Buyers & Sellers
As a result of large volume, many buyers and shippers of livestock are attracted to Cuero Livestock. With facilities capable of handling over 3,000 head comfortably under one roof in a single day of selling, makes for a big plus in attracting buyers. All major cattle companies are represented in Cuero on sale day. A typical day will see the cattle bought to fit over 350 different orders. Knowing that there will be a good supply to meet their many different orders from across the nation, assures the attendance of many respected buyers.
"There are only two places to sell cattle - Cuero and Chicago, and Chicago is too far away." - Buddy Blackwell
Over the course of a year a lot of good feedback comes on the Quality of cattle from this area. As a result, the cattle from this area are 'reputation cattle'. That is because the local producers are very aware of the state of the industry and breed their cattle to meet the desired attributes of the industry.