Preserving the legend of American buffalo, the Texas Bison Association (TBA) announces it will hold a Bison Ranch Workshop on Oct. 26, 2012 through Oct. 27, 2012, at the Katerra Buffalo Company in Katy, Texas. The ‘Texas Bison Advantage Ranch Workshop’ will demonstrate working live bison through a handling facility, provide helpful information about raising bison and offer a fun networking opportunity for new and experienced bison ranchers.
The event kicks off with a social event on Friday evening at the Springhill Suites in Katy, Texas. The Saturday workshop will feature seminars on bison handling, health care, marketing and fencing. Plus, attendees can see first-hand how Katerra Buffalo Company works its bison herd.
“The bison industry is booming in Texas, and we’re very excited to offer this new workshop to help new bison producers learn efficient and humane methods for growing and managing their herds,” says Charles Addington II, president for the Texas Bison Association.
Space is limited. Workshop cost is $20 for TBA members; $30 for non-members and children under 18 are free. To register for the event or for more information, contact the TBA office at 512.778.9092.
In additional, special room rates are available at Springhill Suites in Katy, Texas. For reservations, call 281.644.4455 and mention the Texas Bison Association for a special TBA rates.
The Texas Bison Association is a nonprofit organization founded in 1994 by bison owners and individuals concerned with the preservation and promotion of the North American Bison. Today, the TBA provides assistance in raising and producing bison and promotes the nutritional health aspects of the North American Bison to consumers.
For membership, sponsorship or additional Texas Bison Association information, call 512.778.9092 or visit www.TexasBison.org.