The Circle Register (Follett, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 38, Ed. 1 Tuesday, January 1, 1963 Page: 3 of 11
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THE CIRCLE REGISTER
JANUARY 1' 1963
CATTLE ON FEED UP 8 PERCENT
-4; On October 1 cattle feeders had 8
fjersent more cattle and calves on feed
u i-w^ilaughter market than a year ear-
lier in the 28 major feeding States
1 (12 North Central States, 11 Western
States, Pa., Ga., Ala., Okla., and Tex.).
. The number on feed totaled 6.1 million
head, compared with 5.7 million Octo-
^ ber 1, 1961, and 6.1 million head on
July 1 of this year. The increase in
- the number of cattle and calves weigh-
ing less than 900 pounds more than off-
A set decreases in heavier weight groups
and accounted for all of the increase
^ over a year earlier.
* The North Central region had 1 per-
? cent more cattle on feed than a year
^ earlier. Increases in Ohio, Indiana,
Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, and
_ Kansas more than offset decreases in
the other States. Cattle feeding in the
11 Western States was up 19 percent
~ with all bxjt three States showing in-
■'*' creases from a year earlier. Califor-
A nla, the leading Western State, was
up 26 percent and Colorado was up 11
The number of cattle and calves
weighing less than 500 pounds was up
36 percent from a year earlier. The
~T 500-699 pound group was up 18 percent
^ and the 700-899 pound group was 13
percent higher. Those weighing 900-
1099 pounds were down 4 percent and
the number weighing over 1100 pounds
- ^ was down 21 percent.
On October 1 the number that had
been on feed less than three months
was up 11 percent from October 1 last
year. Those on feed 3-6 months were
up 6 percent, and cattle on feed more
than 6 months were 3 percent higher.
The number of cattle and calves
placed on feed during July through
September was up 11 percent from the
same period in 1961 and marketings of
fed cattle during this period were 3
percent above a year earlier.
Cattle feeders ex-
pect to market about
3.3 million head of
fed cattle during Oct-
ober-Decem ber. If in-
tentions are carried
out marketings would
be about 2 percent more
thi n during the fourth
quarter of 1961. THIS
REPORT TAKEN BY
STAFF FROM DATA
SUPPLIED BY AGRI-
The Texas A. & M. bulletin discusses the test-
ing of water and soil salinity for irrigation
farmers — a new service of the Texas A. & M.
Soil Testing Laboratory. Information sheets
necessary for the tests are available from local
county agricultural agents or from the Agricul-
tural Information Office, College Station,
Texas. Copies of L-570, Test for Water Quality
and Soil Salinity, also may be obtained from the
Agricultural Information Office at College
YOU WILL NOTE
THAT THE YEARLY
P RICE OF THE
IS $1.56. THIS IS
ONLY 3* PER WEEK.
farm and Ranch
Tha Federal Lead Beak of Houston has announced
that effective on January 1, 1963. it will reduce tem-
porarily to 5% the interest rate on all outstanding loans
which presently bear a rate in excess of 5 %. The contract
rate on new loans will continue to be 5Vi% but interest
on loans closed on and after December 1, 1962, will be
billed at 3% until further notice by the bank.
This action is further evidence of our announced goal
to supply your loan funds at the lowest possible cost.
Without obligation, come in end let’s see if you and
and your land can qualify for the special benefits pro-
vided through one of our loena.
Land Bank Association
$2.00 to $5.00 off on
DRESSES — children § ladies
regular men g boys
HON A HEN NIGH
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YOU WILL APPRECIATE
Our staff is aware of the
sorrow and difficulties of be-
reavement, and is pledged
to render help with true
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Ehrlich, Dorothy. The Circle Register (Follett, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 38, Ed. 1 Tuesday, January 1, 1963, newspaper, January 1, 1963; Follett, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth835245/m1/3/: accessed July 2, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Higgins Public Library.