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Make calving more fun and less work

By   /  March 1, 2021  /  1 Comment

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This week we share some of the economic reasons for moving calving time to May. But John Marble has
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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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  1. George Rorick says:

    Kathy, thanks for all you do. This is spot on how cool is it to see a calf at day 2 following mom or catching a sunny nap just across the wire from where mom is grazing. Tons of more fun than checking to see if they are still with us.

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