BEFORE I go cattle shopping, I do a little research. Do you? Do you visit farm websites, or try to find photos of the farm on google earth? Do you call and ask questions? We aren't going to the farm store in town, so we gotta know if we are going to the right place,...read more
What all happens before we collect a bull? Our preferred method is as follows. A bull calf must do a lot right here from birth to be considered as a breeding bull. After he proves his own abilities to grow and develop, and pass all fertility and structure evaluations,...read more
A load of hay is delivered to the ranch In Minnesota we feed hay on average 7 months of the year. The balance of the year cattle are grazing pastures. Hay is often the single most expensive part of farming. If you could CUT your hay bill by 3-5-10% would you? How...read more
What a bunch of BULL Here we go. We're gearing up for breeding season. In JULY. The females were placed on our breeding mineral about 40 days BEFORE we started calving. Then we moved them home just as calving season began. The bulls were also placed on breeding...read more
We have showed cattle for fun since I was about 10 years old. I was halter breaking calves before that. As a kid, dad gave my sister and I a bull calf to take care of one summer. We were to feed and care for it until August, then it would be sold, and the money we got...read more
While today's farms and ranches are just as much a ladies business as a man's. Certainly you have read up on us, and already know that we are not all fluffy and cuddles with our "cow babies". I even struggle to find words that describe how cattle are classified by a...read more
Everyone has their "reasons" or are they "excuses" for calving when they do. So do we! I have been in the business over 2 decades. I have a known reputation for change. And also a reputation for not letting "excuses" get in the way of logic and common sense. One...read more
So you just bought a place in the country, it has a couple out buildings, and a fenced pasture. The watering is set up and there's a pile of straw, and hay in the lean-to. You built some new pens to replace the old worn out boards, and added a couple gates. It's the...read more
Dare to Dream, Dream BIG, and put your money to work! Over 20 years ago I began my research to find some beef cattle to start my own herd of registered cattle. It had been a long dream of mine. I had no idea that my attraction to the white heifers in my dad's dairy...read more
I'm no career showperson, but there's a few out there. I have the highest regard for the folks who work so hard to do show cattle. In today's angle, I reflect on the idea that most cattlemen have about show cattle also known as Show Sh**. Years ago, cattle shown were...read more
Weaned Heifers Not yet available. Weaning in March 2020
We'll raise them right! Our heifer calves winter on their mothers which gives them many advantages long term. Never underestimate us at Rolling Hills Cattle Company. We go the extra mile to make the top end cattle they should be.
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