NOT APPARENT to the common observer but there is a great deal of green in this pasture as markets continue to surprise sheep traders.

Slaughter Meat Goat Prices Mixed In This Week’s Sales

San Angelo kids and nannies sold firm to $5 higher. Goldthwaite light kids steady, slaughter kids $5 higher with slaughter and replacement nannies also $5 higher. Hamilton kids sharply higher and nannies $10-20 higher. New Holland, Pennsylvania kids ranged $5-20 higher depending on weight, nannies steady to $10 up. Fredericksburg light kids $20 higher, heavy kids $2-5 higher.

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Sheep Markets Continue To Impress All

Lamb and sheep markets continue to push even higher as San Angelo had 60-pound lambs well above $3 cwt., similar price levels were repeated at sales across the country. Slaughter ewes were consistently above $1 as well.

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Lifelong Cattleman Shares Simple Hedging Tool For Limiting Risk

Darwin Pluhar is a lifelong cattlemen who has spent the last 38-some years studying the cattle markets and perfecting the use of risk management. The study part actually began well over 40-some years ago on his family’s 3000-acre cattle and small grain operation, 40 miles north of Miles City, in eastern Montana.

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Loose Ends

Allen Turner, Voss, recently received the prestigious Earwood Award from the Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers Association (TSGRA). He was recognized at a virtual ceremony during the group’s winter meeting in December.

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San Angelo TX 76902

800-284-5268
325-949-4611

PO Box 3306
San Angelo TX 76902