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On the ranch
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One-man show, part I

“I’m going to be my own person,” Jim Moore said as we bounced around in a beat up pickup, checking cows and talking life. His answer was in reference to heifer selection, but it fits the cowman’s character. “Sure I’m a little old fashioned,” he’d tell me later. As if I couldn’t tell. We’d spent […]

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He makes changes so fast, that John really places a lot of hope in each year's calf crop.
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Tools that work

You need to hang a picture on a wall. As you grab a hammer and swing, I bet you never find yourself thinking, “I sure hope this hammer will work.” You’ve selected the right tool for the job, you know how it functions and you’re confident it will deliver the intended results. Yet, I hear […]

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On the ranch, On the road
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A story unfolds

A story teller. That’s one of the few things I knew about David Zeiset going into my visit with him near Chickasha, Okla., last fall. Soon after I toured his front pasture at the home site, I got to hear the stories of how the farm that used to have Herefords and Holsteins ended up […]

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On the ranch, On the road
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Angus therapy

Five Star Land and Livestock enjoys Angus opportunity

Besides a set of old scrapbooks that reveal a rich history in the Angus breed, Abbie Nelson’s table is tidy, well kept like the rest of the place. “It’s not always this way,” she says of the family gathering spot, “especially not during breeding season. We AI all the cows and that’s always a big […]

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On the ranch, On the road
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‘Yes, absolutely.’

Five Star Land and Livestock has one answer for interested consumers

It’s almost too picturesque, I thought as I stood in Mark and Abbie Nelson’s circular roundabout and stared. The tree canopy I had just driven through lead me here – to a place where Angus cattle grazing golden pastures meet rolling vineyards of zinfandel and petite sirah, the San Francisco coastline a mere 100 miles […]

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