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The Wave – the Secret to Keeping Calves and Lambs with Their Moms When Moving Them

By   /  July 13, 2020  /  Behavior, Livestock  /  Comments Off on The Wave – the Secret to Keeping Calves and Lambs with Their Moms When Moving Them

For the last 8-10 years I have been working on an efficient method to move new born calves and lambs from pasture to pasture. This is something that scares many people and keeps them from managing grass at the same time they are calving/lambing. Most people will have a birthing pasture that gets hammered because […]

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Easy Techniques for Turning Cattle and Moving Them Out of Corners

By   /  February 3, 2020  /  Beef Cattle, Livestock  /  2 Comments

If you want to develop your stockmanship skills, you’re in the right place. Thanks to the talents and contributions of Whit Hibbard, there’s a whole library at your fingertips. Today, Whit shows how easy it can be to head cattle where you went them to go by simply changing your own direction. (Some of these […]

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Tips for Low-Stress Cattle Gathering and Driving

By   /  January 27, 2020  /  Behavior, Livestock  /  Comments Off on Tips for Low-Stress Cattle Gathering and Driving

If you want to develop your stockmanship skills, you’re in the right place. Thanks to the talents and contributions of Whit Hibbard, there’s a whole library at your fingertips. Today, we’re adding more with some summaries of his instructions, along with videos illustrating his points. (Some of these were taken on horseback, so you’ll notice […]

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Abilene Ranching for Profit School

By   /  December 1, 2019  /    /  No Comments

Expert instructors with practical experience will help you find real world solutions to the challenges facing you and your ranch. You will learn proven tools and techniques that will increase your profit, improve the health and productivity of your land and increase your personal effectiveness.

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Improve Your Stockmanship by Understanding the Flight Zone

By   /  September 17, 2018  /  Behavior, Livestock  /  5 Comments

We’ve all seen those diagrams of the flight zone. But sometimes seeing a group of animals demonstrate how it works is a lot more helpful. That’s what this video does for us. Yes, it is sheep, but the same principles hold when you’re working with cattle. Though I mostly work with cattle, I like this […]

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