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Eunice Williams
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Springfield, MO 65804
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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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Starsky Owes Bud His Life

Starsky was a 5 yr old Warmblood gelding that was taken in lieu of payment for work done by my rider from a breeder. The horse was unbroken and had been very badly handled and treated. He hated everything and everybody. His saving grace was that he didn’t bite or

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Starting a Colt

“The benefit to me and to others of Buds “Starting a Colt” DVD has been enormous and has had a tremendous influence on some problem horses that would otherwise have been euthanized.” This is part of a message I received from a guy in Australia and has prompted me to

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Bud’s Last Stockdog Articles

During the first part of 2012 Bud started writing a series of stories about the dogs we have known in our life. The Stockdog Journal started putting them in their magazine. I intended to post each article to our website as soon as it was published, but about this time

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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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Beef Magazine’s 50 Industry Leaders

Comment:    Congratulations to Bud and you for being in the Beef Magazine’s 50 Industry Leaders! Whoever wrote it did a great job also. They never said low stress stockmanship, which Bud always said that it was proper stockmanship or improper stockmanship. The stress high or low was the end result.

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