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Election Update:

Each ballot is from a dues paid member and will be treated in confidence by myself (Bill Walker) and Sarah Wilkerson (Secretary). To insure the integrity of the process, we cannot accept anonymous ballots. If you have sent in an anonymous ballot, please contact Sarah Wilkerson at 229-516-0394 or sarahkwilkerson@gmail.com for a new ballot. Thank you! … [Read More...]

2014 Board Nominee Biographies

Each nominee for the 2014 Board of Directors election has provided a brief introduction to themselves, and their vision for Red Devon USA for the next three years. Check out what they have to say below: David Collier As a third generation farmer, I have been utilizing the intensive rotational grazing system here for the past 29 grazing seasons with great success. I have been breeding and raising Red Devons for the past eleven years here in Pennsylvania at Collier Hill Farm, the home of the Keystone Devons. My desires, hopes, and goals for the Red Devon USA association would include more regional meetings, farm tours, field days, by present breedersto share their knowledge and experience with future and potential breeders let theme see first hand what positive benefits the Red Devon … [Read More...]

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Sale Entries: 2014

Lot 1 – Brookview A65 DOB: 10/31/2013 Female Horn Status: Polled Sire: Lakota R104 Dam: Lakota R65 Lot 2 – Brookview A6 DOB: 09/17/2013 Female Horn Status: Polled Sire: Lakota U69 of Mustang Dam: Brookview W64 Lot 3 – Full Moon Farm Michelle DOB: 06/22/2013 Female Horn Status: Polled Sire: Full Moon Farm 614T Dam: […]

Updated: 2014 Conference and Show Information

Hotel Information Courtyard by Marriott click the link to open a google map: 1951 Pleasant Ridge Drive Lexington, KY 40509 Directions to the 2014 Conference in Lexington, KY can also be found here (word doc): Directions (859) 263-9090 Notes: Group Rate under “Red Devon USA” and good until August 25th $79.00- Thursday, September 25th $99.00 […]

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Membership Letter from Greg

Fellow Devon Breeders- Your Red Devon USA Board recently met at Jacob Owens’ historic Brookview Farm, located just outside of Lexington, Kentucky. Brookview Farm will be the site of this year’s Fall Event, held on September 26-27th, and will focus on utilizing our unique genetics to the utmost and properly finishing prime beef on pasture. […]

Deadlines for the next Issue of DEVON USA Magazine

The next issue of DEVON USA is scheduled to go the printer on September 1 and will be mailed out a few days later. The deadline for advertising and submission of articles and other information to be included in the magazine is August 7. The advertising rates are as follows: $40 for business card, $80 […]

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PA Meeting and Sale is Almost Here!

The 2nd Annual PA Regional Meeting and Production Sale of Keystone Devons are just around the corner. The Date is June 28, a Saturday, from 8 am to 2 pm. The meeting will be in the morning with speakers including Jeremy Engh, Bob VanKirk, Laurel Hoffman, George Kepple, and David and Andrea … [Read More...]

Devons Working on the Western Range

Jenny Sabo of Harrison, MT sent in the following information and photos of Devon X Red Angus steers that the Sabos sold to Fishing Owl Farm of Livingston, MT. Fishing Owl Farm is owned by Kelly Niles and Jeff Welch. They bought the steers in April of 2013 and summered them on … [Read More...]

Historical Brookview Farm

Our Fall Conference is being hosted by Brookview Farm on Sept. 26-27. Brookview Farm is located about 15 minutes east of Lexington, KY in the middle of the beautiful horse and cattle country of central Kentucky and has a rich and fascinating history. The history starts in the “land grant days of … [Read More...]

2nd Annual PA Regional Meeting and Production Sale

June 28, 2014 is the date for the Second Annual Pennsylvania Regional Meeting and the Second Annual Keystone Devon Production Sale. The host is Keystone Devons owned by David Collier and George Kepple. The Keystone partnership has been raising registered Devons since 2003. The event will be held … [Read More...]

Devon Steer is Part of a Taste Test in Florida

Jeff Moore reports that he took part in a taste test in Florida in late March. The project was the result of the hard work and planning of Dr. Ron Harrell and his brother-in-law Les Nichols of H&N Farms in the Florida panhandle. It started as an endeavor to proof that quality grass finished … [Read More...]

New Devon Book Now Available

Jeremy Engh with his wife, Jill, has authored a new book on Devon Cattle. The book is DEVON CATTLE Perfect for Pasture, Perfect for Plate and is available through Amazon.com or can be ordered from Jeremy himself. Jeremy is the management leader of Lakota Ranch which is owned by Jeremy and his … [Read More...]

Forrest Pritchard will be Featured Speaker at Fall Conference

The 2014 Fall Conference in Kentucky will have Forrest Pritchard has the featured speaker. Mr. Pritchard and his family own and operate Smith Meadows Farm at Berryville, VA and produce grass raised/finished beef, pork and chicken along with free range eggs. They sell their products at the major … [Read More...]

Advertising Deadline for May 2014 DEVON USA

The next issue of DEVON USA is scheduled to go to the printer in early May. Our magazine editor, Guille Yearwood, needs to receive all submissions and other information by April 7. This will also be the deadline for submitting all advertising. Please send all submissions and advertising to Guille … [Read More...]

Cattle Prices Must Go Up—via Marginal Cost of Production

I routinely read at least a dozen cattle and agricultural periodicals and magazines, and many of them have recently cited the continuing decline of the US Cattle Herd numbers. Currently, the US Beef herd stands at 29 million head, which represents the smallest herd since 1962, and a decrease of .9% … [Read More...]