Free Choice Minerals Feeder at Ian Mitchell-Innes Farm

Two options for Free Choice Minerals feeder that Ian Mitchell-Innes uses Today I show you two different types of free choice mineral feeders that Ian Mitchell-Innes uses at his ranch. They both work well but you need to think about your local terrain and management styles and design one that fits for you. These work great …

Cattle Are Smarter Than You and I

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Today’s post is about an observation Ian made on his ranch with his cattle. Thankfully he shared his story with me. If you are one of those people who needs scientific proof and research papers put out in a peer reviewed journal, skip this post. This story is about a farmer/rancher making real world observations …

Photosynthesis Is The Most Important Biological Process on Earth

Photosynthesis. The most important biological process on earth! Plants are unique because they create their own nutrients from inorganic material. Plants can literally create fats, carbohydrates and proteins. This is pretty incredible when you think about the fact that we, as humans, rely on other plants and animals to provide us with the nutrients we …

Drought Reserves

Ok what I’m about to share with you is some serious stuff! Today were going to talk about drought reserves. A drought reserve is forage (grass, forbs, brush or whatever your livestock will eat) that is not consumed by the animal during the growing season. This forage is then available if rain doesn’t come or …

Mark Bader on Cattle Biology and Free Choice Minerals

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Free Choice Minerals are fantastic and can dramatically improve the health of your land and livestock. Mark Bader explains why.           [Content protected for Lifetime, Yearly, Monthly members only] [Content protected for Lifetime, Yearly, Monthly members only] More info on Free Choice Minerals: Free Choice Enterprises provides Free Choice Minerals Build …

Building A Free-Choice Mineral Feeder

If you are grazing cattle, no matter how many you have, it’s a good idea to provide them with minerals. How many different minerals should you feed? Well, that depends on a lot of things. How big is your herd? How much money do you feel comfortable spending on mineral a month? Are you in …