Monthly Archives: February 2013

Rerun: “The Not So Wild, Wild West”

PERC Report:Volume 28, No.2, Summer 2010 by Peter Hill More than thirty years ago, P. J. Hill and Terry Anderson published “An American Experiment in Anarcho-Capitalism: The Not So Wild, Wild West” in the Journal of Libertarian Studies. This was … Continue reading

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Good article Jess. This is the first time I have ever re-blogged anything. I’m keeping my fingers crossed that I don’t mess it up.

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Slower is Faster

by Bob Kinford. Slower is faster, but there are a few different things which work but hardly anyone talks about. I seldom put pressure on the “bubble” to turn an animal. This video isn’t the quality I’d like, but it … Continue reading

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Getting Into the Cattle Business: Buying a Ranch and Making it Pay

By Dr. Jimmy T (Gunny) LaBaume, President & CEO, Land & Livestock International, Inc. What and Why? First, do you want to own a ranch or do you just want to be in the cattle business? Did you know that … Continue reading

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Managing the Ranch as a Business: The Role of Time

By Dr. Jimmy T (Gunny) LaBaume, President & CEO, Land & Livestock International, Inc.  Continuing our analysis of Alan Savory’s Four Key Insights.   Key Insight 4: The Role of Time   Damage from overgrazing and trampling has little relationship to animal … Continue reading

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Alert: Prarie Chicken Hearing

 Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Hearing set on lesser-prairie chicken TSCRA is encouraging all landowners and cattle raisers to attend tonight’s hearing on the Lesser Prairie Chicken in Lubbock.  Get the details from the Lubbock Avalanche Journal below. lubbockonline.com

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Alert AZ-NM Wolf Meeting

For those of you who are not from Arizona or New Mexico, the “Alpine” referred to in the post is in Arizona on the NM state line.

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Managing the Ranch as a Business: The Role of Predator and Prey

By Dr. Jimmy T (Gunny) LaBaume, President & CEO, Land & Livestock International, Inc.  Continuing our examination of Alan Savory’s Four Key Insights.   Key Insight 3: The Role of Predator and Prey  The types of animals associated with the two … Continue reading

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Observe, Ask and Analyze

by Bob Kinsford via The Bovine Blog Much of what we assume we know is a result of how much we think (or don’t think) about what we experience. All of what we do with livestock is based on what … Continue reading

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Managing the Ranch as a Business: The Brittleness Scale

By Dr. Jimmy T (Gunny) LaBaume, President & CEO, Land & Livestock International, Inc.  Continuing our examination of Alan Savory’s Four Key Insights:   Key Insight Number 2: The Brittleness Scale: Environments can be classified on a continuum. This classification is … Continue reading

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