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BEEVILLE

Jan. 20

Cattle on hand: 619

Horses: 5

Sheep/goats: 4

Trends: Steers and heifers, steady/high.

Steers: (200-300) $144-$222; (300-400) $139-$230; (400-500) $129-$191; (500-600) $120-$161; (600-700) $100-$135; and (700-800) $80-$113.

Heifers: (200-300) $127-$200; (300-400) $123-$215; (400-500) $117-$177; (500-600) $107-$145; (600-700) $103-$137; and (700-800) $75-$106.

Slaughter cows: $35-$82; slaughter bulls, $50-$90; stocker cows, $45-$82.50; bred cows, $550-$900; pairs, $950-$1,125;

horses, $30-$725.

CUERO

Jan. 27

Receipts: 1,249

Had 254 cows and 16 bulls were $2 higher. Cows sold to a strong demand. Calves were much stronger.

Packer bulls: Heavy weights, $88-$96; lower grades, $80-$88; canners $64-$70.

Packer cows: Boning cows, $73-$80; cutters, $61-$84; low yielding cutters, $47-$59; canners, $49.50-$50.50.

Dry cows: $50-$82; ; palpated, higher; pairs: $890-$1,450.

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

Steer calves: (200-250) $150-$230; (250-300) $150-$235; (300-350) $137-$235;(350-400) $150-$215; (400-450) $152-$215; (450-500) $135-$205; (500-550) $135-$172.

Bulls: (500-600) $135-$172.

Heifer Calves: (200-250) $150-$230; (250-300) $150-$235; (300-350) $140-$210; (350-400) $141-$240; (400-450) $127-$179; (450-500) $137-$205; (500-600) $135-$172.

EDNA

Jan. 23

Receipts: 958

Steers: (200-300) $170-$232; (300-400) $186-$226; (400-500) $168-$204; (500-600) $155-$178; (600-700) $144-$160; and (700 and up) $100-$113.

Heifers: (200-300) $149-$210; (300-400) $165-$218; (400-500) $154-$187; (500-600) $145-$174; (600-700) $137-$156; (700 and up) $118-$130.

Stockers pairs: $690-$1,120; Stocker cows: $460-$910.

Packer cows: (600-800) $41-$60; and (800 and up) $61-$84. Packer bulls: (800 and up) $56-$92.

EL CAMPO

Jan. 24

Receipts: 728

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

Steers: (under 200) $156-$190; (200-300) $180-$230; (300-400) $179-$230; (400-500) $168-$192.50; (500-600) $160-$188; (over 600) $140-$160.

Heifers: (under 200) $152-$180; (200-300) $164-$200; (300-400) $164-$202.50; (400-500) $154-$187.50; (500-600) $138-$171; (over 600) $137-$151.

Slaughter cows: smooth fat, $70-$76; excessive fat, $68-$73; cutter, $76-$81; canner, $35-$50.

Slaughter bulls: high dressing, $86-$92; low dressing, $76-$85.

Replacement cows: bred, $85-$95.

GONZALES

Jan. 21

Receipts: 1,240 cattle

Compared to our last sale: Calves and yearlings sold steady to slightly higher. Packer cows sold steady to $1-$2 higher.

Stocker-feeder steers: Medium and large frame No. 1 (150-300) $205-$230;(300-400) $190-$220; (400-500) $185-$195; (500-600) $154-$175; (600-700) $138-$150; (700-800) $131-$142.

Bull yearlings: (700-900) $92-$111.

Stocker-feeder heifers: Medium and large No. 1 (150-300) $175-$185; (300-400) $161-$170; (400-500) $152-$159; (500-600) $139-$148; and (600-700) $129-$134.

Packer cows: Good lean utility and commercial, $54-$64; cutters, $68-$79.50; canners, $43-$53; and low yielding fat cows, $62-$73.

Packer bulls: Yield grade 1 and 2, good heavy bulls, $89-$91; light weights and medium quality bulls, $70-$83. Stocker cows, $425-$900. Pairs, $725-$1,050.

HALLETTSVILLE

Jan. 24

Cattle on Hand: 1,461

Week ago: 2,346

Year ago: 1,785

Compared to last week: The calf market continues to gain momentum each week. Calves and yearlings were higher with demand exceptionally strong.

Packer cows and bulls sold $2 higher on about 225 head total.

