Seneca Valley Virus

January 16, 2017 0
By Barry Whitworth Seneca Valley Virus or Senecavirus A was first identified in the United States in 1988. The virus appears sporadically with a few cases appearing every year. However, in 2015, the number of […]

The Joys of the Cattle Business

January 4, 2017 0
By Ralph Chain You cannot believe what goes on at the Red Angus Sale at the Ranch. It takes us several months to get ready for our annual sale. This year it was held on […]

The Pumpkin Center School

December 23, 2016 0
By Ralph Chain I was on the bulldozer ready to knock down the skeleton of the old Pumpkin Center School House when it struck me, I was about to commit a horrible waste. I almost […]

Bovine Leukemia Virus

November 30, 2016 0
By Barry Whitworth Bovine Leukemia Virus (BLV) is a retrovirus capable of causing cancer in cattle. The disease that is caused by the virus may be referred to as Enzootic Bovine Leukosis (EBL), malignant lymphoma […]

The Great Buffalo Hunt

November 14, 2016 0
By Ralph Chain While there is a distinct difference between a bison and a buffalo, bison is commonly referred to as the American buffalo or buffalo in the United States. We have an outfitting service […]

Trichomoniasis

October 28, 2016 0
By Barry Whitworth The sexually transmitted cattle disease Trichomoniasis or Trich continues to be a problem in Oklahoma. The disease, which is known to cause infertility and abortions in cattle, is occurring at a slightly […]

Mules

October 16, 2016 0
By Ralph Chain Times have changed, not only in harvesting, but our farming practices have changed so much in my lifetime. I can barely remember when my granddad hooked a team of mules up to […]

Oklahoma’s Right to Farm

October 14, 2016 0
By Laci Jones Commonly known as the Oklahoma Right to Farm amendment, State Question 777 would add Section 38 to Article II of the Oklahoma Constitution if passed in the November general election. While farmers […]

Caseous Lymphadenitis

October 3, 2016 0
By Barry Whitworth Caseous Lymphadenitis (CL) is a common disease found in sheep and goats. It is recognized when abscesses form in the external lymph nodes. This condition is found in sheep and goats worldwide. […]

The Barn

September 23, 2016 0
By Ralph Chain In 1935 and 1936, when we used to work a lot of mules, my granddad and dad decided to build some mule barns. So, in 1935, we built the first barn where […]
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