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Lambs--and the livin' is easy

After our lambs are born, on the range or in lambing sheds, after they spend the summer grazing on the Forest with their moms (dodging bears and coyotes), after they are weaned, they ride on big trucks to a feedlot near Greeley, Colorado. 53 more words


Nebraska Cattle

Nebraska is the number one cattle on feed state (USDA NASS 2016). Large, small, organic, grass fed, ranches and feedlots are all found within the state. 11 more words

Feeding Cattle and a Hungry World

Sirens, horns and shouting surround the 50,000 people who rush through the streets of Times Square in a day, much in contrast to the hum of the feed mill and the whistling of the wind through Wrangler Feedyard in Tulia, Texas. 1,237 more words


How Do You Tear Down a Feed Yard?

Three primary alleyways provide the “blue print” of the feedyard with cattle home pens located on both sides of each alleyway for a total of 24 pens.  468 more words


Cattle numbers continue to fall while record prices remain steady

Unseasonal rainfall throughout much of Queensland has farmers pushing to restock their land, prompting strong competition between producers and feedlots for cattle. 652 more words


The First of the Lasts...

Whenever life begins to transition toward a new path, there exists a series of “lasts”.  Last week, I experienced the first of the lasts in the journey of shutting down the feed yard.  561 more words


The Rainbow Ends At the Pot Of Gold...

After 14 years living, working, and growing up under the magnificent Nebraska sky I learned a lot from the people who were kind enough to share it with me. 1,169 more words