Trent Ashby



I hope everyone is enjoying the wet weather. Here is the latest on what’s happening at your State Capitol. This past week marked a new chapter in history for the State of Texas. On Tuesday, Governor Greg Abbott and Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick were sworn in on the south steps of our State Capitol. Both of these leaders conveyed a […]

Game Warden Field Notes



The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Going Through a Rough Patch After a couple flipped their boat in a swift water section of the Colorado River, they borrowed a phone from some passing kayakers and called a Bastrop County game warden. Since the couple did not know where they were, the […]

Leon County Sheriff’s Report



1/14/15 Deputy Jack Tomlinson dispatched to FM 1511 in Centerville in reference to an animal problem. Deputy Donnie Mordecai dispatched to CR 317 in Centerville for a followup investigation. Deputy Cody Wood dispatched to CR 427 in Flynn in reference to an unattended death. Deputy Jack Tomlinson dispatched to PR 4075 in Jewett in reference to a welfare concern. Lieutenant […]

Community Calendar



“Hilltop Lakes Chapel will present a SUPER KINGDOM BOWL, Sunday, Feb. 1st, 11:00 a.m. worship service. Special guests will be the voices of Texas A & M’s football, Dave South and Dave Elmendorf doing a live commentary for the sermon. This event was inspired by true events that had a great lasting impact on history than any Super Bowl every […]

Texas crop, weather:

Finishing of Panhandle cotton harvest delayed by wet, damp weather

COLLEGE STATION – A variety of factors – mostly weather — have delayed the finishing of the cotton harvest in the Panhandle, Rolling Plains and, to a lesser degree, the South Plains, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agronomists. “Our cotton harvest was delayed by fog and high humidity in the early part of December,” said Dr. Jourdan Bell, […]

TDA Market Recap Jan. 20, 2015



AUSTIN – (Jan. 20, 2015) For the week ending Jan. 17, 2015, Texas auctions quoted feeder cattle prices mostly steady to $5 higher early in the week, though auctions held on Thursday, Friday and Saturday reported prices $3 to $15 lower per hundredweight (cwt). Texas direct feeder cattle sales were $2 to $12 lower, noting a steady decline through the […]

Cowpokes



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Buffalo Livestock Report



Sale Date: 1-24-15Head Count: 561Last Week: 1682Sellers: 103Buyers: 41Cutter Cows………………..95-110Fat Cows…………………….90-106Canner Cows…………………65-95Slaughter Bulls Steady/DownHeavy Bulls………………110-135Light Bulls………………..105-125Cow/Calf Pairs & Bred Cows Choice Pairs…………………………….N/T Good Pairs……………..2000-2700 Plain Pairs……………..1100-1900 Bred Cows 3-6 Yr Old………1250-2650 Steer/Bull Calves & Yearlings Some plainer, hard to place calves below these figures. 150-200 lbs……………….320-375 200-300 lbs……………….300-375 300-400 lbs……………….275-345 400-500 lbs……………….245-315 500-600 lbs……………….225-265 600-700 lbs……………….205-223700-800 lbs……………….195-205Heifer Calves & YearlingsSome […]

Brazos Valley Livestock Report



Date of Sale: 1-20-15Total Receipts: 980Total Sellers: 172Total Buyers: 59Feeder Steers- Med/Large #1200-300…………………….. 340-385300-400…………………….. 300-365400-500…………………….. 260-310500-600…………………….. 240-270600-700…………………….. 220-233700-800…………………….. 208-225Med/Large #1-2’s200-300…………………….. 310-335300-400…………………….. 285-295 400-500…………………….. 230-255500-600…………………….. 225-235600-700…………………….. 210-219Feeder Heifers – Med/Large #1200-300…………………….. 320-385300-400…………………….. 265-315400-500…………………….. 235-260500-600…………………….. 220-242600-700…………………….. 208-218700-800…………………….. 190-205Feeder Heifers – Med/Large #1-2200-300…………………….. 285-310300-400…………………….. 245-260400-500…………………….. 220-230500-600…………………….. 205-215 600-700…………………….. 195-205Stocker CowsPalpated Cows………… 1100-2550Cow/Calf PairsChoice……………………………… NAGood……………………… 2200-2650Plain……………………… 1700-2100Slaughter BullsHigh Yield 1-2……………. 130-142Lower Yielding………….. 110-125Slaughter CowsShelly […]

ANDERSON CO. LIVESTOCK REPORT



Date of Sale: 1-21-15Head Count: 372Buyers: 33Sellers: 61Steers/Bull Calves & Yearlings200-300………………….. 2.55-3.85300-400…………………..2.42-3.77 400-500…………………..2.35-2.95500-600…………………..2.27-2.75600-700…………………..2.00-2.30700-800…………………..1.80-2.15Heifers Calves & Yearlings200-300…………………..2.40-3.65300-400…………………..2.30-2.90400-500…………………..2.27-2.77 500-600…………………..2.15-2.43600-700…………………..1.95-2.33700-800…………………..1.65-2.01SlaughterCows………………………….80-1.18Slaughter Bulls…………. 1.05-1.35Stocker Cows………… 875-2400Pairs……………………. 1325-2400 SORRY! A SUBSCRIPTION IS REQUIRED! You must be an active subscriber to access this content! Please Login below or Subscribe!