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Weather-Crop- Livestock Report Sept. 13-19 Page 4- Thursday, September 30, 1999 By: Evonna Schelling with the eighty- us ordookers gathered for the day's event. Wyoming cowboy and horse Golliher told of the many trainer, Grant Golliher, was in horses he saves from "death Sundance on Saturday and row", trains, and sells to satis- Sunday, September 25-26, to fled buyers. demonstrate the secrets he The horses, he arid, are un- uses as a real-life Horse grateful in that "they don~t even Whisperer. know or appreciate that I~e Speaking of the =pressure and saved their lives'; running release" method of training he away and resisting the love and adopted fifteen years ago, care offered. Golliher said, =IX~e never found ~rhey're a whole lot like hu- a horse it hasn't worked on. maxis who don't appreciate Some may take a little longer that God has saved our lives than others,L but it always and wants to care for us," works." Gollihcr said as he worked with Building on an acronym of the horses brought in by April the word TRUST, GoUihcr says Klocker, Laura Reinhold, Betty the training he gives usually Myers, and Jesse Driskill to the starts with a horse who is Sunday aRcmoontrainingses- Terrified and full of fear, or sion. Troubled and abused. The Golliher grew up on a ranch horse is most often Resistant near Palisade, CO, where he to training, care, or love; even- helped his father train mules. tually develops a sense of After graduating from high Understanding; leams to Sub- school, he moved to the mi , then enters a relationship Pinedale, WY, area and began based on Trust. working with horses. =I draw two lines when I'm He then enjoyed a ten-year training the horse," Golliher pro-Polo career in California said, "a line of fear and a line before moving to Moran, near of respect." Jackson, WY, fifteen years ago. Fear without respect is inef- He and his wife, Jane, own fcctual, according to Golliher, and operate the Diamond who teaches his trainees to =re- Cross Ranch. spcct me and, in return, I~I GoUiher also made a prcsen- take care of you." tation at the Gillette Cam-plex The optimum result has been while in the area. achieved when the horse For those who missed this Icarus to live within the bound- intriguing event, promoter aries of those two lines. Nathan McNally has said that Paralleling the principle with GoLlihcr will most likely return the Grace of God, Golliher to Sundance sometime next shared his Christian testimony year. Mountain "High Country" cooperative launched The Sundance l Northeast Wyoming Following an in-depth and in- portunlty In converting their tense WyomingWooIGrowers As- membership into equity shares soclatlon membership meeting in the cooperatlv. dedicated spcclflcaUy to discuss- Brad Boner, WWGA Prealdcnt- ing the formation of a producer- elect and Steering Commlttee co- owned lamb cooperative centered chair said, 'The one thing that in the six-state Rocky Mountain we should all learn from the re- region {WY, ID, MT, CO, LTT, and cent ASI-led 201 Trade Action SD). a group of progressive and that the industry won against preeminent producers stepped imported products is that the forward and launched the new AustralianandNewZealandlamb cooperative by purchasing mem- importers are lusting aRer our bershlpa in the new endeavor for markets, and they are serious $350.00 each. Producers from about wresting them away from four of the six states where the us. If we do not move quickly and coop wil~be centered were among forcefully to reorganize our in- the initial group to purchase dustryandchangethewaywedo memberships, business, they will succeed. This The cooperative, which is tents- cooperative is the way we intend tively being called the "Rocky to do this for our producers." Mountain High Country Lamb The cooperative has an Initial Cooperative", is being formed so steering committee of ten mem- that lamb