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BEEVILLE

Feb. 21

Cattle on hand: 310

Horses: 1

Sheep/goats: 4

Trends: Steers and heifers, steady/active.

Steers: (200-300) $211-$270; (300-400) $190-$250; (400-500) $175-$220; (500-600) $156-$205; (600-700) $134-$176; and (700-800) $117-$160.

Heifers: (200-300) $195-$255; (300-400) $169-$215; (400-500) $158-$207; (500-600) $141-$177; (600-700) $137-$157; and (700-800) $115-$145.

Slaughter cows: $55-$90; slaughter bulls, $67-$110; stocker cows, $65-$102; bred cows, $750-$1,200; pairs, none; horses, $50-$240.

CUERO

Feb. 28

Receipts: 764

Had 119 cows and 15 bulls. The packer market was steady with a little higher tone in line with last several weeks. Packer prices continue to be at record highs.

The calf market was again very solid as all weights in all classes were as strong or stronger than last week's market. Last week broke all the historical records for price per pound as well as value per head. Today's market is easily $2 to $6 higher in a lot of classes.

Packer bulls: Heavyweights, $95-$119; lower grades, $80-$94.

Packer cows: breakers, $65-$83; boning cows, $65-$90; canners and cutters, $82-$109; light and weak, $38-$53.

Palpated dry cows (12 head bred): $110-$134; pairs (2): $1,600 and $1,650.

Steer calves: (under 200) none; (200-250) none; (250-300) $224-$262.50; (300-350) $228-$244; (350-400) $225-$250; (400-450) $207-$226; (450-500) $204-$224; (500-600) $203-$218; (550-600) $196-$218; (600-700) $177-$197; (700-800) $155-$166.

Bull Calves: (under 250) $266-$300; (250-300) $233-$260; (300-350) $230-$258; (350-400) $230-$254; (400-450) $203-$231; (450-500) $209-$226; (500-600) $195-$220; (500-600) $192-$219; (600-700) $168-$200.

Bulls: (over 700) $148-$165.

Heifer Calves: (under 200) $257-$285; (200-250) $212-$220; (250-300) $219-$225; (300-350) $206-$232.50; (350-400) $196-$248; (400-450) $179-$234; (450-500) $185-$211; (500-600) $180-$198; (550-600) $174-$197; (600-700) $159-$180; (700-800) $149-$162.

EDNA

Feb. 24

Receipts: 465

Steers: (200-300) $201-$264; (300-400) $200-$254; (400-500) $193-$234; (500-600) $177-$200; (600-700) $153-$178

Heifers: (200-300) $218-$274; (300-400) $191-$207; (400-500) $172-$200; (500-600) $161-$180; (600-700); Stocker cows: $890-$1,340.

Packer cows: (600-800) $64-$83; and (800 and up) $84-$111. Packer bulls: (800 and up) $87-$122.

EL CAMPO

Feb. 25

Receipts: 304

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

Steers: (under 200) $270-$310; (200-300) $225-$270; (300-400) $218-$250; (400-500) $200-$230; (500-600) $188-$207.50; (over 600) $172-$185.

Heifers: (under 200) $260-$305; (200-300) $210-$255; (300-400) $206-$237.50; (400-500) $181-$217.50; (500-600) $166-$179; (over 600) $162-$168.

Slaughter cows: smooth fat, $90-$94; excessive fat, $88-$93; cutter, $97-$103; canner, $50-$60.

Slaughter bulls: high dressing, $107-$125; low dressing, $100-$108.

Replacement cows: bred, $115-$120.

GONZALES

Feb. 22

Receipts: 899 cattle

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

Stocker-feeder steers: Medium and large frame No. 1 (150-300) $245-$265; (300-400) $225-$250; (400-500) $205-$220; (500-600) $175-$195; (600-700) $169-$175; (700-800) $161-$167.

Bull yearlings: (700-900) $100-$125.

Stocker-feeder heifers: Medium and large No. 1 (150-300) $195-$210; (300-400) $185-$190; (400-500) $175-$180; (500-600) $161-$170; and (600-700) $155-$157.

Packer cows: Good lean utility and commercial, $84-$89; cutters, $94-$107; canners, $65-$76; low-yielding fat cows, $78-$88.

