These are some of the current Ranch Talk topics:
THE WORLD ACCORDING TO HOOTER MCCORMICK -- START YOUR ENGINES
Just a little easier than spotting a bull moose in a one-horse trailer, Myron said. He was telling Hooter and Roy Bean Benny Wilson how he discovered the perfect chink in the corporate armor of Cornelius Highbottom III.
IT'S THE PITTS -- HOME IS WHERE THE HOG IS
When I was a youngster, in the formative stages of my life, the place where I resided was the home of the most hated hog in America. Pancakes was her name and she was by far the smartest animal I have ever raised.
USE OF EGG PROTEINS CAN HELP PRODUCE A STRONG, HEALTHY CALF
Virtually every cattleman will tell you that the success of his operation is dependent on producing healthy, productive replacements. The nutrition and health management of newborn calves is a constant topic of concern, and every producer is looki...
BLACK INK -- HIGH STEAKS
You get what you pay for is a saying that often assumes limitations. It comes to mind when you or a friend find disappointment in a supposed bargain.
GENETRUST AT CHIMNEY ROCK SALE HELD OCTOBER 31 - NOVEMBER 1
A capacity crowd met one of the most complete offerings of Brangus genetics in history with great enthusiasm, as Bill and Gail Davis hosted their 8th annual two-day event where attendees have come to expect their combination of outstanding cattle ...
IT'S THE PITTS -- PET SCANS
Our health care system really has gone to the dogs.
ALL-NATURAL VS. ORGANIC: WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENCES?
Seldom does a week go by that I don't get a question or have a discussion concerning all-natural programs, organic programs or a comparison of the two.
HUNTIN' DAYLIGHT -- TOP STORIES IN 2015
Forecasting the ultimate drivers of cattle prices in the new year, let alone their specific effects, is as unknowable as looking in the rearview mirror is certain. However, you can make a strong case for these being part of the conversation this y...
CATTLEFAX WEBINAR TO BE HELD JANUARY 21
Cow-calf producers are at a fork in the road, according to CattleFax, the global leader in beef industry research, analysis and information.
IT'S THE PITTS -- YES, THERE'S A SANTA CLAUS
Twas' the night before Christmas and the family was en-route to grandma's house. As they motored through the intersection of a small sleepy town the ill mannered child in the back seat yelled into his father's ear, "It's him, it's him, it's Santa ...
PROPER PROTEIN FEEDING IMPORTANT IN BEEF CATTLE
In the last issue we began a series taking another, new, look at protein and its very important role as a nutrient in cattle diets. Protein is an extremely important part of the breeding program for both cows and bulls as well as growing and devel...
COYOTES ARE WILY PREDATORS AND PESTS
Before 1965, coyotes did not live in southern states east of the Mississippi River.
THE WORLD ACCORDING TO HOOTER MCCORMICK -- BLESSED BE THE WORKERS
If it wasn't risking life and limb to string Aunt Pinky's ancient, endless strings of Christmas lights, it was canvassing the country for a camel to round out the Christmas pageant.
TJB GELBVIEH BULL SALE AVERAGES $4,375 ON 32 LOTS
TJB Gelbvieh extended their traditional warm southern hospitality on an unusually cold and windy November day in Chickamauga, Ga.
CIRCLE A ANGUS HOSTS 8TH ANNUAL FALL BULL SALE
Circle A Angus Ranch, headquartered in Iberia, Mo., was proud to host their 8th Annual Fall Bull & Heifer sale offering 323 head sold on October 18.
"Vegetarians don't live longer, they just look older."