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Livestock markets report

By Victoria Advocate
June 2, 2012 at 1:02 a.m.


BEEVILLE

May 25

Cattle on hand: 365

Horses: 1

Sheep/goats: 45

Trends: Steers and heifers, steady/high.

Steers: (200-300) $170-$235; (300-400) $153-$200; (400-500) $150-$181; (500-600) $140-$167; (600-700) $121-$150; and (700-800) $96-$118.

Heifers: (200-300) $177-$205; (300-400) $145-$184; (400-500) $139-$174; (500-600) $130-$152; (600-700) $113-$131; and (700-800) $109-$122.

Slaughter cows: $40-$89; slaughter bulls, $75-$105; stocker cows, $67-$99; bred cows, $800-$1,094; pairs, $910-$1,760; horses, $50-$200.

CUERO

June 1

Receipts: 1,410

Had 130 cows and 11 bulls. The cow and bull market was mainly steady with some utility cows being weaker. The top bull was higher than last week. The calf market was virtually unchanged and remains very strong across the board.

Packer bulls: Heavy weights, $100-$114; lower grades, $85-$96.

Packer cows: Boning cows, $75-$87; cutters, $70-$89; canners, $50-$75.

Dry cows: $60-$92; young: none.

Steer calves: (200-250) $247-$255; (250-300) none; (300-350) $207-$240;(350-400) $170-$211; (400-450) $177-$194;(450-500) $167-$192; (500-600) $158-$181; (600-700) $145-$159; (700-800) $136-$148; (over 700) $122-$138.

Heifer Calves: (under 200) $218-$280; (200-250) $169-$205; (250-300) $154-$205; (300-350) $168-$195; (350-400) $179-$195; (400-450) $168-$195; (450-500) $159-$186; (500-600) $140-$168; (600-700) $125-$150; (over 700) $123-$141.

EDNA

No sale due to Memorial Day holiday.

EL CAMPO

May 29

Receipts: 404

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

Steers: (under 200) $225-$260; (200-300) $225-$260; (300-400) $204-$250; (400-500) $180-$205; (500-600) $157-$182; (over 600) $133-$150.

Heifers: (under 200) $185-$235; (200-300) $185-$235; (300-400) $166-$208; (400-500) $159-$178; (500-600) $138-$155; (over 600) $135-$145.

Slaughter cows: smooth fat, $82-$101; excessive fat, $82-$95; cutter, $86-$92; canner, $50-$69.

Slaughter bulls: high dressing, $112-$130; low dressing, $102-$112.

GONZALES

May 26

Receipts: 714 cattle

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

Stocker-feeder steers: Medium and large frame No. 1 (150-300) $210-$285;(300-400) $195-$205; (400-500) $180-$194; (500-600) $166-$175; (600-700) $141-$156; (700-800) $131-$136.

Bull yearlings: (700-900) $118-$124.

Stocker-feeder heifers: Medium and large No. 1 (150-300) $188-$260; (300-400) $175-$195; (400-500) $155-$175; (500-600) $141-$159; and (600-700) $138-$140.

Packer cows: Good lean utility and commercial, $74-$83; cutters, $84-$92; canners, $58-$69; and low yielding fat cows, $71-$77.

Packer bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls, $101-$111; light weights and medium quality bulls, $89-$98. Stocker cows, $850-$1,050. Pairs, $975-$1,275.

HALLETTSVILLE

May 29

Cattle on Hand: 873

Week ago: 1,112; Year ago: 907

Compared to last week: The calf market was fully steady this week. Demand was good in all areas.

Packer cows and bulls sold steady and strong on about 130 head total.

Packer cows: Higher dressing utility and cutter cows, $82-$98; lower dressing utility and cutter cows, $70-$82; light weight canner cows, $57-$70.

Packer bulls: Heavyweight bulls, $103-$112.50; utility and cutter bulls, $90-$103; light weight canner bulls, $78-$90.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings: No. 1 steer and bull calves, (under 200) $235-$285;(200-300) $215-$275;(300-400) $190-$230;(400-500) $173-$193; (500-600) $143-$182;(600-700) $138-$160;(700-800) $128-$145.

No. 1 Heifer calves: (under 200) $220-$275; (200-300) $185-$255;(300-400) $170-$198;(400-500) $148-$178;(500-600) $140-$165; (600-700) $128-$146;(700-800) $115-$128.

KARNES CITY

No sale due to Memorial Day holiday.

KARNES COUNTY

May 31

Cattle on hand: 489. Market steady compared to last week.

No. 1 steer and bull calves: (200-300) $197-$245; (300-400) $186-$230; (400-500) $175-$200; (500-600) $145-$170; (600-700) $130-$145. No. 1 heifer calves: (200-300) $192-$220; (300-400) $187-$203; (400-500) $170-$201; (500-600) $135-$160; (600-700) $120-$141.

Stocker cows: Good cows and heifers, $1,000-$1,165; medium cows and heifers, $900-$985; good cow/calf pairs, $1,500-$1,750; medium cow/calf pairs, $1,100-$1,350.

Packer cows: higher dressing utility and cutter cows, $87-$94.50; lower dressing utility and cutter cows, $80-$86; light weight canner cows, $74-$79.

Packer bulls: heavyweight bulls, $98-$107.50; utility and canner bulls $90-$97; and light weight canner bulls, $82-$87.

NIXON

No sale due to Memorial Day holiday.

WHARTON

May 30

Receipts: 946

Steers: (200-300) $220-$270; (300-400) $192-$230; (400-500) $173-$200; (500-600) $157-$176; (600-700) $141-$165; (700 and up) $119-$143.

Heifers: (200-300) $203-$257; (300-400) $171-$190; (400-500) $161-$184; (500-600) $145-$168; (600-700) $117-$148.

Stocker pairs: $740-$1,080; stocker cows, $860-$1,130.

Packer cows: (600-800) $58-$79; (800 and up) $80-$96; packer bulls, (800 and up) $72-$111.

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