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    Tru-Test XR5000 Help

    We have purchased the XR500 have found it works great chute side, the problem I am having is getting the information off the scale into a spreadsheet. Anyone have any experience tips to help. We use AIMS cattle management software and getting the information into AIMS is another can of worms...
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    A few photo's from this morning 8/5/15

    The hubby went to check things at the farm this morning trying to beat the rain, he sent me these photos from his cell phone. God was sure painting some pretty pictures this morning! I think his side kick Gabby like the rainbow. Have a blessed day. gizmom
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    S A V Final Answer vs. Juneau 807J

    Anyone have experience with these two bulls and if so pros and cons. Thanks in advance Gizmom
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    Finished Pregnancy Checking Today

    We spent the past two days pregnancy checking 110 head of cows and heifers. We had 106 called safe with about 90% of those in the 90-120 day range. We are going to be busy the end of September and first part of October. Not only will our cows be keeping us busy our son Jacob and his wife...
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    Calving Season

    I just finished up calculating(I hope I did it right I suck at math) our calving season for our 2010 calf crop. We bred 87 head, sold one as a bred cow, had two lose calves at calving and two slip calves after we palpated. We have 82 calves on the ground based on exposure dates 63% of these...
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    A couple of 5X25 Heifers

    Gizmo Pride 1028 501 5X25 Gizmo Pride 1028 5X25 Gizmo Pride 1025 065 5X25 Gizmo Pride 1025 065 5X25 We used 5X25 lightly last year, we liked the calves so I used him a little more this year. My husband likes the 1025 heifer, I like the 1028 I think both are going to be really nice cows...
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    Getting Bulls Ready for a sale

    I just finished a blog on the bulls we have consigned to the Alabama BCIA Fall Round Up and genetic verified heifer sale. Check it out http://www.gizmoangus.blogspot.com I have put pictures and registration numbers of the bulls we will be taking. I am not the greatest picture taker but I tried...
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    Food For Thought

    Ok a friend sent this to me and I would love to hear what others think of this article: Some people have the vocabulary to sum up things in a way you can understand them. This quote was translated into English from an article appearing in the Czech Republic as published in the Prager Zeitung...
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    Alabama BCIA Educational Field Day

    Alabama BCIA Ecucational Field Day The field day will be held on July 31, 2010 for more information go to http://www.albcia.com/ or you can read about it on my latest blog at http://www.gizmoangus.blogspot.com It should be a good program for anyone intrested. Gizmom http://www.gizmoangus.com
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    Got a call from the vet this morning just to let me know that all of my bulls are neg. for Trich. I started thinking how many folks actually test for this in the southeast. It also gave me subject to blog about so check out the latest blog on Trichomoniasis at...
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    Oil Spill in Gulf

    They have started the top kill attempt. Please pray that this works! http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127073848 Gizmom http://www.gizmoangus.com
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    Off Topic But

    We raise cattle but we also live just 24 miles from the Gulf of Mexico. They are saying the oil from the leaking well will hit our beaches by Monday. My heart is so heavy, I have lived here all my life besides the cattle my favorite thing in the world to do is deep sea fishing. I get the same...
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    The new herd bull has arrived

    We purchased a young bull from the Sinclair sale, 1900 miles later he is now making his home in Florida. We worked him and a group of long yearlings today these are a few pictures of them. Lance and Mike moving the new bull to the chute getting the work done All done and back to his new...
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    Face Book

    How many cattle operations have a face book account for the farm? Our farm is on Face Book Gizmo Angus Farm I don't know if this is a good thing or not yet but with technology moving toward these sites I had to give it a try.
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    Random Thoughts

    Even when opportunity knocks, you still have to get off your butt and open the door. > 1. I think part of a best friend's job should be to immediately clear your computer history if you die. > 2. Nothing sucks more than that moment during an argument when you realize you're wrong. > 3. I...
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    Spring Morning Heifer Photos

    Couldn't help but to stop on the way out the drive this morning the heifers looked so pretty out on the rye grass field. We preg checked this group a couple of weeks ago and they are all safe to start calving the middle of September. We used two young bulls Gizmo Midland 808 Reg# 16358619 and...
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    New Herd Bull

    He is a yearling Sinclair Rito 9R9 Gizmom
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    We have been in the cattle business for twenty years, but will say the first ten was more hobby farmer we started out with one Angus cow that I bought for my husbands birthday. The boys both wanted to raise steers for the local fair and here we are. I am saying this to say that the first years...