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Livestock markets

By Victoria Advocate
Nov. 5, 2011 at 11:05 a.m.


BEEVILLE

Oct. 28

Cattle on hand: 633

Horses: 6

Sheep/goats: 33

Trends: Steers and heifers, steady/active.

Steers: (200-300) $117-$157; (300-400) $121-$160; (400-500) $114-$139; (500-600) $106-$129; (600-700) $109-$126; and (700-800) $71-$116.

Heifers: (200-300) $98-$128; (300-400) $100-$129; (400-500) $105-$127; (500-600) $105-$126; (600-700) $98-$117; and (700-800) $69-$86.

Slaughter cows: $25-$63; slaughter bulls, $50-$76; stocker cows, $40-$74; bred cows, $480-$860; pairs, $760-$910; horses, $110-$165.

CUERO

Nov. 4

Receipts: 1,771

Had 304 cows and 20 bulls. Bulls and cows were about steady. Calves were about steady.

Packer bulls: Heavy weights, $68-$71.50, loser grades $60-$64.

Packer cows: Boning cows, $580-$51.50; cutters, $45-$62; low yielding $35-$45.50; canners, $29-$42.50.

Dry cows: $40.50-$52.50; palpated, $42.50-$69. Cow and calf pairs, $600-$1,020.

Steer calves: (150-300) $129-$162; (300-350) $122-$165; (350-400) $116-$151; (400-450) $116-$148; (500-600) $121-$135; (600-700) $121-$126. Heifers: (200-250) $120-$130; (250-300) $120-$126; (300-350) $120-$132; (350-400) $116-$136; (450-500) $122-$141; (500-60) $115-$125; (600-700) $108-$120.

EL CAMPO

Nov. 1

Receipts: 617

Trend: Feeder steers and heifers were steady to $4 higher. Cows and bulls were steady.

Steers: (under 200) $115-$150; (200-300) $140-$172.50; (300-400) $138-$170; (400-500) $136-$156; (500-600) $126-$144; and (over 600) $125-$131.

Heifers: (under 200) $105-$145; (200-300) $110-$142; (300-400) $118-$157.50; (400-500) $121-$142; (500-600) $117-$128; (over 600) $120-$127.

Slaughter cows: smooth fat, $52-$56; excessive fat, $50-$54; cutter, $56-$64; and canner, $30-$40.

Slaughter bulls: high dressing, $61-$75; and low dressing, $60-$70.

GONZALES

Oct. 29

Receipts: 1,355 cattle

Compared to our last sale: Calves and yearlings sold steady to $2 to $4 higher. Packer cows sold steady.

Stocker-feeder steers: Medium and large frame No. 1 (150-300) $141-$151; (300-400) $147-$171; (400-500) $139-$143; (500-600) $128-$133; (600-700) $119-$127; (700-800) $116-$119.

Bull yearlings: (700-900) $92-$111.

Stocker-feeder heifers: Medium and large No. 1 (150-300) $129-$134; (300-400) $125-$132; (400-500) $121-$124; (500-600) $118-$120; and (600-700) $114-$119.

Packer cows: Good lean utility & commercial, $43-$52; cutters, $57-$70; canners, $34-$39; and low yielding fat cows, $51-$64.

Packer bulls: Yield grade 1 & 2, good heavy bulls, $69-$71.50; light weights and medium quality bulls, $59-$65. Stocker cows, $425-$825. Pairs, $725-$900.

HALLETTSVILLE

Nov. 1

Cattle on hand: 2,016

Week ago: 2,593; Year ago: 2,161.

Compared to last week: Better quality classes of calves and yearlings sold $2 to $3 higher on the heavier weights and $3 to $5 higher on the lighter weights. Demand very good.

Packer cows and bulls sold fully steady on about 575 head total.

Packer cows: Higher dressing utility & cutter cows, $54-$68; lower dressing utility & cutter cows, $42-$54; light weight canner cows, $30-$42.

