Urolithiasis in Small Ruminants

March 13, 2017 0
By Barry Whitworth Urolithiasis, commonly called urinary calculi, is a condition familiar to most small ruminant producers. Urolithiasis is the formation of calculi or stones in the urinary tract. The urinary tract includes the kidneys, […]

Calving in Ice Storms

March 1, 2017 0
By Ralph Chain Our two-year-old heifers start calving during the coldest time of the year. In the middle of January, the temperature was a little above zero degrees Fahrenheit. Later in the month, we had […]

Ole Buck

February 25, 2017 0
By Ralph Chain They always say, “In a person’s lifetime, you have one good horse and one good dog.” Of the dozens of horses that have been on our outfit in my lifetime, there have […]

PI Testing Cattle

February 1, 2017 0
By Laci Jones and Jessica Crabtree A healthy bottom dollar is important in any industry. With cattle prices dropping at the end of 2016, beef producers need to ensure their cattle are healthy, especially during […]

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 […]
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