Holiday Ranch
Breeder of South Poll Grass Cattle

Posts Tagged ‘calf

Rating System for Replacement Heifer Evaluation

November 26, 2011

Learn how Holiday Ranch scores replacement heifers.

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He’s Ba-a-ack! South Poll Bull M480

May 18, 2011

When Holiday Ranch started in the South Poll business with 40 cows back in 2004, we had Dave Roberts (South Poll guru and keeper of all knowledge) select our herd sire.  This “big boy” was M480.  We knew M480 must be special because his photo was featured in the Bent Tree Farms brochure when he […]

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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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Every Day is Christmas!

December 6, 2010

Every day is Christmas at Holiday Ranch.  Just ask our South Polls!  Moo-o-o-y Christmas!

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It’s a Miracle! You Can Grow Your Hair Longer and Thicker

November 28, 2010

A simple adjustment in latitude can make your hair longer and thicker.  It’s true!  If you are a South Poll cow… Seriously, consider the case of South Poll cattle, bred to withstand the South’s heat and humidity.  At  Holiday Ranch in Florida our South Polls are extremely slick-haired.  In Northwest Florida, latitude 30.35, it does get cold […]

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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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Road Trip

October 3, 2010

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

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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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There Are So Many Stars

August 31, 2010

When we purchase a South Poll we have a high degree of certainty that the cow or bull will be productive for many years.

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