commercial breeders

STUD FEES: PENDULUM SWINGS TOWARD BREEDERS

By Ray Paulick Thursday’s announcement by Walmac Farm of a “breeders stimulus plan” that allows breeders to pay 2009 stud fees from the proceeds of the sale of weanlings or yearlings is further proof that an increasing number of Kentucky’s stallion farms are recognizing mare owners as partners in their business. The steep declines in […]

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MONDAY MORNING QUARTERBACK: BREEDERS BLEEDING RED INK

By Ray Paulick When Rob Whiteley managed the Foxfield commercial breeding operation for corporate raider Carl Icahn, he had to justify every dollar on the ledger sheets for the real-life Gordon Gekko. You couldn’t pull the wool over Icahn’s eyes on fiscal matters. Today, free from Icahn, Whiteley runs his own operation, Liberation Farm, […]

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