Packer bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls, $101-$124.50; lightweights and medium quality bulls, $89-$98. Stocker cows, $950-$1,525. Pairs, $1,050-$1,700.

HALLETTSVILLE

Feb. 25

Cattle on Hand: 709

Week ago: 1,414; Year ago: 675

Compared to last week: The market this week continued steady to stronger. Demand continues to be strong in all weight classes.

Packer cows and bulls sold fully steady and very active on about 125 head total.

Packer cows: Higher dressing utility and cutter cows, $88-$106; lower dressing utility and cutter cows, $75-$88; lightweight canner cows, $58-$75.

Packer bulls: Heavyweight bulls, $112-$120; utility and cutter bulls, $100-$112; lightweight canner bulls, $89-$100.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings: No. 1 steer and bull calves, (under 200) $260-$300; (200-300) $230-$280; (300-400) $210-$252; (400-500) $185-$235; (500-600) $170-$212; (600-700) $162-$188; (700-800) $155-$170.

No. 1 Heifer calves: (under 200) $230-$280; (200-300) $205-$255; (300-400) $195-$232; (400-500) $180-$226; (500-600) $163-$195; (600-700) $151-$174; (700-800) $130-$165.

KARNES CITY

Feb. 22

Cattle on hand: 338

Market was very strong throughout and active in all classes of livestock.

Steers: (200-300) $225-$280; (300-400) $210-$230; (400-500) $190-$220; (500-600) $170-$205; (600-700) $165-$195; (700 and up) $130-$142.

Heifers: (200-300) $200-$238; (300-400) $185-$225; (400-500) $165-$205; (500-600) $170-$185; (600-700) $165-$190; (700 and up) $142-$270.

Stocker cows (per head): Bred cows $1,350-$2,250, Pairs $1,350-$2,600; Packer cows: No. 1 $88-$107, No. 2 $75-$82, and Bulls $105-$120.

Goats and other (per head): 170 on hand

Kid goats: (25-50) $85-$140; (50-100) $160-$215. Nannies: $75-$165. Billies: $165-$260. Sheep: $70-$175. Rams: $225-$415. Piglets: $65-$90. Top hogs: $53-$62 (per pound). Sows: $35-$42 (per pound). Boars: $15-$35 (per pound).

KARNES COUNTY

Feb. 27

Cattle on hand: 140. Calves much stronger. Cows steady.

No. 1 steer and bull calves: (200-300) none; (300-400) $234-$255; (400-500) $223-$255; (500-600) $190-$212; (600-700) $167-$191. No. 1 heifer calves: (200-300) $218-$222; (300-400) $188-$217; (400-500) $193-$235; (500-600) $177-$202; (600-700) $158-$172.

Stocker cows: Medium cows and heifers, $960-$1,010.

Packer cows: higher dressing utility and cutter cows, $104-$107; lower dressing utility and cutter cows, $85-$95; lightweight canner cows, $70-$76.

Packer bulls: heavyweight bulls, none; utility and canner bulls, $107-$111; and lightweight canner bulls, $105.

NIXON

Feb. 24

Volume: 674; cows: 205; bulls: 12; horses: 0; sheep and goats: 0.

Steers: (200-300) $224-$270; (300-400) $218-$270; (400-500) $188-$240; (500-600) $166-$208; (600-700) $162-$193; (700-800) $143-$169.

Heifers: (200-300) $180-$245; (300-400) $181-$250; (400-500) $172-$245; (500-600) $159-$225; (600-700) $140-$200; (700-800) $139-$141.

Slaughter cows: $45-$106; slaughter bulls, $87-$120; stocker cows, $800-$1,500; pairs, $1,475-$1,725; horses, none.

WHARTON

Feb. 26

Receipts: 432

Steers: (200-300) $228-$305; (300-400) $226-$268; (400-500) $197-$242; (500-600) $172-$200; (600-700) $162-$188; (700 and up) $137-$172.

Heifers: (200-300) $232-$270; (300-400) $192-$260; (400-500) $174-$198; (500-600) $163-$202; (600-700) none; (700 and up) none.

Stocker pairs: $1,210-$1,500; stocker cows, $850-$1,240.

Packer cows: (600-800) $63-$85; (800 and up) $86-$109; packer bulls, (800 and up) $86-$123.



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