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Carnivore's Dilemma...

When I was back in Florida a couple of weeks ago for my grandmother’s funeral, my Godmother asked me if I had read the November issue of National Geographic.  564 more words

General

lindsaychichester reblogged this on Agri-Cultural with Dr. Lindsay and commented:

When I read the Carnivore's Dilemma by National Geographic I was pleased to see that it was fairly written, discussing both sides of meat production. I thought it also did a good job of presenting information about growth promoting hormones, antibiotics, feedlots, humane harvest, and more. I think Anne's message about the article is spot on and I encourage you to read her blog post.

Lambs on feed--and the livin' is easy...

Last month, we loaded almost all of our lambs onto trucks and sent them to a feedlot in Pine Bluffs, Wyoming.  It is time for the ewes to be lamb-free for a couple of months so that they will be ready for the winter months, and their future liasons with bucks. 73 more words

Animals

Weekend Madness to Picture Butte part 3

Since we were on Mexican time the night before and had been up way too late eating those tacos, we couldn’t help but sleep in a bit. 1,140 more words

Travel

Connecting the Dots...

The vast majority of cattle have more than one address during their lifetime.  This occurs because of the long life cycle of a bovine as well as the diverse resources needed to grow beef.  567 more words

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How One Okie Cattlemen Raises Beef

One of the most exciting things about agriculture is how vastly different every farmer and ranchers runs their operation.  A beef cattle farmer in Vermont raises their cattle very differently than a rancher in Wyoming or Florida, neither are right and neither are wrong, they’re simply different.  1,061 more words