King Ranch Institute Implementation of an electronic ID system Involvement with the range/wildlife department Development of ranch plans for various ranches in south Texas Financial analysis of three calving season systems for the King Ranch
Currently Veterinary Extension at University of Missouri Interest –Financial performance of cow/calf operations –Financial performance of large and mixed animal practices
Opportunities for Vets in Ranch Management Absentee landowners are quite common Some counties report that 70% to 80% of the private land is owned by absentee landowners
OperationalTacticalStrategic OutcomeExcellenceConsistent results Positive Change FocusHow (Hands) Do What (Head) Organize Why (Heart) Dream PowerExpertiseAuthorityInfluence Types of Mangers Nicola Shadbolt
Opportunities for Vets in Ranch Management If the ranch manager is operational, can you offer tactical and strategic advice? If the ranch manager is tactical, can you offer strategic advice? If the ranch manager is strategic, can you help them plan for the future?