San Angelo kids sold $5-10 higher, nannies steady. Hamilton kids and nannies sold steady. Goldthwaite slaughter kids and nannies sold steady to $5 higher, replacement nannies steady. Billings, Montana sharply higher. Fredericksburg kids traded steady to $10 lower.
Lamb markets were mostly lower this week. San Angelo sold $10-15 lower, Hamilton $5 off and Fredericksburg $5-10 lower. Goldthwaite sold last Thursday with a steady market. Slaughter ewes were also lower at most markets.
Ben Weinheimer is the Texas Cattle Feeder Association’s new president and CEO. Turns out, it is a position he was more or less groomed for since shortly after walking in the doors of the association some 25 years ago.
The policy team at the American Farm Bureau Federation ticked off a wide range of issues that are on their radar screen in the new year as well as expectations of the second session of the 117th Congress and an update on the latest from the Biden administration in a round-table of issues update during the group’s recent annual convention.
The Pro Rodeo career of bull rider, Elijah Mora has been a grind.
The Texas Animal Health Commission has confirmed equine herpes myeloencephalopathy (EHM), the neurologic disease linked to equine herpes virus (EHV-1), in a Lamb County Quarter Horse. It is the first positive detection of EHM in Texas this year.
Texas farmers and ranchers serving as voting delegates at the 103rd convention of the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF), passed several policy resolutions from Texas, including new policy language regarding livestock marketing.
This week, steers sold $10-20 higher, packer cows and bulls $2-4 higher, bred cows and pairs steady. Receipts totaled 2207 head.