Midwest Highland Cattle Association

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Interesting Reading about Highland Cattle and Their Owners

 Here are included links to webpages or documents that may be of interest to our members.

 

 "Highland Cattle for Beef" an article in Countryside and Small Stock Journal written by AHCA member Gloria Asmussen. 

"The Father and Son" a youTube video featuring Chum and Chad Howe of Ross Peak Ranch in Montana and their Highland herd (and their John Deere equipment.)

 

"Wild Buffalo Still Roam On the Farm" an article about long time fellow Highland breeders in New York; concentrating more on their bison business, but including information on their Highland cattle with some great Photos. Reprinted with permission from New Holland Agriculture.

 

Electric Scotland:  a great online collection of books to read or download; many very old accounts of life in the Highlands.

 

Prize Essays and Transactions of the Highland Society for 1803 The entire book from 1803, also in the public domain and reproduced thanks to Google.This will open slowly for those on dial-up: a 20 MB pdf.

Our Members in the News

Cattle Related Articles

 

1.  Grass Fed Beef for Beginners. great article on eating Highland beef in Mens Health.
2.  Ranching is hard Business, but Tax examiners  can think it is Fun. Forbes Magazine

3.  Michigan Cattle Illegally Moved Across State Lines. now being traced when TB diagnosed in the herd of origin.

4.  Bovine TB Situation Continues To Worsen Deacon calves purchased from Saginaw herd test positive in Gratiot and Midland Counties.

5.  Colostrum Replacers- an excellent overview of what to purchase if you need a colostrum substitute.

6.  Fly Control around Livestock Facilities

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Apricot Lane Farm in California was featured as a video short on Oprah's Super Soul Sunday March 24th. The filming is lovely, and the video includes shots of both TwinFlower Wesley, Grand Champion Bull at the 2011 NWSS and LEA Firefly, both purchased from Midwest members at the National Sale in 2011.

See the video here.