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How to read our sale catalog

by Christine Mushrush | Published February 26, 2024

If you haven’t noticed, there is so much data available in the bull market today it is making genetic selection more difficult, not easier. We will publish full data [ more ]

Why we are using $Ranch

by Christine Mushrush | Published August 1, 2023

We think the key to ranching is more pounds per acre, not pounds per head and hidden costs like infertility caused depreciation are why so many ranchers slowly lose their [ more ]

$Profit Introduction

by Christine Mushrush | Published June 20, 2023


Are you curious about our virtual fence project?

by Christine Mushrush | Published June 20, 2023

Our cows even made the front page of the Wall Street Journal! Click the link below to see more!


As we stay on the front side of new technology and [ more ]

Do Your Cows Fit Your Ranch?

by Christine Mushrush | Published August 11, 2022

This is one question we are constantly asking, and when we pay attention our cows will give us the answer. Certainly, they tell us with a pregnancy diagnosis each fall, [ more ]

Docility: A necessity trait at Mushrush Ranches

by Christine Mushrush | Published January 29, 2022

As a multi-generational family cow/calf operation, we’ve had a similar life cycle to many of our customers.  Across the decades of our Red Angus seedstock business we’ve gotten older, had [ more ]

Feed Efficiency…Sell more Pounds and Buy less Feed!

by Christine Mushrush | Published January 29, 2022

For years we have been measuring gain without any knowledge of what those gains cost on an individual animal basis.  Cattle feeders have told us for years that feed conversion [ more ]

Calving Interval & Relative Calving Date…the Ranch Profit indicators everyone has, but very few actually use…

by Christine Mushrush | Published January 29, 2022

Even as we select for faster post-weaning gains, Prime carcass quality, heavier carcass weights and more efficient feed conversion, most of us know our bottom line will be no better [ more ]

Same Name – Different Index

by Christine Mushrush | Published January 4, 2021

This fall the Red Angus Association of America replaced, HerdBuilder and GridMaster with three new indices.  Two of the new indices kept the names HerdBuilder and GridMaster, but they will [ more ]

Artificial Insemination (AI)…. Is it something I should or could do?

by Christine Mushrush | Published May 18, 2020

Breeding season is in full swing all over the U.S., including here at Mushrush Ranches.  We just finished artificially inseminating about 500 head of commercial heifers and the [ more ]

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