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Atascosa

Date of Sale: 3-12-13

Cattle and calves: 421

Steers:

Medium, Large No. 1-2:

200-300 lbs.: 185-220

300-400 lbs.: 165-198

400-500 lbs.: 150-175

500-600 lbs.: 140-170

600-700 lbs.: 125-150

700-800 lbs.: 110-137

800-900 lbs.: 100-120

Heifers:

Medium, Large No. 1-2:

200-300 lbs.: 175-190

300-400 lbs.: 160-175

400-500 lbs.: 140-155

500-600 lbs.: 125-145

600-700 lbs.: 115-135

700-800 lbs.: 110-120

800-900 lbs.: 90-110

Slaughter Bulls:

1,250-2,050 lbs.: 95-102

Slaughter Cows:

950-1,350 lbs.: 80-90

Fat: 72-82

Bred Cows:

900-1,400 lbs.: $900-$1,175

Cow/Calf Pairs:

950-1,450 lbs.: $1,000-$1,250

Gonzales

Date: 3-16-13

Volume: 912

Compared to our last sale: Feeder calves and yearlings sold steady on No. 1 quality, $1-$2 lower on plainer ones. Packer cows sold steady to $1-$2 lower.

Stocker-feeder steers:

Medium and large frame No. 1:

150-300 lbs. 230-255

300-400 lbs. 190-210

400-500 lbs. 175-185

500-600 lbs. 145-165

600-700 lbs. 137-141

700-800 lbs. 130-133

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 185-210

300-400 lbs. 165-170

400-500 lbs. 152-160

500-600 lbs. 132-145

600-700 lbs. 126-131

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 68-74; Cutters: 79-92; Canners: 61-67; Low yielding fat cows: 68-76

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 94-108; lightweights and medium quality: 84-91; Bull yearlings 700-900 lbs.: 91-105

Stocker Cows: $950-$1,100

Pairs: $1,050-$1,600

Karnes City

Date: 3-16-13

Head Count: 610

Cattle: 495; Goats & Other: 115

Market was softer on calves. Strong on cows.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 190 (220)

300-400 lbs. 170 (200)

400-500 lbs. 145 (175)

500-600 lbs. 138 (150)

600-700 lbs. 130 (142)

More than 700 lbs. 120 (130)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 185 (210)

300-400 lbs. 160 (185)

400-500 lbs. 140 (160)

500-600 lbs. 130 (150)

600-700 lbs. 125 (142)

More than 700 lbs. 115 (125)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $1,025/hd ($1,300/hd)

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

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 81 (92)

No. 2: 73 (80)

Bulls: 96 (102)

Goats (per head):

Kids:

25-50 lbs. $65 ($90)

50-100 lbs. $75 ($135)

Nannies: $95 ($165)

Billies: $115 ($175)

Sheep: $70 ($165)

Rams: $115 ($225)

Swine:

Piglets (per head): $45 ($65)

Top Hogs: 40 (42)

Sows: 35 (38)

Boars: 10 (20)

Reminder: Second annual Long Live Cowboys Replacement Sale is set for Saturday, April 6 at noon. For more information visit www.karnescityauction.com.

Karnes Co.

Date: 3-14-13

Cattle on hand: 420

Market steady compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 204-230, Heifers 191-235

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 176-200, Heifers 162-188

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 159-185, Heifers 145-158

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 140-160, Heifers 137-153

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 128-139, Heifers 130-160

Stocker Cows: (10)

Good cows, heifers: $1,100-$1,250

Medium cows, heifers: $730-$950

Good cow/calf pairs: $1,200-$1,275

Packer Cows: (54)

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 86-90.50

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 78-85

Lightweight canners: 66-75

Packer Bulls: (7)

Heavyweight: 102-106

Utility & canners: 95-97

Nixon

Date: 3-11-13

Cattle on Hand: 471

Steers:

200-300 lbs.: 183-193-235

300-400 lbs.: 167-177-200

400-500 lbs.: 162-172-193

500-600 lbs.: 143-153-179

600-700 lbs.: 122-132-154

700-800 lbs.: 113-123-141

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.: 149-159-175

300-400 lbs.: 141-151-200

400-500 lbs.: 141-151-195

500-600 lbs.: 130-140-175

600-700 lbs.: 118-128-153

700-800 lbs.: 107-117-128

Slaughter Cows: 61-93

Slaughter Bulls: 87-105

Stocker Cows: $700-$1,300

Pairs: $800-$1,350

NOTICE: Nixon Livestock Commission will be closed Monday, April 1 for Easter.

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Seguin

Date: 3-13-13

Cattle-610; Hogs-146; Horses-9; Sheep & Goats-801

The quality on stocker and feeder cattle was not as deep as last week. Light cattle under 450 pounds fully steady. Steers and heifers more than 500 pounds $2-$3 lower. Packer cows and bulls steady.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 200-223

300-400 lb. 200-232

400-500 lb. 170-217

500-600 lb. 150-170

600-700 lb. 130-150

700-850 lb. 120-130

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 190-225

300-400 lb. 165-195

400-500 lb. 150-180

500-600 lb. 135-153

600-750 lb. 115-138

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 88-98

Cutters: 76-84

Canners: 62-74

Palpated Cows (Young): $840-$1,000

Middle Aged: 85-95

Cow & Calf Pairs: $1,175-$1,450

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 100-110

Light & Low Yielding: 90-100

Feeder Bulls: 100-120

Horses:

Heavy/Fat/Riding: $250-$350

Light/Fat: $125-$175 hd.

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: 50-54

#2 Butchers: 45-48

Sows: 25-35

Boars: 10-25

Feeder Shoats: 60-75

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $100-$135 hd.

Thin & Old Nannies: $40-$85 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 170-210

Small & Thin: 140-170

Wethers: 110-200

Billies: 85-110

Barb. Ewes (Young) $45-$65 hd.

Small & Old Ewes: $30-$60 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 150-200

Barb. Lambs (Small & Thin): 130-160

Barb. Bucks: $125-$260 hd.

Lambs: 100-135

Dorpers: 180-225
 

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