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The Right Cow Makes You Money

By   /  December 29, 2014  /  1 Comment

In this piece, which is also a chapter from his book “How Did We Get It So Wrong?”, Chip Hines talks about how working with nature can be easier and more profitable.  In fact, maybe the hardest thing is the abuse you might get from your buddies at the coffee shop.

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Cattle are considered to be well attuned to our modern beef industry and we only need to breed the r
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About the author

Chip Hines was born and raised on a farm and ranch southwest of Burlington, Colorado. After moving to the Kit Carson, Colorado area and working on several large ranches Chip and his wife Judy began leasing land and buying cows in 1968. Unbeknownst to them this was the run-up to the big cattle break in 1974. Their first cattle cycle lesson. Chip has not forgotten! In 1989 he began planned grazing and concentrated even more on his low input philosophy. The years of learning have been published in three books on ranch management, available on his website, http://chiphines.com. Chip now lives in Yuma, Colorado and is still involved in supporting the cattle industry.

1 Comment

  1. Dan Nosal says:

    Chip,
    Right on, as usual! I love that cartoon at the end of the article!

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