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Slaughter Meat Goat Prices Mixed In This Week’s Sales

San Angelo kids and nannies sold firm to $5 higher. Goldthwaite light kids steady, slaughter kids $5 higher with slaughter and replacement nannies also $5 higher. Hamilton kids sharply higher and nannies $10-20 higher. New Holland, Pennsylvania kids ranged $5-20 higher depending on weight, nannies steady to $10 up. Fredericksburg light kids $20 higher, heavy...

Plains Fed Cattle Trade Steady Midweek; Most Feeders On Hold

The fed cattle market got underway midweek though it was just a token amount largely at $110.50. Most feeders were holding for more money. The ask was at $113 or better and packer inquiry was reportedly “light.” Last week’s going rate was at $110.70. The Texas Cattle Feeders Association counted 11,192 head on area showlists,...

Sheep Markets Continue To Impress All

Lamb and sheep markets continue to push even higher as San Angelo had 60-pound lambs well above $3 cwt., similar price levels were repeated at sales across the country. Slaughter ewes were consistently above $1 as well. Domestic lamb and mutton meat production was estimated by the USDA to total 2.23 million pounds the week...

Economist Anticipates Better 2021 For Cattle Producers

By Colleen Schreiber VIA WEBINAR — The new year has dawned. As for 2020, most say good riddance. Late in 2020, Justin Benavidez, assistant professor and Extension management economist for the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension service for District 1 based in Amarillo, offered a review of the year and the impacts on the cattle markets...

Lifelong Cattleman Shares Simple Hedging Tool For Limiting Risk

By Colleen Schreiber VIA WEBINAR — Darwin Pluhar is a lifelong cattlemen who has spent the last 38-some years studying the cattle markets and perfecting the use of risk management. The study part actually began well over 40-some years ago on his family’s 3000-acre cattle and small grain operation, 40 miles north of Miles City,...

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