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And what does that mean anyway?! What the heck is a moderate Frame cow? Reiterating: “Moderate” is a relative and subjective term. In Extreme Cattle Ranching, I clarified how there are things to be extreme in and things that should be “moderate.” Moderate, in talking about cattle genetic traits, could be taken to mean median, but there again it is… Read more »
I caught some flack for my extremism in Balance Is Bull. It was known it would; the post was to start a conversation and it served it’s purpose. A little clarification may be in order. Everything with cattle is intertwined. There are so many factors and variables that it is difficult to say that one thing is always going to… Read more »
“They grow better with love.” I’ve said it for years. It’s not just some saying to be cute, it’s the truth. In recent years, producers and all segments of the cattle industry have started paying attention to cattle disposition. Some bull producers have started to rate each bull and score them on their docility, notably Kit Pharo, who explains his… Read more »
Jangles, a cow maker bull with added bonus of super tenderness. I received an email from a friend, he forwards me stuff from a forum that he thinks I may find of interest. This particular email was talking about a producer that had elephants–1800-2000 lb cows–and how he was trying to reduce the size of his cows. He’d bought a… Read more »
Ask 20 people and you will get 20 different answers–as long as they don’t all raise the same breed or you aren’t attending a breed association meeting. The truth is, the question is incomplete. To fully get the real and best answer–which still has other factors, so there really is no “correct” answer–the question should be “What is the best… Read more »
Power in his slightly younger years. He is a great cow-maker bull. Picture taken Nov 15, 2009. “Balance traits,” they say. I say, “Bull!” Balancing traits means that you try to go in the middle, you give up something to get something else. Why? How does that improve your operation? You breed for balance, you breed for average, and why… Read more »
Jer went and irrigated then started getting ready to haul a pair and Mr. P to Fox’s. Nick finished stacking the 1st cutting bales that had been brought back to the house. In the meantime, Charlie and Marion were busy collecting bugs. Jer loaded 804 and her calf and Mr. Perfect to haul them to Fox’s. I snapped a… Read more »