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Livestock markets report

By Victoria Advocate
May 5, 2012 at 12:05 a.m.


BEEVILLE

April 27

Cattle on hand: 214

Horses: 5

Sheep/goats: 2

Trends: Steers and heifers, steady.

Steers: (200-300) $180-$210; (300-400) $155-$200; (400-500) $139-$175; (500-600) $135-$161; (600-700) $125-$145; and (700-800) $105-$135.

Heifers: (200-300) $170-$190; (300-400) $130-$170; (400-500) $125-$163; (500-600) $126-$143; (600-700) $106-$131; and (700-800) $87-$117.

Slaughter cows: $40-$84; slaughter bulls, $75-$105; stocker cows, $67-$97; bred cows, $700-$1,120; pairs, $910-$1,180; horses, $55-$200.

CUERO

May 4

Receipts: 979

Had 87 cows and 15 bulls. Bulls higher. Cows were steady. Calf market was fully steady.

Packer bulls: Heavy weights, $101-$117; lower grades, $72-$96.

Packer cows: Boning cows, $88-$97; cutters, $68-$95; low cutters, $62-$75; canners, $47-$58.

Dry cows: $66-$86; young: $75-$100; pairs: $1,105-$1,350.

Steer calves: (under 200) $220-$300; (200-250) $190-$235; (250-300) $148-$210; (300-350) $139-$201;(350-400) $139-$202; (400-450) $140-$184; (450-500) $135-$181; (500-600) $135-$160.

Bulls: (over 700) $85-$151.

Heifer Calves: (under 200) $225-$295; (200-250) $205-$215; (250-300) $170-$215; (300-350) $150-$189; (350-400) $146-$202; (400-450) $101-$181; (450-500) $133-$175; (500-600) $138-$162; (600-700) $131-$184; (over 700) $117-$138.

EDNA

Not available.

EL CAMPO

May 1

Receipts: 500

Trend: Feeder steers and heifers were steady to $3 higher. Cows and bulls were steady to $2 higher.

Steers: (under 200) $250-$285; (200-300) $211-$250; (300-400) $186-$227; (400-500) $165-$191; (500-600) $150-$168; (over 600) $140-$154.

Heifers: (under 200) $178-$260; (200-300) $183-$212.50; (300-400) $169-$197.50; (400-500) $151-$181; (500-600) $141-$160; (over 600) $137-$149.

Slaughter cows: smooth fat, $80-$90; excessive fat, $78-$85; cutter, $90-$95; canner, $60-$70.

Slaughter bulls: high dressing, $105-$114; low dressing, $100-$108.

Replacement cows: bred, $100-$120; pairs, $1,275-$1,350.

GONZALES

April 28

Receipts: 1,015 cattle

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

Stocker-feeder steers: Medium and large frame No. 1 (150-300) $210-$255;(300-400) $195-$205; (400-500) $178-$195; (500-600) $166-$174; (600-700) $138-$156; (700-800) $133-$136.

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

Stocker-feeder heifers: Medium and large No. 1 (150-300) $180-$215; (300-400) $175-$195; (400-500) $155-$175; (500-600) $141-$155; and (600-700) $138-$140.

Packer cows: Good lean utility and commercial, $67-$78; cutters, $81-$86; canners, $55-$67; and low yielding fat cows, $69-$73.

Packer bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls, $99-$107; light weights and medium quality bulls, $89-$96. Stocker cows, $850-$1,025. Pairs, $975-$1,125.

HALLETTSVILLE

May 1

Cattle on hand: 1,153

Week ago: 820; Year ago: 1,252

Compared to last week: The calf market was lower again this week. Demand continues good and active, but market is trending lower.

Packer cows and bulls sold $3 to $4 higher on about 240 head total.

Packer cows: Higher dressing utility and cutter cows, $82-$99.50; lower dressing utility and cutter cows, $70-$82; light weight canner cows, $58-$70.

