Animal protection efforts have unintended results

On the heels of yesterday's post about the importance of advocating for agriculture within our communities, I find this post from a Tennessee newspaper that further supports the need for agvocacy in our own communities. Rather than summarize parts of the story, I've decided it's best you just read it yourself. Below is a portion; … Continue reading Animal protection efforts have unintended results

Calgary Stampede Rodeo, Animal Welfare, and Livestock Producer Reaction

Recently a friend in Wyoming emailed me a link from a Canadian source claiming that rodeo livestock are violently mistreated and encouraging all travelers to avoid rodeos and instead "visit the country fairs that usually accompany them." Much of the support for these claims comes from the Vancouver and Canadian Humane Societies. With Canada's Calgary … Continue reading Calgary Stampede Rodeo, Animal Welfare, and Livestock Producer Reaction

Quality Food Begins With Quality Animal Care

If you have been following along with my posts, you'll know we are in the middle of Spring Vaccinations. We are¬†gathering each herd of cattle, administering vaccinations, and rotating each herd through pastures of fresh, green grass. I just watched another video depicting unacceptable treatment of calves, and I thought it would be a good … Continue reading Quality Food Begins With Quality Animal Care