BEEVILLE

May 17

Cattle on hand: 371

Sheep and goats: 31; horses: 5

Trends: Steers and heifers, steady/active.

Steers: (200-300) $153-$195; (300-400) $126-$170; (400-500) $136-$173; (500-600) $116-$157; (600-700) $102-$136; and (700-800) $94-$120.

Heifers: (200-300) $122-$145; (300-400) $102-$148; (400-500) $91-$147; (500-600) $108-$140; (600-700) $100-$128; and (700-800) $93-$113.

Slaughter cows: $43-$62; slaughter bulls, $40-$79; stocker cows, $60-$72; bred cows, $725-$1,300; pairs, $1,110-$1,775; horses, $400-$590.

CUERO

No sale because of Memorial Day weekend.

EDNA

May 20

Receipts: 987

Steers: (200-300) $168-$255; (300-400) $154-$186; (400-500) $147-$176; (500-600) $140-$165; (600-700) $133-$160; and (700 and up) $117-$135.

Heifers: (200-300) $145-$250; (300-400) $147-$172; (400-500) $136-$157; (500-600) $129-$161; (600-700) $123-$133; (700 and up) $80-$130.

Stocker cows: $500-$800; pairs, $925-$1,025.

Packer cows: (600-800) $28-$42; and (800 and up) $43-$55. Packer bulls: (800 and up) $61-$75.

EL CAMPO

May 21

Receipts: 322

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

Steers: (under 200) $200-$250; (200-300) $188-$225; (300-400) $158-$184; (400-500) $155-$168; (500-600) $145-$162; (over 600) $134-$144.

Heifers: (under 200) $180-$245; (200-300) $178-$220; (300-400) $154-$185; (400-500) $140-$160; (500-600) $135-$158; (over 600) $126-$139.

Slaughter cows: High dressing, $53-$63; lower dressing, $40-$50; thin, $25-$35.

Slaughter bulls: High dressing, $70-$80; low dressing, $60-$70.

Replacement cows: bred, $80-$90.

GONZALES

May 18

Receipts: 1,342 cattle

Compared to our last sale: No. 1 quality calves and yearlings sold fully steady. Strong fleshy calves and fleshy bull calves sold $6 to $8 lower. Packer cows and bulls sold steady.

Stocker-feeder steers: Medium and large frame No. 1 (150-300) $175-$200; (300-400) $170-$185; (400-500) $165-$168; (500-600) $145-$165; (600-700) $130-$140; (700-800) $119-$125.

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

Stocker-feeder heifers: Medium and large No. 1 (150-300) $155-$174; (300-400) $140-$150; (400-500) $140-$152; (500-600) $125-$138; and (600-700) $124-$126.

Packer cows: Good lean utility and commercial, $50-$55; cutters, $55-$62; canners, $32-$40; low yielding fat cows, $45-$52.

Packer bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls, $83-$89; light weights and medium quality bulls, $73-$76. Stocker cows, $650-$1,000. Pairs, $750-$1,250.

HALLETTSVILLE

May 21

Cattle on Hand: 1,344

Week ago: 932; Year ago: 1,652

Compared to last week: The market was a little softer again this week ranging from steady to $3 lower. Market very active but calves getting fleshier each week.

Packer cows and bulls sold fully steady with last week’s increase on about 225 head total.

Packer cows: Canner and cutter cows, $48-$66; utility and fat cows, $50-$66; light weight canner cows, $37-$48; poor and weak cows, $30-$40.

Packer bulls: Heavyweight bulls, $78-$86; utility and cutter bulls, $68-$78; light weight canner bulls, $60-$69.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings: No. 1 steer and bull calves, (under 200) $180-$250; (200-300) $170-$210; (300-400) $152-$195; (400-500) $145-$180; (500-600) $132-$167.50; (600-700) $126-$145; (700-800) $118-$137.50.

No. 1 Heifer calves: (under 200) $170-$240; (200-300) $155-$187.50; (300-400) $138-$165; (400-500) $132-$160; (500-600) $128-$152.50; (600-700) $151-$135; (700-800) $100-$120.

Replacement heifers (350-700) $145-$275.

KARNES CITY

May 18

Cattle on hand: 491

Market was steady on all calves. Packers steady, stronger.

Steers: (200-300) $180-$195; (300-400) $162-$175; (400-500) $155-$175; (500-600) $142-$165; (600-700) $132-$150; (700 and up) $118-$132.

Heifers: (200-300) $150-$180; (300-400) $145-$150; (400-500) $135-$160; (500-600) $128-$142; (600-700) $120-$146; (700 and up) $125-$145.

Long bull yearling: $95-$120. Long heifer yearling: $95-$110.

Stocker cows (per head): Bred cows $925-$1,250, Pairs $1,150-$1,325; Packer cows: No. 1 $56-$64, No. 2 $48-$53, and Bulls $66-$74.

Goats and other (per head): 155 on hand

Kid goats: (25-50) $85-$115; (50-100) $150-$225. Nannies: $120-$180. Billies: $185-$300. Sheep: $80-$165. Lambs: $75-$135. Rams: $175-$330.

KARNES COUNTY

May 23

Cattle on hand: 678. Market stronger compared to last week. Packers softer.

No. 1 steer and bull calves: (200-300) $150-$195; (300-400) $145-$186; (400-500) $145-$182; (500-600) $136-$170; (600-700) $121-$144; (700-800) $115-$131.

No. 1 heifer calves: (200-300) $165-$170; (300-400) $151-$176; (400-500) $139-$190; (500-600) $128-$150; (600-700) $1119-$146; (700-800) $98-$107.

Stocker cows: Good bred cows, $825-$900; pairs: stocker pairs: good, $1,200-$1,325; plain, $950-$1,100.

Packer cows: High $50-$56; medium $41-$45; low, $33-$38.

Packer bulls: High $78-$82; medium $71-$74.

NIXON

May 20

Volume: 934; cows: 138; bulls: 14; sheep and goats: 2

Steers: (200-300) $161-$205; (300-400) $146-$187; (400-500) $137-$177.50; (500-600) $127-$163; (600-700) $116-$139; (700-800) $112-$137.

Heifers: (200-300) $146-$240; (300-400) $133-$163; (400-500) $125-$152; (500-600) $112-$145; (600-700) $107-$134; (700-800) $94-$115.

Slaughter cows: $28-$60; slaughter bulls, $69-$82; stocker cows, $500-$950; pairs, $375-$1,275.

WHARTON

May 22

Receipts: 879

Steers: (200-300) $172-$255; (300-400) $166-$188; (400-500) $153-$182; (500-600) $146-$162; (600-700) $134-$154; (700 and up) $112-$132.

Heifers: (200-300) $160-$250; (300-400) $153-$192; (400-500) $145-$164; (500-600) $133-$158; (600-700) $121-$142; (700 and up) $103-$128.

Packer cows: (600-800) $22-$42; (800 and up) $43-$55; packer bulls, (800 and up) $67-$80.

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