BEEVILLE

May 31

Cattle on hand: 322

Sheep and goats: 4; horses: 5

Trends: Steers and heifers, steady/softer.

Steers: (200-300) $142-$170; (300-400) $119-$167; (400-500) $120-$170; (500-600) $110-$148; (600-700) $100-$138; and (700-800) $92-$112.

Heifers: (200-300) $100-$135; (300-400) $115-$147; (400-500) $114-$150; (500-600) $105-$141; (600-700) $96-$125; and (700-800) $90-$116.

Slaughter cows: $36-$65; slaughter bulls, $56-$80; stocker cows, $52-$82; bred cows, $800-$1,037; pairs, $800-$1,275; horses, $80-$390.

CUERO

June 7

Cattle on hand: 824

Had 109 cows and 9 bulls. The packer market was stronger by a couple of dollars on the qualities present. Small number but it showed stronger more aggressive demand.

The calf market has rebounded from last week’s decline gaining back almost all if not all of losses the week before. In some instances the highs were all the way back to former levels. The usual discounts are in place for heavier bull calves as well as the plainer types of cattle. A good active demand has led to a solid market.

Packer bulls: All weights, $75-$86.

Packer cows: Canners and cutters, $50-$64; light and weak, $34-$49.

Palpated: 3 bred cows: $49-$70; pairs (one): $1,125.

Steer calves: (average-high) (under 200) $232.50; (350-400) $159-$181; (400-450) $156-$180; (450-500) $147-$170; (500-550) $140-$159; (550-600) $140-$154; (600-700) $128-$146; (700-800) $124-$136.

Bull Calves: (average-high) (under 250) $173-$200; (250-300) $164-$180; (300-350) $164-$180; (350-400) $164-$182; (400-450) $152-$162; (450-500) $144-$170; (500-600) $141-$157; (550-600) $137-$150; (600-700) $123-$151; (over 700) $106-$136.

Heifer Calves: (average-high) (under 200) $180-$216; (200-250) $162-$206; (250-300) $154-$168; (300-350) $146-$164; (350-400) $137-$151; (400-450) $138-$165; (450-500) $135-$150; (500-550) $130-$148; (550-600) $126-$137; (600-700) $126-$160; (over 700) $115-$131.

EDNA

June 3

Receipts: 998

Steers: (200-300) $146-$200; (300-400) $155-$180; (400-500) $144-$174; (500-600) $133-$150; (600-700) $120-$145; and (700 and up) $107-$128.

Heifers: (200-300) $142-$230; (300-400) $146-$188; (400-500) $137-$165; (500-600) $124-$145; (600-700) $112-$131; (700 and up) $92-$115.

Stocker cows: $600-$875; pairs, $450-$950.

Packer cows: (600-800) $31-$49; and (800 and up) $50-$62. Packer bulls: (800 and up) $68-$86.

EL CAMPO

June 4

Receipts: 602

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

Steers: (under 200) $197-$230; (200-300) $165-$184; (300-400) $162-$184; (400-500) $151-$170; (500-600) $140-$160; (over 600) $128-$147.

Heifers: (under 200) $175-$227; (200-300) $158-$210; (300-400) $145-$170; (400-500) $132-$160; (500-600) $130-$154; (over 600) $123-$145.

Slaughter cows: High dressing, $53-$63; lower dressing, $40-$50; thin, $20-$30.

Slaughter bulls: High dressing, $77-$82; low dressing, $60-$70.

Replacement cows: Bred, $600-$800; pairs, $1,100-$1,190.

GONZALES

June 1

Receipts: 849 cattle

Compared to our last sale: No. 1 quality calves and yearlings sold steady to $2 to $3 lower. Packer cows and bulls sold $2 to $3 higher.

Stocker-feeder steers: Medium and large frame No. 1 (150-300) $175-$185; (300-400) $160-$170; (400-500) $155-$158; (500-600) $139-$150; (600-700) $120-$135; (700-800) $112-$118.

Bull yearlings: (700-900) $80-$115.

