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Livestock markets report

Sept. 21, 2012 at 4:21 a.m.
Updated Sept. 22, 2012 at 4:22 a.m.


BEEVILLE

Sept. 14

Cattle on hand: 549

Horses: 5

Sheep/goats: 13

Trends: Steers and heifers, steady/active.

Steers: (200-300) $155-$230; (300-400) $145-$192; (400-500) $127-$165; (500-600) $116-$139; (600-700) $106-$130; and (700-800) $95-$125.

Heifers: (200-300) $129-$179; (300-400) $125-$172; (400-500) $113-$153; (500-600) $110-$143; (600-700) $108-$131; and (700-800) $95-$117.

Slaughter cows: $40-$83; slaughter bulls, $75-$94; stocker cows, $60-$94; bred cows, $500-$1,000; horses, $30-$250.

CUERO

Sept. 21

Receipts: 1,770

Had 121 cows and 18 bulls. This market has gotten progressively weaker as the season moves into the fall runs. Again this week was another $3 to $4/cwt lower across the board. A little weaker fat market did not help.

The calf market regained most all it lost last week. Heavy weight steers over 600 pounds were 3-5 cents per pound higher as were heifers under 500 pounds. The best six weight steers were a much as $5-$6/cwt higher. Replacement heifers continue to command a $10-$15/cwt premium. Fleshy bull calves represent the lower end of the market in all weight classes. Again, a very active market in all classes of calves.

Packer bulls: Heavy weights, $87-$92; lower grades, $75-$85.

Packer cows: breakers, $70-$82; boning cows, $70-$84; canners and cutters, $71-$82; light and weak, $50-$65.

Palpated dry cows: $84-$115; pairs, 3 pairs: $1,150-$1,240.

Steer calves: (under 200) $186-$210; (200-250) $186-$210; (250-300) $186-$207; (300-350) $188-$208;(350-400) $166-$196; (400-450) $152-$185; (450-500) $153-$178; (500-550) $140-$162; (550-600) $133-$150; (600-700) $131-$144; (700-800) $124-$128.

Bulls: (over 700) $114-$124.

Heifer Calves: (under 200) $142-$200; (200-250) $188-$227; (250-300), 3 only, $130-$132; (300-350) $153-$193; (350-400) $130-$154; (400-450) $135-$150; (450-500) $132-$160; (500-550) $128-$148; (550-600) $124-$140; (600-700) $122-$144; (over 700) $119-$127.

EDNA

Sept. 17

Receipts: 702

Steers: (200-300) $189-$260; (300-400) $176-$200; (400-500) $153-$191; (500-600) $134-$160; (600-700) $125-$133; and (700 and up) $119-$125.

Heifers: (200-300) $167-$220; (300-400) $150-$196; (400-500) $138-$171; (500-600) $125-$154; (600-700) $120-$131; (700 and up) $118-$122.

Stockers pairs: $870-$1,210.

Packer cows: (600-800) $56-$68; and (800 and up) $69-$86. Packer bulls: (800 and up) $86-$101.50.

EL CAMPO

Sept. 18

Receipts: 508

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

Steers: (under 200) $230-$280; (200-300) $180-$217; (300-400) $175-$202.50; (400-500) $160-$197; (500-600) $142-$165; (over 600) $130-$146.

Heifers: (under 200) $220-$250; (200-300) $170-$225; (300-400) $154-$200; (400-500) $141-$185; (500-600) $133-$200; (over 600) $125-$160.

Slaughter cows: smooth fat, $70-$75; excessive fat, $68-$72; cutter, $75-$85; canner, $55-$65.

Slaughter bulls: high dressing, $92-$98; low dressing, $85-$91.

GONZALES

Sept. 15

Receipts: 959 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) $215-$280;(300-400) $185-$205; (400-500) $149-$175; (500-600) $135-$144; (600-700) $128-$133; (700-800) $118-$121.

Bull yearlings: (700-900) $91-$111.

Stocker-feeder heifers: Medium and large No. 1 (150-300) $175-$210; (300-400) $160-$165; (400-500) $138-$155; (500-600) $121-$133; and (600-700) $114-$117.

Packer cows: Good lean utility and commercial, $74-$79; cutters, $77-$86; canners, $58-$68; low yielding fat cows, $65-$71.

Packer bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls, $93-$103; light weights and medium quality bulls, $83-$89. Stocker cows, $850-$1,150. Pairs, $1,050-$1,250.

HALLETTSVILLE

Sept. 18

Cattle on Hand: 2,145

Week ago: 2,825; Year ago: 2,280

Better quality classes of calves and yearlings sold $2 to $5 higher again this week. Most increase seen in the heavier weight classes. Demand was again very strong. Plainer quality classes were steady.

Packer cows and bulls sold $4 to $5 lower on about 175 head total.

Packer cows: Higher dressing utility and cutter cows, $72-$81; lower dressing utility and cutter cows, $60-$72; light weight canner cows, $50-$60.

Packer bulls: Heavyweight bulls, $93-$98; utility and cutter bulls, $87-$93; light weight canner bulls, $76-$87.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings: No. 1 steer and bull calves, (200-300) $200-$240;(300-400) $185-$215;(400-500) $154-$192.50; (500-600) $132-$165;(600-700) $125-$148;(700-800) $122-$136.

No. 1 Heifer calves: (200-300) $185-$220;(300-400) $155-$192;(400-500) $136-$178;(500-600) $123-$153; (600-700) $119-$136;(700-800) $112-$126.

KARNES COUNTY

Sept. 20

Cattle on hand: 705. Market softer compared to last week.

No. 1 steer and bull calves: (200-300) $173-$245; (300-400) $168-$215; (400-500) $145-$187; (500-600) $133-$150; (600-700) $125-$144. No. 1 heifer calves: (200-300) $156-$205; (300-400) $152-$180; (400-500) $137-$170; (500-600) $128-$165; (600-700) $116-$128.

Stocker cows: Good cows and heifers, $850-$1,060; medium cows and heifers, $720-$825; medium cow/calf pairs, $1,050-1,200.

Packer cows: higher dressing utility and cutter cows, $75-$81; lower dressing utility and cutter cows, $68-$74; light weight canner cows, $62-$67.

Packer bulls: heavyweight bulls, $88-$95; utility and canner bulls, $80-$87; and light weight canner bulls, $75-$79.

NIXON

Sept. 17

Volume: 681; cows: 84; bulls: 7; sheep and goats: 4.

Steers: (200-300) $163-$240; (300-400) $167-$218; (400-500) $145-$185; (500-600) $121-$158; (600-700) $116-$137; (700-800) $110-$130.

Heifers: (200-300) $129-$170; (300-400) $138-$180; (400-500) $129-$176; (500-600) $118-$158; (600-700) $111-$127; (700-800) $106-$124.

Slaughter cows: $52-$84; slaughter bulls, $81-$98; stocker cows, $780-$1,100; pairs (two), $1,450 each.

WHARTON

Sept. 19

Receipts: 1,250

Steers: (200-300) $194-$305; (300-400) $175-$220; (400-500) $156-$192; (500-600) $137-$159; (600-700) $126-$160; (700 and up) $119-$166.

Heifers: (200-300) $188-$310; (300-400) $139-$182; (400-500) $137-$185; (500-600) $131-$168; (600-700) $123-$144; (700 and up) $115-$141.

Stocker pairs: $1,050-$1,500; stocker cows, $600-$1,220.

Packer cows: (600-800) $43-$65; (800 and up) $66-$85; packer bulls, (800 and up) $78-$100.

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