January Gather OOPE

We began gathering our cows off the BLM today with our neighbors that share the allotment.  I am sore from hunching up against the snow even though it was very light and a fairly nice day.  I took my hot … Continue reading

Bangs OOPE

The other day I managed to have an OOPE day.  We were bangs vaccinating our young heifers… or brucellosis vaccinating.  For those of you who don’t know, brucellosis is a contagious disease that causes abortion in cattle.  Female cattle must be proven … Continue reading

Somedays…

Do you ever have those days where there is so much information going into your brain and rattling around that you know you won’t be able to sleep? Today is one of those days. Brandon and I went to a … Continue reading

Guest Photographer

My youngest son received a digital camera for Christmas.  He took some good photos… so I thought I’d share them with you and give my camera a break. Today he and his older brother had the job of kicking the … Continue reading

Feeding Hay 201

For years we have fed on two different ranches… ours and the one we lease from a neighbor.  It helps keep cows/newborn calves separate, just in case someone gets ill and wants to spread it… plus it is easier on … Continue reading