Ranching event Monday

By Messenger Staff | Published Wednesday, February 12, 2014

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The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) will host a ranch gathering Monday, Feb. 17, at the National Roper’s Supply Training Center in Decatur.

Educational sessions begin at 2 p.m. and registration for the gathering begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by a complimentary beef dinner. The event is free and open to the public.

The National Roper’s Supply Training Center is located at 309 County Road 4228.

Dr. Arn Anderson, DVM, will be the featured speaker. Anderson will update ranchers on how the area is preparing for animal emergencies.

Prior to the ranch gathering, TSCRA will host educational sessions on horse care and roping. Educational session begin at 2 p.m.

All members of the press are invited to attend. Please RSVP to 800-242-7820, ext. 192, or

The gathering is sponsored by National Roper’s Supply, Novartis Animal Health and Livestock Nutrition Center.

Attendees will receive a $20 gift certificate courtesy of National Roper’s Supply. Folks who sign up as a TSCRA member at the gathering will receive a free metal gate sign courtesy of Bayer Animal Health.

TSCRA is the largest and oldest livestock organization based in Texas, with more than 16,000 beef cattle operations, ranching families and businesses as members., representing approximately 50,000 individuals directly involved in ranching and beef production who manage 4 million head of cattle on 76 million acres of range and pasture land primarily in Texas and Oklahoma, but throughout the Southwest.

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