Morris, Minnesota, hosted the first ever Calf Run event to kick off the fall
feeder calf buying season showcasing the recently acquired feeder cattle
management and backgrounding facilities at Wulf’s Cattle Depot and feedlot in
McLaughlin, S.D. More than 150 customers and fellow beef producers in
attendance saw facilities demonstrations and listened as team members discussed
marketing opportunities available to Wulf’s feeder cattle suppliers.
Beef producers on
hand saw Cattle Depot improvements including new pens, working facilities and
installation of the Herringbone gate system. Demonstrations also included Wulf
Cattle’s feeder cattle management system. This management system sorts cattle
into specific target markets, ultimately adding value. Other information
presented included access to value added programs, meticulous feed and water
management, and high quality genetics.
The Wulf Cattle
procurement team was on hand to discuss purchasing feeder calves this fall.
Wulf cattle buyers Nate Knobloch and Bob Metzger were arranging ranch visits.
Travis Edeal, IMI Global, was on hand to discuss the qualification process for
various value-added programs, including source and age verified, Global Animal
Partnership (GAP), Non-Hormone Treated Cattle (NHTC) and Verified Natural.
concluded with an educational seminar focusing on preparing calves for the fall
calf run. Jerry Wulf, President, Wulf Cattle, and Lucas Sutherland, Manager,
Wulf’s Cattle Depot, explained the changes and updates in Wulf Cattle
operations. Mark Anderson, Executive Director, NALF, and former Manager at Cervi
Feedlot, Greeley, Colo.,
discussed the advantages of Limousin
influenced cattle in a feedlot setting, especially in Natural programs. Dr.
Blaine Hopfauf, consulting veterinarian, Interstate Veterinary Clinic, Mandan, N.D.,
presented health and vaccination information about keeping calves healthy in
the most stressful time of their life. The seminar was broadcast live by
Limousin Live on www.WulfCattle.com.
Video clips will be available online.
Wulf Cattle is a
diversified family-owned beef operation headquartered in Morris, Minnesota.
Since 1955, Wulfs have focused on genetically improving modern beef production
through best management practices, technology, sound science and building
relationships. Wulf Cattle divisions include registered Limousin
and Angus seedstock and dairy beef program in Minnesota,
and stocker and feedyard operations in Minnesota,
South Dakota and Nebraska.
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