Cattle Management Best Practices | Texas Land and Ranch Ownership Resources

The diverse geography and topography of Texas means that there is no single best solution to managing your cattle herd. Best practices depend soil types, average rainfall, grazing management, and herd size to name a few. Follow our blog to access upcoming and archival articles about best practices for cattle management for your particular region of the state.

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Legacy Broker Group is proud to welcome our newest team member, Becca Ann Vizza.

Becca Ann Vizza, Legacy Broker Group

About Becca Ann's Ranching Heritage

As a second generation cattle rancher, Becca has spent the last ten years operating and running a working cattle ranch in the Texas hill country near Sisterdale, Texas. Prior to this, her family’s ranching operations were located in central Oklahoma.

Roots in a Life with Livestock

Becca’s passion for ranching and livestock kept her involved in FFA showing Longhorn cattle and swine, along with serving as a livestock judge during her high school years. Becca remains active showing Longhorn cattle in the Open Division of the Texas Longhorn Association and was a two term national president of the Texas Longhorn Breeders of

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Often you will hear people argue against eating meat based on the treatment of animals and the negative environmental impacts that some companies make while producing their livestock. There has recently been a greater push for purchasing sustainably-sourced products, including beef and other meats, as opposed to vetoing meat entirely.

Here are some reasons as to why you should sustainably raise cattle as well as ways that you can do so within Texas.

What Does it Mean to be Sustainable?

From the definition as determined by natural scientists, to be sustainable means that you are living, or in this case producing, without draining the environment of its natural resources. This means taking steps to reduce waste and keep the ecological damage to

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Cattle behind a fence on Texas ranch

Every landowner uses their property in a unique way. But one thing is the same across the board: proper fencing around your property is paramount.

Whether you raise livestock, tend crops, host game, or simply live on the land, you need to have proper fencing to enclose the property so everyone and every animal stays safe.

This is a short guide that will help you get started on fencing your Texas property:

Selecting the Right Fence

With so many options, it’s hard to know which type of fencing is the best for you. When selecting the right fence, you need to consider several different factors, including its purpose, cost, and upkeep, just to name a few.

Wood Fencing

wooden fence on texas ranchWooden fencing is a traditional choice that is extremely attractive and

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'Beef' magazine has an article with sound cattle ranching advice that we wanted to share with you.

If you are thinking of owning cattle, these are three ratios that you should think about to improve efficiency and profits.

Though this article will have an overview of these ratios and a few things to consider, be sure to check out the full article here. Also, be sure to check out the 'Related Links' at the bottom of this page for more information about improving grazing practices.

Land Efficiency: Acres per Cow

Land costs money. So the first way to improve your ranch's profitability is to reduce the number of acres used per cow.

There are two ways to reduce your acre to cow ratio and to economically improve your production. The first is

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