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Lenny the Bull is Lonely

Blog: Ebersole Cattle Company   -   Thursday December 03, 2009   -   By ShanenEbersole

Life on the ranch is good if you're an Ebersole Bull.  Lenny is our top herdsire (Bull).  He is 6 years old this year. Lenny was born here on the Ranch.  Lenny was actually a bottle calf.  He was the first calf for a very good looking...

Breeds for Grass-Fed Beef

Blog: Ebersole Cattle Company   -   Wednesday November 18, 2009   -   By ShanenEbersole

What breed is best for finishing on grass?  Well, there is tons of debate, and no "right" answer. We raise Maine-Anjou and (Black) Angus cattle.  First a little about our Maine cows.  They are a dual purpose breed of cattle that...

Iron deficits, and how to fix them

Blog: Ebersole Cattle Company   -   Monday October 05, 2009   -   By ShanenEbersole

I have suffered with low Iron for 9 (diagnosed) years, and probably many before then. This is what a small scrape will look like only hours afterwards if my Iron is low.  This scrape was barely noticable when it happened. When I had our...

Good Help- Ground Beef Specials

Blog: Ebersole Cattle Company   -   Wednesday September 30, 2009   -   By ShanenEbersole

Well, we live in the middle of nowhere.  When I drive out to go check cows, this is my view for about 2 miles. I enjoy living out in the country, but it is hard to find good help.  But, having a family farm, means that I DO have some...

Roundup Time

Blog: Ebersole Cattle Company   -   Friday September 04, 2009   -   By ShanenEbersole

Wow! It seems like just yesterday that these little guys were trying to walk into my house.   Now, those little guys, are this big out in the pasture. Next weekend, we will have our first round-up of the fall season.   We...

Show Time!

Blog: Ebersole Cattle Company   -   Tuesday July 21, 2009   -   By ShanenEbersole

It's summer Show Time! We always have a couple of really great heifers to show at some shows through the summer. Here is my oldest little Cowgirl with her heifer "Freedom".  This picture was taken at her very first show a couple of...


Blog: Ebersole Cattle Company   -   Friday July 03, 2009   -   By ShanenEbersole

Well, it is that time of year.  HARVEST TIME.  We have been busy AI'ing cows, and making sure that all of the calves are healthy on pasture. And feeding the beef.  The beef have been growing great and we have 2 calves that are finishing...

Busy time in Calving Season

Blog: Ebersole Cattle Company   -   Saturday April 11, 2009   -   By ShanenEbersole

Well, calving season is REALLY here!  We are almost half way through the season.  We now have our first group sorted so we can start breeding them. Last week we were able to turn the GRASS FED BEEF calves out to pasture.  They are still...

Spring has sprung at the M Triangle Ranch!

Blog: M Triangle Ranch   -   Monday March 30, 2009   -   By Mark & Shelley

Spring has sprung at the M Triangle Ranch!  We have baby ducks, calves and chicks everywhere!  We are enjoying the warmer weather and are really excited about all of our new arrivals. Mark is busy at the Univ.of Ariz. Farmers Market on Fridays...


Spring has sprung

Blog: Ebersole Cattle Company   -   Monday March 23, 2009   -   By ShanenEbersole

Well, spring has sprung on the ranch.  That means cows mooing in the pasture to new calves, babies everywhere, and new grass.  We have had some grass start to grow, and are looking forward to new entirely green pastures in about 2 weeks. ...

A day during calving season

Blog: Ebersole Cattle Company   -   Wednesday March 11, 2009   -   By ShanenEbersole

Well, we are in the thick of it!  Calving Time.   So far, we have about 20 calves alive and healthy.  As you can see, we have been doing everything we can to get them warm and dry.  Including letting them inside our house, well...

Life on the Ranch

Blog: Ebersole Cattle Company   -   Monday February 23, 2009   -   By ShanenEbersole

Our life on the Ranch has reached the busiest time of year! Calving time!  We also have been able to (so far) keep all of our '08 spring and fall calves.  We have sold several steers in our CSA pay as you go program, and have selected 13 heifers to...

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