Monthly Archives: October 2017

The economics of preg-checking

 By Beef Cattle Research Council of the Canadian Cattlemen Photo: The major economic benefit of preg-checking is the money saved by not wintering open cows. However, it has been noted that preg-checking is not always worthwhile, as the increased revenue … Continue reading

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Cull or keep? Factors to consider when culling cows

Plus, culling on temperament and maternal behaviour   And in the case of heifers, if she doesn’t have 2 calves by her 3rd birthday, take her to town. — jt. 419 Photo: Supplied By Heather Smith Thomas via Canadian Cattlemen Grant … Continue reading

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Allan Savory: Planned Cattle Grazing Where the Rubber Hits the Road

In this 45-minute video, the Dean of holistic range science – Allan Savory – discusses on-the-ground application of holistic planned grazing. West Texas and New Mexico ranchers will find many helpful insights, observations and suggestions in this wide-ranging discussion of … Continue reading

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George P. Bush Is ‘Re-Imagining’ Reality With A ‘Kinder, Gentler’ Alamo

Texas …(is) under constant attack by patronizing pseudo-intellectuals who only seem to care about history when it involves blind and uncritical acceptance of “alternative facts” about our state’s past. Historians now “know” that the Lone Star State (along with the … Continue reading

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Bundy trial embodies everything dividing America today

Eisenberg may or may not realize that she makes a beautiful case for separation. We out here in Flyover Country (West of the Mississippi but East of the Left Coast and South of the Mason-Dixon Line) have absolutely nothing in … Continue reading

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Sage grouse review stirs controversy

We know the ranching community, specifically public lands ranchers, have unique challenges and opportunities. This one-size-fits-all approach restricted our ability to play our part in this conservation effort.” One of the keys is increasing ground cover which is accomplished with … Continue reading

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Did the Indians Understand the Concept of Private Property?

In spite of the tribes’ habitual use of personal property, and in spite of a clear understanding that ownership in land can be both asserted and traded, the idea that the Indians “did not have the concept of property or property rights,” continues to … Continue reading

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Expert: Evidence Points Towards Multiple Shooters In Vegas! We Are Witnessing A Coverup

There is one small thing that bothers me about this analysis. The “experts” seem to have not been shot at enough (and it doesn’t take much) to note that when the hammer drops the gun goes “boom.” But when the … Continue reading

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A Legion of Devils

I have often wondered if Sherman had a touch of pyromania in his makeup, as his men burned everything they came across, no matter what or where it was. I can see destroying military objectives, that’s a part of war, … Continue reading

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Horse Overpopulation Update

Today, the estimated population is about 73,000 wild horses and burros in 10 Western states, a record number since the 1971 Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act was passed…That is almost three times the number the habitat can sustainably support … Continue reading

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