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BEEVILLE

May 14

Cattle on hand: 551

Horses: 32

Sheep/goats: 21

Trends: Steers and heifers, steady/active.

Steers - (200-300) $105-$137; (300-400) $90-$137; (400-500) $87-$122; (500-600) $85-$115; (600-700) $86-$103; and (700-800) $86-$94.

Heifers - (200-300) $112-$128; (300-400) $90-$127; (400-500) $91-$116; (500-600) $89-$111; (600-700) $87-$103; and (700-800) $85-$97.

Slaughter cows: $30-$59; slaughter bulls, $50-$74.5; stocker cows, $48-$75; bred cows, $410-$725; pairs, $700-$890; horses, $60-$1,300.

CUERO

May 21

Receipts: 730

Had 91 cows and 5 bulls. Bulls, cows and calves were steady.

Packer bulls: Heavy weights, $65-$73.5; boning cows mainly, $55-$61.5; cutters, $50-$58; few, $45-$48; low yielding cutters, $42.5-$45; canners, $35-$43; fats, $52-$58.

Dry cows, $38-$64.5; palpated cows, $55-$71; heifers, $70-$78; Cow and calf pairs, three pairs, $1,130-$1,200; few, $665-$860.

Steer calves (under 200) $138-$185; (200-250) $110-$146 (250-300) $110-$145 (300-350) $120-$139 (350-400) $120-$132; (400-450) $109-$132; (450-500) $110-119; (500-600) $103-119.

Bull calves: (500-600) $91-$115; No. 2 (350-500), $96-$115.

Heifer calves (under 200) $127-$143; (200-250), $116-$139; (250-300) $115-$143; (300-350) $116-$124; (350-400), $116-$128; (400-450) $107-$115; individual, $150; (450-500), $108-$116; individual, $150; (500-600) $96-$110; individual, $150; (350-500) and lower grades , $75-$119.

Feeders 600-700: Steers, $98-$111; bulls, $93-$108; heifers, $90-$104. Feeders over 700: steers, $94-$104; bulls, $80-$106; heifers good, $90-$103; lower grades, $60-$73.

EDNA

May 17

Receipts: Not available

Steers - (200-300) $113-$167; (300-400) $100-$132; (400-500) $104-$124; (500-600) $101-$114; (600-700) $87-$105; and (700 and up) $71-$97.

Heifers - (200-300) $110-$162; (300-400) $90-$117; (400-500) $95-$118; (500-600) $96-$131.

Packer cows (600-800) $41-$53; and (800 and up) $54-$62. Packer bulls (800 and up) $49-$77.

EL CAMPO

May 18

Cattle on hand: 504

Trend: Feeder steers and heifers were steady . Cows and bulls were steady to $1 lower.

Steers - (under 200) $138-$150; (200-300) $138-$147.5; (300-400) $125-$142; (400-500) $118-$134; (500-600) $110-$121; and (over 600) $99-$108.

Heifers - (under 200) $120-$140; (200-300) $120-$136; (300-400) $115-$132; (400-500) $112-$122.5; (500-600) $101-$120; (over 600) $95-$102.

Slaughter cows - smooth fat, $52-$56; excessive fat, $50-$54; cutter, $55-$60; and canner, $35-$40.

Slaughter bulls - high dressing, $70-$75; and low dressing, $60-$70. Replacement cows: Bred, $520-$840.

GONZALES

May 15

Receipts: 789

Compared to our last sale: Calves and yearlings sold $1 to $2 lower. Packer cows sold $2 lower.

Stocker-feeder steers: Medium and large frame No. 1 (150-300) $133-$140; (300-400) $118-$136; (400-500) $118-$121; (500-600) $105-$115; (600-700) $98-$107; (700-800) $93-$100.

Bull yearlings, (700-900) $84-$93.

