In 2018, the production sale proved to be something special as Elation sold for an unprecedented $800,000. Rights to sell his semen were purchased by ranchers in Missouri and Oklahoma. This record was set to be SHATTERED in 2019, when Schaff Angus Valley’s SAV America 8018 was sold to Herbster Angus for $1.51 million!Read More
No matter the size of the operation, the chance to boost reproductive efficiency is an opportunity any ranch can capitalize on. Thanks to start-to-finish breeding services, such as Genex and All West/Select Sires, and their professionally trained teams, ranchers are using Artificial Insemination practices and supplementation nutritional programs to take the cattle industry into the future.Read More
December of 2011 was a trying time for ranchers in California as the infamous wolf OR-7 meandered from northeastern Oregon all the way to the border between California and Oregon. This marked the first time a wolf has been in California in 90 years. Washington and Oregon ranchers have long dealt with issues of wolf attacks on cattle and it seemed almost inevitable that it would reach Californian ranchers. On October 26th, 2017, a Lassen County rancher reported losing at least one cow to wolf attacks.Read More
That Western Life decided to create a little bit of fun for those of you on social media that are bovine lovers with a simple "Drop a photo in the comments" campaign on Facebook and Twitter.
We truly enjoyed the input that came back and thought we would share some of the fun with all of our subscribers!Read More