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porter - Simms Creek Wildlife Management Area
The Goldthwaite Eagle
Gordon wows Simms Creek crowd
Sierra Gordon stole the
show Saturday while speaking at the Simms Creek Wildlife Management meeting.
Sierra, a sophomore in high
school, shared her past camp
experiences with the Texas
Brigades Camp program.
Sierra said, “At one camp
we learned about quail and
habitat while at another camp
we practiced public speaking.” The Texas Brigade
Camps are wildlife leadership
camps for youth ages 13-17.
Youth can pick from several
themes such and Bobwhite,
Buckskin, Bass, Waterfowl or
Ranch Brigades. Each camp
is 4-½ days long.
In addition to the speaker,
over 75 landowners and hunters brought in jawbones from
this past year’s deer harvest to
be aged by Mike Miller with
Texas Parks and Wildlife. Sierra Gordon with Damon Holditch and Sam Campbell.
Simms Creek now has over
50,000 acres under manage- of Mills County including a The group has successfully
ment in the southeastern part portion of Lampasas County. improved the age structure of
the herd where more mature
deer are seen and harvested
each year.
At the close of the meeting
officers Sam Campbell and
Damon Holditch presented
Sierra a check for the Texas
Brigades program.
For more information on
the Texas Brigade program
you can refer to: www.texasbrigades.org or email Helen
Holdsworth,[email protected]
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2015 FEATURED LAMB SALE
Beginning 12:00 Noon In Conjunction with our Regular Sale
April 10
SPECIAL REPLACEMENT
EWE & BUCK SALE - April 18
SPECIAL FALL EWE & BUCKS SALE - TBA
Mills County Commission Company;
Apr. 10, 2015; Total Receipts 3788; Week Ago: 1981
Wool: Lambs: 50-70 lb: 180-235 cwt; 70-90 lb: 165-210 cwt; 90-110: 150-180
cwt; Slaughter Ewes: 70-110; Stocker Ewes: N/T hd; Bucks: N/T cwt;
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lb: 160-190 cwt; Slaughter Ewes: 80-120 cwt; Slaughter Bucks: 100-130 cwt;
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70-90 lb: 170-215 cwt; Slaughter Ewes: 90-125 cwt; Replacement Ewes: 90-135
head; Replacement Bucks: N/T head.
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lb: 200-280 cwt.
Nannies: Light Slaughter: 140-185 cwt; Heavy Slaughter: 120-170 cwt; Thin
slaughter 100-130 cwt; Replacement Nannies: N/T head; Billies: Light Slaughter: 170-230 cwt; Heavy slaughter: 150-185 cwt; Replacement Billies: N/T head.
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Light Kids: Steady
Slaughter Kids: Steady to $5 lower
Slaughter Nannies: $5 higher
Replacement Nannies: Steady
Wool Lambs: $5 higher
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