Dawn Hnatow will be putting on a stockmanhip school June 1-4 at the Cottonwood Guest Ranch, O’Neil Basin, Wells, NV sponsored by Western SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education).
50% Hands-on and 50% classroom learning that helps achieve great control over herds to improve and protect riparian areas, better utilize upland feed, improve stock health and reduce ranch costs.
Dawn Hnatow, owner and founder of Cattle Up Stockmanship, was born into a ranching family in Canada. She has worked with livestock her entire life and spent numerous years under the mentorship of Bud Williams. Their many years together forever changed the trajectory of her life and she now spends her time passing on the wealth of knowledge she gained during those countless experiences.
After moving to the states in 2003, Dawn managed the cow-calf and stocker operations of Addison Ranch, in Bowie, Texas from 2003 to through 2013. Currently Dawn is the livestock manager of Cattle Up Ranch in Sulphur Springs, TX.
Featuring assistant teachers and Stockmanship coaches: Dave Voth, Bret Venable, and Roger Ingram.
Participants can receive free stockmanship follow-up help by phone or email while implementing these practices when they return home.
Topics to Be Covered
- Stockmanship: conventional vs. low stress
- Economic benefits of stockmanship
- Stockmanship fundamentals: mindset, attitude, working with and preparing animals, principles, techniques
- Corral work
- Fenceline weaning and riding for health post-weaning
- Loading out
- Placing cattle on range without fences
- Solving handling challenges: riparian loafers, bunch quitters
Tuition and Registration Information
Tuition Cost: $1,000 per person (includes meals and indoor lodging – limited lodging space available)
$800 per person (includes meals and outdoor camping – bring your tent or trailer)
Contact Roger Ingram at 530-401-0314 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Click here for a flyer with all the information about the school and the registration form for the school and lodging.