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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...
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...

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,...

How much Hay per head?

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...

What a Bunch of BULL

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...

First time cattle purchasing

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....