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Atascosa
Sale: 4-29-14
Cattle and calves: 711
Steers:
Med., Large No. 1-2:
200-300 lb. 200-270
300-400 lb. 195-255
400-500 lb. 185-210
500-600 lb. 175-212
600-700 lb. 160-186
700-800 lb. 150-170
800-900 lb. 135-160
Heifers:
Med., Large No. 1-2:
200-300 lb. 190-245
300-400 lb. 185-228
400-500 lb. 175-220
500-600 lb. 160-200
600-700 lb. 145-170
700-800 lb. 135-150
800-900 lb. 115-135
Slaughter Bulls:
1,350-1,975 lb.
105-115
Slaughter Cows:
950-1,300 lb.
95-109
700-950 lb.
85-95
Fat: 92-98
Bred Cows:
900-1,400 lb.
$1,050-$1,450
Cow/Calf Pairs:
1,000-1,250 lb.
$1,200-$1,700

Gonzales
Date: 5-3-14
Volume: 1,118
Compared to our last sale: Feeder calves and yearlings sold steady. Packer cows sold steady.
Stocker-feeder steers:
Medium and large frame No. 1:
150-300 lb. 245-350
300-400 lb. 230-275
400-500 lb. 205-225
500-600 lb. 190-195
600-700 lb. 177-185
700-800 lb. 170-175
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. 175-180
600-700 lb. 155-165
Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 87-97; Cutters: 98-110; Canners: 75-84; Low yielding fat cows: 88-93
Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 105-124; lightweights and medium quality: 96-101; Bull yearlings 700-900 lb.: 135-155
Stocker Cows: $950-$1,700
Pairs: $1,250-$2,000

Karnes City
Date: 5-3-14
Head Count: 786
Cattle: 598; Goats & Other: 188
Market was steady throughout and active in all classes of livestock.
Average price (High price)
Steers:
200-300 lb. 220 (305)
300-400 lb. 205 (245)
400-500 lb. 195 (225)
500-600 lb. 182 (205)
600-700 lb. 168 (190)
More than 700 lb.
155 (175)
Heifers:
200-300 lb. 200 (285)
300-400 lb. 195 (245)
400-500 lb. 185 (210)
500-600 lb. 175 (210)
600-700 lb. 152 (175)
More than 700 lb.
148 (160)
Stocker Cows:
Bred Cows: $1,175/hd.
($1,375/hd.)
Pairs: $1,625
($2,100)
Packer Cows:
No. 1: 91 (110)
No. 2: 85 (95)
Bulls: 108 (112)
Goats (per head):
Kids:
25-50 lbs. $65 ($100)
50-100 lbs.
$115 ($160)
Nannies: $85 ($145)
Billies: $140 ($190)
Sheep: $70 ($130)
Rams: $165 ($225)
Swine:
Piglets (per head):
$65 ($85)
Tops: 85 (104)
Sows: 48 (58)
Boars: 15 (30)

Karnes Co.
Date: 5-1-14
Cattle on hand: 421
Market steady compared to last week.
Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings:
No. 1 Calves:
200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 264-290, Heifers 243-270
300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 215-250, Heifers 208-230
400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 200-219, Heifers 188-218
500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 191-205, Heifers 175-208
600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 168-199, Heifers 158-195
Packer Bulls:
High Yielding:
123-127
Medium Yielding:
118-120
Packer Cows:
High Yielding:
100-105
Medium Yielding:
85-99
Low Yielding:
60-80
Pairs:
Good: $2,000-$2,400
Plain: $1,500-$1,550

Nixon
Date: 4-28-14
Cattle on Hand: 1,122
(203 Cows; 15 Bulls)
Steers:
200-300 lbs.:
247-257-300
300-400 lbs.:
207-217-275
400-500 lbs.:
192-202-275
500-600 lbs.:
174-184-215
600-700 lbs.:
165-175-195
700-800 lbs.:
158-168-174
Heifers:
200-300 lbs.:
229-239-290
300-400 lbs.:
188-198-245
400-500 lbs.:
176-186-295
500-600 lbs.:
162-172-215
600-700 lbs.:
150-160-185
700-800 lbs.:
135-145-160
Slaughter Cows: 64-108
Slaughter Bulls: 100-133
Stocker Cows: $750-$1,950
Pairs: $900-$2,700
Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.
NOTICE: Nixon Livestock Commission will be closed Monday, May 26 in observance of Memorial Day.

Seguin
Date: 4-30-14
Cattle-958; Hogs-77; Horses-7; Sheep & Goats-843
The market was active and the quality on most stocker and feeders was very good. A steady market with No. 1-1/2 to No. 2 grades $2-$3 lower.
Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:
200-300 lb. 220-285
300-400 lb. 210-260
400-500 lb. 200-248
500-600 lb. 170-210
600-700 lb. 160-198
700-850 lb. 150-169
Medium & Large Frame No. 1
Heifers:
200-300 lb. 210-275
300-400 lb. 200-252
400-500 lb. 185-222
500-600 lb. 170-207
600-750 lb. 150-185
Cows:
Utility & Commercial: 105-120
Cutters: 90-102
Canners: 70-82
Palpated Cows (Young): $1,250-$1,500
Middle Aged: $1,075-$1,300
Cow & Calf Pairs: $1,250-$1,925
Bulls:
Heavy High Yielding: 115-125
Light & Low Yielding: 100-115
Feeder Bulls: 120-140
Horses:
Heavy/Fat/Riding: $400 hd.
Older: $100-$150 hd.
Hogs:
Feeder Pigs: 110-125
Sheep & Goats:
Nannies (Young): $80-$150 hd.
Thin & Old Nannies: $35-$70 hd.
Kid Goats (fat): 180-215
Small & Thin: 120-180
Wethers: 150-200
Billies: 95-120
Barb. Ewes (Young) $45-$60 hd.
Small & Old Ewes: $35-$50 hd.
Barb. Lambs (Fat): 140-160
Barb. Lambs (Small & Thin): 120-140
Wooled Ewes: $50-$65 cwt.
Wooled Bucks: $50-$60 cwt.
Lambs: 140-160
Barb. Bucks: $160-$360 hd.
 

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