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Gonzales

Date: 3-23-13

Volume: 716

Compared to our last sale:

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

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. 147-168

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: 79-89; Canners: 61-68; Low yielding fat cows: 68-77

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-$1,100

Pairs: $1,050-$1,450

NOTICE: Gonzales Livestock Market Inc. will be closed Saturday, March 30 for Easter.



Karnes City

Date: 3-23-13

Head Count: 497

Cattle: 292; Goats & Other: 205

Market was steady on calves. Strong on cows.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 180 (215)

300-400 lbs. 165 (200)

400-500 lbs. 155 (175)

500-600 lbs. 140 (160)

600-700 lbs. 135 (145)

More than 700 lbs. 115 (125)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 165 (215)

300-400 lbs. 155 (170)

400-500 lbs. 140 (155)

500-600 lbs. 130 (150)

600-700 lbs. 120 (135)

More than 700 lbs. 100 (115)

Stocker Cows:

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

Pairs: $1,275 ($1,400)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 82 (92)

No. 2: 72 (81)

Bulls: 96 (103)

Goats (per head):

Kids:

25-50 lbs. $65 ($85)

50-100 lbs. $75 ($135)

Nannies: $95 ($165)

Billies: $115 ($175)

Sheep: $70 ($165)

Rams: $115 ($225)

Swine:

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

Tops: 40 (42)

Sows: 30 (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.

NOTICE: Karnes City Auction will be closed Saturday, March 30 for Easter.



Karnes Co.

Date: 3-21-13

Cattle on hand: 308

Market softer compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 207-225, Heifers 181-195

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 166-195, Heifers 148-170

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 148-179, Heifers 141-150

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 138-154, Heifers 131-143

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 124-137, Heifers 114-133

Stocker Cows: (10 head)

Good cows, heifers: $1,000-$1,210

Medium cows, heifers: $800-$960

Good cow/calf pairs: $1,075-$1,275

Packer Cows: (55 head)

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 85-94

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 79-84

Lightweight canners: 57-78

Packer Bulls: (6 head)

Heavyweight: 91-94

Utility & canners: 78

Lightweight canners: 85



Nixon

Date: 3-18-13

Cattle on Hand: 1,012

(240 Cows; 17 Bulls);

Sheep & Goats: 1

Steers:

200-300 lbs.:

161-171-210

300-400 lbs.:

153-163-195

400-500 lbs.:

141-151-192

500-600 lbs.:

132-142-173

600-700 lbs.:

118-128-141

700-800 lbs.:

102-112-128

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.:

151-161-205

300-400 lbs.:

131-141-175

400-500 lbs.:

130-140-200

500-600 lbs.:

120-130-170

600-700 lbs.:

102-112-134

700-800 lbs.:

94-104-112

Slaughter Cows: 62-92

Slaughter Bulls: 84-106

Stocker Cows: $800-$1,100

Pairs: $880-$1,550

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

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.



Seguin

Date: 3-20-13

Cattle-765; Hogs-49; Horses-5 Sheep & Goats-727

The market was active with a lower undertone on all classes. Most classes were $2-$4 lower. Packer cows and bulls $1-$2 lower.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 185-227

300-400 lb. 170-200

400-500 lb. 150-185

500-600 lb. 130-175

600-700 lb. 125-144

700-850 lb. 120-135

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 180-210

300-400 lb. 165-200

400-500 lb. 150-180

500-600 lb. 130-172

600-750 lb. 110-130

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 85-96

Cutters: 78-86

Canners: 60-75

Cow & Calf Pairs: $1,200-$1,385

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 100-105

Light & Low Yielding: 90-100

Feeder Bulls: 93-110

Horses:

Light/Fat: $120-$220 hd.

Thin: $65-$70 hd.

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: 50-55

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $80-$125 hd.

Thin & Old Nannies: $30-$60 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 165-200

Small & Thin: 120-170

Wethers: 100-180

Billies: 70-105

Barb. Ewes (Young) $45-$60 hd.

Thin & Old Ewes: $30-$45 hd.

Barb. Bucks: $100-$500 hd.

Wooled Ewes: $50-$60 cwt.

Lambs: 60-120
 

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