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

Gathering Calves OOPE

Today it almost reached 40 degrees!  A 70 degree improvement over the other morning.  Gotta love Wyoming.  Since the weather was nice, we decided we’d better kick more calves up to the feed ground before the weather dropped off or … Continue reading

Winter Solstice – OOPE

FINALLY!  The shortest day of the year has arrived! It is easy to understand why this day was/is celebrated… I feel like throwing a party myself!  The amount of darkness really does make a difference in our lives here… and … Continue reading

Goodbye, heifers

This morning we sold the last of our heifers.  These are the ones we didn’t choose for our replacements.  They are almost 2 years old… ready to have their first babies themselves.  In my humble opinion, they are pretty good … Continue reading

Follow-Up on Be Warned

For those of you who expressed interest… just thought I’d let you know… the downed calf died last night.  We hadn’t held out much hope for him, the vet says those kinds of injuries   (spinal injuries) don’t usually have … Continue reading