Cold Weather… Increases Birth Weights –

Cold Weather… Increases Birth Weights – For as long as I can remember, observant ranchers have noticed calves will have larger birth weights after a long and cold winter. This observation was confirmed by research conducted by the University of Nebraska back in the...

Q and A –

Q and A – Question: Why are your bulls able to cover more cows for more years than bulls coming out of other programs? I am also wondering how many cows you recommend putting with a bull. Answer: The fact that our bulls can cover more cows is a result of two things....

Solar Bulls vs Diesel Bulls –

Solar Bulls vs Diesel Bulls – The current beef industry was built on cheap feed and cheap fuel. That era is over – and it ain’t coming back! In the last 50 years, fossil fuel-based expenses have risen four times faster than cattle prices. Consequently, a cow-calf...

It Won’t Cost a Dime –

It Won’t Cost a Dime – The first step most cow-calf producers need to take to start maximizing their profits and building wealth will not cost them a single dime and it will not require any physical labor. It will require nothing more than a change in thinking....

Mom –

Mom – My mom, Shirley (Kimmel) Pharo, was born in a small adobe house on the edge of a small town in extreme Eastern Colorado. The date was October 6, 1929. That was just 23 days before the infamous Black Tuesday when all the stock markets crashed. Black Tuesday was...

Opportunities in Disguise –

Opportunities in Disguise – You may not believe this, but there have always been more opportunities to advance during tough times than during good times. For example, more millionaires were made during the Great Depression of the 1930s than at any other time in...