| Dec 20, 2019
From The Pasture Podcast with Hired Hand, Episode 2: A Niche Within A Niche.
In today’s episode we’re talking with Joe Sedlacek from Lazy J Longhorns who raises Registered Texas Longhorns in Greenleaf, KS. Many of you may have heard of the three time Guinness World Record holder & highest selling steer, Lazy J's Bluegrass but have you heard Joe's new standard for his steer program?
With over 1,000 visitors to their ranch to see their steers every year, Lazy J Longhorns is one the most well-known Longhorn ranches in the world.
Their steer, Lazy J's Bluegrass, was the benchmark for all of Lazy J Longhorns' steers. He broke the Guinness World Record three times over at 8, 9, and 10 years old, and is the highest selling steer to date at $48,000. He's brought in visitors from around the world, including London and the Czech Republic, making Lazy J Longhorns steer program one to keep an eye on.
An important part of their breeding program, says Joe Sedlacek, is that they look to add animals to their herd that have consistent horn growth versus rapid horn growth. They don't make a purchase based on if an animal has a high number at a young age, rather they're looking for how many inches is that animal gaining every month.
In the podcast, we also discuss Joe Chutes; why they're beneficial and how they're one of the safest products for measuring your Longhorns.
Listen to Episode 2 to hear more about Lazy J Bluegrass, the Lazy J Longhorns' breeding program and how they got started in Longhorns, and The Joe Chute: https://apple.co/2PzKH24
Check out the Lazy J Longhorns website: LazyJLonghorns.com
More info on The Joe Chute: LazyJLonghorns.com/Joe-Longhorn-Chute
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