• General,  Leadership

    When you feel like quitting, try this instead

    I get it. It’s cold. If you live north of I-70, there’s a good chance there is snow and ice. Everything seems more difficult in the winter, doesn’t it? Cleaning pens suddenly requires specialized gloves that won’t cut off circulation, somehow keep your hands dry, and still won’t let you get frostbite. Hauling feed now requires skill in ice skating. My personal winter pet peeve: getting dressed to go outside takes longer than the quick barn check itself. In harsh conditions, it’s especially easy to feel like quitting. It’s just going to freeze again tomorrow, why bother breaking up that ice? Surely that one last chore can wait until the…

  • General

    Welcome to Live. Stock. Life!

    To be honest, this whole blogging thing is new to us here at Weaver Leather Livestock, but we’re ready to hit the ground running with fun and useful information for all the ways you live the livestock life! If you’re looking for show hacks, tips from the pros, judges’ perspectives, leadership skills, life lessons, and much more, then you’ve come to the right place. Before we get to it, however, we thought it’d be a good idea to share with you a little bit about us and what we believe in. There are lots of things that make us tick, but if we had to nail it down to just…