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Getting the Feed He Needs

Today Keeling also owns and farms about 3,500 acres surrounding his yard.

Improvements on the ground

The Wilkinson brothers, owners of Redstone Feeders in De Smet, SD, chose to locate their monoslope finishing barns on some unproductive land they’d owned for decades. “The neighbor out there calls the land ‘poverty flats‘ — it is not the best ground,” Todd Wilkinson says.

Redstone Feeders: Summer benefits

The design of the two monoslope buildings at Redstone Feeders in De Smet, SD, allows cattle to be inside, while the south side of the building is open, allowing air to go through constantly.