Honest Dog

Unfortunately… the other day in between gathering the cattle and returning to wean the calves the next day… We lost a cow. Lost as in *dead*. Four legs pointing to the sky. Cows don’t tend to tip over as easily … Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday – “Dally’s Quiet Reflection”

Dally is still long enough so that I could capture her reflection… … Continue reading


After I thought about yesterday’s post… I figured I should set the record straight. Weaning *is* stressful for cows *and* calves… Cows don’t really seem to mind until their full udders remind them they’ve lost something… and the bellowing of … Continue reading

One Last Glimpse

We gathered our pairs yesterday… Mommas and 6 month old calves… well, on the calves’ ages give or take a month or two… The cows are pregnant and to grow that brand new baby nice and healthy… it is best … Continue reading

Gatherin’ to Wean OOPE

We gathered our mountain pasture today… Tomorrow we wean our calves from their mommas… The boys delayed their return to Laramie for a couple of hours so they could help… Besides the *definite* chill in the air and the *wind*… … Continue reading