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RHCC Cattle Customers

We would like to invite all of our former cattle and semen customers to join our E-newsletter. While I'm always as busy as a bee, We know how important continued connections are. You can sign up right here on our website. Our herd is a constant evolving group of...

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More about Cattle Sale Preparation

Previously we talked about fitting, and getting animals clean, fitted, and without distracting backgrounds. While this photo isn't ideal, the pose it very attractive, from a different angle (perpendicular to him) this would be a great pose. Your Jobs before an Auction...

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Oh BULL

I often wonder how many people get caught in a #8 trap when it comes to bulls. This time of year bull sales are on every single farm related flier. The bulls are usually dirty tailed, which to me says ‘he’s been fed REAL GOOD!’ For the last—- who knows how long. The...

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The British White Temperament

With calving season just beginning, the thought comes to mind on cow temperament. The "here kitty, kitty" cow Most seasoned cattlemen have seen them. Those cows that you have to use 3 tractors and 8’ panels to catch and tag the calf to have a remote chance without...

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Just because it moo’s…

Imagine this calf all fitted up for a show. Just because it moo's doesn't mean it should be breeding stock! I'm going to go on a limb, because that's where the fruit is, and talk about this a little bit. Just because an animal has a registration paper doesn't mean it...

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Preparing for Cattle Shows/ Sales

There's 3 main types of cattle shows. The most common, and one we are most familiar with is where show persons feed, fit and clip their animals over a period of time with the show being the last stage. Some folks show their animal many times, some animals may only be...

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Our Medicine Cabinet

What does a Grassfed Beef producer keep in the medicine cabinet?  Let's find out! First a little background on this old relic.  This cabinet sat in my grandparents basement and was moved there from the farm when they retired. I have no idea before that, but I know...

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4 Seasons

Calf grazes on improved pasture in mid summer Summer Ah, Summer, the time of year when in the midwest the grass grows really fast and is full of nutrients. While our growing season is pretty short, the land provides lush growth when the pasture is well managed. If we...

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Going Cattle Shopping

Going Cattle Shopping

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,...

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Seeds of change

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,...

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