Thursday, May 29, 2008
Pictured below is MLA Lifetime Member Charlie Henaman's Senior Straight Butler Herdsire Don Juan's Easy Money. Easy Money is sired by Don Juan of Christine the sire of Coach and is a 3/4 brother to the Herdsire Brown Bomber. Easy Money rides herd at Henaman's Langdon Cattle Company in NW Iowa near Hartley. For more information about Easy Money and the Langdon Cattle Co's straight Butler herd contact Charlie, evenings at 712-728-2044.
Tuesday, May 27, 2008
Thursday, May 22, 2008
PICTURED ABOVE IS THE STANDOUT HERDSIRE J&R PRODUCTIVITY born 4/27/05 sired by Grand Unlimited by JR Grandslam, Productivity's dam is Possum Queen. Productivity is a full brother to the Herdsire Peacemaker which recently sold at the 2008 Legacy Sale for $27,000. Productivity has a large horn base and a very gentle disposition and will walk into a trailer with a handful of protein cubes. Productivity is for sale at the bargain price of $6,000 from Roland West's WI Longhorns 6973 Odessa Hills Rd Odessa, MO 64076 816-255-5456.
Pictured above are the Herdsires of MLA Active Member Roland West's WI Longhorns of West Odessa, Missouri. The top picture is the black/white lineback bull Country Liquorice born 3/06/04 sired by the bull Phenomenon's Reflection and out of the cow Royal Bet. The bottom photo is Roland's newest Herdsire Prospect purchased at the Glenndening production sale in 2007. He is GF 1/7 Heavy Better born 1/04/07 sired by Heavy Hitter and out of the dam Bet I Can. Heavy Better sports 43" Horns TTT at 14 months!! For more information about these Herdsires and the WI Longhorns breeding program contact Roland West @ 816-255-5456.
Saturday, May 17, 2008
MLA Treasurer Kent Krutsinger's Special K Longhorns were the Front Page feature story in the Chartiton Newspapers Annual "Salute to Agriculture 2008" published on March 20, 2008. The article featured background on the Texas Longhorn breed, Krutsinger's 25 year breeding program and pictures of the award winning Special K herd. Krutsinger ranches north of Chariton, Iowa in SouthCentral Iowa. For more info on the Special K breeding program visit the Special K website @ www.buymycattle.blogspot.com
Midwestern Longhorn Association members recently voted Lifetime MLA member Kent Krutsinger of Chariton, Iowa as the MLA 2007 "Top Hand" Award Winner. This annual award goes to the MLA member the MLA membership believes has sacrificed the most to propel MLA forward over the past year. Krutsinger is a founding Lifetime member of MLA and currently wears multiple hats for the association. Kent is the current MLA Treasurer, Webmaster and Show Chairman. Other MLA members recieving votes in the Top Hand Award balloting were Todd and Kathy Groharing of Davenport, Iowa who currently serve as MLA Youth advisors and donated our Longhorn heifer we are raffling this spring. And John and Jane Thate of Fairmont, Minnesota who host our annual MLA Ranch Tour each summer. (pictured below Kent Krutsinger)