Ranchers in Transition

This section features the ranchers profiles that we are working with to help them transition from being a ranch where animals were exploited to either a sanctuary, or other model as defined in the Rancher Advocacy Program. If you would like to have a chat with us about your particular ranching background and how we might be able to help, contact us at 979-314-9925 or email [email protected] 

Rowdy Girl Sanctuary

Rowdy Girl Sanctuary

A Message From Rowdy Girl Sanctuary’s Founder, Renee King-Sonnen It all started with Rowdy Girl, a little 2 month old baby calf that my husband wanted me to care for, hoping I would start wanting to be a “good” ranchers wife.  I bought her for $300 having...

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Starlove Ranch

Starlove Ranch

Hollie and Davey Schacherl – STARLOVE RANCH, Giddings, Texas Almost two years ago, Davey and I packed up our two dogs, two Pygmy Goats, and our cat and left Austin to move out to his family’s cattle ranch. Our goal was create a more sustainable life style that was...

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The Barrett Family

The Barrett Family

The Barrett Family Story My name is Jennifer Barrett. I live on a farm in Southwest Arkansas where my husband, Rodney, and I have raised cattle and chickens for 18 years. My family and I moved to this farm when I was in high school (1987). I got married in ’91, moved...

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The Traylors

The Traylors

Richard and Cindy Traylor have 1 bull, 4 cows and 3 calves on their ranch in Huntsville, Texas. Richard and Cindy Traylor are the latest ranchers to transition in the Rancher Advocacy Program.  Cindy reached out to Reneé to save Honey, one of her beloved cows, when...

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Seth – Kingsbury, Texas

Seth – Kingsbury, Texas

Seth and his family lives in Kingsbury, Texas on a little more than 20 acres – they used to farm cattle, chickens and pigs until they went vegan a little over a year ago – since that time they have dwindled their farm down to a few pigs and have a real...

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Angela – Yoakum, Texas

Angela’s story starts in Yoakum, Texas. I met Angela a few years ago at a Texas healthfest. It was there that Angela approached me and was very curious about how me and Tommy had changed our cattle ranch operation. By chance I recently saw her again at the...

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