Year: 2009

This is why I love ranching

I have been home for Christmas break for little more than a week and we have already had a few calves born. I love calving season and working with the cow-calf herd. Luckily we have been having pretty good weather considering it is late December. Our cattle auction had a special cow sale on the […]

Performance of cattle grazing endophyte infected tall fescue compared novel endophyte or endophyte free tall fescue

This is a paper I wrote covering the effects of grazing tall fescue on cattle. I learned a lot on the topic and I hope you will too! Enjoy! Performance of cattle grazing endophyte infected tall fescue compared novel endophyte or endophyte free tall fescue ABSTRACT Tall fescue (Festuca arudinacea) is a cool-season forage used […]

Animal Identification

This is a group paper written over the pros and cons of animal identification. This topic has been a constant controversy between producers with recent legislation proposals in congress. Everyone has their own opinion on the issue, as for me I have mine but I will keep them to myself till later. Enjoy! Animal Identification […]

Thank A Farmer

Or maybe a rancher too. As I am preparing to give a persusasive presentation in my speech class, I was trying to decide what topic would be easiest to choose. Then I got to thinking why not choose a topic that I really want to share and inform these 30 people in my class. It […]

Cowboy Ethics…

I just finished reading Cowboy Ethics, a book focused on showing the financial world how far they have moved away from the values and principles that some of this country’s greatest heros lived for. I originally bought the book because I was intrigued by the photography of the American West, but as soon as I […]

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