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Eunice Williams
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Category: Stockmanship

Rushing to Feed

Rushing to feed is mainly just a bad habit that should not be tolerated since this keeps the cattle stressed and focusing on when someone is going to change paddocks instead of grazing right up to the moment you tell them to move.  This also encourages the cow to forget

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Mixing Groups of Heifers

Question: . . . . We have three pens of calves, 100 head, any where from 450-600 lb. heifers. We have had them all about the same length of time 3-4 weeks. We have taken them for a couple walks in the 115 acre pasture. The question is, can we

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“Settling” a Saddle Horse

Comment: . . . .   I had my best (but aged) saddle horse shipped here (2,000 mile trip with stays at new barns etc) and when he arrived he was in a real funk- he was listless, wondering around the pasture and not really recognizing me or my wife

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Settling Livestock

Most people who are wanting to learn how to place animals in such a way that they will stay, put too much emphasis on “settling” them after they get there. Please read “Question About Placing Animals” in Bud’s March 15, 2012 posting where he emphasizes the importance of driving them

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www.stockmanshipjournal.com

I’ve spent the last few days reading the material Whit Hibbard has on his www.stockmanshipjournal.com website.  He has really done a good job of documenting Bud’s Stockmanship methods.  If you are a serious student of Bud’s livestock handling methods or just interested in some of the stories Bud told I

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Good Visit with Stockmanship Friends!

I just got back from a trip to Texas where I visited with Candi Cowden and Dawn Hnatow. Candi has just purchased a ranch a couple of hours NE of Dallas and plans on hosting Stockmanship Schools there in the future and asked if I would be willing to help

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Weaning Results

Had to send you a thank you note after our last trip across the scale. Our best group of calves (525 head) gained over 2.6# per head per day for the first 20 days after weaning. We’re averaging right at 2#/d on 2,000 head. I’m in a little trouble with

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Our New Stockmanship Video is Finally Available

Over the years, many of our Stockmanship Students have asked us to up-date the Stockmanship video that we have had for sale since 1990 and include the videos of people working livestock that we used in our schools.   Bud and I had started work on this before his death in

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Starting a 6-year old Bronc

Another old piece of correspondence that I found while packing to move to Missouri.  This is my answer to a student in 1995. “Bud would not hesitate to take in 6-year old “broncs”  to break when he was your age as long as he had work for them.  Bud keeps

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