Bovine Art Appreciation – Paint Colors and Markings at the Sale Barn Tell You What You’re Bidding On
- Published: 1 year ago on April 20, 2020
- By: John Marble
- Last Modified: April 27, 2020 @ 9:51 am
- Filed Under: Beef Cattle, Livestock
- Tagged With: Animal identification, Auction, Buying cows, Inspection, Oregon, Paint, Sale barns, Selling cows, Tags
About the author
John Marble grew up on a terribly conventional ranch with a large family where each kid had their own tractor. Surviving that, he now owns a small grazing and marketing operation that focuses on producing value through managed grazing. He oversees a diverse ranching operation, renting and owning cattle and grasslands while managing timber, wildlife habitat and human relationships. His multi-species approach includes meat goats, pointing dogs and barn cats. He has a life-long interest in ecology, trying to understand how plants, animals, soils and humans fit together. John spends his late-night hours working on fiction, writing about worlds much less strange than this one.
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