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Eunice Williams
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Springfield, MO 65804
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Managers

When I talk about an industry every one is included. This means the very good, the good, the average, and the very bad. While you are reading this, realize that you are one of the very good. However, the livestock industry does not have many good managers, which is why

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Good News

“Romania’s Senate has ordered television and radio stations to air more ‘happy’ news, arguing that too much gloom is making people ill. According to a draft law which still needs the approval of the President, broadcasters will have to give equal time to ‘positive’ and ‘negative’ issues in their newscasts.

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Business

There are old industries and new industries. To own a business in one or the other can be very interesting. It also could be very difficult. That will depend on the owner, manager and person or people doing the work. This could be one person or many. They will make

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Husbandry

Much has been written and spoken about low stress ways to work animals. In the May issue of SGF there was an excellent article about animal husbandry. I would like to add some of my thoughts to it. Seventy years ago we spent lots of time with our animals. Everything

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Cost of Gain

This is what it costs to put on a pound of gain, what it costs to produce something like a calf or lamb. It is really important to know your cost. Always add a reasonable profit to the cost. Breakeven may sound good but it is hard to stay in

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A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned

So simple. So important. Yet today it is almost totally ignored. Years ago people made very little money compared to today. Also, sometimes work was very hard to find. Even with this, they still saved. That was very important, because to buy almost anything they had to pay full price,

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Bull Stops Herd

Question— April 2008, Oregon— . . . . . . . . . . . What do you do when you are trying to get movement from a group of cows and the bull is the kind that is stopping the movement. In fact he will literally stand in the

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Stockmanship School in Starkville, MS

Bud & I, with the help and hospitality of Lori and Jay Chancellor, held a great Stockmanship School in Starkville, Mississippi on March 3-4, 2008. The weather cooperated beautifully until we were headed home. We got into about as hard a snow storm near Vicksburg, Mississippi as we have ever

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