Glen Jensen a veterinarian with Emery Animal Health in Castle Dale, UT joined me to discuss the current state of bull breeding soundness exams and what we can do to improve their accuracy. We discuss the importance of morphological and motile soundness in sperm cells as well as ways to help standardize the process of determining the breeding soundness of seedstock industry wide. Sponsor:HPRanchPracticum.comGuest's Website:EmeryAnimalHealth.comGuest's Article:Who pays the piper? The hidden losses of subfertile bullsWebsite Mentioned:IntegrisCattle.com
Cody Creelman, Cow Vet, from Airdrie, Alberta, Canada joins me to talk about different ways of handling and thinking about the task of castration. We discuss regional strategies as well as some out of the box tactics people are using to realize some unexpected gains.Leave WCP a Voicemail:(605)549-5401Guest's Vlog:<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/l6s_w8XzrwA" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe>Keep up with Cody:FacebookYouTubeTwitterSnapchatvahs.netIntro Voice Over:H/T: Jim ThompsonIntro Music:H/T: Luke Dowler
John Coleman Locke of the Locke Division of the J.D. Hudgins ranch joined me to discuss their transition to and implementation of mob grazing to improve their resource base. We talk about his influences like Dave Pratt, Dallas Mount, and Ian Mitchell-Innes. We also discuss how much of a paradigm challenge it is for a seed stock operation to employ these techniques. Be sure to tune in to their bull sale on Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 to see how your business might be improved by some Bos Indicus genetics.
Kelly Sidoryk is an Holistic Management Educator based out of Blackroot, AB, CA. She has a wealth of experience and knowledge in helping families develop the shared vision that will facilitate smooth management and asset transition in their succession planning an execution process. I so appreciate Kelly's heart to help people develop businesses that are not only economically and ecologically sustainable but also sustainable on the human resources front.
Rob Jennings is the CEO and Co-Founder of BeefChain a grassroots free-market tool for tracking and communicating the handling and sourcing information of livestock. I am excited to feature this decentralized approach to answering the questions consumers want answered as well as putting the power of information in the hands of beef producers.
Dave Ollila, SDSU Extension Sheep Specialist, joins me once again to answer some questions about his recent presentation on the history of the Western Range Ewe. We discuss the development and use of the Targhee and Rambouillet sheep breeds in Western contexts. We also talk about the future of the Western Sheep industry and how they can be a key factor in benefiting soil health.
Dave Pratt, owner of Ranch Management Consultants the parent company of the Ranching for Profit school, has experience in guiding ranchers through disaster recovery. I invited me to share some of his experience in helping people focus on the right things in their recovery efforts.<strong>Article Mentioned:</strong><a href="http://workingcows.net/nebraska-disaster-relief/">WorkingCows.net/Nebraska</a>
Brett Wright, North Central Oklahoma Rancher, joins me to discuss the process of ripping off the Band-Aid of transitioning from to traditional to low-cost cow herd management. His challenges, his successes, and his sources of encouragement and information. Subscribe to WCP: WorkingCows.net/Subscribe Episodes Mentioned: Ep. 025 Kit Pharo – Profit Per Acre – April 16th,...
Steve Nelson, President of Nebraska Farm Bureau Federation, joins me to discuss the recent devastation from the flooding in Eastern Nebraska. We also talk about some opportunities to help those affected by these recent events. Nebraska Farm Bureau’s Relief Efforts: Disaster Relief Donations Disaster Relief Exchange Portal Related Post: WorkingCows.net/Nebraska
Trenton Stout of the TopSoil Podcast joins be to discuss some lessons learned at No-Till on the Plains 2019. We also touch on integrating different sectors of the industry and some of the mechanics of soil health. Nebraska Disaster Relief: WorkingCows.net/Nebraska Also, be on the look out for some practical ways to help in some...