|Lynn Glass, J.L. Glass Ranch, Big Springs, Texas
Provide a brief description of your operation.
Lynn Glass is in partnership with his son, Wesley Glass, and son-in-law, Baylor Walker, on four ranches in Glasscock, Sterling, Mitchell and Dickens Counties in Texas. They run approximately 3,000 Rambouillet sheep and mostly Angus and Angus/Hereford cross cattle. The ranch in Dickens County is solely a cattle operation. All livestock are under fence in mostly two-section pastures. They stock at moderate rates around 20 to 22 animal units per section in which they run both sheep and cattle. Where they run cattle only, they stock 15 to 19 animal units per section.
Why are you an ASI Guard Dog member?
“The Guard Dog Program provides support for the sheep industry.”
How do you think the industry has benefited from the Guard Dog funds?
“These funds provide an additional way to support the production and marketing of sheep (and goats), enhancing the efforts of ASI (American Sheep Industry Association).”
What do think are the industry’s biggest needs for the future?
“Control of predators, work programs to increase the labor pool and promotion of our product – lamb and wool.”
Established in 2001, the Guard Dog Program utilizes the recommendations and donations of dedicated industry individuals to address a variety of issues. We hope you enjoy learning about these individuals, their businesses and their foresight for the U.S. sheep industry. If you would like to become a member of the Guard Dog Program, contact the American Sheep Industry Association.