Their Turn

The cows have been moved up from the field to our normal calving area… They’re used to being fed earlier, but now that they’re farther away… they are last on Daniel’s loop.  My Durango gave them false hope… and they … Continue reading

Number Practice

Take every chance you get to practice your numbers. It doesn’t matter if you’re helping your dad tag replacement heifers… Even if you’re running the end gate on occasion… Just get those tag numbers in the correct order, and practice … Continue reading


Weight is important. A rancher’s paycheck is based on the weight of his cattle.  If he sells calves or steers or old open cows, the price bid is based on the weight and condition of the animal. We keep a … Continue reading

Boooooo… Yay!

I started yesterday morning… pulled up iMovie and put together a video on the Texas Antique Fair… Yes, it was long, but I wanted to give a “real” take on the scope of the entire event.  I’d let it upload… … Continue reading

Time Lapse: Checking Cows

We checked cows and spread salt today… and I made my third time lapse video.  It is very jumpy and too fast (even though I slowed it down) but I believe you will get the context of our day. I’ve … Continue reading