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Atascosa

Date of Sale: 10-8-13

Cattle and calves: 788

Steers:

Medium, Large No. 1-2:

200-300 lbs.: 200-225

300-400 lbs.: 170-220

400-500 lbs.: 160-200

500-600 lbs.: 145-168

600-700 lbs.: 140-160

700-800 lbs.: 125-140

800-900 lbs.: 115-132

Heifers:

Medium, Large No. 1-2:

200-300 lbs.: 165-200

300-400 lbs.: 145-180

400-500 lbs.: 135-155

500-600 lbs.: 135-145

600-700 lbs.: 128-137

700-800 lbs.: 120-130

800-900 lbs.: 110-120

Slaughter Bulls:

1,400-1,890 lbs.: 87-95

Slaughter Cows:

950-1,400 lbs.: 75-82

600-900 lbs.: 60-77

Fat: 72-79

Bred Cows:

950-1,400 lbs.: $1,000-$1,400

Cow/Calf Pairs:

1,200-1,500 lbs.: $1,400-$1,875

Gonzales

Date: 10-12-13

Volume: 1,034

Compared to our last sale:

Feeder calves and yearlings sold steady to very active. 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. 180-200

500-600 lbs. 158-170

600-700 lbs. 145-153

700-800 lbs. 138-145

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lbs. 175-210

300-400 lbs. 175-190

400-500 lbs. 154-165

500-600 lbs. 141-152

600-700 lbs. 131-136

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 75-81; Cutters: 79-83; Canners: 61-68; Low yielding fat cows: 69-76

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 93-95; 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: 10-12-13

Head Count: 796

Cattle: 682; Goats & Other: 114

Market was very strong with calf market active. Very active on stocker cows.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lbs. 222 (250)

300-400 lbs. 202 (250)

400-500 lbs. 175 (215)

500-600 lbs. 155 (182)

600-700 lbs. 145 (165)

More than 700 lbs. 140 (155)

Heifers:

200-300 lbs. 170 (230)

300-400 lbs. 165 (230)

400-500 lbs. 155 (215)

500-600 lbs. 145 (170)

600-700 lbs. 140 (155)

More than 700 lbs. 125 (140)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows: $1,000/hd. ($1,275/hd.)

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

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 75 (82)

No. 2: 68 (73)

Bulls: 90 (94)

Goats (per head):

Kids:

25-50 lbs. $60 ($80)

50-100 lbs. $85 ($165)

Nannies: $75 ($155)

Billies: $125 ($235)

Sheep: $45 ($85)

Rams: $85 ($200)

Swine:

Piglets (per head): $50 ($80)

Tops: 55 (68)

Sows: 35 (42)

Boars: 8 (15)

Karnes Co.

Date: 10-10-13

Cattle on hand: 367

Market stronger compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 170-175, Heifers 180-235

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 208-240, Heifers 173

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 171-210, Heifers 165

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 160-185, Heifers 140-182

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 140-157, Heifers 132-155

Stocker Cows:

Medium cows, heifers: $800-$950

Packer Cows:

Higher dressing utility and cutters: 80-86

Lower dressing utility and cutters: 75-79

Lightweight canners: 69-74

Packer Bulls:

Heavyweight: 95-101.50

Utility & canners: 89-94

Lightweight canner bulls: 84-88

Nixon

Date: 10-9-13

Cattle on Hand: 1,017

(75 cows; 6 Bulls)

Sheep & Goats: 2

Steers:

200-300 lbs.:

171-181-255

300-400 lbs.:

167-177-245

400-500 lbs.:

153-163-225

500-600 lbs.:

139-149-175

600-700 lbs.:

130-140-159

700-800 lbs.:

125-135-147

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.:

159-169-235

300-400 lbs.:

147-157-204

400-500 lbs.:

144-154-230

500-600 lbs.:

130-140-210

600-700 lbs.:

125-135-195

700-800 lbs.:

122-132-141

Slaughter Cows: 35-84

Slaughter Bulls: 80-94

Stocker Cows: $650-$1,120

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Seguin

Date: 10-9-13

Cattle-1,044; Hogs-510; Horses-4; Sheep & Goats-709

Quality very good. Steers and heifers $3-$5 higher. Packer cows and bulls fully steady. Cow and calf pairs $50 higher.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 200-222

300-400 lb. 190-245

400-500 lb. 170-220

500-600 lb. 160-190

600-700 lb. 145-167

700-850 lb. 135-149

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 160-180

300-400 lb. 170-208

400-500 lb. 155-195

500-600 lb. 145-190

600-750 lb. 135-155

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 80-90

Cutters: 72-80

Canners: 60-74

Palpated Cows (Young): 90-100

Middle Aged: 85-95

Cow & Calf Pairs: $1,200-$1,500

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 94-98

Light & Low Yielding: 84-90

Feeder Bulls: 100-128

Horses:

Light/Fat: $115-$190 hd.

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: 64-65

#2 Butchers: 58-60

Sows: 30-50

Feeder Pigs: $15-$25 hd.

Feeder Shoats: 80-100

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $100-$150 hd.

Thin & Old Nannies: $45-$85 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 170-210

Small & Thin: 140-170

Wethers: 140-190

Billies: 90-140

Barb. Ewes (Young) $50-$70 hd.

Thin & Old Ewes: $40-$50 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 140-160

Barb. Lambs (Small & Thin): 120-140

Wooled Ewes: $50-$60 cwt.

Wooled Bucks: $50-$60 cwt.

Lambs: 120-160

Barb. Bucks: $140-$450 hd.
 

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