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Welcome to

Lonesome Dove Ranch

Ross & Tara Davidson, along with their four children Ash, Cameron, Jaime and Flynn, are proud to raise and elite herd of purebred red and black Gelbvieh cattle, and a large commercial Gelbvieh cow herd near Ponteix, SK. We offer yearling purebred Gelbvieh bulls in our Annual Bull Sale, held the first Saturday of March, cohosted with Davidson Gelbvieh. We also have an extensive female program, offering select purebred heifer calves from the heart of our program in sales throughout the fall. From our commercial program, we offer a complete selection of commercial heifer calves as well as high-yielding feeder steers.

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2024 Bull Sale


Thanks to everyone for making our 2023 Bull Sale a success! We will have a sale report soon & are already excited to focus on the future… the 35th Anniversary Davidson Gelbvieh & Lonesome Dove Ranch Sale will be on Friday,  March 1, 2024. Click for sale details>>>



What's Happening

2023 Bull Sale - Thank You!

We’ve had some time to reflect on our 2023 bull sale success & have much to be grateful for… Thank you to bidders, buyers & supporters & everyone who is a part of our team, we couldn’t do it without you. We can’t wait to share exciting new genetics with you in 2024!

A Little Bit Western


Tara writes a regular newspaper column about momming and ranching and a few things in between. Her family is proud to be a part of the beef industry and she enjoys sharing how they raise cattle on their farm and produce the beef that’s on your table. Come along and read about the western way of life… the good, the bad and the ugly!

Off Label

Some things need warning labels. Hopping onto a roller coaster, for example, warrants a cautionary tag, as does applying pesticides, or walking on unstable terrain too close to the edge of a cliff, smoking a cigarette (real or electronic), or driving your tractor near an overhead powerline. It could even be argued that perhaps some people should come with a…