DAR Chapter celebrates 30th birthday



On Thursday May 20, the Colonel George Dashiell Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, celebrated its thirtieth birthday with a number of awards and honors being bestowed. The Guest Speaker was Ms Lynn Young, Honorary State Regent, Texas Society DAR, member of Tejas Chapter in Houston, who paid tribute to the chapter’s achievements through the years. She spoke of the […]

Houseman presents EE program



The Oakwood Extension Education Club met on May 13, 2010 at the Methodist Church. The meeting was called to order by the President Sandra Botard. The minutes from the April 8, 2010 meeting were read by the Secretary Judy Thomason. A business meeting in regard to the State Conference in Wichita Falls and several items on the program were discussed. […]

Chute ‘n the Bull



Largemouth bass is the most popular fish in central Texas private impoundments. In this area, more landowners manage for and more fishermen fish for largemouth bass than any other species in private impoundments. Although fishermen enjoy catching substantial numbers of bass, most fishermen want to catch some large bass. Each impoundment has a capacity to produce a certain biomass (overall […]

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FFA shooting team hits the mark in Frankston



On Saturday May 15, 2010 8 members of the Buffalo FFA trap shooting team competed at the first annual Buffalo FFA Invitational trap shoot held at the Chicken Ranch Shotgun sports facility in Frankston, Texas. The Boys team consisting of Dylan Ansley, Justin Ansley, Jacob Rodell and Taylor McGill placed 2nd, behind a veteran shooting team from Wills Point FFA. […]

TDA Market Recap

May 17, 2010

AUSTIN – (May 17, 2010) For the week ending May 15, feeder cattle price trends at Texas auctions were again mixed, from $5 lower per hundredweight to $6 higher. The biggest declines were noted in East Texas where dry conditions limited buying interest. In other areas, the focus appeared to be shifting from lighter weight summer grazers to heavier cattle […]

BUFFALO LIVESTOCK REPORT



Sale Date: 5-22-10 Head Count: 2565 Last Week: 1339 Sellers: 213 Buyers: 75 Cutter Cows……………….55-64.5 Fat Cows……………………53-64.5 Canner Cows…………………43-61 Slaughter Bulls Steady/Down Heavy Bulls……………….72-77.5 Light Bulls……………………64-70 Cow/Calf Pairs & Bred Cows Choice Pairs………………..1100-1450 Good Pairs………………850-1000 Plain Pairs………………..600-750 Bred Cows 3-6 Yr Old………..510-930 Steer/Bull Calves & Yearlings Some plainer, hard to place calves below these figures. 150-200 lbs……………….120-160 200-300 lbs……………….120-135 300-400 […]

ANDERSON CO. LIVESTOCK REPORT



Date of Sale: 5-19-10 Head Count: 558 Buyers: 62 Sellers: 66 Steers/Bull Calves & Yearlings 200-300………………….. 1.15-1.69 300-400…………………..1.05-1.44 400-500…………………..1.00-1.25 500-600……………………..95-1.17 600-700……………………..92-1.09 700-800………………………..82-95 Heifers Calves & Yearlings 200-300…………………..1.05-1.34 300-400…………………..1.00-1.29 400-500……………………..95-1.23 500-600……………………..90-1.22 600-700……………………..85-1.07 700-800………………………..80-94 Slaughter Cows……………… 40-63 Slaughter Bulls………………. 62-73 Stocker Cows…. 425.00-850.00 Pairs……………. 625.00-1000.00 SORRY! A SUBSCRIPTION IS REQUIRED! You must be an active subscriber to access this content! Please Login […]

GROSBECK LIVESTOCK REPORT



Date of Sale: 5-20-10 Head Count: 975 Cut/Boner…………………59-62.50 Canner Cow………………….49-55 Breaker Utility Com Cow………….57-60 Thin Cows…………………….38-43 Bulls Yield Grade 1&2……………72-76 Bulls Yield Grade 3&4…..69-72 Stocker Cows Young Bred Cows…….900-1150 Older Plain Cows……….600-950 Good Choice Pairs…..1100-1350 Common Medium Pair…800-1000 Stocker & Feeder Calves & Yearlings Steers Good & Choice Up to 200…………………………—- 300-400…………………….125-142 400-500…………………….120-128 500-600…………………….116-122 600-700…………………….109-116 700-800………………………97-110 Heifers Good & Choice […]

EAST TEXAS LIVESTOCK REPORT



Date: 5-18-10 Volume: 1710 Tested: 514 Sellers: 220 Total Buyers: 69 Packer B11uyers: 5 Order Buyers: 12 Cattle Companies: 31 Feeder Orders: 246 Slaughter Cows Canners……………………38-49.00 Boning/Utility…………..50-57.00 Cutters……………………..58-63.50 Slaughter Bulls……….. 55-74.00 Bred Cows…………. 520-1040/hd Cow/Calf Pairs…………. 630-1170 Feeder Steers/Bulls Large Frame #1’s 150-200…………………….118-154 205-300…………………….111-145 305-400…………………… 105-141 405-500…………………….. 90-134 505-600…………………….. 83-122 605-800………………….80.50-114 Feeder Heifers – Large Frame#1 150-200…………………….110-150 205-300…………………… 100-144 305-400…………………….. […]