Cow Camp Ranch

Cow Camp Ranch Lost Springs, KS Cow Camp Ranch is a multi-breed seed stock supplier located on the western edge of the Flint Hills Grasslands. They have been raising cattle for four generations and have been heavily involved in the Simmental breed since 1970. During...

Sale & Show Success in All West Territory

Sale and show seasons are both in full swing and Select Sires progeny are already earning ribbons and bringing top dollar! Congratulations to Hailey Van Wieriengen for exhibiting the Grand Champion Market Steer at the recent Yakima Valley Fair & Rodeo, a 7CA11...

Building Confidence in Genetic Contributions

As we near the end of another year, All West/Select Sires & Select Sires Beef Large Herd Specialist, Clint Sexson, shares his thoughts with our cooperative’s member-owners. The beef cow-calf business is very resilient and supports a healthy, balanced diet for the...

Beef Synchronization Protocol Tips and Tricks

The 7&7 Sync Protocol for Mature Cows Researchers at the University of Missouri have extensively evaluated a new estrus synchronization protocol, 7 & 7 Synch, as an improved method to synchronize estrus among postpartum beef cows. Research efforts have...

River Creek Farms

The Mertz Family and River Creek Farms hosted the Select Sires National Beef Tour in September.  Joe Mertz addresses the crowd while son Abram,  grandaughter and wife Kim look on. Since 1890 when Sherman and Mary Mertz settled in the area and established what would...

Kansas State Purebred Beef Unit

Kansas State University Purebred Beef Unit annually runs nearly 300 breeding-age purebred Angus, Hereford, and Simmental cows on 4,000 acres of native bluestem grass. Their mission is to provide undergraduate students with practical experience in breeding, feeding,...