This is an e-mail that we received from our good friends, Jim and Terry Lindsay from Queensland, Australia. A number of years ago Terry and I were in Western Australia doing some Stockhandling schools and had a particular school cancelled because of no suitable venue due to dry seasons. The
I was complaining about the people who signed up for our September School and then didn’t show up or let me know they weren’t coming. This time I allowed myself to be talked in to “just one more” and everyone came. I guess that shows that I’m never satisfied. I’m
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”