Packer bulls: Heavyweight bulls, $101-$110; utility and cutter bulls, $87-$101; light weight canner bulls, $78-$87.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings: No. 1 steer and bull calves, (under 200) $225-$275;(200-300)$210-$245;(300-400) $180-$220;(400-500) $165-$187.50; (500-600)$138-$174;(600-700) $134-$158;(700-800) $122-$142.

No. 1 Heifer calves: (under 200) $210-$265; (200-300) $175-$230;(300-400) $165-$188;(400-500) $146-$165;(500-600) $132-$155; (600-700) $126-$142;(700-800) $115-$132.

No. 2 and 3: Steer and bull calves, (200-300) $120-$208;(300-400) $118-$183;(400-500) $116-$172; (500-600) $112-$140;(600-700) $105-$136.

No. 2 and 3: Heifer calves, (200-300) $115-$185;(300-400) $113-$168; (400-500) $112-$153;(500-600) $108-$136; (600-700) $104-$125.

KARNES CITY

April 28

Cattle on hand: 345

Market was steady.

Steers: (200-300) $185-$215; (300-400) $170-$190; (400-500) $165-$190; (500-600) $155-$170; (600-700) $135-$160; (700 and up) $128-$135.

Heifers: (200-300) $170-$215; (300-400) $162-$180; (400-500) $155-$200; (500-600) $145-$165; (600-700) $125-$145; (700 and up) $120-$140.

Stocker cows (per head): Bred cows $1,000-$1,285, Pairs $1,100-$1,450; Packer cows: No. 1 $78-$85, No. 2 $70-$78, and Bulls $98-$100.

Goats and other (per head): 180 on hand

Kid goats: (25-50) $45-$100; (50-100) $75-$120. Nannies: $90-$210. Billies: $120-$200. Sheep: $60-$130. Rams: $125-$225. Piglets: $30-$70. Top Hogs: $48-$55 (per pound). Sows: $35-$45 (per pound). Boars: $10-$15 (per pound).

KARNES COUNTY

May 3

Cattle on hand: 609. Market steady to stronger compared to last week.

Cows: 230

Bulls: 17

No. 1 steer and bull calves: (200-300) $182-$225; (300-400) $159-$189; (400-500) $167-$187; (500-600) $147-$175; (600-700) $134-$150. No. 1 heifer calves - (200-300) $194-$240; (300-400) $167-$190; (400-500) $151-$183; (500-600) $146-$173; (600-700) $135-$169.

Stocker cows: Good cows and heifers, $1,100-$1,275; medium cows and heifers, $760-$1,000; good cow/calf pairs, $1,100-$1,490; medium cow/calf pairs, $890-$960.

Packer cows: higher dressing utility and cutter cows, $85-$94; lower dressing utility and cutter cows, $72-$85; light weight canner cows, $65-$72.

Packer bulls: heavyweight bulls, $96-$108.50.

NIXON

April 30

Volume: 795; cows: 117; bulls: 12. Steers: (200-300) $208-$245; (300-400) $165-$220; (400-500) $154-$190; (500-600) $147-$180; (600-700) $132-$164; (700-800) $118-$143.

Heifers: (200-300) $160-$190; (300-400) $147-$184; (400-500) $146-$225; (500-600) $137-$168; (600-700) $127-$156; (700-800) $114-$147.

Slaughter cows: $59-$87; slaughter bulls, $91-$105; stocker cows, $700-$1,195; pairs, $900-$1,600.

*We will be closed May 28, Memorial Day.

WHARTON

May 2

Receipts: 793

Steers: (200-300) $196-$300; (300-400) $170-$204; (400-500) $159-$186; (500-600) $140-$187; (600-700) $132-$160; (700 and up) $114-$143.

Heifers: (200-300) $193-$287; (300-400) $154-$194; (400-500) $149-$188; (500-600) $132-$161; (600-700) $138-$150; (700 and up) $109-$130.

Stocker pairs: $1,010-$1,300; stocker cows, $600-$1,110.

Packer cows: (600-800) $51-$76; (800 and up) $77-$93; packer bulls, (800 and up) $56-$110.

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