Southern Plains Bison Pointers April 2018

They’re here!  It’s raining red-dots (again) and anyone blessed by the scene that does not find themselves smitten with the colors of the southern plains in spring, should consider having something checked. It is a brilliant combination of reds, purples, blues, browns and sable that only unfolds for folks raising native-grazers, as opposed to our … Read more

Bison Calves and Yearlings

Breeding Bison/Buffalo Frasier Bison LLC offers [starter] herds for people regardless of size and scale. Some of our customers have small herds, while others have large herds by bison industry standards. We try to identify the top-end animals within our circle of contacts and consulting customers, and strive to keep them reproducing somewhere. Our process … Read more

Media

Just some of the buffalo and horse related media: About 20 years ago, we hired Running J to make a video for us to share with people who wanted to use buffalo or bison in their horse training programs. We just heard too many horror stories not to try and help the bison.  In the original video, … Read more

Raising Bison

Raising Bison, Why Bison? Why not bison? Starting a herd? Raising bison is easy – if you know the tricks. The tricks are easy to learn if you understand that working ‘with’ them is all it takes. That is where Frasier Bison hopes to serve and make a difference for both people and buffalo. Our … Read more

Handling Facilities

Handling Facilities ~ Bison Chute ~ Gathering ~  Handling Help ~ Buffalo Don’t Roam ~ Bison Parasitology Bison Pen Designs   Handling Facility #1           (click on photo)   Frasier Bison LLC operates to help bison herds of all sizes. Size does not matter to us. Handling facilities and land use strategies dedicated to bison are our mission. … Read more

Handling Help

Handling Facilities ~ Bison Chute ~ Gathering ~  Handling Help ~ Buffalo Don’t Roam ~ Bison Parasitology Handle with Care (Help with Bison) By Tim Frasier Bison are not cattle and, if you ever forget that, they will quickly remind you. Working ‘with’ these unique animals instead of against them is at the heart of humane handling that is both efficient and … Read more

Handling

Buffalo are not cattle. Handling bison with respect and distance. If you are loading or unloading, give them time and space. The more you crowd them the more frantic and faster they become. Any wire gates should have something on them that the buffalo can see. Like plastic or wood. If they can’t see it being … Read more

Calves-Horsemen

If you are interested in calves, please let us know in advance. If you are buying from another source please ask about their age, weight and health care. You don’t want to get someone else’s mistakes from last year. There are people out there buying a few head from sale barns and piecing together loads. … Read more