Slaughter meat goat prices were mixed this week in traditional post-holiday mode. San Angelo kids sold steady to $5-10 higher. Fredericksburg kids were steady with last week while light kids sold $10-15 lower and slaughter kids $10 lower at Goldthwaite.read more
Sheep and lamb markets continue to post steady to higher prices through mid-week in post Easter trading. At Tuesday’s sale in San Angelo the USDA reported 40-60 pound lambs selling for $200-224 as compared to last week’s price of $166-188.read more
Panhandle fed cattle traders were on hold at midweek.
Last week’s going rate was $126, and there was a glimmer of hope that feeders might be able to push that higher this week. Nonetheless, feeders were asking $130, but packers had not yet come to the table with even a bid.
The Texas Animal Health Commission, USDA-APHIS and South Texas ranchers continue to battle the spread of the cattle fever tick in.read more
Deborah Fellows has many quotes that are special to her. There are two, in particular, that seem to define her.read more
It would seem that the use of livestock protection dogs is perhaps gaining some traction with sheep and goat operators in Texas. The recent field day here focusing on the use of these dogs was well attended.read more
Ford Motor Company is building an electric F-150.read more
The cell-based and plant-based patties are struggling, says a former Oklahoma State professor who is now with a commercial food group. They’ll never replace a ribeye steak.read more