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TDA Market Recap August 2, 2010



AUSTIN – (August 2, 2010) For the week ending July 31, feeder cattle price trends at Texas auctions were uneven, from $4 lower per hundredweight to $5 higher, with a few locations as much as $8 higher. Feeder cattle supplies remain tight, but lower fed cattle prices and higher grain markets pulled some locations lower. Fed cattle were $2 lower […]

Texas monthly oil and gas statistics



JUNE PERMITS TO DRILL The Commission issued a total of 1,535 original drilling permits in June 2010 compared to 842 in June 2009. The June total included 1,326 permits to drill new oil and gas wells, 32 to re-enter existing well bores, and 177 for re-completions. Permits issued in June 2010 included 394 oil, 272 gas, 784 oil and gas, […]

Buffalo Livestock Report



Sale Date: 8-7-10 Head Count: 1823 Last Week: 1741 Sellers: 250 Buyers: 64 Cutter Cows………………….54-67 Fat Cows……………………58-65.5 Canner Cows…………………42-64 Slaughter Bulls Steady/Down Heavy Bulls……………….70-73.5 Light Bulls……………………63-69 Cow/Calf Pairs & Bred Cows Choice Pairs………………..1000-1100 Good Pairs………………850-1000 Plain Pairs………………..710-840 Bred Cows 3-6 Yr Old………..550-990 Steer/Bull Calves & Yearlings Some plainer, hard to place calves below these figures. 150-200 lbs……………….125-188 200-300 lbs……………….125-182 300-400 […]

Brazos Valley Livestock Report



Date of Sale: 8-3-10 Total Receipts: 878 Previous Week: 742 Total Sellers: 146 Total Buyers: 66 Feeder Steers- Med/Large #1 200-300…………………….. 135-179 300-400…………………….. 130-164 400-500…………………….. 121-143 500-600………………….. 111-132.5 600-700…………………….. 109-121 700-800……………………………. —- Med/Large #1-2’s 200-300…………………….. 110-130 300-400…………………….. 100-125 400-500…………………….. 100-120 500-600…………………….. 103-110 600-700………………………. 99-108 Feeder Heifers – Med/Large #1 200-300………………….. 120-137.5 300-400…………………….. 115-133 400-500…………………….. 113-129 500-600…………………….. 105-115 600-700…………………….. 100-107 700-800………………………. […]

Anderson Co. Livestock Report



Date of Sale: 8-4-10 Head Count: 512 Buyers: 49 Sellers: 70 Steers/Bull Calves & Yearlings 200-300………………….. 1.20-1.85 300-400…………………..1.15-1.63 400-500…………………..1.10-1.31 500-600…………………..1.05-1.27 600-700……………………..95-1.16 700-800……………………..85-1.09 Heifers Calves & Yearlings 200-300…………………..1.10-1.59 300-400…………………..1.00-1.37 400-500……………………..95-1.20 500-600……………………..90-1.18 600-700……………………..85-1.05 700-800……………………..75-1.00 Slaughter Cows……………… 42-62 Slaughter Bulls………………. 62-74 Stocker Cows…. 525.00-875.00 Pairs……………. 675.00-1050.00 SORRY! A SUBSCRIPTION IS REQUIRED! You must be an active subscriber to access this content! Please Login […]

East Texas Livestock Report



Date of Sale: 8-5-10 Head Count: 1103 Cut/Boner…………………….59-64 Canner Cow………………….48-55 Breaker Utility Com Cow………….56-59 Thin Cows…………………….42-46 Bulls Yield Grade 1&2……………74-76 Bulls Yield Grade 3&4…..70-74 Stocker Cows Young Bred Cows…….750-1050 Older Plain Cows……….600-800 Good Choice Pairs…..1000-1200 Common Medium Pair…800-1000 Stocker & Feeder Calves & Yearlings Steers Good & Choice Up to 200………………………….—- 300-400…………………….140-162 400-500…………………….125-135 500-600…………………….115-125 600-700…………………….111-120 700-800…………………….103-111 Heifers Good & Choice […]

East Texas Livestock Report



Date: 8-3-10 Volume: 1539 Tested: 335 Sellers: 198 Total Buyers: 67 Packer Buyers: 5 Order Buyers: 14 Cattle Companies: 29 Feeder Orders: 248 Slaughter Cows Canners……………………34-49.00 Boning/Utility…………..50-58.00 Cutters……………………..59-67.50 Slaughter Bulls……………. 55-74 Bred Cows…………. 520-1030/hd Cow/Calf Pairs…………. 630-1330 Feeder Steers/Bulls Large Frame #1’s 150-200…………………… 130-178 205-300…………………… 125-169 305-400…………………… 120-153 405-500…………………….110-141 505-600…………………….. 88-126 605-800………………….84.50-116 Feeder Heifers – Large Frame#1 110-200………………..110-152.50 205-300…………………… 100-156 […]

Goat Gossip

Freestone County Goat Breeders Association

Selection is a matter of choice, that’s why it’s called “Selection”! Gwen and I have worked real hard on getting the Rancho in shape to be a top notch goat ranch. Building pens, handling facilities, replacing the entire perimeter fence, cross fencing, improving pastures, building shelters and feeders and such. There’s still a lot to do like adding more permanent […]

Farm and Ranch Show set for San Antonio



SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio International Farm and Ranch Show, to be held Oct. 14-16, has added several new features for attendees and their families, according to show coordinators. The show will take place on the San Antonio Livestock Exposition and Freeman Coliseum grounds, 3201 E. Houston St. and One AT&T Center Parkway. Admission is free, with show hours […]