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Eunice Williams
1519 E Erie St, Apt #206
Springfield, MO 65804
417-719-4910
eunice@stockmanship.com

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Category: Stockmanship

Eunice Williams Interview!

Kit Pharo’s “Herd Quitter” podcast interviewed Mom; click here to listen! “Eunice Williams shares the story of how Bud, through observation, learned how animals respond to humans and developed his principles of stockmanship that are so valuable to reducing stress on animals which results in less health issues and increased

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Using the Bud Box and “Improvements”

As this topic often comes up in questions and Facebook posts about stockmanship, I thought it was time to share some more information about the Bud Box. The Bud Box is a philosophy rather than a set of dimensions. People usually don’t have any problems getting animals to “break back”

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Great Stockmanship Advice from Kit Pharo

Kit Pharo of Pharo Cattle Company consulted with my daughter and son-in-law (Tina and Richard) to write a very good one-page article about stockmanship. It’s very difficult to summarize something this big, but they did a great job. Read the full newsletter here.

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Hand ‘n Hand Online Stockmanship Course Starts Oct 7

Richard and I will be starting our next online Proper Stockmanship Course on October 7. You can read more about it here: handnhandlivestocksolutions.com/online We’ve received several very nice testimonials including this one: “We have thoroughly enjoyed the class. I do think the online 5 week time allows one to better

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Calving in Wolf Country

Question:   Hi Eunice- I have a question that came up from a rancher wondering about stockmanship and wolves. I encourage him to re-kindle the herd instinct etc. but a question came up about calving in wolf country. Its fairly normal for a cow to move away from the herd to

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Testimonial

I have been working intensively with a group of 4 cows, doing ovum pick up.  The cows are in a larger group of about 25.  Every time I work with them, I have to gather and sort.  I then put my 4 cows through the chute, and perform prep/procedures that

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Circle a Threat

Question: Bud mentioned on several occasions the animal’s desire to circle. Does this occur mainly when the animal is confined or feels unable to escape or would it occur in wide open spaces as well ? Answer: An animal will circle anything it feels uneasy about.  In this way, it

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Just Drive ’em

Doug Ferguson sent us this story— We repeatedly discuss the benefits of stockmanship. Never in my mind could I ever imagine that I’d be in the situation I was in last week, and my stockmanship skill came in handy. I was driving across Nebraska on I80, going about 80 mph,

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Steve Cote’s New Stockmanship Book

The new book, Manual of Stockmanship, is now offered for sale. It has many more elements of stockmanship and grazing lands (and riparian area) management for the range rider over the 2004-150 page book. The 2004 book has undergone substantial expansion to include a great many more details and helpful

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It Makes a Difference for that One

[Note from Tina—] As you know, Mom and I kicked “writing the book” into high gear at the beginning of January. We’ve been building time-lines, collecting resources, writing schedules, and recording stories. One of the resources we had was a big envelope of letters Mom had written to our good

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