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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...