Enjoy grass fed beef.
Now taking orders for half or whole carcass.
commercial herd occupies approximately 600 acres of the
ranch. These are grass fed cows that have a Brangus bull with
them at all times.
Calves are dropped year round.
Twice a year when calves are approximately 700 pounds they
are rounded up and taken to market. The ranch is
fenced and cross-fenced so rotational grazing is
Brangus Influence Young Cow
Most of this ranch
land used for grazing is comprised of a thin layer of top soil
on sand tailings, typical reclaimed mining land.
When Mobil reclaimed the land Cogan Grass was planted
to prevent erosion. It has become a nuisance in many
areas of reclaimed land and has also spread to
roadways. Native grasses can not compete with this
Three years ago we
planted a 5 acre test pasture of Mulata, a Brazilian grass, well suited for well-drained land. Mulata completely choked out the Cogan grass.
A small group of about 30 Boer Does were left through the summer growing period with no need to worm the animals. 100 round rolls of hay were rolled. With that success a larger area of about 40 acres was
planted two years later. Each
year several acres are targeted for improvement.