A Key to Success
In just few paragraphs we will discuss one of the most vital factors in the successful production of Texas Longhorn cattle.
The AI Advantage
Artificial Insemination is a tool available for small producers to be competitive with established mature herds.
AWOL (Chain Your Trailer)
Take every measure to keep your cows off the highway. The police typically shoot them dead.
Hot iron cattle brands have friends and foe. Cattle rustlers hate a clear ID and holding brand.
Cattle Feeders - USA Strong
Are you tired of cheap junky feed store cattle feeders? Build your own durable feeders for less money.
Draw Down Technique
The Draw Down Technique is an old timer's rope technique. This method of laying a critter down is low budget and humane.
Ears Horns & Tags
Don't allow your veterinarian install metal tags at the top of your horned cattle's ears.
Entry Level Inventory
Developing a business plan is the most important thing to consider, right off the bat, when going into a new venture.
Some jargon in the Texas Longhorn business can be confusing. Here is a guide for new breeders.
Managing for More Horn
Here are some good tips for managing your herd to achieve their maximum horn growth.
Marketing Texas Longhorns Offroad
Showing your cattle to visitors can sometimes be a challenge. Here are some tips.
Messing With Minerals
Feeding minerals to your cattle is a necessary part of herd health. Build your own sturdy feeders.
Mysterious Cattle Deaths
Sometimes mysterious cattle deaths have a simple explaination. Read this article and save your cows.
NAIS and Hot Branding Irons
A Hot Brand is a real permanent ID. Electronic tags and government programs are not.
Quality Longhorn Equipment
Quality equipment is absolutely essential for working safely for cattle and owners alike.
Receiving New Cattle
Consider some things that roll around in the mind of your freshly purchased valuable bovine investment.
Roll 'Em (transportation)
Safety starts with equipment purchasing. How to be more professional with your cattle hauling.
Starting A Texas Longhorn Herd
Get set up and running quickly with Texas Longhorns. Here is a list of 12 essentials that every new breeder should study.
Building A Texas Longhorn Herd
This is Part 2 to help new enthusiasts get up and running quickly with Texas Longhorns.12 more essentials that every new breeder should know.
Do synchronization programs really work? Are they cost effective? Are natural heats better?
Texas Longhorn University - Ranch Tour
Here are a few tips on ranch tour etiquette to ensure that you will always be welcome for a return visit.
To Train A Cow
Cattle can be baited, tricked, coerced and manipulated with less sweat and muscle than the old brute-force methods.
The Trail And The Trial Of The Squeeze
This is a brief history on the progress of squeeze chutes ove rthe years.
Who Cares About Animal Care
Who really cares the most about your animals? The government, the activists, PETA, or you?
Who Wants To Be A Steer
Each year decisions are required -- what to do with Texas Longhorn bull calves?
Video - Breeding, Care, and Marketing of Texas Longhorns
by Darol Dickinson ITLA Houston Chapter on 4/9/05. This 18 point presentation deals with correct matings, going for the high dollars, positioning, evaluating, weighing, measuring, some history of bree ...more
Video - Bry Chute
Innovative and affordable side squeeze chute designed for horned cattle. ...more
Video - Cattle Corral Designs - Efficiency, Safety and Economy
This film is an accumulation of these 54 years of learning experiences. Some great old cowmen had ideas that worked well and have been tested by the years. An idea here and a new design there -- life ...more
Video - Cattle Handling II
Includes how to build a $555,000 corral with taxpayer's money that will work 150 head of cattle with less than 40 employees per day and no injuries or loss of life to people; how to work 700 cattle pe ...more
Video - Evaluating Pedigrees II
In 1994 the Evaluating Pedigree I film was produced describing in detail the many different types and interpretations of Texas Longhorn pedigrees. Now, more than any time in history, understanding ped ...more
Video - Herd Health & Rusty Needles
by June Cohron DVM. Dr. Cohron practices at Stuarts Draft, Va. Although specializing in companion animals she is a major Texas Longhorn producer. This power point presentation deals with diagnosing yo ...more
Video - Tax Tips For The Longhorn Rancher
Tax tips by Margie McClanahan will help every producer to be more profitable. Her experienced information help in corporate structure formation and reducing unnecessary tax burdens. Presented in 1999 ...more
Video - Texas Longhorn Frozen Semen Sire Video
There are nearly 300 historic graphics, & over half are the first time published. This sire catalog video will make breeding decisions a very scientific calculation for serious Texas Longhorn prod ...more
Video - Texas Longhorn Semen Sire Documentary
Filmed in 2003. Over 400 still and action graphics show 29 of the leading sires ancestry, pedigree and progeny. What 8 cows and 8 bulls changed the breed. The most colorful, informative film ever prod ...more