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BEEVILLE

April 20

Cattle on hand: 216

Horses: 2

Sheep/goats: 22

Trends: Steers and heifers, steady/high.

Steers: (200-300) $175-$200; (300-400) $171-$192; (400-500) $157-$191; (500-600) $146-$170; (600-700) $123-$161; and (700-800) $112-$129.

Heifers: (200-300) $170-$250; (300-400) $162-$182; (400-500) $151-$175; (500-600) $144-$164; (600-700) $134-$148; and (700-800) $93-$126.

Slaughter cows: $40-$90; slaughter bulls, $75-$98.50; stocker cows, $67-$93; bred cows, $700-$1,100; pairs, $910-$1,300; horses, $50-$150.

CUERO

April 27

Receipts: 995

Had 91 cows and 19 bulls. Bulls were higher. Cows were steady. Calf market was fully steady.

Packer bulls: Heavy weights, $98-$115; lower grades, $84-$96.

Packer cows: Boning cows, $87-$94; cutters, $72-$92; canners/low cutters, $60-$70.

Dry cows: $71-$86; young: $75-$106; pairs: $1,100-$1,350.

The calf market was very active but lower.

Steer calves: (under 200) $209-$265; (200-250) $181-$255; (250-300) $200-$235; (300-350) $178-$235;(350-400) $129-$197; (400-450) $131-$152; (450-500) $95-$190; (500-600) $136-$168; (600-700) $132-$145; (over 700) $130.

Heifer Calves: (under 200) $185-$265; (300-350) $187-$205; (350-400) $90-$195; (400-450) $151-$210; (450-500) $95-$195; (500-600) $120-$163; (600-700) $120-$159; (over 700) $88-$137.

EDNA

April 23

Receipts: 777

Steers: (200-300) $200-$250; (300-400) $188-$219; (400-500) $169-$199; (500-600) $150-$175; (600-700) $141-$154; and (700 and up) $119-$145.

Heifers: (200-300) $173-$244; (300-400) $166-$212; (400-500) $157-$184; (500-600) $147-$180; (600-700) $132-$154; (700 and up) $114-$131.

Stockers pairs: $550-$1,300; Stocker cows: $560-$1,050.

Packer cows: (600-800) $53-$77; and (800 and up) $78-$95. Packer bulls: (800 and up) $76-$106.

EL CAMPO

April 24

Receipts: 450

Trend: Feeder steers and heifers were $7 to $8 lower. Cows and bulls were steady to $4 lower.

Steers: (under 200) $240-$270; (200-300) $190-$235; (300-400) $178-$208; (400-500) $160-$187; (500-600) $150-$165; (over 600) $140-$162.

Heifers: (under 200) $200-$250; (200-300) $184-$213; (300-400) $162-$187; (400-500) $154-$185; (500-600) $143-$154; (over 600) $132-$140.

Slaughter cows: smooth fat, $80-$88; excessive fat, $78-$85; cutter, $88-$91; canner, $40-$50.

Slaughter bulls: high dressing, $102-$107; low dressing, $95-$102.

Replacement cows: bred, $950-$1,050; pairs, $1,075-$1,800.

GONZALES

April 21

Receipts: 834 cattle

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

Stocker-feeder steers: Medium and large frame No. 1 (150-300) $220-$255;(300-400) $195-$225; (400-500) $180-$195; (500-600) $166-$178; (600-700) $143-$158; (700-800) $133-$137.

Bull yearlings: (700-900) $118-$129.

Stocker-feeder heifers: Medium and large No. 1 (150-300) $180-$215; (300-400) $175-$195; (400-500) $160-$175; (500-600) $144-$158; and (600-700) $140-$144.

Packer cows: Good lean utility and commercial, $69-$78; cutters, $81-$86; canners, $56-$67; and low yielding fat cows, $69-$73.

Packer bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls, $99-$105; light weights and medium quality bulls, $89-$96. Stocker cows, $850-$1,075. Pairs, $975-$1,325.

HALLETTSVILLE

April 24

Cattle on Hand: 820

Week ago: 1,126; Year ago: 1,443

Compared to last week: Better quality classes of calves and yearlings sold steady in some areas, but overall a little lower.

Packer cows and bulls sold fully steady on about 140 head total.

