BQA Stocker
Tue Jan 13, 2015 02:48 PM CST

All of the stocker cattle arriving at Diamond A Ranch come with baggage. Some have been treated and handled with respect, others not so much. With one look, Jerry Armstrong can usually tell which camp arriving cattle fit into.

"When they come off of the truck, you can spot the ones that are having trouble," said the Dime Box, Texas, rancher. "Sometimes, if they're from a sale barn, they are just tired. But if they are bouncing around and won't eat or drink, or they just go lay down, that's usually a sign of ...

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