EAST TEXAS LIVESTOCK REPORT



Date: 7-26-16Volume: 1186Sellers: 129Total Buyers: 36Packer Buyers: 4Feeder Orders: 16Slaughter CowsCanners……………………57-66.00Boning/Utility…………..67-73.00Cutters……………………..74-83.00Slaughter Bulls………..81-96.00Bred Cows………………800-1400 Cow/Calf Pairs……….. NO TESTFeeder Steers/Bulls Large Frame #1’s150-200…………………… 161-220205-300…………………… 138-190305-400…………………… 133-180405-500…………………… 123-162505-600…………………….118-168605-800…………………….111-141Feeder Heifers – Large Frame#1110-200………………. 155.50-200205-300…………………… 130-170305-400…………………….118-162 405-500…………………….115-149505-600…………………….111-140605-800………………..110-135.50 Compared to last week:All classes of feeder steers andheifers class averages ended $3to $5 higher. Slaughter cows andslaughter bulls showed firm to $2higher. Buyer interest was goodwith demand […]

Summertime pond management requires planning and caution



OVERTON – Phone calls about out-of-control aquatic vegetation are a common midsummer occurrence, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service wildlife and fisheries specialist Dr. Billy Higginbotham. However, he said, pond owners should proceed with caution when treating aquatic weeds in ponds where fish are important resources. Higginbotham said thinning or eradicating aquatic vegetation can improve the overall environment for the […]

Lady Bison begin volleyball practice



Coach Daryl Skelton welcomed his volleyball players to the first day of practice on August 1st. Coach Skelton and Kyle Gleghorn will coach the varsity and Gleghorn will coach the junior varsity. Avie McNight will coach the 7th grade and Nicole Smith the 8th grade. The varsity has 4 returning letterman and some freshman girls could make the varsity team. […]

Bison football practice started on August 1st



The Buffalo Bison began their first practice at midnight on July 31st. The UIL said practice can begin on August 1st so the Bison began practice at the earliest possible time. Coach Gary Grubbs welcomed 32 varsity players and 20- 25 JV players. The team will work out in shorts from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm until August 22nd when […]

Hilltop Lakes golf news



WGA results for July 28th The Hilltop WGA had 12 ladies come out to play golf and the game of the Day for the 18-Hole players was “T-E-N (1/2 Hcp).” The 18-Hole Ladies results were 1st Low Net – Renee Coody, 2nd Low Net – Shirley Schiamara (Card playoff), 3rd Low Net – Vicky Garrison, 4th Low Net – Marcia […]

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2016-08-02 E-Edition

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