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BEEVILLE

May 11

Cattle on hand187

Horses: 0

Sheep/goats: 13

Trends: Steers and heifers, steady.

Steers: (200-300) $175-$225; (300-400) $159-$212; (400-500) $147-$176; (500-600) $116-$163; (600-700) $107-$142; and (700-800) $107-$130.

Heifers: (200-300) $180-$205; (300-400) $149-$190; (400-500) $141-$171; (500-600) $138-$161; (600-700) $118-$135; and (700-800) $103-$115.

Slaughter cows: $40-$88.50; slaughter bulls, $75-$102; stocker cows, $67-$89; bred cows, $900-$1,150; pairs, $740-$950; horses, $50-$200.

CUERO

May 18

Receipts: 1,094

Had 131 cows and 20 bulls. Bulls were fully steady and cows were stronger especially on fat cows. The calk market was a full $5/cwt higher in all classes.

Packer bulls: Heavy weights, $97-$113; lower grades, $85-$96.

Packer cows: Boning cows, $75-$98; cutters, $70-$89; low yielding cutters, $61-$76; canners, $50-$75.

Dry cows: $60-$90; young: $65-$115; pairs: $950-$1,305.

Steer calves: (under 200) $270-$300;(200-250) $227-$300; (250-300) $221-$225; (300-350) $184-$225;(350-400) $174-$224; (400-450) $168-$194;(450-500) $166-$183; (500-600) $164-$179.

Bulls: (over 700) $130-$141.

Heifer Calves: (under 200) $290-$300; (250-300) $153-$209; (300-350) $168-$200; (350-400) $160-$193; (400-450) $168-$260 (bra hfr); (450-500) $158-$177; (500-600) $147-$170; (600-700) $137-$146; (over 700) $106-$125.

EDNA

May 14

Receipts: 311

Steers: (200-300) $216-$262; (300-400) $160-$210; (400-500) $163-$180; (500-600) $153-$174; (600-700) $136-$153; and (700 and up) $108-$134.

Heifers: (200-300) $173-$240; (300-400) $151-$177; (400-500) $145-$178; (500-600) $146-$165; (600-700) $144-$164; (700 and up) $115-$138.

Stockers pairs: n/a; Stocker cows: $690-$1,110.

Packer cows: (600-800) $63-$82; and (800 and up) $83-$92. Packer bulls: (800 and up) $85-$104.

EL CAMPO

May 15

Receipts: 616

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

Steers: (under 200) $250-$280; (200-300) $223-$275; (300-400) $197-$240; (400-500) $176-$200; (500-600) $160-$185; (over 600) $146-$164.

Heifers: (under 200) $233-$278; (200-300) $192-$235; (300-400) $176-$195; (400-500) $164-$188; (500-600) $154-$167.50; (over 600) $142-$153.

Slaughter cows: smooth fat, $82-$86; excessive fat, $80-$85; cutter, $86-$90; canner, $60-$70.

Slaughter bulls: high dressing, $105-$111; low dressing, $100-$108.

Replacement cows: bred, $100-$115.

GONZALES

May 12

Receipts: 393 cattle

Compared to our last sale: Calves and yearlings sold steady. Packer cows sold steady.

Stocker-feeder steers: Medium and large frame No. 1 (150-300) $210-$275;(300-400) $195-$205; (400-500) $180-$192; (500-600) $166-$175; (600-700) $141-$151; (700-800) $131-$136.

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

Stocker-feeder heifers: Medium and large No. 1 (150-300) $188-$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, $74-$83; cutters, $84-$91; canners, $58-$69; and low yielding fat cows, $71-$77.

Packer bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls, $101-$109; light weights and medium quality bulls, $89-$98. Stocker cows, $850-$1,050. Pairs, $975-$1,125.

HALLETTSVILLE

May 15

Cattle on Hand: 738

Compared to last week: The calf market was higher again this week. Demand is very good in all areas following some wonderful rains.

Packer cows and bulls continued strong on about 180 head total.

Packer cows: Higher dressing utility and cutter cows, $81-$97.50; lower dressing utility and cutter cows, $70-$81; light weight canner cows, $58-$70.

Packer bulls: Heavyweight bulls, $102-$112; utility and cutter bulls, $88-$102; light weight canner bulls, $78-$88.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings: No. 1 steer and bull calves, (under 200) $235-$295;(200-300)$230-$285;(300-400) $190-$232.50;(400-500) $172-$197.50; (500-600)$140-$180;(600-700) $136-$156;(700-800) $127-$141.

No. 1 Heifer calves: (under 200) $225-$285; (200-300) $185-$245;(300-400) $170-$195;(400-500) $150-$179;(500-600) $138-$171; (600-700) $128-$145;(700-800) $118-$130.

KARNES CITY

May 12 - No sale due to weather.

KARNES COUNTY

May 17

Cattle on hand: 326. Market steady compared to last week.

No. 1 steer and bull calves: (200-300) $190-$230; (300-400) $172-$213; (400-500) $160-$180; (500-600) $148-$169; (600-700) $138-$155. No. 1 heifer calves: (200-300) $180-$188; (300-400) $174-$186; (400-500) $155-$183; (500-600) $147-$172; (600-700) $127-$141.

Stocker cows: Good cows and heifers, $900-$1,150; medium cows and heifers, $710-$825.

Packer cows: higher dressing utility and cutter cows, $88-$94; lower dressing utility and cutter cows, $79-$87; light weight canner cows, $65-$78.

Packer bulls: heavyweight bulls, $100-$113; utility and canner bulls $89-$97; and light weight canner bulls, $78-$88.

NIXON

May 14

Volume: 372; cows: 121; bulls: 5; horses: 0; sheep and goats: 0.

Steers: (200-300) $186-$240; (300-400) $177-$210; (400-500) $160-$196; (500-600) $144-$184; (600-700) $132-$160; (700-800) $117-$135.

Heifers: (200-300) $162-$225; (300-400) $145-$190; (400-500) $147-$180; (500-600) $138-$167; (600-700) $129-$153; (700-800) $113-$138.

Slaughter cows: $0.90-$75; slaughter bulls, $100-$112; stocker cows, $800-$2,150; pairs, $750-$2,550.

*We will be closed Memorial Day, May 28.

WHARTON

May 16

Receipts: 878

Steers: (200-300) $218-$300; (300-400) $184-$229; (400-500) $163-$198; (500-600) $150-$181; (600-700) $135-$157; (700 and up) $119-$142.

Heifers: (200-300) $200-$292; (300-400) $168-$190; (400-500) $159-$179; (500-600) $150-$165; (600-700) $137-$149; (700 and up) $113-$127.

Stocker pairs: $930-$1,100; stocker cows, $610-$1,220.

Packer cows: (600-800) $58-$79; (800 and up) $80-$94; packer bulls, (800 and up) $88-$109.



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