Hager Cattle Company is home to both registered and commercial Limousin cattle. Herd owners Leah and Austin Hager are the fourth generation to operate this gem in Karlsruhe, N.D.
Throughout the state’s intense winters, the pair has worked to build a tough, reliable animal to thrive in such an environment.
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Calving season is in full swing, and it’s an exciting time of year as we welcome new babies to the ranch.
The kids squeal in excitement with every new arrival, and they love helping to make ear tags, collect weights, and be part of every step of the process.
Amidst all of [ … ]
Edwards Land & Cattle Company Named Limousin Promoter of the Year
The Edwards Family members include Dexter & Pam Edwards, Brittainy Edwards Kildow and husband Kurt, children Arden and Gage, Nicholas Edwards & daughter, Allie.
Dexter started a humble beginning as a son of a small family farmer, who raised tobacco, row [ … ]
Congratulations to John and Dan DeRungs, who were named NALF Limousin Commercial Producer of the Year at the 2023 annual meeting and convention in Oklahoma City. Our sympathy is extended to John’s wife of 42 years, Claudia, son, Logan and his wife, Morgan, and grandson, Lincoln, and the rest of [ … ]
Curt Wieczorek was named NALF Limousin Promoter of the Year and the 2023 annual meeting and convention in Oklahoma City.
Curt’s involvement and financial contributions have been tremendous with the launch of the North American Limousin Research Foundation research project being conducted in Montana in conjunction with South Dakota State University.
Mark [ … ]
Weaning is a crucial time, not just for calves, but for ranchers too. Success in transitioning through this major life event can make or break a calf’s ability to grow and mature and your ability to turn a profit.
As well, many of the other practices accomplished at weaning for the [ … ]
Lim-Flex animals, both genetically and phenotypically, show many strengths desired by both producers and consumers. In addition to the general “hybrid vigor” advantage of crossbreeding, those who select Limousin genetics for their programs also bring in the many maternal and terminal traits the breed is known for.
This means that producers [ … ]
The Limousin breed (along with Lim-Flex crosses) has achieved widespread show ring excellence across the country – particularly in champion drives. For breeders and commercial cattlemen, the profitability and marketing traits of the breed have been well known for a long time. But in addition to the impressive genetic advancement, [ … ]
With more genetic research, tools and overall advancement, the beef industry can pursue more ambitious and complex breeding goals. One of the most important in this realm is feed efficiency, a trait that is extremely profitable but difficult to capture.
Fortunately, the Limousin breed continues to be the leader in the [ … ]
Anyone who has been in a dangerous situation with an ornery bovine knows the difference temperament can make. And, as the average age of the cattle producer continues to increase (the average age will be 60 by 2050 according to census data) while finding skilled help becomes more difficult, handling [ … ]
Limousin cattle deliver to your bottom line. With superior genetics, a simple crossbreeding plan and state-of-the-art selection tools, the Limousin breed will serve profit-minded cow/calf producers. In today’s competitive markets, taking advantage of all available opportunities is key. The Limousin breed offers a variety of options from Fullblood to Purebred to the Lim-Flex® hybrid (Limousin x Angus cross) to match your program’s needs and market goals. Crossbreeding for the right blend of muscle, maternal ability and profit is easy with Limousin seedstock.