Unregistered Bull

Choice gleanings from 45-plus years of Unregistered Bull. To reside in that misty euphoric, ivory-insulated realm known as Yale or Harvard must be the very next thing to owning a permanent address along the Streets of Gold. Occupants and graduates of those ivy-clad bastions of intellectual altitude records have for generations luxuriated in the knowledge...

Pokin’ Fun

A friend of mine used to work for a company that did surveys. It was his job to call people and interview them about the product his company sold. Some people got irate and told him, “Take me off your list. I hate these things.” He always patiently explained that the person was already on...

On The Edge Of Common Sense

No doubt most of you in the livestock business have a certain “family affection” for the fast food chains. Particularly those restaurants whose main attraction is the often disguised but still All American hamburger. It also is true that each of us has his own particular favorite. Organizations like the National Restaurant Association have attempted...

Oil About Ranching

Have you ever been to a livestock auction and made one of those bad purchases that makes you wish you had been somewhere else at the time? Perhaps even wishing you’d been outside changing a flat tire on the trailer? Then you have a solid understanding of the term “buyer’s remorse,” which seems to be...

The Computer & The Cowboy

This has been a strange winter. Computer models predicted we would see snowflakes, but they didn’t get south of Denton. I have been expecting to see a day or two of ice on the streets, it hasn’t happened for several years now. I keep praying for rain to fill our fishpond and after three days...

Old & New Trails

ALBANY — John Alexander Matthews was 19 when he made his first trail drive to Colorado with 500 head of cattle in 1871. Since the cattle were given to him by his father, Joseph Beck Matthews, young John felt a special bond with them and was quite pleased to arrive on a ranch in Colorado...

800-284-5268
325-949-4611

PO Box 3306
San Angelo TX 76902

800-284-5268
325-949-4611

PO Box 3306
San Angelo TX 76902