Sort

Heifers go in. Steers go by. The calves were gathered from one place and trailed home to the corrals where we sorted them. This is the beginning of their separate lives… They both need to grow and gain weight, but … Continue reading

Moving Calves

Since weaning, the calves have been living a good life on some of our fields… but it’s time for fresh feed, so we gathered up a good crew and headed out. Calves can be an excitable lot, and were for … Continue reading

A Little Wet

We will be weaning tomorrow… and in preparation, we water down the corrals.  Dust can be your enemy when calves, already stressed from leaving their mothers, breathe all that dust into their lungs.  They can easily get sick… and, possibly, … Continue reading

Whoosh

Yes, this post is a little late… we came home last night, ate supper, sat down, and whoosh! That was about all she wrote.  I was in bed early, and couldn’t even come close to keeping my eyes open long … Continue reading

Made His Day

Fall causes work: those items that need to be put away for winter, lawn chairs, toys, the trampoline… another round with the lawnmower grabbing leaves for the compost pile… organizing the garage and sweeping summer’s dirt away… there’s more items … Continue reading