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July 2012 | Annual Market Issue


On the Cover:
painting by Jerry McAdams, Hico

32 Years Behind Bars
TSCRA Special Ranger Jimmy Dickson uncovered a fantasy ranch developed by an unscrupulous ranch manager, using money and resources provided by the absentee ranch owner who was working in Kuwait at the time.

District Attorney Takes A Stand Against Cattle Theft
TSCRA's special rangers can't effectively do their job without the help of good district attorneys (DAs) who understand just how detrimental cattle theft is to a rancher's business. Tuck McLain is one of those DAs.

Bull Buyer's Guide
The Bull Buyer's Guide is your best reference for your next bull purchases.


Conversations by Ellen H. Brisendine
Rising values raise ag theft rates

Back Page by Joe Parker Jr., TSCRA president
Ranchers trump politicians and activists when it comes to cattle care

Rancher's Management Guide
Meet your district attorney

Member Notes by Van Baize
2011 accomplishments increase 2012 membership

Stocker Cattle
Managing outliers in stocker herds