Gifting – Ideas from the FMG Crew Vol. 2

Did you brave the Black Friday crowds last night/this morning? If so, we hope you did so safely! If you’re like us, you prefer to do your shopping from the comfort of your office chair, or the couch or even from bed! Still looking for something special for your favorite livestock enthusiast? Check out these awesome shirts from RiverImprints on …

A Family in Need

We at FMG would like to share some information about one of our customers, Cactus Rose Show Cattle and the Tooker family. Their youngest son, Cody, was born with a rare neurological condition.  There has been a fund set up to help the Tooker family in their time of need. Any donation is welcome, as they have a lot of …

Guest Blogger: Torie Schwartz

Hello everyone! We’re happy to introduce our next guest blogger – Miss Torie Schwartz of Rossville, Ind. Many of you know Torie from her family’s (JM Cattle Co.)  success in the shorthorn ring and her many personal accomplishments on the Western Illinois University livestock judging team. Today, we’re going to visit about another important part of Torie’s life – her …

Where’s Our FOCUS This Week? Vol. 39

It’s the Monday before Thanksgiving and we’re all in a flutter. We’re thinking about cattle sales, and turkey, and Christmas gifts, and cattle sales and the weather! There’s so much going on right now, but we don’t want you to miss out on your chance to purchase some outstanding cattle. Bid often and bid early folks! Monday –The Fall Frenzy …

Gifting – Ideas from the FMG Crew Vol. 1

Holidays are stressful. A lot of times we’re running around last minute, scrambling to find just the right gift for everyone on your list. Enter: Online shopping. This century’s best invention, which takes the guessing and running around out of holiday giving! Woo Hoo! To share our love for the holidays, and finding the perfect gift, we’re going to do …

Where’s Our FOCUS This Week? Vol. 38

Happy Monday everyone! Is anyone else experiencing a “Stockshow Hangover”? Whatever the cause of your “hangover,” we have some great cattle sales to share with you. Our customers certainly aren’t slacking when it comes to putting together awesome sets of cattle (and sheep!) Monday –Gall Family Red Angus “Working Girls” Online Sale hosted by Breeders’ World Online SalesWebster Show Cattle …

Social Media Courtesy

We recently came across this quote – “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”- Maya Angelou And we think those words really apply to today’s “social media frenzied” world. Then we found this quote from The Luxe Chronicles – “Lest we forget, …

I Went to Lamb Camp?

Growing up, many of us went to summer camp. Maybe it was for sports, or with your church youth group. There’s a new crop of camps popping up – livestock camp! We would have loved that opportunity! One blogger, Nicole Small of A Kansas Farm Mom, shared about her son attending Leggett’s You Gotta Believe Lamb Camp on her blog.She …

Where’s Our FOCUS This Week? Vol. 37

Happy Monday Everyone! Many of you have been counting down to Louisville or NAILE. Congrats to all in the hog show, and best of luck to those showing cattle, sheep or goats in the upcoming days. To view the schedule, click here. In the meantime, we’ve got plenty of FMG customers’ sale this upcoming week. Don’t worry … there’s still …

NAILE Schedule

Louisville. The North American. NAILE. Or The North American International Livestock Exposition. Whatever you want it call it, it’s one of our favorite shows! For some of you, the show has already started, while many of us are still finalizing plans and prepping the cattle in the barns. The show officially kicked off on Tues., Nov. 5 with the quarter …