Herd Data Questionnaire:
Please provide the number, age, and class of animals to be sold at auction:
15, Bull Calves
Please provide the Birthplace and approximate birth date of animals to be listed:
5/2021 Kingsville, MD
Please provide the complete feed/nutritional regimen:
What is the vaccination history?
None but will vaccinate and tag based on buyer’s instructions
What is the deworming history?
Safeguard water 8/21
What is the culling and retention protocol for the breeding herd that the animals came from?
Cull based on grass fed performance, size, calving rate, and conformation
What is the size of your breeding herd?
What is the size of your land base?
How long have you been raising bison? How long at this location?
What is the average cow weight?
What is the average (or usual range) of pregnancy (and/or weaning rate)?
What type of pasture fences are the animals trained to?
5-6 strand barbed wire
5 strand high tensile electric
What land management style is followed? (Rotational grazing, season long-grazing, etc.)
Rotation al grazing base on NRCS design.
What method are the animals moved? (call, drive, both, horseback, pickups, 4-wheelers, etc.)
Do you have any information about the genetic lineage of your herd to share?
Yes, all cows are genetically tested.
Is your breeding herd composed of plains, woods, or a mix of both?
Do you have any DNA test results to share?
Yes, but cautiously as genetic tests are limited in their usefulness.
Please provide weight data that shows how the animals offered for sale compared to their age/sex classmates:
Calves average 445 in fall and 480 at 9 months.
Please provide any additional information that you feel would be helpful:
Small, highly manicured herd that offers great performance in all categories listed above.