Angus beef quality meets Brahman heat tolerance in this composite breed.
Pat Coleby’s guiding principle seems to be that if you provide the animal with the right vitamins and minerals, it will heal itself. She seeks to work with the animal’s natural immune system, rather than to suppress it with antibiotics and other drugs. Natural Cattle Care, covering both beef and dairy cattle, demonstrates the application…… Continue reading Natural Cattle Care
Often called Braymer in Texas and Brahma in the Flint Hills, the Brahman goes back to the sacred zebu-derived cattle of India. Nevertheless, it is also believed to be the first cattle breed developed in the United States. How can that be? In 1854, Britain presented Richard Barrow of Louisiana with two zebu bulls as…… Continue reading Brahman
Late fall and winter are good times to review the year and think up ways to improve the next growing season. If you put it off until spring, chances are you’ll be too busy.
The Braford has been adopted by many business-minded cattlemen in the South.
A frizzle chicken is a very unique bird. Its curly feathers stick out in all directions, giving the chicken the appearance of a mop. Or perhaps a feather duster would be a better analogy. In any case, is a frizzle a breed of chicken, or is frizzling a peculiar feather arrangement? Well, that just depends…… Continue reading What is a Frizzle Chicken?
The “good cow that fed Paris” offers many positive traits to the commercial cow-calf producer.
One of the best ways to achieve a balanced approach to stewardship is to observe and mimic nature, putting the laws of creation to work for us.
Llamas and alpacas look strikingly similar. That’s why they are classified in the same family: camelids, or camel-like mammals. So how do you tell them apart?
If you are looking into raising beef cattle, there are quite a few things you need to consider before you purchase your first animals: How do you choose sound cattle?What types of fencing will you need?What feeds and supplements will you provide your cattle with?What if health problems arise? Once you start searching for answers…… Continue reading Storey’s Guide to Raising Beef Cattle