Stocker-feeder heifers: Medium and large No. 1 (150-300) $114-$127; (300-400) $114-$123; (400-500) $103-$116; (500-600) $98-$105; and (600-700) $88-$98.

Packer cows - Good lean utility & commercial, $39-$44; cutters, $51-$62; canners, $29-$39; and low yielding fat cows, $51-$57.

Packer bulls - Yield grade 1 & 2, good heavy bulls, $69-$73; light weights and medium quality bulls, $58-$66. Stocker cows, $650-$825. Pairs, $725-$1,075.

HALLETTSVILLE

May 18

Receipts: 874

Better quality classes of calves sold mostly $2 to $4 lower. Demand remains good on the better quality classes. Packer bulls sold steady, packer calves sold $2 lower on approx. 220 head total.

Packer cows -Higher dressing utility & cutter cows, $48-$63.5; lower dressing utility & cutter cows, $38-$48; light weight canner cows, $28-$38.

Packer bulls - Heavyweight bulls, $66-$76.5; utility & cutter bulls, $60-$66; light weight canner bulls, $53-$60.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings - No. 1 steer & bull calves, (150-200) $125-$170; (200-300) $122-$150; (300-400) $115-$135; (400-500) $102-$131; (500-600) $96-$120; (600-700) $94-$110. No. 1 Heifer calves, (150-200) $115-$160; (200-300) $110-$145; (300-400) $100-$120; (400-500) $95-$115; (500-600) $94-$110; (600-700) $87-$102.

No. 2 & 3 - Steer and bull calves, (200-300) $85-$125; (300-400) $83-$116; (400-500) $82-$105; (500-600) $80-$100; (600-700) $77-$94.

No. 2 & 3 - Heifer calves, (200-300) $80-$112; (300-400) $78-$105; (400-500) $78-$96; (500-600) $76-$93; (600-700) $72-$86.

KARNES CITY

No Report

KARNES COUNTY

May 20

Receipts: 269

Market weaker compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings: No. 1 steer and bull calves - (200-300) $121-$135; (300-400) $109-$125; (400-500) $106-$123; (500-600) $101-$111; (600-700) $95-$105; No. 1 heifer calves - (200-300) $119-$123; (300-400) $108-$126; (400-500) $103-$115; (500-600) $97-$108; (600-700) $86-$95.

Stocker cows: Good cows and heifers, $670-$700; medium cows and heifers, $535-$600; good cow and calf pairs, $880-$910; medium cow and calf pairs, $700; common cow and calf pairs, $600.

Packer cows: higher dressing utility & cutter cows, $51-$57; lower dressing utility & cutter cows, $51-$56; light weight canner cows, $32-$40.

Packer bulls: heavyweight bulls, $73-$76.5; utility & canner bulls $60-$63.

NIXON

May 17

Receipts: 439

Steers - (200-300) $114-$143; (300-400) $104-$130; (400-500) $100-$125; (500-600) $93-$116; (600-700) $88-$106; (700-800) $76-$91.

Heifers - (200-300) $109-$155; (300-400) $96-$126; (400-500) $90-$112; (500-600) $88-$109; (600-700) $87-$101; (700-800) $81-$95.

Slaughter cows, $45-$63; slaughter bulls, $62-$76; stocker cows, $50-$77; and pairs, $820; bred cows, $535-$812. Closed on May 31 for Memorial Day.

WHARTON

May 19

Receipts: 831

Steers - (200-300) $123-$180; (300-400) $124-$142; (400-500) $114-$130; (500-600) $106-$119; (600-700) $80-$106; and (700 and up) $85-$102.

Heifers - (200-300) $110-$200; (300-400) $115-$140; (400-500) $106-$122; (500-600) $99-$108; (600-700) $96-$104; (700 and up) $77-$96.

Stocker cows, $430-$800; stocker pairs, $400-$910.

Packer cows, (600-800) $38-$49; (800 and up) $50-$62; and packer bulls, (800 and up) $48-$77.


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