Bud Williams Stockmanship
1519 E Erie St, Apt #206
Springfield, MO 65804
Almost everything that I read recently is about how difficult things are now and that we must cut costs. For the last fifty years they have been writing that ranching is difficult and we must cut costs. If people had been doing what they were told there should be no
We had people from Wisconsin, Minnesota, Ohio, Missouri, Nebraska, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas at this school. The cattle industry was well represented. . . Cow-calf producers, Stocker operators, Feedlot owners and the Dairy industry were all there.
Bud and I have decided to expand our website to include a “Subscription” section. Bud has often decided against posting something to this site because it could be confusing to people who are not familiar with his Stockmanship or Marketing concepts. These musings, along with other more detailed information for folks
After reading my musing “Animal Health Care in Crisis” (posted 9/5/09) a subscriber sent me a copy of an article he had from the Wall Street Journal. He said it was from 1988 or 89. It pretty well explains why we keep doctoring and growing the “ livestock health crisis”
Eunice and I would like to thank everyone for the nice messages saying how much our stockmanship concepts have helped them. Good stockmanship is great for the animals and the people, the learning curve is slow and gradual. It is a shame there will be no help from the Livestock
“What will a more conservative lending climate mean to borrowers? This is a question that is being asked or at least talked about. How will people handle anything that is conservative? The 1929 market crash that started the great depression was caused because of borrowing that was not very conservative.
I was reading that the average age of farmers and ranchers is getting older. This is not or at least should not, be surprising since people are just living longer and the work is easier. It was also mainly that only the old can afford to farm or ranch. Everything