THESE PAIRS near Harper are enjoying Hill Country pasture conditions that are far better than those not all that far away.

Slaughter Meat Goat Trade Mixed In Most Recent Sales

Slaughter meat goat prices were mixed again this week. San Angelo kids less than 60 pounds sold steady with heavier weights weak to $5 lower. Fredericksburg kids $2-5 higher. At New Holland, Pennsylvania, all classes of slaughter goats traded mostly $10-20 lower.

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Sheep Market Trends Mixed Yet Again

Lamb prices at San Angelo were mixed as compared to last week’s market, and that trend was prevalent at other auctions. Feeder lambs were steady to lower, slaughter lambs mostly lower. New Holland, Pennsylvania, did not have a sheep report due to Monday’s holiday.

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Blockchain, Animal ID Reviewed At Annual KRIRM Symposium

Individual animal identification and traceability took another step back recently when USDA abruptly announced that it had suspended its plan to phase-in the use of RFID tags for cattle and bison. Originally USDA-APHIS intended to stop the use of metal tags and switch completely to RFID tags by January 2023.

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800-284-5268
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PO Box 3306
San Angelo TX 76902

800-284-5268
325-949-4611

PO Box 3306
San Angelo TX 76902