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BEEVILLE

Jan. 27

Cattle on hand: 400

Horses: 8

Sheep/goats: 11

Trends: Steers and heifers, steady/high.

Steers: (200-300) $146-$230; (300-400) $141-$220; (400-500) $130-$186; (500-600) $128-$170; (600-700) $111-$149; and (700-800) $87-$131.

Heifers: (200-300) $139-$200; (300-400) $131-$202; (400-500) $120-$164; (500-600) $115-$157; (600-700) $85-$114; and (700-800) $83-$117.

Slaughter cows: $35-$84; slaughter bulls, $50-$90; stocker cows, $45-$96; bred cows, $620-$1,000; pairs, $900-$1,100; horses, $65-$190.

CUERO

Feb. 3

Receipts: 985

Had 141 cows and 17 bulls. Bulls were steady. Cows sold to a strong demand. Calves were much stronger, as much as $5-$10/cwt.

Packer bulls: Heavy weights, $88-$96; lower grades, $60-$85.

Packer cows: Boning cows, $79-$83; cutters mainly, $65-$83; fat cows, $75-$80.

Dry cows: $54-$86; palpated cows, $69-$114; pairs: $820-$1,090.

The calf market was very active. Higher on the choice.

Steer calves: (200-250) $230-$235; (250-300) $215-$245; (300-350) $185-$225;(350-400) $150-$210; (400-450) $175-$225;(450-500) $132-$195; (500-600) $130-$190.

Bulls: (500-600) $139-$179.

Heifer Calves: (200-250) $195-$205; (250-300) $146-$185; (300-350) $129-$215; (350-400) $133-$170; (400-450) $133-$185; (450-500) $127-$175; (500-600) $80-$141;

(700 and over) Steers: $128-$152; Bulls: $96-$130; Heifers: $63-$124.

EDNA

Jan. 30

Receipts: 672

Steers: (200-300) $205-$238; (300-400) $192-$232; (400-500) $171.25-$227.50; (500-600) $152-$184; (600-700) $133.50-$158; and (700 and up) $105-$124.

Heifers: (200-300) $173-$232; (300-400) $173-$222; (400-500) $157-$202; (500-600) $151-$185; (600-700) $129-$150; (700 and up) $102-$115.

Stockers pairs: $n/a; Stocker cows: $625-$1,040.

Packer cows: (600-800) $42-$63; and (800 and up) $64-$87. Packer bulls: (800 and up) $56-$98.

EL CAMPO

Jan. 31

Receipts: 362

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

Steers: (under 200) $188-$230; (200-300) $202-$240; (300-400) $210-$242; (400-500) $170-$200; (500-600) $155-$185; (over 600) $148-$165.

Heifers: (under 200) $175-$220; (200-300) $170-$212.50; (300-400) $177-$235; (400-500) $156-$180; (500-600) $141-$170; (over 600) $122-$144.

Slaughter cows: smooth fat, $67-$72; excessive fat, $62-$68; cutter, $72-$80; canner, $45-$55.

Slaughter bulls: high dressing, $90-$97; low dressing, $80-$90.

Replacement cows: bred, $95-$106.

GONZALES

Jan. 28

Receipts: 922 cattle

Compared to our last sale: Calves and yearlings sold steady to $2 to $4 higher. Packer cows sold steady.

Stocker-feeder steers: Medium and large frame No. 1 (150-300) $210-$240;(300-400) $205-$220; (400-500) $185-$200; (500-600) $154-$180; (600-700) $138-$150; (700-800) $131-$144.

Bull yearlings: (700-900) $108-$135.

Stocker-feeder heifers: Medium and large No. 1 (150-300) $175-$195; (300-400) $165-$170; (400-500) $154-$163; (500-600) $147-$152; and (600-700) $134-$145.

Packer cows: Good lean utility and commercial, $54-$64; cutters, $72-$83; canners, $48-$61; and low yielding fat cows, $66-$74.

Packer bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls, $89-$92; light weights and medium quality bulls, $74-$83. Stocker cows, $425-$900. Pairs, $725-$1,050.

HALLETTSVILLE

Jan. 31

Cattle on Hand: 1,155

Week ago: 1,461; Year ago: 1,145

Compared to last week: Calves and yearlings sold higher again this week. Demand continues to be very strong in all areas.

