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Texas Goat Prices
Take Another Fall

For the second week in a row, slaughter goats in selected Texas markets fell $5-10.

Slaughter under federal inspection the week ending March 24 totaled 9301 head. Guessing that goat carcasses would weigh around 30 pounds, that would mean around 279,000 pounds of meat.

Goat meat imports the week ending February 24 was 93 metric tons, or around 204,600 pounds.

In Goldthwaite on Tuesday Spanish kids 15-30 pounds brought $90-100, 30-50 pounds $85-100, 50-80 pounds $85-95. Boer cross kids 15-30 pounds were $95-105, 30-50 pounds $90-105 and 50-80 pounds $95-105. Meat goat nannies weighing 60-110 pounds moved for $45-67, billings 90-170 pounds $65-72 and muttons 100-155 pounds $57-81.

Junction had meat type kids on Monday $92-106, yearlings $85-95, nannies $60-68 and billies and muttons $68-75.

On Tuesday, San Angelo sold meat type kids and yearlings weighing 40-65 pounds at $86-97.50 and 95-120 pounds $70-78. Nannies 70-120 pounds brought $55-65.

On Tuesday, Fredericksburg had Spanish kids 15-50 pounds $80-95, 50-80 pounds $78-90, Boer cross 15-30 pounds $90-117, 30-50 pounds $82-92, 50-80 pounds $87-98, meat type nannies 70-120 pounds $50-65, billies $60-65, muttons $63-73.

     



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