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
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
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
Tina & Richard McConnell have posted a good reminder of the steps needed to successfully wean and receive new cattle on their blog http://handnhandlivestocksolutions.com/blog/ Click on the “Comments” button at the end of the message for my 2-cents worth.
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