Hello and welcome to Rafter D Bucking Stock. My wife, Debbie and I hope you enjoy checking out our breeding program while browsing through our website here.
Growing up on a working ranch, I have always been around cattle. My family raised show cattle and I always enjoyed the competitions and traveling to shows throughout my school years.
Eventually, I became interested in trying my hand at bull riding. I found that climbing on the back of a bull and calling for the gate to be the ultimate "rush". In those days, we would travel anywhere for a practice pen and the chance to get on the back of a bull. As the way of many bull riding dreams, injuries, careers, family, and life in general took the drivers seat.
You might take the rider out of the chute, but you can't take the love of the sport out of his blood. I still had that yearning to continue in some area of the bucking bull industry. I continued to hang out at the practice pens, and would occasionally lend a hand judging at local events. However, never being completely satisfied with that side of the fence, I decided to start raising some bucking bulls of my own. In 2000, I purchased my first set of 10 cows and bull #501 Pistolero, a son of Gunslinger, from Derril Hargis.
By 2002, we bought some land in Mannsville, OK and set up Rafter D Bucking Stock. As with anything in life, success starts slow. For the first several years we would sell off sets of bull calves and directed our focus on building up our female program. Today we are very proud of what we feel is an outstanding set of producers. During the years we bought several breeding bulls to do on-site and leased breeding. We have also had the pleasure of owning / partnering on some well known bulls that continue their rise on the list of most desirable sires today.
We are members of the ABBI, NBBA, and the UBBI. We enjoy traveling to the futurities may it be competing with our young bulls or to cheer on friends we have made along the way.
We hope you take pleasure in looking at what is one of our favorite pass times. If you have any questions or if you just want to shoot the bull....feel free to contact us or just stop by.
Bobby and Debbie Stallings
15099 Greasy Bend Rd.
Mannsville, Oklahoma 73447