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Slideshow: stockmanship and calf processing PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 14 July 2014 12:16

View images related to Billy Whitehurst's article,"Stockmanship and animal welfare at initial calf processing." (View the slideshow in Flickr to read individual photo captions.)

 
Investing proceeds from sale of a farm or ranch PDF Print E-mail
Written by Christopher Nolt   
Tuesday, 24 June 2014 15:45

You’ve worked hard to create the equity in your farm or ranch. When it comes time to sell, you need to work smart to preserve that equity and to make your money work as hard for you as you’ve worked for it.

 
Do you work too much? PDF Print E-mail
Written by Bob Milligan   
Tuesday, 24 June 2014 13:08

A couple years ago my wife and I spent a fantastic two-week vacation in Italy (with Road Scholar educational programs). It had been an embarrassingly long time since I took a true vacation – no work, no emails, no phone calls.

 
Handling cattle on rangeland PDF Print E-mail
Written by Heather Smith Thomas   
Tuesday, 24 June 2014 12:39

Herding cattle on the rangeLow-stress stockmanship is a beneficial way to handle cattle in feedlots, dairies, small pastures or when working them in corrals.

 
Wiring cameras in facilities keeps employees honest PDF Print E-mail
Written by Robyn Scherer   
Friday, 20 June 2014 16:21

In today’s world, proper cattle handling is key. Employees must be trained and use the skills learned each time they handle cattle. However, sometimes people are less attentive, and mistakes happen.

 
Stockmanship and animal welfare at initial calf processing PDF Print E-mail
Written by Billy Whitehurst   
Friday, 20 June 2014 15:43

Stockmanship and animal welfare go hand in hand, and the cattle industry takes both very seriously. “Stockmanship” isn’t found in the Webster dictionary; however, an applicable definition for stockmanship reads, “Stockmanship is the art and science of handling cattle properly.”

 
 


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