 lbs.: 100-115

Heifers:

Medium, Large No. 1-2:

200-300 lbs.: 170-185

300-400 lbs.: 155-173

400-500 lbs.: 145-155

500-600 lbs.: 130-145

600-700 lbs.: 115-135

700-800 lbs.: 100-120

800-900 lbs.: 90-110

Slaughter Bulls:

1,450-2,000 lbs.: 93-97.50

Slaughter Cows:

1,100-1,400 lbs.: 75-81

700-1,000 lbs.: 60-77

Fat: 68-74

Bred Cows:

900-1,250 lbs.: $1,000-$1,325

Cow/Calf Pairs:

650-725 lbs.: $700-$750

Gonzales

Date: 2-9-13

Volume: 814

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. 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: 79-90.50; Canners: 61-67; Low yielding fat cows: 68-76

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

Stocker Cows: $950-$1,450

Pairs: $1,050-$1,775

Karnes City

Date: 2-9-13

Head Count: 353

Cattle: 218; Goats & other: 135

Market was very strong and active.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 185 (225)

300-400 lbs. 175 (200)

400-500 lbs. 160 (195)

500-600 lbs. 150 (172)

600-700 lbs. 135 (145)

More than 700 lbs. 130 (140)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 170 (205)

300-400 lbs. 170 (200)

400-500 lbs. 155 (175)

500-600 lbs. 130 (160)

600-700 lbs. 130 (135)

More than 700 lbs. 120 (132)

Stocker Cows:

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

Pairs: $1,150 ($1,325)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 77 (85)

No. 2: 66 (74)

Bulls: 88 (95)

Goats (per head):

Kids:

25-50 lbs. $45 ($90)

50-100 lbs. $75 ($135)

Nannies: $75 ($140)

Billies: $90 ($180)

Sheep: $70 ($130)

Rams: $115 ($235)

Swine:

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

Tops: 48 (55)

Sows: 30 (38)

Boars: 10 (20)

Karnes Co.

Date: 2-7-13

Cattle on hand: 81

Market stronger compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

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

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 182-225, Heifers 160-183

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 177-205, Heifers 155-170

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 158-175, Heifers 141-145

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 140-150, Heifers 130-137

Stocker Cows:

Good cows, heifers: 100-117

Packer Cows: (5)

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 70-78

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 63-69

Lightweight canners: 60-32

Packer Bulls: (2)

Heavyweight: 100-102

Utility & canners: 92-99

Lightweight canners: 85-91

Nixon

Date: 2-4-13

Cattle on Hand: 682

(76 Cows; 9 Bulls)

Steers:

200-300 lbs.:

216-226-265

300-400 lbs.:

172-182-215

400-500 lbs.:

161-171-195

500-600 lbs.:

149-159-185

600-700 lbs.:

129-139-162

700-800 lbs.:

119-129-137

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.:

164-174-213

300-400 lbs.:

155-165-200

400-500 lbs.:

142-152-198

500-600 lbs.:

130-140-179

600-700 lbs.:

123-133-144

700-800 lbs.:

109-119-130

Slaughter Cows: 40-84

Slaughter Bulls: 81-100

Stocker Cows: $600-$1,200

Pairs: $1,000-$1,600

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Seguin

Date: 2-6-13

Cattle-785; Hogs-14; Horses-13; Sheep & Goats-481

The market quality of cattle was not deep as last week. The market was very active and steady with last week’s share advance. Stocker cows and calf pairs fully steady.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 210-232

300-400 lb. 200-225

400-500 lb. 180-215

500-600 lb. 165-192

600-700 lb. 150-180

700-850 lb. 125-150

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 185-205

300-400 lb. 170-200

400-500 lb. 155-183

500-600 lb. 140-217

600-750 lb. 125-172

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 78-87

Cutters: 72-80

Canners: 60-70

Palpated Cows (Young): $1,075-$1,775

Middle Aged: $985-$1,100

Cow & Calf Pairs: $1,030-$1,975

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 92-100

Light & Low Yielding: 85-94

Feeder Bulls: 100-125

Horses:

Heavy/Fat: $185-$220 hd.

Light/Fat: $100-$155 hd.

Thin: $75-$65 hd.

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: 60

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $70-$100 hd.

Thin & Old Nannies: $40-$70 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 200-228

Small & Thin: 160-180

Wethers: 110-180

Billies: 75-100

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

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

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 160-170

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

Wooled Ewes: $60-$70 cwt.

Lambs: 100-180

Barb. Bucks: $225-$510 hd.
 

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