Holiday Ranch
Breeder of South Poll Grass Cattle

Archive for the ‘Grazing’ Category

Holiday Ranch Tender Heifer for Sale

May 15, 2011

Our friend Dave Roberts at Fort Payne asked us to reconsider consigning a female to the 2011 South Poll Field Day seed stock auction.  We did not have any females for sale, but because “Dave asked”, we came up with a real jewel. Allow me to introduce Debutante 10110: 10110 is very special.  Her sire […]

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2011 South Poll Field Day

May 15, 2011

The third South Poll Cattle Association annual meeting and field day will be held on Friday and Saturday, June 24th and 25th, at Bent Tree Farms, the home of Teddy and Linda Gentry and also the home of the South Poll breed, on Lookout Mountain near Fort Payne, Alabama.

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Holiday Ranch Alternative Agriculture Award

February 27, 2011

I’m sure you learned a lot about South Poll cattle and organic benefits to the consumer, producer, animal, and farmer. I hope you enjoyed all of the interesting facts because one day it just might come in handy.

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Moanin’ & Groanin’, Singing the Blues

February 21, 2011

Is the winter of 2011 crazy, or what?  Just watching the national weather lets us know that it may be the coldest winter in decades. Here in the Florida Panhandle it has been undeniably cold.  Usually in the winter we have our very best grazing of the year.  We plant winter annuals such as tritacale,  […]

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Yee-Haaa! South Poll Cattle Drive

October 25, 2010

We opened the gate, the cattle filed out onto the public blacktopped highway.

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Five Cent Tour: “Organics” at Holiday Ranch

October 24, 2010

Every week I learn something new and disturbing about our “industrial” food supply and the unhealthyness of those foods we presume to wholesome and nutritious.

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Road Trip

October 3, 2010

Do you just love to look at really nice cattle? We do!

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National Goat Conference

September 18, 2010

You might ask why did I, a cattle rancher, attend a goat conference?

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Lucky Day

September 9, 2010

Boy! Was it our lucky day!  Many of you know we attended the Gulf Coast RC&D Grass Fed Seed Stock Auction at Bay Minette, Alabama on September 4th.  We met a lot of old and new friends and it was an enjoyable trip.  Teddy Gentry of Bent Tree Farms was there.  He had brought a […]

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Grass Fed Genetics Sale

September 5, 2010

I am setting here at the computer having a dirty martini with extra olives and grooving to the Best of Jackson Browne’s” The Load Out” and “Stay” and just reflecting on our Labor Day holiday weekend.    Saturday we participated in the Grass Fed Genetics Sale in Bay Minette, Alabama.  We arrived Friday around lunch […]

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