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
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”
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.
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
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
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
[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