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Eunice Williams
1519 E Erie St, Apt #206
Springfield, MO 65804
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eunice@stockmanship.com

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Dust and Exercise

Question:    Here in SW Nebraska, we have had a very dry fall and winter so far coupled with some really warm days along with some wind.  This is not particularly unusual for us, but it does create a high level of health challenges in our feedlot setting.  On the one

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Stockmanship Testimonial

I went to one of your schools several years back and it made such a huge difference.   Since going to your school the pull rates on my operation have dropped tremendously.  I have also been able to handle and do things with stockers on pasture that others didn’t think was

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More on Placing Livestock

I have come to the conclusion that most livestock don’t feel safe in their home pastures, no matter where they live, which is why, when Bud moved them,they were convinced that the place he left them was safe and the place they wanted to be.  The increase in production and

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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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Warm Season Grass Pasture Walk

Warm Season Grass Pasture Walk                            June 28, 2014     3 p.m.-8 p.m. Join us for a pasture walk at the Hamilton Ranch in south-central Missouri.  We will see not only warm season grasses, but our project of establishing 100+ native species for grazing.  This is our first year of really

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Correspondence about Starting a Colt DVD

  Question:     Could you give me a brief outline of the colt starting method Mr. Williams used? I am interested in possibly purchasing the DVD. . . . Answer:     I don’t know just how to go about telling you about the video of Bud starting a colt except to say

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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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