Bulls have a reputation for aggression, that is, at least in beef bulls, mostly undeserved. There are a few beef bulls out there that would just as soon kill you as look at you, but for the most part, beef producers would really rather pick their fights someplace else. (Dairy bulls are another story. They’ll
When you grow up with animals, it never occurs to you the huge role that body language plays in inter-species communication. Most people can figure out, for instance, if a dog is going to bite, but there are a surprising number of people who have never had pets, and learn that lesson the hard way.
People always talk about major changes in their lives in terms of either being pushed, or jumping. I didn’t use either method to get here. I fell. After 2 years of standing on the edge, the very dirt beneath my feet eroded, and down I went. You may have heard me scream, but I doubt
Lots of things go into making a show cow, but one thing’s for certain, they’re easy to find in the herd. No matter how long it’s been since they’ve been in the ring, they always walk around with this certain air of self-importance. Show cows always seem to distort the whole livestock/owner thing. In this
Certified Angus is a registered trademark of the American Angus Association, and most people know that it comes from Black Angus cattle. But did you know that there are Red Angus cattle? Like the blacks, they originated in Scotland, and are known for their quality meat and their quality mothering ability. Black Angus is the
I’m not exactly sure what most men do on the weekends. I guess they golf or watch college sports or go to soccer games. Here’s what Scott and his buddies do on Saturday mornings. This may just look like some guys hanging out at the sale barn, but this is really market analysis – who’s