First day

Though this week has been a busy one, today’s job was our first day of gathering in our “badlands” pasture, and it has been a long day.  Gone are the days when we woke up at 3 AM to eat a … Continue reading

Branding

    Some of the girls on the crew…………………………………….some of the guys……………………………………… Our first branding of the year took place last Saturday.  Branding is a stressful day.  For my husband, he has to gather cattle, branding supplies (vaccine, medicine, barrels, irons, … Continue reading

They’re gone!

We have turned out virtually all of our cows!  Yay!  This is our crew that helped Johnny, Vernon, and I push the last big bunch out Wednesday.  I had had a big trip to the dentist the day before… a … Continue reading

Spring trail

It is time FINALLY to turn the cows out to graze…and we’ve been doing exactly that the past three days.  It is a time-consuming process.  Step One is gathering the pasture they are in and often keeping them in a … Continue reading

Scrambled

I have been very lazy with entries lately…and even reading my last one, I can tell how tired I was!  I remember falling asleep as I typed.  Late nights, early mornings, feeding, and getting extra kinds of exercise are taking … Continue reading