Leon County Youth Livestock Show logo contest announced



The Leon County Youth Livestock Show is looking for a few good men, women or kids. The committee is having a logo contest that is open to all who wish to participate with the grand prize being $200 cash. The purpose of the contest is to encourage anyone with art ability and imagination to come up with a logo for […]

TDA Market Recap August 23, 2010



AUSTIN – (August 23, 2010) For the week ending August 21, feeder cattle price trends at Texas auctions were mixed, with some locations steady to $6 lower and others steady to $4 higher. The hot, dry weather continues to limit demand, though tight feeder cattle supplies, higher fed cattle markets and lower grain prices helped push some locations higher. Fed […]

Aflatoxin testing methods an ongoing issue in Central Texas

Texas crop, weather

COLLEGE STATION – Corn growers in Central Texas were having to dump corn in the fields or plow their crop under because of excessively high aflatoxin levels, according to Texas AgriLife Extension Service reports. Bell County, which is east of Killeen, had a lot of rain in late June and early July, then high humidity, followed by extreme dry hot […]

Buffalo Livestock Report



Sale Date: 8-28-10 Head Count: 2291 Last Week: 2144 Sellers: 316 Buyers: 62 Cutter Cows………………….52-65 Fat Cows………………………52-64 Canner Cows…………………42-59 Slaughter Bulls Steady/Down Heavy Bulls………………….72-79 Light Bulls……………………65-70 Cow/Calf Pairs & Bred Cows Choice Pairs………………..1000-1100 Good Pairs………………850-1000 Plain Pairs………………..710-850 Bred Cows 3-6 Yr Old………..620-950 Steer/Bull Calves & Yearlings Some plainer, hard to place calves below these figures. 150-200 lbs……………….125-180 200-300 lbs……………….125-170 300-400 […]

Brazos Valley Livestock Report



Date of Sale: 8-17-10 Total Receipts: 1329 Previous Week: 1058 Total Sellers: 162 Total Buyers: 68 Feeder Steers- Med/Large #1 200-300………………….. 133-167.5 300-400…………………….. 125-163 400-500…………………….. 115-140 500-600…………………….. 109-124 600-700…………………….. 102-117 700-800…………………….. 100-110 Med/Large #1-2’s 200-300…………………….. 115-130 300-400…………………….. 100-125 400-500…………………….. 102-115 500-600………………………. 95-105 600-700………………………. 90-100 Feeder Heifers – Med/Large #1 200-300………………….. 120-137.5 300-400…………………….. 120-132 400-500…………………….. 105-122 500-600…………………….. 102-111 600-700………………………. 99-105 700-800………………………… […]

Anderson Co Livestock Report



Date of Sale: 8-18-10 Head Count: 1009 Buyers: 64 Sellers: 97 Steers/Bull Calves & Yearlings 200-300………………….. 1.15-1.73 300-400…………………..1.10-1.65 400-500…………………..1.05-1.35 500-600……………………..95-1.24 600-700……………………..90-1.19 700-800……………………..85-1.13 Heifers Calves & Yearlings 200-300…………………..1.10-1.45 300-400…………………..1.00-1.31 400-500……………………..98-1.19 500-600……………………..92-1.22 600-700……………………..87-1.07 700-800……………………..80-1.02 Slaughter Cows……………… 42-64 Slaughter Bulls………………. 67-74 Stocker Cows.. 475.00-1250.00 Pairs……………. 675.00-1375.00 SORRY! A SUBSCRIPTION IS REQUIRED! You must be an active subscriber to access this content! Please Login […]

Groesbeck Livestock Report



Date of Sale: 8-26-10 Head Count: 1700 Cut/Boner…………………….60-65 Canner Cow………………….48-58 Breaker Utility Com Cow………….59-62 Thin Cows…………………….40-46 Bulls Yield Grade 1&2……………72-78 Bulls Yield Grade 3&4…..69-72 Stocker Cows Young Bred Cows…….750-1100 Older Plain Cows……….600-800 Good Choice Pairs…..1100-1300 Common Medium Pair…800-1000 Stocker & Feeder Calves & Yearlings Steers Good & Choice Up to 200………………………….—- 300-400…………………….140-156 400-500…………………….123-133 500-600…………………….115-121 600-700…………………….108-115 700-800…………………….103-111 Heifers Good & Choice […]

East Texas Livestock Report



Date: 8-24-10 Volume: 2060 Tested: 367 Sellers: 258 Total Buyers: 66 Packer Buyers: 5 Order Buyers: 14 Cattle Companies: 29 Feeder Orders: 244 Slaughter Cows Canners……………………34-49.00 Boning/Utility…………..50-58.00 Cutters……………………..59-65.00 Slaughter Bulls……………. 55-76 Bred Cows…………. 520-1020/hd Cow/Calf Pairs…………. 630-1040 Feeder Steers/Bulls Large Frame #1’s 150-200…………………… 130-175 205-300…………………… 125-165 305-400…………………… 120-160 405-500…………………….110-147 505-600…………………….. 88-129 605-800………………….84.50-118 Feeder Heifers – Large Frame#1 110-200………………..110-167.50 205-300…………………… 100-140 […]

We Care Support group meets September 7th



“We Care Support” group will meet Tuesday instead of Money due to Labor Day holiday. Meeting time will be Tuesday, Sept. 7 at 1:30 p.m. at Buffalo Missionary Baptist Church, Haggard/Main behind Tom’s Mini-Mart. These meetings are open to the public and everyone is cordially invited to attend. Some folks in the group were caregivers or lost family members several […]

Oakwood EE Clubs serves welcome back breakfast to OISD teachers and staff



by Melissa Missildine What a great way to start off the teacher in-service week prior to the start of the 2010-2011 school year! The ladies of the Oakwood Education Extension Club served breakfast in the school cafeteria last Monday to the entire staff of OISD. It is a tradition started many many years ago that the EE Club has kept […]