Spring 2021 Newsletter

Crazy Times in a Crazy World — By Kit Pharo I have inhabited this world for most of seven decades — and I do not remember a time as crazy as the current times! Just when I think the world can’t get any crazier, it does! I wonder what my grandparents would think if...

Q and A –

Question:  I’m sure you have explained this before.   Why are your bulls able to cover more cows than bulls coming out of other programs?  Also, I am wondering how many cows you recommend putting with a bull. Answer: The fact that our bulls can...

Sex Is NOT Work.

Have you ever heard a veterinarian or a seedstock producer caution against overworking a bull, especially a young bull?   What do they mean?   How can you overwork a bull?   When someone advises you against overworking a bull, they are...

Seems A Little Early –

I look in on a couple of internet discussion forums on a regular basis just to see what the status quo whiz kids are saying and thinking.   On Monday, February 1st, one discussion forum started a thread on “Horn Fly Control.”   Really?  ...

Annual Cow Cost

I recently read an article in a beef publication that quoted Stan Bevers who is a ranch economist in Texas.   Stan said, “The average cow cost in the late 1980s and early 1990s was about $365 per year.”   In other words, every calf had to sell...

Bull Workdays Fall 2016

Ohio… We will have one bull workday in Ohio on Saturday, August 20th. We will start working bulls at 9:00 am Eastern Time. From Cadiz, Ohio… drive 5.1 miles southeast on Highway 250. Turn right onto Jamison Road, and drive 9/10 of a mile. Turn right into the driveway....