Interesting Facts about Gelbvieh Cattle

There are many different types of cattle in the country and world today. One of the oldest types of German cattle breeds is called Gelbvieh—which is pronounced “Gelp-fee”—and it has been around for more than 150 years now. The Germans started breeding Gelbvieh around 1850, and through intensive breeding trials, they were initially able to… Read more »

The Advantages of Having Cattle on Your Homestead

Homesteads are catching on once again after decades of people migrating to big cities and suburbs. These homesteaders have discovered that there are many benefits to living closer to the land, and that an agricultural way of life offers opportunities and rewards that cannot be enjoyed in any other way. These are a few reasons… Read more »

Tips for Keeping Your Herd Healthy

If you run a cattle ranch, one of your biggest concerns is keeping all of your animals as healthy as they can possibly be. When you have unhealthy cattle in your herd, diseases can spread and affect a large portion of your cattle in no time. Unhealthy cattle can then die and cut down on… Read more »

The Ongoing Demand for Grass Fed Beef

Many of the cattle raised in the U.S. are fed a diet consisting mostly of corn and grains. This fattens the cattle up, and it has allowed the beef industry in this country to grow at a really rapid pace without costing cattle ranchers a ton of money. Nevertheless, over the last few years, the… Read more »