Author Archives: Morris Halliburton

Getting Started with Beef & Dairy Cattle

Heather Smith Thomas, a lifelong cattle rancher and author of several previous books for more experienced farmers, offers a succinct layperson’s guide to the basics of raising a small herd of cattle, whether for meat or dairy products. She outlines … Continue reading

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The Complete Guide to Small Scale Farming: Everything You Need to Know About Raising Beef Cattle, Rabbits, Ducks, and Other Small Animals (Back to Basics Farming)

Starting a small scale farm is the dream of Americans young and old, from those who watched the majesty of the great western farm in films during their youth to those who spent their childhood actually working on a farm. … Continue reading

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Beef Cattle Management – With Information on Selection, Care, Breeding and Fattening of Beef Cows and Bulls

This early work on beef cattle farming is both expensive and hard to find in its first edition. It contains details on the methods of selection, care, breeding, fattening and much more. This is a fascinating work and is thoroughly … Continue reading

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The Cattle Health Handbook

From the keeper of a family milk cow to the rancher overseeing a large beef herd, anyone who works with cattle has a vested interest in maintaining the animals’ health. In most cases, the financial viability of a farm depends … Continue reading

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The Complete Guide To Beef Cattle Farming: Look Inside To Discover How To Become A Beef Cattle Farmer

Practical how to advice for raising beef cattle on virtually any farm, large or small! The Complete Guide to Beef Cattle Farming will help you To Discover How to Become a Beef Cattle Farmer. Raising beef cattle on a small … Continue reading

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Essential Guide to Calving: Giving Your Beef or Dairy Herd a Healthy Start

Every cattle farmer — from the keeper of a family milk cow to the rancher overseeing a large herd — will gain confidence and control by becoming more knowledgeable about calving. Healthy pregnancies, safe births, and thriving calves are critical … Continue reading

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Raising Beef Cattle For Dummies

The tools you need to raise and care for beef cattle Beef cattle farming is a business that continues to grow in the United States and around the world, and it will only grow larger as the demand for beef … Continue reading

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Beef Cattle: Keeping a Small-Scale Herd for Pleasure and Profit (Hobby Farms)

Hobby Farms Beef Cattle: Keeping a Small-Scale Herd for Pleasure and Profit, written by Ann Larkin Hansen, serves as an excellent introduction to raising cows for food or simply to graze while mowing and fertilizing the pasture. This colorful guide … Continue reading

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21 Cow

21 as an open heifer. This is a picture when she was a yearling. This is the 21 cow with her first calf about old enough to wean. This picture was mid-morning on 3/30/13. She is bagging up for calving … Continue reading

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British White Beef A Healthy Choice

British White Cattle produce British White Beef That Is A The Healthy Choice Today’s breeder or rancher has a lot to consider when selecting a breed for their operation. The breeder wants the most efficient and cost-effective cow available to … Continue reading

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British White Cattle are Gentle and Lean

British White Cattle are Gentle and Lean; as one breeder says they are Gentle for Show & Lean for Dough      Breeders have a tough job. They have to produce quality cattle that will enhance the value of their herd. … Continue reading

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British White Cattle Excellence In Calving

British White Cattle Exhibit Excellence in Calving [wpmc-protected]        Every rancher both loves and dreads calving time. On one hand, breeders eagerly anticipate additions to their herds. Yet calving time often means sleepless nights and risking your investment with difficult births, … Continue reading

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Efficiency and British White Cattle

Looking for Efficiency; Then you need British White Beef Cattle Efficiency is a concept that all farmers are familiar with, especially given the difficulties facing the agricultural sector in the twenty-first century. Every penny spent on feed, medicine, or veterinarian … Continue reading

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British White Beef are A Cut Above The Rest

British White Beef is always A Cut above the Rest        Producing great beef is they principle goal of every rancher in the beef industry. All of the work that ranchers and farmers put into growing and maintaining their herd … Continue reading

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British White Cattle Calving and Fertility

British White Cattle are excellent for Calving and Fertility.

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British White Cattle Are Distinguished by History

  British White Cattle are a breed distinguished by history.       The British White is a breed that distinguishes itself in both the quality of its meat and the efficiency it offers ranchers, with good feed conversion, fertility, and ease … Continue reading

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British White Cattle A Breed For All Seasons

   For many reasons you are through looking when you discover British White Cattle because they are A Breed for all Seasons. Many of the reasons are shown below:      Beef ranchers graze their cattle on some of the most … Continue reading

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British White Cattle Breed Standards

A Chart of Recommended Standards for British White Cattle with points assigned to each standard. Can’t be for sure but I would assume that this could be used as guidelines when judging the animals presented in a British White Cattle … Continue reading

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The Bottom Line and British White Cattle

      Are You Looking For More On The Bottom Line? British Whites and Your Profit Margin.       It may seem like ranchers lead an idyllic life, riding the range, and communing with nature as they tend to their herd. However, … Continue reading

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British White Cattle – A Breed Apart

British White Cattle are A Breed Apart Choosing a breed of cattle for your farm or ranch can be an extremely difficult task. There are many different breeds out there, and all of them have many positive attributes. However, if … Continue reading

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How To Tattoo Cattle

Learning How to Tattoo Cattle Explained in detail with pictures of each step. On a registered beef cattle farm it is usually required or at least recommended to tattoo cattle. Tattooing is a means of unique identification if the breeder … Continue reading

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Make a Profit with British White Cattle

    Fertility & Ease in Calving. The single most important economic trait in the cattle industry is that of fertility. That ability of a cow to give birth to a live calf each year of her productive life. The first … Continue reading

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Beef Cattle 205 Day Adjusted Weaning Weight Video

Excerpts from Beef Improvement Federation Weaning Weight Guide. Weaning weights are used to evaluate differences in growth potential of calves and the milking ability of dams. In order to evaluate differences in weaning weights, individual calf records must be adjusted … Continue reading

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British White Cattle Selection Video

Excerpts from Beef Improvement Federation guidelines on Selection Practices related to replacement animals. Video Link is at bottom  Sire Selection. To make sustained contributions to the breeding program, bulls should be structurally and reproductively sound. Sound feet and legs are … Continue reading

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