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Out of Debt and On To Profit – The Sand Ranch Starts Winter Grazing and Stops Haying

By   /  May 30, 2016  /  Money Matters  /  Comments Off on Out of Debt and On To Profit – The Sand Ranch Starts Winter Grazing and Stops Haying

Last week we started a series of articles about Cody and Deanna Sand and how the changes they’ve made since 2011 have gotten them out of debt (think $20,000 in carry over bills after all their calves were sold) to owing nothing AND having a lot more fun ranching. They started by changing their grazing […]

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Don’t Feed Them to Breed Them

By   /  September 14, 2015  /  Beef Cattle, Livestock  /  2 Comments

Researchers at the USDA’s Agriculture Research Station are learning that feeding heifers more in their first year may not be the best way to get the best pregnancy rates or cattle performance.  According to scientist Andy Roberts, “For the last 3 to 4 decades, the mantra has been ‘feed them to breed them,’ which means providing enough […]

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