Packer bulls: Heavyweight bulls, $68-$78; utility & cutter bulls, $60-$68; light weight canner bulls, $54-$60.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings: No. 1 steer & bull calves, (150-200) $125-$165;(200-300)$125-$170: (300-400) $125-$177.50;(400-500)

$123-$158;(500-600)$118-$149;(600-700) $115-$135;(700-800) $110-$122

No. 1 Heifer calves: (150-200) $120-$158; (200-300) $118-$145; (300-400) $118-$140; (400-500) $116-$136; (500-600) $112-$128; (600-700) $110-$122; (700-800) $95-$117.

No. 2 & 3: Steer and bull calves, (200-300) $95-$128; (300-400) $93-$126; (400-500) $90-$124; (500-600) $88-$118; (600-700) $85-$111.

No. 2 & 3-Heifer calves: (200-300) $90-$125; (300-400) $90-$120; (400-500) $87-$117; (500-600) $84-$112; (600-700) $80-$110.

Stocker cows: Good stocker cows and heifers: $650-$775; medium stocker cows and heifers: $500-$650; good cow and calf pairs: $900-$1,030; medium cow and calf pairs: $750-$900.

KARNES CITY

Oct. 29

Cattle on hand: 442

Market was steady.

Steers: (200-300) $138-$155; (300-400) $132-$165; (400-500) $125-$135; (500-600) $120-$130; (600-700) $118-$125; (700 and up) $100-$105.

Heifers: (200-300) $120-$145; (300-400) $125-$190; (400-500) $120-$135; (500-600) $110-$130; (600-700) $105-$120; (700 and up) $92-$115.

Stocker cows (per head): Bred cows $675-$875, Pairs $775-$900; Packer cows: No. 1 $60-$68, No. 2 $45-$55, and Bulls $70-$75.

Goats and other (per head): 142 on hand

Kid goats: (25-50) $58-$85; (50-100) $90-$155. Nannies: $65-$90. Billies: $160-$250. Sheep: $100-$180. Rams: $95-$150. Piglets: $45-$100. Barrows: $58-$65 (per pound). Gilts: $58-$68 (per pound). Sows: $36-$42 (per pound). Boars: $10-$20 (per pound).

KARNES COUNTY

Nov. 3

Cattle on hand: 732

Market $3 softer compared to last week.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings: No. 1 steer and bull calves: (200-300) $136-$167; (300-400) $133-$170; (400-500) $124-$145; (500-600) $124-$132; (600-700) $119-$127; No. 1 heifer calves - (200-300) $121-$180; (300-400) $124-$150; (400-500) $124-$140; (500-600) $118-$136; (600-700) $112-$121.

Stocker cows: Good cows and heifers, $610-$700; medium cows and heifers, $560-$600; cow/calf pairs, $600 plain.

Packer cows: higher dressing utility & cutter cows, $57.50-$63; lower dressing utility & cutter cows, $50-$56; light weight canner cows, $43-$49.

Packer bulls: heavyweight bulls, $70-$78.

NIXON

Oct. 31

Volume: 1,494; cows: 322; bulls: 25; horses.

Steers: (200-300) $132-$183; (300-400) $137-$180; (400-500) $121-$160; (500-600) $118-$143; (600-700) $115-$135; (700-800) $100-$132.

Heifers: (200-300) $107-$148; (300-400) $118-$165; (400-500) $112-$171; (500-600) $109-$140; (600-700) $106-$128; (700-800) $93-$114.

Slaughter cows: $43-$63; slaughter bulls, $61-$79; stocker cows, $394-$893; and pairs, $610-$750.

WHARTON

Nov. 2

Receipts: 1,532

Steers: (200-300) $137-$205; (300-400) $139-$174; (400-500) $129-$145; (500-600) $121-$146; (600-700) $118-$127; and (700 and up) $107-$122.

Heifers: (200-300) $122-$180; (300-400) $127-$178; (400-500) $122-$145; (500-600) $118-$141; (600-700) $115-$123; (700 and up) $92-$121.

Stocker cows: $380-$900.

Packer cows: (600-800) $26-$47; (800 and up) $48-$63; and packer bulls, (800 and up) $56-$76.

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