Packer cows and bulls sold $3 higher on about 190 head total.

Packer cows: Higher dressing utility and cutter cows, $65-$86.50; lower dressing utility and cutter cows, $50-$65; light weight canner cows, $36-$50.

Packer bulls: Heavyweight bulls, $83-$97; utility and cutter bulls, $70-$83; light weight canner bulls, $64-$70.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings: No. 1 steer and bull calves, (150-200) $185-$240;(200-300)$180-$245: (300-400) $178-$228; (400-500) $168-$205; (500-600)$145-$190; (600-700) $140-$175;(700-800) $136-$150.

No. 1 Heifer calves: (150-200) $175-$225; (200-300) $168-$220;(300-400) $165-$212.50; (400-500) $153-$192;(500-600) $138-$170; (600-700) $128-$151; (700-800) $110-$128.

No. 2 and 3: Steer and bull calves, (200-300) $120-$180; (300-400) $118-$176; (400-500) $115-$166; (500-600) $112-$145; (600-700) $100-$138.

No. 2 and 3: Heifer calves, (200-300) $115-$165; (300-400) $115-$162; (400-500) $112-$150; (500-600) $110-$140; (600-700) $98-$127.

KARNES CITY

Jan. 28

Cattle on hand: 328

Market was very strong and active.

Steers: (200-300) $205-$235; (300-400) $185-$225; (400-500) $175-$200; (500-600) $160-$188; (600-700) $145-$155; (700 and up) $120-$130.

Heifers: (200-300) $168-$200; (300-400) $168-$195; (400-500) $160-$188; (500-600) $152-$165; (600-700) $145-$158; (700 and up) $102-$130.

Stocker cows (per head): Bred cows $775-$975, Pairs $950-$1,300; Packer cows: No. 1 $75-$87, No. 2 $65-$75, and Bulls $83-$88.

Goats and other (per head): 162 on hand

Kid goats: (25-50) $75-$120; (50-100) $85-$150. Nannies: $75-$120. Billies: $100-$185. Sheep: $85-$175. Rams: $125-$175. Piglets: $45-$85. Top Hogs: $55-$60 (per pound). Sows: $42-$50 (per pound). Boars: $10-$15 (per pound).

KARNES COUNTY

Feb. 2

Cattle on hand: 329. Market stronger compared to last week.

No. 1 steer and bull calves: (200-300) $210-$255; (300-400) $197-$240; (400-500) $179-$203; (500-600) $170-$190; (600-700) $144-$161. No. 1 heifer calves - (200-300) $187-$230; (300-400) $173-$216; (400-500) $160-$188; (500-600) $139-$157; (600-700) $125-$143.

Stocker cows: Good cows and heifers, $800-$950; medium cows and heifers, $700-$775; medium cow/calf pairs, $850-$1,060.

Packer cows: higher dressing utility and cutter cows, $80-$88; lower dressing utility and cutter cows, $72-$79; light weight canner cows, $65-$71.

Packer bulls: heavyweight bulls, $89-$94; utility and canner bulls $82-$88; and lightweight canner bulls, $75-$81.

NIXON

Jan. 30

Volume: 833; horses: 0; sheep and goats: 2.

Steers: (200-300) $158-$200; (300-400) $177-$235; (400-500) $178-$235; (500-600) $164-$205; (600-700) $151-$185; (700-800) $133-$167.

Heifers: (200-300) $165-$240; (300-400) $160-$210; (400-500) $154-$185; (500-600) $137-$169; (600-700) $127-$153; (700-800) $118-$148.

Slaughter cows: $64-$83; slaughter bulls, $77-$95; stocker cows, $740-$1,000; pairs, $900-$1,050.

WHARTON

Feb. 1

Receipts: 544

Steers: (200-300) $179-$234; (300-400) $194-$235; (400-500) $173-$203; (500-600) $164-$189; (600-700) $149-$160; (700 and up) $121-$144.

Heifers: (200-300) $186-$246; (300-400) $170-$219; (400-500) $156-$191; (500-600) $151-$183; (600-700) $125-$139; (700 and up) $117-$128.

Stocker pairs: $890-$1,350; stocker cows, $540-$1,000.

Packer cows: (600-800) $46-$65; (800 and up) $66-$93; packer bulls, (800 and up) $41-$99.



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