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Atascosa

Date of Sale: 9-24-13

Cattle and calves: 558

Steers:

Medium, Large No. 1-2:

200-300 lbs.: 185-205

300-400 lbs.: 160-195

400-500 lbs.: 145-180

500-600 lbs.: 135-166

600-700 lbs.: 130-153

700-800 lbs.: 125-140

800-900 lbs.: 115-130

Heifers:

Medium, Large No. 1-2:

200-300 lbs.: 155-182

300-400 lbs.: 145-160

400-500 lbs.: 135-150

500-600 lbs.: 130-142

600-700 lbs.: 125-135

700-800 lbs.: 115-130

800-900 lbs.: 100-115

Slaughter Bulls:

1,250-1,745 lbs.: 87-93.50

Slaughter Cows:

950-1,350 lbs.: 75-83

600-900 lbs.: 60-75

Fat: 74-82

Bred Cows:

800-1,150 lbs.: 85-104

Cow/Calf Pairs:

850-1,160 lbs.: $1,000-$1,475


Gonzales

Date: 9-28-13

Volume: 1,314

Compared to our last sale:

Feeder calves and yearlings sold $2-$5 higher. Packer cows sold steady.

Stocker-feeder steers:

Medium and large frame No. 1:

150-300 lbs. 220-235

300-400 lbs. 210-230

400-500 lbs. 175-200

500-600 lbs. 158-165

600-700 lbs. 143-153

700-800 lbs. 136-141

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 175-210

300-400 lbs. 170-185

400-500 lbs. 148-160

500-600 lbs. 138-146

600-700 lbs. 131-136

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 75-81; Cutters: 79-85; Canners: 61-68; Low yielding fat cows: 69-76

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 97-98; 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: 9-28-2013

Head Count: 692

Cattle: 584; Goats & Other: 108

Market was strong on calves. Very active on stocker cows.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 200 (240)

300-400 lbs. 178 (240)

400-500 lbs. 155 (190)

500-600 lbs. 145 (175)

600-700 lbs. 135 (160)

More than 700 lbs. 125 (148)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 165 (205)

300-400 lbs. 150 (175)

400-500 lbs. 145 (265)

500-600 lbs. 140 (152)

600-700 lbs. 132 (148)

More than 700 lbs. 110 (120)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $1,100/hd. ($1,425/hd.)

Pairs: $1,275 ($1,550)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 73 (80)

No. 2: 64 (73)

Bulls: 88 (95)

Goats (per head):

Kids:

25-50 lbs. $65 ($85)

50-100 lbs. $85 ($165)

Nannies: $75 ($150)

Billies: $120 ($200)

Sheep: $75 ($95)

Rams: $85 ($225)

Swine:

Piglets (per head): $55 ($90)

Tops: 55 (68)

Sows: 40 (48)

Boars: 8 (15)


Karnes Co.

Date: 9-26-13

Cattle on hand: 383

Market stronger compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 180-235, Heifers 165-175

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 175-235, Heifers 160-185

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 170-210, Heifers 149-195

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 141-160, Heifers 137-157

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 138-155, Heifers 134-140

Stocker Cows:

Good cows, heifers: $1,150-$1,300

Medium cows, heifers: $1,000-$1,100

Good cow/calf pairs: $1,200-$1,825

Medium cow/calf pairs: $900-$1,100

Common cow/calf pairs: $750-$825

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 78-83

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 72-77

Lightweight canners: 67-71

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 89-93.50

Utility & canners: 84-88

Lightweight canners: 80-83


Nixon

Date: 9-23-13

Cattle on Hand: 791

(88 Cows; 8 Bulls)

Steers:

200-300 lbs.:

153-163-230

300-400 lbs.:

153-163-225

400-500 lbs.:

144-154-199

500-600 lbs.:

133-143-195

600-700 lbs.:

124-134-149

700-800 lbs.:

116-126-138

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.:

142-152-185

300-400 lbs.:

144-154-240

400-500 lbs.:

138-148-235

500-600 lbs.:

126-136-173

600-700 lbs.:

119-129-138

700-800 lbs.:

109-119-125

Slaughter Cows: 30-86

Slaughter Bulls: 89-100

Stocker Cows: $850-$1,600

Pairs: $1,100-$1,610

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.


Seguin

Date: 9-25-13

Cattle-720; Hogs-257; Horses-8; Sheep & Goats-546

The stocker and feeder market was very active with all classes selling $1-$3 higher. Packer cows and bulls fully steady.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 190-222

300-400 lb. 180-232

400-500 lb. 160-200

500-600 lb. 150-168

600-700 lb. 140-160

700-850 lb. 130-142

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 170-185

300-400 lb. 160-198

400-500 lb. 150-172

500-600 lb. 140-155

600-750 lb. 120-140

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 80-90

Cutters: 72-81

Canners: 60-70

Middle Aged: $860-$900

Cow & Calf Pairs: $1,000-$1,200

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 94-100

Light & Low Yielding: 88-95

Feeder Bulls: 105-125

Horses:

Heavy/Fat/Riding: $280-$310 hd.

Older: $150-$175 hd.

Thin: $70-$80 hd.

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: 70-75

#2 Butchers: 65-70

Sows: 35-55

Boars: $8-$35 cwt.

Feeder Pigs: $80-$95 cwt.

Feeder Shoats: $75-$90 cwt.

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $90-$150 hd.

Thin & Old Nannies: $45-$90 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 180-220

Small & Thin: 140-170

Wethers: 160-220

Billies: 85-150

Pairs: $170

Barb. Ewes (Young) $50-$60 hd.

Thin & Old Ewes: $40-$45 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 150-200

Barb. Lambs (Small & Thin): 125-150

Barb. Bucks: $135-$390 hd.

Wooled Ewes: $60-$75 cwt.

Wooled Bucks: $60-$70 cwt.

Lambs: 120-140
 

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