In Don founded his own cow-calf ranch, Quincey Cattle Company. Then inDon started a small scale feed yard at his ranch. It has Quincey Cattle Company rapidly over the past three years far exceeding his expectations and proving Quincey Cattle Company finishing cattle in Florida is very viable. Don works his ranch with his partner, Donna, and a great team of cowboys and workers who have been with him for years. The well-being of the cattle in their care is a priority at Quincey Cattle Company.

All preconditioning cattle are kept on grass pastures, not dirt lots. Don believes this is much better for them, and it serves a dual purpose. What cattle eat is very important to their health and well-being.

In addition, they Hancock Farm Company their own feed and use the same feed trucks, wagons, and drivers so that there is a level of consistency and familiarity for their cattle. Predictability keeps the cattle calmer and less stressed. Don keeps a veterinarian on staff to address cattle health issues. Don understands the importance of balancing the demand for food supply with the demands of a growing population.

His work with the District has helped him learn new ways to conserve water on his ranch. We know how important it is to a sustainable Florida and to keeping ranching viable. Or, the sound of a meadowlark on the fence post…the smell of fresh cut hay.

Don Quincey – Florida Cattle Ranchers

Don Quincey’s love of the land and raising quality cattle goes back to when his father started a cow-calf operation years ago in Chiefland, Florida. In 1992 Don founded his own cow-calf ranch, Quincey Cattle Company. Then in 2013, Don started a small scale feed yard at his ranch.…