Bud Williams Stockmanship and Livestock Marketing

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Bud Williams Stockmanship
Eunice Williams
883 E 505th Road
Aldrich, MO 65601

Stockmanship School Featuring Dawn Hnatow October 5-8 near Wells, NV

Dawn Hnatow will teach a stockmanship school October 5-8, 2023 at the Cottonwood Guest Ranch in O’Neil Basin, Wells, NV sponsored by: Western SARE.

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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.

Dawn will share proven methods and approaches to use while working with livestock. Learn how to move and work with cattle efficiently, minimizing their anxiety and maximizing their cooperation. Dawn will be available to answer questions, to share her ideas on livestock handling, and to share real life scenarios that shed light on the importance and the economics of low stress livestock handling.

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
  • Driving
  • Corral work
  • Facilities
  • Fenceline weaning and riding for health post-weaning
  • Loading out
  • Placing cattle on range without fences
  • Solving handling challenges: riparian loafers, bunch quitters

Attending Stockmanship School RSVP

Contact Roger Ingram at 530-401-0314 or email rsingram1005@gmail.com with questions.


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)


Your tuition includes lodging and meals.

Contact Cottonwood Ranch as soon as possible as lodge accommodations are on a first come, first serve basis.


A limited number of horses are available to rent from the ranch. Please say whether you are bringing your horse or need one to use. Working on foot is fine, too. Horse rental in addition to the registration fee.

Registration Form

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