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Atascosa

Date of Sale: 8-6-13

Cattle and calves: 648

Steers:

Medium, Large No. 1-2:

200-300 lbs.: 200-250

300-400 lbs.: 185-225

400-500 lbs.: 150-185

500-600 lbs.: 140-158

600-700 lbs.: 130-147

700-800 lbs.: 120-138

800-900 lbs.: 115-125

Heifers:

Medium, Large No. 1-2:

200-300 lbs.: 165-185

300-400 lbs.: 150-169

400-500 lbs.: 135-150

500-600 lbs.: 130-140

600-700 lbs.: 120-139

700-800 lbs.: 115-125

800-900 lbs.: 100-115

Slaughter Bulls:

1,250-2,200 lbs.: 90-98.50

Slaughter Cows:

1,000-1,450 lbs.: 76-85

600-1,000 lbs.: 65-75

Fat: 73-81

Bred Cows:

900-1,200 lbs.: 80-125

Cow/Calf Pairs:

900-1,500 lbs.: $1,250-$1,450


Gonzales

Date: 8-10-13

Volume: 1,586

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

Stocker-feeder steers:

Medium and large frame No. 1:

150-300 lbs. 210-225

300-400 lbs. 180-195

400-500 lbs. 165-175

500-600 lbs. 145-160

600-700 lbs. 139-143

700-800 lbs. 130-136

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 175-210

300-400 lbs. 160-175

400-500 lbs. 145-155

500-600 lbs. 133-143

600-700 lbs. 126-130

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 75-80; Cutters: 79-92; Canners: 61-68; Low yielding fat cows: 69-77

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 97-102; lightweights and medium quality: 85-94; Bull yearlings 700-900 lbs.: 91-105

Stocker Cows: $950-$1,150

Pairs: $1,050-$1,550


Karnes City

Date: 8-10-13

Head Count: 1,028

Cattle: 940; Goats & Other: 88

Market was very strong on calves. Active on stocker cows.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 185 (230)

300-400 lbs. 170 (200)

400-500 lbs. 160 (180)

500-600 lbs. 150 (165)

600-700 lbs. 142 (158)

More than 700 lbs. 140 (155)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 175 (202)

300-400 lbs. 155 (188)

400-500 lbs. 148 (182)

500-600 lbs. 140 (195)

600-700 lbs. 136 (200)

More than 700 lbs. 122 (135)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $1,150/hd. ($1,450/hd.)

Pairs: $1,250 ($1,500)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 77 (85)

No. 2: 68 (75)

Bulls: 95 (98)

Goats (per head):

Kids:

25-50 lbs. $40 ($65)

50-100 lbs. $70 ($115)

Nannies: $80 ($140)

Billies: $115 ($165)

Sheep: $55 ($85)

Rams: $75 ($160)

Swine:

Piglets (per head): $35 ($45)

Tops: 45 (52)

Sows: 35 (45)

Boars: 5 (10)


Karnes Co.

Date: 8-8-13

Cattle on hand: 893

Market stronger compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 200-230, Heifers 163-188

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 170-205, Heifers 154-190

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 156-181, Heifers 148-162

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 143-165, Heifers 138-151

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 131-152, Heifers 125-141

Stocker Cows:

Good cows, heifers: $1,150-$1,290

Good cow/calf pairs: $1,400-$1,560

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 85-90

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 70-84

Lightweight canners: 65-69

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 102-104

Utility & canners: 84-94


Nixon

Date: 8-5-13

Cattle on Hand: 1,338

Steers:

200-300 lbs.:

180-190-220

300-400 lbs.:

152-162-220

400-500 lbs.:

143-153-177

500-600 lbs.:

135-145-164

600-700 lbs.:

127-137-154

700-800 lbs.:

113-123-146

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.:

142-152-170

300-400 lbs.:

142-152-190

400-500 lbs.:

133-143-220

500-600 lbs.:

129-139-195

600-700 lbs.:

122-132-170

700-800 lbs.:

107-117-127

Slaughter Cows: 60-90

Slaughter Bulls: 80-106

Stocker Cows: $800-$1,075

Pairs: $1,375-$1,400

NOTICE: Nixon Livestock Commission will be closed Monday, Sept. 2, in observance of Labor Day.

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.


Seguin

Date: 8-7-13

Cattle-767; Hogs-148; Horses-8; Sheep & Goats-501

The quality was good and the market was active with all classes fully steady with last week’s sharp advances.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 200-230

300-400 lb. 170-210

400-500 lb. 160-190

500-600 lb. 150-174

600-700 lb. 135-154

700-850 lb. 125-143

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

300-400 lb. 160-178

400-500 lb. 150-177

500-600 lb. 140-157

600-750 lb. 125-145

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 82-92

Cutters: 74-82

Canners: 60-74

Palpated Cows (Young): $860-$1,100

Middle Aged: 80-85

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 95-105

Light & Low Yielding: 88-95

Feeder Bulls: 100-120

Horses:

Heavy/Fat/Riding: $200-$320 hd.

Light/Fat: $150-$170 hd.

Thin: $96-$100 hd.

Hogs:

Feeder Shoats: 80-85

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $70-$120 hd.

Thin & Old Nannies: $30-$50 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 170-210

Small & Thin: 130-160

Wethers: 120-170

Billies: 65-100

Barb. Ewes (Young) $40-$45 hd.

Thin & Old Ewes: $30-$35 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 140-170

Barb. Lambs (Small & Thin): 120-130

Barb. Bucks: $100-$150 hd.

Lambs: 115-150
 

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