Stocker-feeder heifers: Medium and large No. 1 (150-300) $155-$174; (300-400) $145-$146; (400-500) $144-$145; (500-600) $128-$140; and (600-700) $116-$126.

Packer cows: Good lean utility and commercial, $45-$50; cutters, $51-$59.50; canners, $34-$43; low yielding fat cows, $44-$51.

Packer bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls, $83-$86; light weights and medium quality bulls, $73-$76. Stocker cows, $600-$1,050. Pairs, $750-$1,275.

HALLETTSVILLE

June 4

Cattle on Hand: 1,323

Week ago: 1,236; Year ago: 1,615

Compared to last week: The market this week was steady to a little weaker in most areas. Demand continues very strong. Better quality classes were steady while No. 2 quality classes sold $2 to $3 lower.

Packer cows and bulls sold $2 higher on about 150 head total.

Packer cows: Canner and cutter cows, $48-$63; utility and fat cows, $46-$61; light weight canner cows, $35-$47; poor and weak cows, $30-$40.

Packer bulls: Utility and cutter bulls, $68-$82; light weight canner bulls, $60-$70.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings: No. 1 steer and bull calves, (under 200) $180-$275; (200-300) $170-$215; (300-400) $155-$185; (400-500) $145-$172.50; (500-600) $130-$160; (600-700) $124-$145; (700-800) $115-$137.50.

No. 1 Heifer calves: (under 200) $180-$215; (200-300) $150-$185; (300-400) $140-$165; (400-500) $134-$155; (500-600) $128-$145; (600-700) $110-$134; (700-800) $100-$124.

Replacement heifers (350-700) $150-$215.

KARNES CITY

June 1

Cattle on hand: 547

Market was softer on all calves. Packers very steady.

Steers: (200-300) $170-$185; (300-400) $175-$195; (400-500) $150-$175; (500-600) $140-$162; (600-700) $132-$145; (700 and up) $115-$130.

Heifers: (200-300) $145-$165; (300-400) $145-$170; (400-500) $140-$180; (500-600) $128-$145; (600-700) $120-$140; (700 and up) $115-$120.

Long bull yearling: $90-$120. Long heifer yearling: $85-$110.

Stocker cows (per head): Bred cows $850-$1,050, Pairs $1,100-$1,275; Packer cows: No. 1 $56-$65, No. 2 $44-$50, and Bulls $75-$85.

Goats and other (per head): 225 on hand

Kid goats: (25-50) $85-$115; (50-100) $130-$265. Nannies: $115-$150. Billies: $175-$350. Sheep: $80-$165. Lambs: $70-$140. Rams: $175-$330.

KARNES COUNTY

June 6

Cattle on hand: 403. Market steady compared to last week. Packers softer.

No. 1 steer and bull calves: (200-300) $169-$182; (300-400) $159-$196; (400-500) $145-$173; (500-600) $134-$162; (600-700) $125-$146; (700-800) $113-$126.

No. 1 heifer calves: (200-300) $112-$157; (300-400) $145-$173; (400-500) $131-$190; (500-600) $125-$141; (600-700) $114-$138; (700-800) $103-$115.

Stocker cows: Good bred cows, $860; pairs: stocker pairs: good, $1,235-$1,400; plain: $900-$1,100.

Packer cows: High $53-$58; medium $41-$47; low, $33-$38.

Packer bulls: High $76-$80; medium $68-$72 .

NIXON

June 3

Volume: 1,395; cows: 209; bulls: 16

Steers: (200-300) $140-$180; (300-400) $142-$171; (400-500) $129-$169; (500-600) $122-$148; (600-700) $114-$139; (700-800) $103-$129.

Heifers: (200-300) $136-$180; (300-400) $122-$215; (400-500) $120-$155; (500-600) $112-$150; (600-700) $105-$125; (700-800) $91-$116.

Slaughter cows: $30-$71; slaughter bulls, $85-$94; stocker cows, $660-$1,300; pairs, $650-$2,400.

WHARTON

No sale this week because of inclement weather.

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