Fred Ranch nestles in a valley in the north central Sandhills of Nebraska. Fredâ€™s extended family had some of the first charolais cattle in the state, dating back as far as 1961.Fred Ranch owners, Jamie and Kay Fred have been in the seed stock business for 46 years. Being married in 1971, they had a few charolais cows from his home ranch. Time marches on and so did the Fred family. In 1975 they went to work for Melvin Slagle, Sargent, NE (known as Slagle Angus).