MB: Tell me about your operation:
CW: We run a diversified operation raising crops and cattle at the same location that was homesteaded by my great grandfather in 1872. The herd totals 150 to 170 cows depending on the year. The bull calves and heifer replacements are developed here as well [ … ]
Nestled along the rugged hills of southwestern Wisconsin is home of Spring Creeks Cattle Company.
Established by Bob and Rhonda Mitchell, the operation focuses on breeding sound, practical Limousin cattle that can be productive in any environment and perform well at every stage of the beef chain.
“We are [ … ]
Limousin breeder, Euvonne Wies, is 87-years old, and the feisty red head isn’t planning on slowing down anytime soon.
“Euvonne still has guns blazing for the Limousin business,” said Heather Henderson, herd manager at Wies Limousin Ranch in Wellsville, Mo. “She announced at Christmas this past year that we needed to [ … ]
This award recognizes individuals and companies who have made lasting contributions promoting the Limousin breed. Wulf Cattle has, and continues to make lasting contributions to the improvement of beef cattle and has had a major role in acceptance of performance reporting and documentation as the primary means to make genetic [ … ]
Dean Schrempp of Lantry, South Dakota, was named “Commercial Producer of the Year” by the North American Limousin Foundation (NALF) January 13, 2020. He was nominated for the award by the South Dakota Limousin Association and the Heartland Limousin Association. The ceremony took place at the Double Tree Hotel during [ … ]
Like most successful seedstock producers, the roots of the North American Limousin Foundation Commercial Marketing Booster of the Year are planted firmly in the commercial cattle industry.
Bruce and Paula Lawrence Family, Anton, Texas first became involved with Limousin cattle in 1988 with the purchase of a Limousin heifer calf from [ … ]
Located in Treynor, Iowa, Vorthmann Limousin maintains 60 cows and heifers and two herd bulls on their beautiful hilly landscape.
Born and raised in Iowa, Roger and Ann Vorthmann have been involved in the Limousin breed since 1976 when they decided to buy their first Limousin bull to run with [ … ]
If it’s one thing I love, it’s visiting a working ranch and watching them do their thing. It makes for an even better day when I get to photograph and promote an operation.
I was able to hang out with the Freund’s for weaning day to take some pictures and be [ … ]
The use of genomics, or DNA, in genetic evaluations has been happening for about a decade, providing “Genomic Enhancement” to the EPDs producers were already accustomed to. Like any new technology, advancement and understanding led to growing pains, but it is safe to say that it has been quite impactful. In today’s industry, [ … ]
Walking into the Leonard’s house there are two things that become evident very quickly – Mark Leonard loves Limousin cattle and loves Civil War history.
It’s not often you meet a breeder who has been in the Limousin breed for 50 years – Leonard Limousin is one of the oldest [ … ]
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.