1-941-720-2635 email@stricklandranch.com
Family-Owned :: Established 1938

Strickland Ranch has experience with, and can help you plan and organize all of the following, which affect your import project and costs.

  • Farm Price
  • Inland freight
  • Assembly, Quarantine, Health Tests, Documentation
  • Insurance
  • Ocean/Air Freight

Beef cattle exporting is our specialty! We can supply our clients with heifers, cows, and bulls of any age and breed. We are extremely knowledgeable in the different breeds of beef cattle, and can help our clients choose the best breed for their need and regional climate.

Please see the beef breed links below for more information on the most common breeds of beef cattle.

Angus   Brangus   Brahman   Charolais   Senepol

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Please see the Dairy breed links below for more information on the most common breeds of dairy cattle.

Ayrshire   Brown Swiss   Guernsey   Holstein   Jersey

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We have extensive knowledge in the different breeds of horses, and can direct our clients in which breed/type will work best for them.

Quarter Horse   Thoroughbreds

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Most goats are classified as either meat goats or dairy goats. We offer the Boer and Nubian breeds below, but there are many other breeds available. Boer goats are one of the best meat goats available and the first goat breed involved in meat production performance testing. The Nubian breed is considered an all purpose breed, meaning it can be used for meat and milk production.

Boer   Nubian

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We can obtain and ship semen and embryos from many types and breeds of livestock. Please select from the list at left… cattle, equine, sheep, goats and swine for more information on different breeds of livestock. Please contact us for more specific information of semen and embryos.

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There are many varieties of sheep in the United States. We have listed some of the more popular breeds below. Please follow the links below to learn more about the characteristics of these breeds. Other breeds are available upon request. Our experienced breeders can help you select the right breed for your particular interest.

Katahdin   Dorset   Dorper   Barbado   St. Croix

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The four most common breeds of swine include Yorkshire, Landrace, Duroc, and Hampshire. The links below will provide more information about each breed, their characteristics and most common use.

We can suggest the best breed and age of hogs for each client’s specific need, whether it be reproducing breeding stock or raising swine for pork production.

Other breeds and popular cross breeds are also available upon request.

Duroc   Landrace   Yorkshire

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Code of Ethics

The international Marketing of live animals is a difficult and complex matter and several parties can be involved in any one shipment. Buyers are purchasing the animals for a specific purpose. Many factors may affect an animals capabilities.

Problems may arise as a result of the management of the producer, seller and/or buyer. Handling and care before and after the purchase may affect performance and acceptability of the animal. Because of the above, the success or failure of an international transaction must be a SHARING OF responsibilities.

1. Health – It is the basic endeavor of every livestock exporter to attempt to comply with the accepted health standards of the importing country.

2. Laws – To the best of the exporter’s knowledge, he will abide by the applicable laws of the United States and the importing country.

3. Transportation – The exporter will strive to transport the livestock in a safe, humane, economically efficient manner.

4. Advice – It is the moral obligation of the exporter to attempt to consult and advise the buyer to select the correct product that fits its ultimate need.

5. Humane Consideration – The exporter will strive to handle all livestock in a humane manner.

Importer or Buyer

1. Preparation – The buyer should prepare to properly receive the imported animals including but not limited to:

  • Arrangement for quick customs clearance into the country.
  • Proper unloading facilities.
  • Cleaned and disinfected transporting facilities.
  • Transport and handle humanely.
  • Clean and disinfected quarantine facilities with no exposure to other animals. Facility should be designed for livestock comfort.
  • Provide proper veterinary and preventative care as well as adequate nutrition.
  • Provide proper segregation by sizes, sex or whatever else is necessary.

2. Reduce Stress – The goal of the buyer should be to reduce stress and aid in the adaptation of the new environment.