producers in the re- bers but others will be added as glen can become involved in a additional members from the six vertically integrated, valueadded state region Join the co-op in and based marketing entity order to assure representation of through which they can derive producer members. greater profit and returns from In addition to the steering corn- their livestock, mlttee, a genetic technical com- As Pat O'roole, a Savery, WY mittee has already been formed lamb, wool and cattle producer and charged with developlngcrl- and one of the two steering com- teria for a "certification" program mittee chairmen said. "It is time to identify genetically superior for those of us who want to hand "lines of sheep, irrespective of our ranches on to our children to breed. The goal will be to identify forcefully step forward and ere- measurable genetic traits that ate a future for them, rather than can dramatically and rapidly Im- sitting idly by and allowing the prove the quality of lamb prod- multi-national corporations and ucts to the consumer. Other com- the importers who currently con- mittees dealing with marketing, trol our industry to dictate and promotion, new product devel- control it for us." opment and financing will be The plans are to issue initial formed in the near future. memberships to visionary pro- Producers who are Interested ducers who want to Join the ef- in the concept behind the Rocky fort, and then leverage the money Mountain "High Country" Lamb raised with outside funding which Cooperative or desire more infer- will then be used to htre a con- mation can contact Bryce Reece sultant who will be tasked with at the Wyoming Wool Growers developing a feasibility study and Association at 307-265-5250. marketing strategy. The co-op, Producers wanting to purchase a as envisioned by the founding membership in the cooperative members, will be similar to other venture should first contact endeavors ongoing In other sec- O'Toole at 307-383-2418 or tots of agriculture, such as U.S. Bonerat307-436-5406. Inquires PrembJm Beef and Dakota Pasta. should be directed to Rocky Once the necessary studies are Mountain "High Countrf' Lamb completed and the decision is Cooperative and sent to P.O. Box made to proceed, producers who 115, Casper, WY 82602, or have purchased initial member- through e-marl at ships will be given a priority op- rmhcl@vcn.com. STORE; Sun. - Sat. 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. SHOP: Men. - Fri. 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Sat. - Appointment Only. Sun. - Closed 283-2240 m The Wyoming Agricultural Statistics Service reported that temperatures fell below normal over most of the state with cold, wet weather prevailing over the weekend. A few areas reported a hard freeze while most had a light frost. Temperatures ranged from the high of 87 at Wheafla d to a nighttime low of 24 degrees at Laramie. All other areas had tempera- tures ranging from the mid-70s to the mid-80s while lows ranged from the mid-20s to mid-30s. Widely scattered precipitation fell mainly in the eastern part of the state. Range and pasture conditions improved to 82 percent in good to excellent condition, and re- main in better condition than last year at this time. Topsoil moisture remained unchanged with three-fourths rated adequate. Crops remain in good shape with 96 percent in fair to ex- cellent condition and four per- cent considered poor. Livestock is considered to be in good condition. Sundance area temps ranged from a low of 28 degrees to a high of 82. Cumulative moisture is 4.67 inches above normal with the total to date at 19.35 inches. Newcastle remains the area receiving the most moisture-- 6.67 above normal--to date this year, with Sundance stiU rank- ing second. Deaver, at -3.35 below nor- real, has currently received the least predpitation in the state. COW POKES !http'J/~N~v,cowpokes .corn By Ace Reid "Wul, this Die critter'll Grade