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Western livestock auction prices
Stocker and feeder cattle were lower at the Toppenish, Wash., Livestock Auction due in part to lower prices throughout the cattle complex.

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Western livestock auction prices
Slaughter cows 1.00-4.00 lower and slaughter bulls 1.00-2.00 higher at the Toppenish, Wash., Livestock Auction.
Fleeces sell as they’re sheared
Fleeces sell as they’re sheared
Jacob Valentine is able to show the potential customer the animal in full fleece, the wool as it comes off and a close-up of the fleece as it is skirted.
Rancher Joe Lemire remembered for his integrity
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National feeder and stocker cattle report
Packers were not aggressively chasing the market this week and were content to set back and wait to buy cattle cheaper.

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