San Angelo’s lamb market was off $10-20. Goldthwaite lambs sold $5-15 higher, Hamilton lambs steady to $10 lower, Fredericksburg steady, and New Holland, Pennsylvania, lambs sold weak.
San Angelo kids sold $15-25 lower, nannies $10-20 lower. Hamilton slaughter kids and nannies steady to $20 higher. Goldthwaite kids $10-15 higher, slaughter nannies $5-10 higher, replacement nannies $10 higher. Fredericksburg kids continue steady. New Holland, Pennsylvania kids sold higher, nannies weak and billies steady.
The fed cattle market saw a little early week trading mostly at $140. At presstime midweek, feeders were holding to the $140 ask, but packer bids were reportedly scarce.
Those attending the 31st annual Outlook for Texas Land Markets got a special treat this year.
The drouth in Texas has expanded and worsened in some parts of the state. As of the end of April about 54 percent of the state was in extreme or exceptional drouth, the highest percentage since February 2012.
Stockmanship is a learned art, one that is all about finding just the right kind and amount of pressure.
Two projects by Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists aim to protect the U.S. cattle industry from the emerging threat of pesticide-resistant cattle fever ticks.
U.S. beef exports soared to another new value record in March, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF).