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Atascosa

Date of Sale: 4-16-13

Cattle and calves: 393

Steers:

Medium, Large No. 1-2:

200-300 lbs.: 180-200

300-400 lbs.: 175-185

400-500 lbs.: 160-175

500-600 lbs.: 145-160

600-700 lbs.: 130-145

700-800 lbs.: 115-130

800-900 lbs.: 100-115

Heifers:

Medium, Large No. 1-2:

200-300 lbs.: 165-180

300-400 lbs.: 150-165

400-500 lbs.: 135-150

500-600 lbs.: 120-140

600-700 lbs.: 115-130

700-800 lbs.: 100-115

800-900 lbs.: 85-105

Slaughter Bulls:

1,500-2,130 lbs.: 87-94.50

Slaughter Cows:

950-1,400 lbs.: 75-80

750-900 lbs.: 59-70

Bred Cows:

850-1,000 lbs.: 75-95

Cow/Calf Pairs:

800-1,355 lbs.: $800-$1,525


Gonzales

Date: 4-20-13

Volume: 645

Compared to our last sale: Feeder calves and yearlings sold $1-$2 lower. Packer cows sold $1-$2 lower.

Stocker-feeder steers:

Medium and large frame No. 1:

150-300 lbs. 195-245

300-400 lbs. 175-195

400-500 lbs. 155-170

500-600 lbs. 141-148

600-700 lbs. 128-134

700-800 lbs. 124-126

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 170-210

300-400 lbs. 160-165

400-500 lbs. 145-150

500-600 lbs. 128-138

600-700 lbs. 123-126

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 68-72; Cutters: 74-82; Canners: 61-68; Low yielding fat cows: 68-72

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 94-101; lightweights and medium quality: 84-91; Bull yearlings 700-900 lbs.: 91-105

Stocker Cows: $950-$1,100

Pairs: $1,050-$1,450


Karnes City

Date: 4-20-13

Head Count: 752

Cattle: 568; Goats & Other: 184

Market was strong on calves. Steady on cows.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 178 (210)

300-400 lbs. 155 (190)

400-500 lbs. 150 (175)

500-600 lbs. 140 (162)

600-700 lbs. 132 (150)

More than 700 lbs. 120 (135)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 172 (195)

300-400 lbs. 145 (168)

400-500 lbs. 138 (150)

500-600 lbs. 130 (145)

600-700 lbs. 120 (130)

More than 700 lbs. 110 (125)

Stocker Cows:

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

Pairs: $1,225 ($1,375)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 75 (82)

No. 2: 65 (76)

Bulls: 90 (98)

Goats (per head):

Kids:

25-50 lbs. $35 ($55)

50-100 lbs. $65 ($120)

Nannies: $75 ($135)

Billies: $95 ($165)

Sheep: $60 ($95)

Rams: $115 ($185)

Swine:

Piglets (per head): $45 ($75)

Tops: 38 (48)

Sows: 30 (38)

Boars: 10 (20)


Karnes Co.

Date: 4-18-13

Cattle on hand: 983

Market weaker compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves: (251 steers; 256 heifers)

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 168-200, Heifers 160-190

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 158-180, Heifers 151-166

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 150-167, Heifers 138-166

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 136-150, Heifers 126-139

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 114-128, Heifers 111-145

Stocker Cows: (198 head)

Good cows, heifers: $1,150-$1,400

Medium cows, heifers: $850-$1,100

Good cow/calf pairs: $1,375-$1,750

Medium cow/calf pairs: $1,100-$1,300

Packer Cows: (187 head)

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 78-85

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 69-77

Lightweight canners: 60-68

Packer Bulls: (11 head)

Heavyweight: 95-100

Utility & canners: 88-94

Lightweight canner bulls: 82-87


Nixon

Date: 4-15-13

Cattle on Hand: 1,011

Horses: 1

Steers:

200-300 lbs.:

158-168-230

300-400 lbs.:

149-159-179

400-500 lbs.:

141-151-174

500-600 lbs.:

127-137-160

600-700 lbs.:

118-128-144

700-800 lbs.:

102-112-132

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.:

153-163-195

300-400 lbs.:

142-152-175

400-500 lbs.:

131-141-160

500-600 lbs.:

119-129-147

600-700 lbs.:

107-117-139

700-800 lbs.:

96-106-126

Slaughter Cows: 36-86

Slaughter Bulls: 87-100

Stocker Cows: $600-$1,200

Pairs: $760-$1,700

Horses: $200

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.


Seguin

Date: 4-17-13

Cattle-634; Hogs-12; Horses-14; Sheep & Goats-656

The market was active on stocker and feeder cattle with all classes steady with last week’s close. Cow and calf pairs $25-$50 higher. Packer cows and bulls steady.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 190-215

300-400 lb. 160-195

400-500 lb. 140-167

500-600 lb. 130-151

600-700 lb. 120-137

700-850 lb. 115-131

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 170-200

300-400 lb. 160-185

400-500 lb. 130-155

500-600 lb. 120-145

600-750 lb. 115-128

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 84-96

Cutters: 74-82

Canners: 55-70

Palpated Cows (Young): $1,000-$1,425

Middle Aged: $800-$900

Cow & Calf Pairs: $890-$1,750

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 90-104

Light & Low Yielding: 84-90

Feeder Bulls: 95-120

Horses:

Heavy/Fat/Riding: $225-$350

Light/Fat: $140-$150 hd.

Thin: $60-$75 hd.

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: 46-50

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $75-$145 hd.

Thin & Old Nannies: $35-$80 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 180-220

Small & Thin: 125-180

Wethers: 80-180

Billies: 85-125

Barb. Ewes (Young) $40-$55 hd.

Thin & Old Ewes: $25-$35 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 160-200

Barb. Bucks: $100-$225 hd.

Wooled Ewes: $50-$60 cwt.

Wooled Bucks: $50-$70 cwt.

Lambs: 100-150

Dorpers: 170-225
 

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