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Atascosa

Date of Sale: 8-20-13

Cattle and calves: 723

Steers:

Medium, Large No. 1-2:

200-300 lbs.: 210-230

300-400 lbs.: 185-220

400-500 lbs.: 160-170

500-600 lbs.: 145-160

600-700 lbs.: 135-149

700-800 lbs.: 125-142

800-900 lbs.: 110-136

Heifers:

Medium, Large No. 1-2:

200-300 lbs.: 165-195

300-400 lbs.: 150-175

400-500 lbs.: 140-159

500-600 lbs.: 125-144

600-700 lbs.: 120-136

700-800 lbs.: 110-130

800-900 lbs.: 100-115

Slaughter Bulls:

1,400-1,900 lbs.: 91-97

Slaughter Cows:

900-1,350 lbs.: 75-84.50

600-900 lbs.: 62-75

Fat: 77-82

Bred Cows:

775-1,500 lbs.: $900-$1,275

Cow/Calf Pair:

1,075: $1,175


Gonzales

Date: 8-24-13

Volume: 1,726

Compared to our last sale:

Feeder calves and yearlings sold steady to $2 higher. Packer cows sold steady.

Stocker-feeder steers:

Medium and large frame No. 1:

150-300 lbs. 215-235

300-400 lbs. 190-210

400-500 lbs. 170-180

500-600 lbs. 149-165

600-700 lbs. 141-145

700-800 lbs. 132-139

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 175-210

300-400 lbs. 165-175

400-500 lbs. 142-160

500-600 lbs. 135-143

600-700 lbs. 127-132

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 75-80; Cutters: 79-87; Canners: 61-68; Low yielding fat cows: 69-76

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: 8-24-13

Head Count: 928

Cattle: 845; Goats & Other: 83

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

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 185 (260)

300-400 lbs. 180 (250)

400-500 lbs. 165 (225)

500-600 lbs. 145 (170)

600-700 lbs. 140 (155)

More than 700 lbs. 132 (150)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 170 (230)

300-400 lbs. 155 (255)

400-500 lbs. 145 (210)

500-600 lbs. 140 (175)

600-700 lbs. 130 (145)

More than 700 lbs. 115 (135)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $1,200/hd. ($1,350/hd.)

Pairs: $1,250 ($1,600)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 77 (85)

No. 2: 68 (75)

Bulls: 92 (100)

Goats (per head):

Kids:

25-50 lbs. $40 ($65)

50-100 lbs. $70 ($115)

Nannies: $70 ($125)

Billies: $115 ($165)

Sheep: $50 ($100)

Rams: $85 ($230)

Swine:

Piglets (per head): $30 ($45)

Tops: 45 (50)

Sows: 38 (45)

Boars: 5 (10)

NOTICE: No sale Saturday, Aug. 31, in observance of Labor Day.


Karnes Co.

Date: 8-22-13

Cattle on hand: 671

Market stronger compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 209-250, Heifers 180-220

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 196-250, Heifers 165-205

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 163-217.50, Heifers 150-187

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 146-167, Heifers 140-160

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 134-147, Heifers 132-159

Stocker Cows:

Good cows, heifers: $73-$102

Good cow/calf pairs: $1,300-$1,350

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 78-84

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 70-77

Lightweight canners: 65-69

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 97-103

Utility & canners: 93-96

Lightweight canner bulls: 89-92


Nixon

Date: 8-19-13

Cattle on Hand: 1,335

Steers:

200-300 lbs.:

183-193-255

300-400 lbs.:

158-168-245

400-500 lbs.:

146-156-190

500-600 lbs.:

135-145-177

600-700 lbs.:

126-136-154

700-800 lbs.:

119-129-144

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.:

161-171-255

300-400 lbs.:

150-160-260

400-500 lbs.:

136-146-260

500-600 lbs.:

127-137-160

600-700 lbs.:

121-131-180

700-800 lbs.:

116-126-170

Slaughter Cows: 45-88

Slaughter Bulls: 72-100

Stocker Cows: $850-$1,200

Pairs: $1,110-$1,400

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.


Seguin

Date: 8-21-13

Cattle-1,010; Horses-5; Sheep & Goats-586

The market was very active on all classes of stocker and feeder cattle. Heavy feeders $2-$3 higher, with light steers nearer 450 lbs. fully $3-$5 higher. Packer cows $1-$2 higher.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 210-270

300-400 lb. 170-250

400-500 lb. 160-220

500-600 lb. 145-165

600-700 lb. 135-150

700-850 lb. 125-141

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 190-220

300-400 lb. 170-200

400-500 lb. 150-183

500-600 lb. 130-160

600-750 lb. 120-141

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 84-93

Cutters: 77-86

Canners: 60-75

Palpated Cows (Young): 95-113

Middle Aged: 80-90

Cow & Calf Pairs: $1,000-$1,300

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 95-100

Light & Low Yielding: 85-95

Feeder Bulls: 100-120

Horses:

Light/Fat: $140-$150 hd.

Thin: $65-$75 hd.

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $65-$80 hd.

Thin & Old Nannies: $30-$55 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 160-180

Small & Thin: 130-150

Wethers: 130-180

Billies: $80-$90 cwt.

Barb. Ewes (Young) $40-$50 hd.

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

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 140-160

Barb. Lambs (Small & Thin): 120-135

Barb. Bucks: $100-$490 hd.

Wooled Bucks: $50-$60 cwt.

Lambs: 145-165
 

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