Packer cows: Higher dressing utility and cutter cows, $78-$94.50; lower dressing utility and cutter cows, $58-$78; light weight canner cows, $47-$58.

Packer bulls: Heavyweight bulls, $100-$109; utility and cutter bulls, $88-$100; light weight canner bulls, $80-$88.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings: No. 1 steer and bull calves, (under 200) $220-$275;(200-300)$215-$240;(300-400) $188-$228;(400-500) $175-$192; (500-600)$147-$180;(600-700) $140-$165;(700-800) $132-$143.

No. 1 Heifer calves: (under 200) $210-$270; (200-300) $175-$230;(300-400) $165-$192;(400-500) $148-$178;(500-600) $132-$158; (600-700) $126-$143;(700-800) $115-$132.

No. 2 and 3: Steer and bull calves, (200-300) $120-$208;(300-400) $118-$188;(400-500) $116-$176; (500-600) $114-$146;(600-700) $108-$142.

No. 2 and 3: Heifer calves, (200-300) $118-$180;(300-400) $115-$170; (400-500) $114-$155;(500-600) $110-$138; (600-700) $105-$128.

KARNES CITY

April 21

Cattle on hand: 238

Market was strong on stocker cows. Calf market was softer.

Steers: (200-300) $205-$220; (300-400) $180-$200; (400-500) $170-$188; (500-600) $168-$175; (600-700) $145-$162; (700 and up) $135-$140.

Heifers: (200-300) $195-$215; (300-400) $174-$195; (400-500) $165-$172; (500-600) $150-$172; (600-700) $135-$150; (700 and up) $120-$132.

Stocker cows (per head): Bred cows $1,100-$1,300; Pairs $1,250-$1,600; Packer cows: No. 1 $80-$85, No. 2 $68-$78, and Bulls $100-$105.

Goats and other (per head): 142 on hand

Kid goats: (25-50) $55-$75; (50-100) $105-$145. Nannies: $85-$135. Billies: $105-$165. Sheep: $90-$240. Rams: $125-$200. Piglets: $30-$70. Top Hogs: $45-$52 (per pound). Sows: $35-$45 (per pound). Boars: $10-$15 (per pound).

KARNES COUNTY

April 26

Cattle on hand: 383. Market softer compared to last week.

No. 1 steer and bull calves: (200-300) $186-$240; (300-400) $166-$193; (400-500) $160-$192; (500-600) $148-$169; (600-700) $125-$158; (700-800) $124-$140. No. 1 heifer calves: (200-300) $160-$190; (300-400) $173-$205; (400-500) $148-$182; (500-600) $140-$171; (600-700) $116-$145; (700-800) $121-$130.

Stocker cows: Good cows and heifers, $900; medium cows and heifers, $600; good cow/calf pairs, $1,050-$1,250; common cow/calf pairs, $770.

Packer cows: higher dressing utility and cutter cows, $81-$90; lower dressing utility and cutter cows, $72-$76; light weight canner cows, $65-$72.

Packer bulls: heavyweight bulls, $105-$113.50.

NIXON

April 23

Volume: 770; cows: 123; bulls: 16; horses: 0; sheep and goats: 0.

Steers: (200-300) $228-$280; (300-400) $175-$250; (400-500) $163-$199; (500-600) $151-$181; (600-700) $138-$167; (700-800) $128-$148.

Heifers: (200-300) $188-$235; (300-400) $164-$220; (400-500) $158-$208; (500-600) $141-$174; (600-700) $131-$165; (700-800) $120-$145.

Slaughter cows: $68-$92; slaughter bulls, $95-$105; stocker cows, $700-$1,200; pairs, $750-$1,600; horses, n/a.

WHARTON

April 25

Receipts: 1,060

Steers: (200-300) $187-$275; (300-400) $171-$208; (400-500) $157-$184; (500-600) $144-$170; (600-700) $137-$158; (700 and up) $116-$140.

Heifers: (200-300) $169-$280; (300-400) $162-$216; (400-500) $153-$190; (500-600) $140-$159; (600-700) $132-$149; (700 and up) $120-$137.

Stocker pairs: $870-$1,310; stocker cows, $800-$1,160.

Packer cows: (600-800) $56-$80; (800 and up) $81-$95; packer bulls, (800 and up) $70-$104.



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