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Atascosa
Sale: 8-5-14
Cattle and calves: 598
(345 Steers; 182 Heifers; 55 Cows; and 16 Bulls)
Steers:
Med., Large No. 1-2:
200-300 lb. 300-345
300-400 lb. 275-315
400-500 lb. 240-272
500-600 lb. 200-250
600-700 lb. 185-225
700-800 lb. 180-210
800-900 lb. 170-190
Heifers:
Med., Large No. 1-2:
200-300 lb. 280-310
300-400 lb. 250-270
400-500 lb. 220-265
500-600 lb. 190-235
600-700 lb. 175-219
700-800 lb. 165-190
800-900 lb. 150-185
Slaughter Bulls:
1,050-2,100 lb. 125-148.50
Slaughter Cows:
875-1,275 lb. 110-135
600-850 lb. 90-110
Fat: 102-115
Bred Cows:
850-1,400 lb.
$1,350-$1,600
Cow/Calf Pairs:
950-1,100 lb.
$1,725-$1,850

Gonzales
Date: 8-9-14
Volume: 1,258
Compared to our last sale:
Feeder calves and yearlings sold $3-$5 lower. Packer cows sold steady.
Stocker-feeder steers:
Medium and large frame No. 1:
150-300 lb. 310-400
300-400 lb. 285-325
400-500 lb. 250-280
500-600 lb. 215-240
600-700 lb. 205-210
700-800 lb. 190-200
Stocker-feeder heifers:
Medium and large frame No.1:
150-300 lb. 255-350
300-400 lb. 235-245
400-500 lb. 220-240
500-600 lb. 185-215
600-700 lb. 175-185
Packer Cows: Good lean utility and commercial: 94-110; Cutters: 115-131; Canners: 75-89; Low yielding fat cows: 93-108
Packer Bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls: 120-146; lightweights and medium quality: 105-115; Bull yearlings 700-900 lb.: 145-185
Stocker Cows: $950-$2,200
Pairs: $1,250-$3,100

Karnes City
Date: 8-2-14
Head Count: 439
Cattle: 311; Goats & Other: 128
Market was higher and active throughout all classes of livestock.
Average price (High price)
200-300 lb.:
Steers, 295 (315);
Heifers, 265 (290)
300-400 lb.:
Steers, 275 (315);
Heifers, 250 (275)
400-500 lb.:
Steers, 248 (285);
Heifers, 225 (255)
500-600 lb.:
Steers, 220 (258);
Heifers, 215 (240)
600-700 lb.:
Steers, 205 (232);
Heifers, 200 (220)
More than 700 lb.:
Steers, 178 (215);
Heifers, 168 (185)
Stocker Cows:
Bred Cows: $1,475/hd.
($1,650/hd.)
Pairs: $1,950 ($2,300)
Packer Cows:
No. 1: 112 (120)
No. 2: 100 (115)
Bulls: 136 (145)
Goats (per head):
Kids:
25-50 lbs. $65 ($160)
50-100 lbs. $120 ($175)
Nannies: $95 ($155)
Billies: $160 ($210)
Sheep: $70 ($160)
Rams: $180 ($275)
Swine:
Piglets (per head):
$60 ($85)
Tops: 62 (65)
Sows: 52 (62)
Boars: 10 (30)

Karnes Co.
Date: 8-7-13
Cattle on hand: 458
Market steady with cows cheaper compared to last week.
Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings: (264 Steers; 165 Heifers)
No. 1 Calves:
200-300 lb. Steers & bulls 330-360, Heifers 298-305
300-400 lb. Steers & bulls 293-320, Heifers 264-300
400-500 lb. Steers & bulls 242-270, Heifers 235-275
500-600 lb. Steers & bulls 225-247, Heifers 218-257
600-700 lb. Steers & bulls 207-223, Heifers 205-240
Packer Bulls: (3)
High Yielding: 131-142
Packer Cows: (12)
High Yielding: 111-118
Medium Yielding: 105-110

Nixon
Date: 8-4-14
Cattle on Hand: 1,012
(105 Cows; 13 Bulls)
Steers:
200-300 lbs.:
292-302-335
300-400 lbs.:
270-280-335
400-500 lbs.:
242-252-315
500-600 lbs.:
205-225-260
600-700 lbs.:
204-214-230
700-800 lbs.:
161-171-197
Heifers:
200-300 lbs.:
279-289-315
300-400 lbs.:
247-257-310
400-500 lbs.:
230-240-310
500-600 lbs.:
210-220-305
600-700 lbs.:
191-201-265
700-800 lbs.:
176-186-203
Slaughter Cows: 86-129
Slaughter Bulls: 100-145
Stocker Cows: $1,100-$1,875
Pairs: $1,725-$2,150
Sale every Monday, 10:30 a.m.
NOTICE: Nixon Livestock will be closed Monday, Sept. 1 in observance of Labor Day.

Seguin
Date: 8-6-14
Cattle-945; Horses-9; Sheep & Goats-451
The market was very active on all classes, and fully steady with last weeks closer.
Medium & Large Frame No. 1 Steers:
200-300 lb. 300-350
300-400 lb. 270-340
400-500 lb. 250-320
500-600 lb. 230-270
600-700 lb. 200-235
700-850 lb. 180-215
Medium & Large Frame No. 1
Heifers:
200-300 lb. 280-310
300-400 lb. 260-305
400-500 lb. 250-275
500-600 lb. 215-250
600-750 lb. 180-215
Cows:
Utility & Commercial: 120-136
Cutters: 100-120
Canners: 80-94
Palpated Cows (Young): $1,875-$2,350
Middle Aged: $1,300-$1,575
Cow & Calf Pairs: $2,100-$2,575
Bulls:
Heavy High Yielding: 130-150
Light & Low Yielding: 120-135
Feeder Bulls: 130-170
Horses:
Heavy/Fat/Riding: $300-$530 hd.
Older: $30-$50 hd.
Light/Fat: $150-$225 hd.
Sheep & Goats:
Nannies (Young): $90-$155 hd.
Thin & Old Nannies: $45-$90 hd.
Kid Goats (fat): 190-225
Small & Thin: 150-190
Wethers: 150-210
Billies: 90-140
Barb. Ewes (Young) $50-$70 hd.
Small & Old Ewes: $30-$45 hd.
Barb. Lambs (Fat): 160-180
Barb. Lambs (Small & Thin): 120-150
Wooled Ewes: $65-$75 cwt.
Lambs: 110-200
Barb. Bucks: $200-$890 hd.
 

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