Packer cows: Higher dressing utility and cutter cows, $64-$83; lower dressing utility and cutter cows, $48-$64; light weight canner cows, $34-$48.

Packer bulls: Heavyweight bulls, $80-$93.50; utility and cutter bulls, $68-$80; light weight canner bulls, $62-$68.

Stocker and feeder calves and yearlings: No. 1 steer and bull calves, (150-200) $175-$230;(200-300)$175-$225: (300-400) $175-$220; (400-500) $160-$200; (500-600)$140-$190; (600-700) $134-$160;(700-800) $128-$142.

No. 1 Heifer calves: (150-200) $168-$210; (200-300) $160-$200;(300-400) $160-$192.50; (400-500) $150-$180;(500-600) $132-$168; (600-700) $125-$145; (700-800) $108-$120.

No. 2 and 3: Steer and bull calves, (200-300) $118-$172; (300-400) $116-$170; (400-500) $114-$160; (500-600) $112-$144; (600-700) $100-$132.

No. 2 and 3: Heifer calves, (200-300) $112-$158; (300-400) $112-$152; (400-500) $110-$148; (500-600) $105-$135; (600-700) $98-$126.

KARNES CITY

Jan. 21

Cattle on hand: 442

Market was very strong and active.

Steers: (200-300) $188-$235; (300-400) $180-$220; (400-500) $170-$205; (500-600) $158-$195; (600-700) $145-$158; (700 and up) $105-$115.

Heifers: (200-300) $165-$205; (300-400) $160-$220; (400-500) $155-$205; (500-600) $135-$162; (600-700) $115-$140; (700 and up) $100-$105.

Stocker cows (per head): Bred cows $800-$995, Pairs $1,150-$1,315; Packer cows: No. 1 $72-$80, No. 2 $62-$70, and Bulls $85-$90.

Goats and other (per head): 132 on hand

Kid goats: (25-50) $75-$105; (50-100) $95-$160. Nannies: $85-$165. Billies: $125-$225. Sheep: $85-$150. Rams: $115-$250. Piglets: $45-$85. Top Hogs: $55-$60 (per pound). Sows: $42-$50 (per pound). Boars: $10-$15 (per pound).

KARNES COUNTY

Jan. 26

Cattle on hand: 160. Market steady compared to last week.

No. 1 steer and bull calves: (200-300) $190-$215; (300-400) $185-$205; (400-500) $180-$203; (500-600) $150-$170; (600-700) $123-$145. No. 1 heifer calves - (200-300) $170-$180; (300-400) $165-$184; (400-500) $155-$174; (500-600) $123-$167; (600-700) $110-$130.

Stocker cows: Good cows and heifers, $885-$1,000; medium cows and heifers, $700-$800; good cow/calf pairs, $990.

Packer cows: higher dressing utility and cutter cows, $69-$78.50; lower dressing utility and cutter cows, $60-$68; light weight canner cows, $52-$59.

Packer bulls: heavyweight bulls, $87-$92; utility and canner bulls $83-$86; and lightweight canner bulls, $75-$82.

NIXON

Jan. 23

Volume: 1,179; cows: 233; bulls: 14; horses: 0; sheep and goats: 0.

Steers: (200-300) $178-$235; (300-400) $174-$235; (400-500) $156-$210; (500-600) $141-$190; (600-700) $125-$148; (700-800) $125-$131.

Heifers: (200-300) $152-$210; (300-400) $152-$230; (400-500) $143-$201; (500-600) $133-$158; (600-700) $124-$143; (700-800) $127.

Slaughter cows: $58-$80; slaughter bulls, $73-$90; stocker cows, $527-$970; pairs, $740-$1,080.

WHARTON

Jan. 25

Receipts: 663

Steers: (200-300) $177-$240; (300-400) $187-$228; (400-500) $168-$194; (500-600) $164-$184; (600-700) $147-$168; (700 and up) $119-$134.

Heifers: (200-300) $164-$226; (300-400) $167-$200; (400-500) $159-$184; (500-600) $147-$182; (600-700) $129-$150; (700 and up) $106-$125.

Stocker pairs: $875-$1,200; stocker cows, $430-$975.

Packer cows: (600-800) $41-$62; (800 and up) $63-$80; packer bulls (800 and up) $53-$98.



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