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Atascosa

Sale: 2-25-14

Cattle and calves: 592

Steers:

Med., Large No. 1-2:

200-300 lb. 200-260

300-400 lb. 190-240

400-500 lb. 175-227

500-600 lb. 150-200

600-700 lb. 140-180

700-800 lb. 135-165

800-900 lb. 120-145

Heifers:

Med., Large No. 1-2:

200-300 lb. 180-210

300-400 lb. 170-200

400-500 lb. 165-185

500-600 lb. 140-179

600-700 lb. 130-160

700-800 lb. 120-140

800-900 lb. 115-130

Slaughter Bulls:

1,350-2,400 lb.

98-110

900-1,300 lb.

90-115

Slaughter Cows:

900-1,400 lb.

90-105

600-950 lb.

69-90

Fat: 88-95

Bred Cows:

950-1,500 lb.

$1,050-$1,800

Cow/Calf Pairs:

1,000-1,350 lb.

$1,300-$1,700

Gonzales

Date: 3-1-14

Volume: 765

Compared to our last sale:

Feeder calves and yearlings sold steady to $2-$3 higher. Packer cows sold steady to $2 higher.

Stocker-feeder steers:

Medium and large frame No. 1:

150-300 lb. 245-275

300-400 lb. 260-270

400-500 lb. 215-250

500-600 lb. 195-205

600-700 lb. 180-190

700-800 lb. 165-175

Stocker-feeder heifers:

Medium and large frame No.1:

150-300 lb. 195-210

300-400 lb. 195-210

400-500 lb. 185-190

500-600 lb. 170-175

600-700 lb. 160-164

Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 87-92; Cutters: 97-111; Canners: 65-76; Low yielding fat cows: 84-92

Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 101-122; lightweights and medium quality: 89-98; Bull yearlings 700-900 lb.: 135-155

Stocker Cows: $950-$1,525

Pairs: $1,050-$1,700

Karnes City

Date: 2-22-14

Head Count: 543

Cattle: 421; Goats & Other: 122

Market was very strong throughout; active in all classes of livestock.

Average price (High price)

Steers:

200-300 lb.

230 (280)

300-400 lb.

240 (275)

400-500 lb.

210 (260)

500-600 lb.

185 (230)

600-700 lb.

165 (180)

More than 700 lb.

142 (160)

Heifers:

200-300 lb.

210 (235)

300-400 lb.

195 (225)

400-500 lb.

200 (225)

500-600 lb.

180 (215)

600-700 lb.

160 (200)

More than 700 lb.

140 (165)

Stocker Cows:

Bred Cows:

$1,275/hd.

($1,875/hd.)

Pairs:

$1,350

($2,250)

Packer Cows:

No. 1: 90 (102)

No. 2: 85 (90)

Bulls: 110 (118)

Goats (per head):

Kids:

25-50 lbs.

$85 ($115)

50-100 lbs.

$125 ($185)

Nannies:

$75 ($165)

Billies:

$160 ($225)

Sheep:

$70 ($160)

Rams:

$225 ($325)

Swine:

Piglets (per head):

$65 ($85)

Tops: 48 (55)

Sows: 35 (42)

Boars: 15 (35)

Karnes Co.

Date: 2-27-14

Cattle on hand: 140

Stocker and feeder calves much stronger; cows steady.

No. 1 Calves:

200-300 lb. Heifers 218-222

300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 234-255, Heifers 188-217

400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 223-255, Heifers 193-235

500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 190-212, Heifers 177-202

600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 167-191, Heifers 158-172

Packer Bulls: (3)

Medium Yielding:

107-111

Low Yielding: 105

Packer Cows: (33)

High Yielding:

104-107

Medium Yielding:

85-95

Low Yielding:

70-76

Stocker Cows:

Plain: 96-101

Nixon

Date: 2-24-14

Cattle on Hand: 674

(205 Cows; 12 Bulls)

Steers:

200-300 lbs.:

224-234-270

300-400 lbs.:

218-228-270

400-500 lbs.:

188-198-240

500-600 lbs.:

166-176-208

600-700 lbs.:

162-172-193

700-800 lbs.:

143-153-169

Heifers:

200-300 lbs.:

180-190-245

300-400 lbs.:

181-191-250

400-500 lbs.:

172-182-245

500-600 lbs.:

159-169-225

600-700 lbs.:

140-150-200

700-800 lbs.:

139-140-141

Slaughter Cows: 45-106

Slaughter Bulls: 87-120

Stocker Cows:

$800-$1,500

Pairs: $1,475-$1,725

Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Seguin

Date: 2-26-14

Cattle-646; Hogs-228; Horses-7; Sheep & Goats-326

The market was fully steady with last week’s advance cows, bulls, and calves.

Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:

200-300 lb. 220-260

300-400 lb. 200-257

400-500 lb. 180-245

500-600 lb. 170-210

600-700 lb. 160-191

700-850 lb. 150-177

Medium & Large Frame No. 1

Heifers:

200-300 lb. 200-227

300-400 lb. 190-235

400-500 lb. 180-230

500-600 lb. 170-210

600-750 lb. 150-175

Cows:

Utility & Commercial: 100-120

Cutters: 88-95

Canners: 65-80

Palpated Cows (Young): $1,275-$1,450

Middle Aged: 100-110

Cow & Calf Pairs: $1,400-$2,100

Bulls:

Heavy High Yielding: 105-130

Light & Low Yielding: 90-110

Feeder Bulls: 105-130

Horses:

Older: $55-$70 hd.

Light/Fat: $195-$200 hd.

Hogs:

#1 Butchers: 55-60

#2 Butchers: 50-52

Sows: 30-50

Feeder Shoats: 75-100

Sheep & Goats:

Nannies (Young): $95-$140 hd.

Thin & Old Nannies: $40-$90 hd.

Kid Goats (fat): 200-235

Small & Thin: 130-165

Wethers: 140-200

Billies: 80-120

Barb. Ewes (Young) $50-$65 hd.

Small & Old Ewes: $35-$50 hd.

Barb. Lambs (Fat): 180-210

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

Wooled Ewes: $60-$70 cwt.

Wooled Bucks: $50-$60 cwt.

Lambs: 140-160

Barb. Bucks: $180-$250 hd.
 

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