Sheep and lambs were mixed this week with San Angelo’s market $5-15 higher on wool feeder lambs, slaughter hair lambs $10-20 up. New Holland quoted steady to $15 lower on wool and steady to $15 higher on hair lambs.
The fed cattle market appears to be headed higher this week.
San Angelo kids sold $15-20 higher and nannies steady. Goldthwaite kids and nannies steady to $5 lower. Hamilton kids $10-20 lower with nannies selling $10 lower. New Holland kids sold $30-50 lower, nannies steady to $20 lower and billies $10-20 higher. Fredericksburg kids held steady.
It’s long been said that cattle producers are an independent lot.
Two departments of Texas A&M University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences have been restructured to better serve students, Texas landowners and the public in addressing regional, national and global environmental and natural resource opportunities and challenges.
Last week JBS USA Holdings Inc. closed on its purchase of the Mountain States Rosen lamb processing facility in Greeley, Colorado, but a number of congressional leaders from five Western states have asked Assistant Attorney General, Makan Delrahim, to investigate the acquisition.
Bareback rider, Orin Larsen, always wanted to win the Dodge City, Kansas, Roundup Rodeo. He accomplished that feat in record-setting fashion Sunday night. Larsen set a pair of rodeo records, including the two-head average with 179.5 points. The previous record was 175 points on two head, shared by Steven Dent and Will Lowe in 2019.
Dorper, wool and Barbado lambs all sold $10 lower, ewes $10 lower, kids steady, nannies $10 lower. Sheep and goat receipts totaled 1756 head.