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

Deal With It

We bangs vaccinated our young little heifers today… Most of the work preparing for today, I have missed.  That was bringing them to the corral, sorting off any older heifers and cows, and weighing them.  Today I was late as … Continue reading

I Don’t Wanna…

Trying to clean and cook and accomplishing neither.  So I did what all good procrastinators do… I went and helped the guys with the heifers!  Besides, it had gone from grey and gloomy to a nice, sunshiny day… and I … Continue reading

Perfect Timing

The boys have been working on AI-ing our heifers.  Daniel has helped some neighbors with their heifers as well.  Today was our Big Day and I was called into help. I had spent the morning transplanting flowers but they wanted … Continue reading


Before we know it, Calving Season will have started.  You know how there’s the meme going around the internet… Be Calm and ______ (fill in the blank with your favorite activity)?  The sweatshirt that keeps getting posted on my Facebook … Continue reading