Singing to the Cattle

July 12, 2017 0
By Ralph Chain In the 1890s, with the exception of about a dozen, cowboy songs were not generally known. Jack Thorpe, who researched cowboy songs in the 1880s, was only able to find a few […]

Life of a Ranch Wife

July 12, 2017 0
By Lanna Mills As cattle raisers, our goal is to produce healthy calves. The objective is to have cows that carry the calf to term, have no trouble calving, have a healthy live calf, give […]

Good News, Bad News

June 2, 2017 0
By Beth Watkins Good News: It didn’t take my husband long to figure out that I was a Domestic Goddess. I cook, I clean, and I have babies. Bad News: that completes the job description. […]

Bovine Tuberculosis

May 31, 2017 0
By Barry Whitworth In 1917, Congress appropriated the money to begin the State-Federal Cooperative Bovine Tuberculosis Eradication Program. The program was started to reduce the number of human tuberculosis cases that were the result of […]

May 2017 Profile: Terry Stuart Forst

May 1, 2017 0
By Laci Jones Fire engulfed thousands of acres of land across Colorado, Kansas, Texas and Oklahoma in early March. Ranchers risked everything to try to save their animals as their livelihoods went up in flames. […]

Belted Galloway

April 17, 2017 0
The Scottish Breed By Laci Jones Often called the “Oreo-breed,” the Belted Galloway breed of cattle are distinguished by their color. This breed is white sandwiched between a black, red or dun color. The Belted […]

Coccidiosis

March 24, 2017 0
By Laci Jones Coccidiosis is a common disease in young cattle that can cause economic loss for the producer. The disease can reduce herd performance and can even cause death. Calves typically contract the disease […]
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