Choice in no time with Jist a little barley and corn and a lot of Adolph's Meat Tenderizer!" Phone 283-1074 WYOMING SLAUGHTER CATTLE Seven hundred cattle were Maug~ totaling 856,0OO liveweight during August Totll liwmmtght was up 2 August 1998. Av~ liveweight of cattle Illug~ was 1 pounds, 3 pounds heavier this August than in .August of kilt' Nationwide, mmf production wm 4 percent higher In August Cat'de siaughlmr ~ms up 4 pergent and livetmmight wins ~ 4 from August 1998. RANCH AUCTION FLOYD & CLAUDIS CARR - SUNDANCE, TUESDAY - OCTOBER 12, 1999 - 10:00 AM The following Personal Property will be sold at Public Auction at the residencel0 by taking 1-90 Exit 185 North on Hwy. 14 approx. 3/4 mile. WATCH FOR to the old Sundance Airport). RANCH EQUIPMENT & VEHICLE Hesston 6450 Swather w/Cab, Air Conditioning & 15' Twin Cut Head tHC Farmall 400 Diesel 2 Pt. w/3Pt. Conversion w/Power Steering Good Rubber 1979 Dodge 3/4 Ton 4x4 Pickup, VS, 4 Sp. Trans., Runs Great; Suzuki 250 ATV 4 Wheeler (Excellent Shape); MF 124 Squan Sweep Pickup (Good Condition); JD #858 9' Side Delivey Rake; Ce~u~ 120 on Trailer w/5HP Briggs & Stratton Gas Engine, Boom & Spot Gun; Tilt BKI Trailer; 3 PL Post Hole Diggec LIVESTOCK HANDLING EQUIPMENT M.W. Cattle Squeeze Chute; MmW Calf Table (Like New); 5-H & W Corral Panels; Model 85 Self Catch Head Gate; 5' Rberglass Stock Tank; Calf Puller; Round Feed Bunks; Asst. of Syringes & Vat Supplies; Hoof Nippers. HAY Approximately 1500 Grass & Alfalfa Mix Square Bales (1999 Cutting). MI$(~. SHOP & GARDEN SUPPLIES BCS #715 Rear Tine Tiller; Water Transfer Pump wl Gas Engine; 2-Compartment Pickup Fuel Tank w/pump; 3-5 Gal. Palls of Red Barn White Barn Paint/New); Propane Weed Burner; 6 Amp. B~ery Charge/; 1/4' & 3/8' Sickle Rivet Raba~r Machine; Propane Heater; Handyman jack; Wit0 St~chers Snow Fence; Weed Swayer; Ext. Cords; Large Asst. of Hand Tools Hoes, Pitchforks; Gas Cans; Asst. of Misc. Tools Indudi~ ~ Hammers, Socket Sets; Bale Hooks; Jumper Cables; Large Aast. of Spdnlders; Screws, Nuts, Bolts; Many More Items Too Numerous To Mention. 2-Swivel Rockers; Bedroom Sat IncludinQ 2-Twin Beds, Chest of Drawers & Night | 4-Kitchen Chairs; Misc. Windows; Lawn Chairs. AUCTIONEER'S NOTE : Very c~an, wall cared for items. Not a Lot of small items s0! 10:00 am starting on tools, shop items followed by machinery, vehicle & household. @~/C/25 OWNERS: FLOYD & CLAUDIS CARR SUNDANCE, WY BOX Ms CUS'TeR, SO ~ 60r~d'J-~29 ,4UCT'JONEER~ ROel Terms: Cash or Check w/Proper ID..Nol Responsible Guns: ruger Mini-14 Ranch Rifle S/S .223 Ruger 10-22 Rifle Have O Semi-Auto 22 Magnum Taurus-Ultra Revolver 22 Magnum Martin 880 Squirrel Rifle H, Barrel Synlhetic Stock Bolt 22 LR 70 Black Shadow Bolt 300 W6n. Meg r Lever Ac~n Calbine Rifle Large Hoop Lever 22 LR Have @ Gauge Double Barrel (Gang)Imp cyt & Mod. Mountain Eagle Custom Bolt Have ~ 270 Win Free Cam, Tmney TriQger, Aluminum Pill~ Moss 0 Mave Gau 22LR 7 Laminated .243 ~er ~ II Stainless L.igh~ w~ fi~ ~ Have 3.2~o Stainless or Woodstock 7 YoutM.adies 243 Win Bolt Madin 336 Guide Gun 45-70 Ported Lever AclJon Outf ters Gun .444 Madi Ported Lever Adio iS g Arms SHR Z0 Bolt 30.06 or 300 Ma9. ,,,,,,,,.,., |Madin 22 MaD S/S Mode 882 Bait l Model'700ADL w/Tuco 3x-gx .270 SP-10 Meg 10 3 " 10 Gauge Satin Wood 26" 70 w/,,) l.H Bolt 2 7STW Caliber c=,=., 700BDL Deluxe Detachable Magazine LH Model7' 7ram-08 Cal. Bolt 77RBZ Stainless Bolt 22-250 Laminated Stock whtngs 700ADL Bolt RSI 77 RSI .243 Ful Stock w/scope dngs & S'.KIMS Bolt syr,' c sto= Laminated S/S I-leery Barrd Vam 22 Hornet Bolt Wood w/sights & rings 22 Hornet SKS 762x39 Russian Rifle L0b0fHa dGum.Al S , @Smp k. Kd Bkm .dl USED Guns: Custom Mauser 98 (7 Rem. Mag) Heavy Ban w/new 3x-gx Tasco Wodd Class Bolt & Custom Stock new Tasco Ruger 77 LL Weight Custom- 284 Win. Kimber-BGR 89 270 Winchester 3 Miles West of Hulett on Rt. 24 P. O. Box 279, Hulett, Wyoming 82720 (:all (307) 7-5625