Slaughter lambs under 70 lbs were mostly steady, heavier weights were firm to 15.00 higher.
Missouri is the epicenter of drought in the Midwest as parts of the state have had very hot and dry weather in recent weeks and months, and some parts have been dry for the last year or longer.
Retail/Stable type hay remains the most demanded hay in Oregon.
A farmer near Bend shot and killed a cougar earlier after it killed two Shetland sheep and a turkey on his property
WDFW circulates plan to increase Blue Mountains elk herd
Washington’s policy allows killing wolves if they prey on livestock three times in a 30-day period.
It was a Texas-sized shrimp dream, to breed crustaceans far from shore but close to transportation hubs that would speed fresh seafood to restaurants as far away as New York or Las Vegas
A growing number of Texas ranchers and farmers are trimming their livestock, or selling them altogether, as the persistent drought has eliminated water supplies and forage for the animals
WDFW trapping to collar wolf in Togo pack
Skagit County assessor surveys elk damage to farmland
WDFW backtracks on wolf collars
Washington wolfpack kills cattle; no action yet from WDFW
BLM announced on July 24 that it would no longer use mandatory off-site compensatory mitigation on most federal land.
Sheep and lamb slaughter under federal inspection for the week to date totaled 38,000 compared with 36,000 last week and 36,000 last year.