The Green Grass of Spring

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The views and opinions expressed on this blog are those of the authors and are not necessarily those of RDUSA.  RDUSA accepts no responsibility or liability for views, ideas, or opinions expressed on this blog.
The Green Grass of Spring
The Green Grass of Spring
How if Affects Calf Growth and Cow Breedback
What a joyful moment it is […]

Castration of Red Devon Calves

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This is the first article submitted by new Red Devon USA board member Jenny Sabo and we are very happy to have Jenny on board.  The two internet sources that Jenny used for information in her article are listed in the the article.  The first was written by freelance author Marci Whitehurst and the photo […]

April 16th, 2017|Association News, Business, Devons, Husbandry, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sheldon Headings and Heritage Beef

The 2016 Conference, Show and Sale
Remember those dates, September 8-10, they will be here before you know it.  Go to the website for all the information, schedule and registration forms.
The Host Farms
There are 3 farms that are hosting this year’s Red Devon USA Conference, Show and Sale.  The farms are owned by Jaime Hosteler and […]

First Article in the Historical Series

Anne’s First Article in the Historical Series

As reported in a previous post, board member Anne DeRousie is working on a historical section on Red Devons for the RDUSA Handbook.  As part of that project she has agreed to do a few historical articles for our website blog.  Following is the first article.  Hope you enjoy.

 

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Info on Fall Conference, Show and Sale

It’s only Seven Months Away!

Yes, the 2016 Fall Conference, National Show and Sale is only 7 months away and the planning is almost complete.  So let’s see what’s going to happen!
The Dates
The dates for the activities are September 8-10.  Yes this year will have a 3 day format.
The Location
The location is going to be in […]

We Need Your Help!

Board Member Looking for Historical Records of Red Devon Cattle

Anne Derousie, who has a great deal of experience in historical research, has agreed to write historical articles on Red Devon Cattle for RDUSA.  With her educational level and previous experience with historical research with other organizations, Anne is an excellent choice for this task.  She […]

Is the Average Cow Too Big?

Drovers Cow/Calf Thinks So!

The October 27 blog post, titled “Marketing Survey Says”, came from the Drovers Cow/Calf  which is part of www.cattlenetwork.com.  Today I’m going back to that source using the recent December 2015 issue and the editorial page written by Alan Newport.  In that article Mr. Newport concludes that the cows in the nation’s cowherd […]

A Break from Jeremy’s Trip

Answering a Question
A couple of weeks ago Guille and I received a question from a RDUSA member about polled and horned genetics.  After my feeble attempt to answer the question, Guille suggested that I post it on the blog in order to have some more informative type articles for newer members who may not have […]

April 26th, 2015|Devons, Genectics, Husbandry, Opinion, Selecting Cattle, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Minerals: The Proper Mix (Take 2)

I have changed the use of Ancient Sequestered salt on my farm from how I started out half a dozen years ago. Because of a change in the information since I last wrote on this subject, I felt it only proper that I update and pass along the most current information available. The revised information […]

April 18th, 2013|Husbandry|0 Comments

Calving by the Numbers

A friend told me the other day that he looked forward to calving season less each year. Mainly it was his having to get up to check on the animals around the clock. This made me think about nature and wonder who gets up to make sure all of the elk and deer are able to have their offspring. In the rare case that one of these females has a problem, nature takes its course, and she does not have a chance to pass those “unsuitable” traits along to any further progeny.

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April 18th, 2013|Husbandry, Selecting Cattle|0 Comments