The Southern Plains fed cattle market was back to the mid-week standoff. Feeders were asking $115-plus, but no offers were on the table at presstime.read more
Slaughter meat goats continued on a downward trend at major markets this week. Fredericksburg kids sold $5-10 lower, while San Angelo kids were mostly $25-35 lower. At New Holland, Pennsylvania and Hamilton slaughter kids and nannies traded mostly $10-20 lower.read more
Sheep and lamb markets continued weak to lower this week as the market seeks a bottom to the current slide. San Angelo receipts were higher than usual with lambs under 70 pounds $10-20 lower. New Holland, Pennsylvania's market on Monday called heavy lambs $10-20 lower, 90 pounds and heavier, steady.read more
Alternative protein products are all the rage these days. Most experts on the topic contend they are not a fad but rather are here to stay.read more
The theme for the Animal Agriculture Alliance’s annual stakeholder forum was “A seat at the table”.read more
Randy Carson, proprietor of Abilene Livestock Auction, says that an auction barn is made by trailers, not trucks.read more
Make it three for Taos Muncy.
The two-time PRCA World Champion Saddle Bronc rider now has three Sisters Rodeo titles on his résumé. Muncy captured his latest crown with an 86-point ride on Big Bend Rodeo's Major Huckleberry at the 2019 edition of the Sisters Rodeo, which concluded June 9.
Don Casey, who ranches near Cypress Mill in Northeast Blanco County, is the 2019 Conservation Rancher of the Year for the Central and West Texas Area II region.read more