An Historical Week, A Divided Nation | by Lisa Davis In the coming years, you will, no doubt, remember where you were on September 27, 2018, during the hearing likened to the “Anita Hill/Clarence Thomas” showdown of this generation. It has been a week-long circus of media madness and approximately four or so hours of… Read More An Historical Week | A Divided Nation
Huge Taxidermy Collection Up For Auction | Garrett Auctions of Texas Garrett Auctions presents :: Huge taxidermy collection up for auction! 86 mounts total! All taxidermy work done by Woodbury taxidermy in Ingram Tx. All taxidermy is in superb condition! This is a great collection that will be selling with no reserves! Also included in… Read More Huge Taxidermy Collection Up For Auction | Garrett Auctions of Texas
Hunting | How Young Is Too Young? What’s the appropriate age for a kid to start hunting? From my experience, most people throw around the ages 7, 8 and 9. But why are these the ages most people assume a child is ready to hunt? Is there even a “right” age? A kid can go… Read More Hunting | How Young Is Too Young?
9 Deer, Antelope, or Sheep Species | Name Those Animals Time for a pop quiz! Think you know your deer, antelope and sheep breeds? Well, we’ll see won’t we! We’ll show you a picture and you guess what it is. Then, we’ll provide you with the right answer and some additional fun facts! Ready, set,… Read More 9 Deer, Antelope, or Sheep Species | Name Those Animals
Don’t worry. I’m not going to go full blown into People Eating Tasty Animals, but there are a few key points I’d like to discuss. As a conservationist and animal lover, it’s interesting that I feel like I have nothing in common with animal rights activists when in theory, we have similar principles. I fully… Read More What Animal Activists Get Wrong
The chital, or axis deer, is recognized by its white spots and reddish coat. You’ll find the abdomen, throat, inside of legs, ears and tail to be all white with a black stripe running along its backbone. They are from India and Sri Lanka and therefore, nonnative to the US. Axis are beautiful deer with… Read More What You May Not Know About the Axis Deer
Why Women Hunt Better Than Men Okay, I have your attention, don’t I? This isn’t a girl power or feminist post, I promise. But, I am going to provide you with two key reasons why women are better hunters than men. We all know men have historically been the hunters, and in my opinion are… Read More Why Women Hunt Better Than Men
Exotic versus Invasive Species Let’s start with what native species are so we can get that portion out of the way. Native species are those that are indigenous to an area. These are white-tailed deer, mule deer, desert bighorn sheep and pronghorn antelope, for example. Now that we know what native species are, we can… Read More Exotic versus Invasive Species
There are two sides of the wildlife conservation coin. On one side are conservationists who think the benefits of hunting are exaggerated and that there are other (better) options for wildlife management. On the other side of the coin are hunters who believe you must manage a herd in order for it to thrive and… Read More 4 Facts of Wildlife Conservation
Unexplained Animal Deaths on Your Ranch or Farm (Is it disease, parasites, or could it just possibly your water source?) Over the years since I have been ranching for myself and as also as a young boy helping my father and grandfather on our family ranch, we, like all in the livestock business, experienced death… Read More Unexplained Animal Deaths on Your Ranch or Farm – Is it Disease, Parasites, or Could it Just Possibly Be Your water Source?