Goodbye Bull, Hello Steer

Messy Do you ever wonder why some cattle (notice I didn't say COW) are born bulls? But are sold as steers? Last year was a learning curve for us AND the cattle. Do you know what happens when a "bull" becomes a "steer"? Well, wonder no more! But in an effort to keep this a … Continue reading Goodbye Bull, Hello Steer

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Cows GROSS content alert!!

Guess what I did this afternoon? I got a chance to witness the birth of the first of what we hope will be a long line of cows on Peter and John's ranch. First when Harvey (my brother and ranch manager) said that we had a heifer (first time mothers) that looked like her water … Continue reading Cows GROSS content alert!!

Preg check…not for the squeamish.

I thought it was gross just having to give a urine sample for my pregnancy check. This makes that seem like sipping "Hi Tea"! My brother Harvey went to a neighboring place to help keep the cattle moving on Preg check Friday! Head 'em up and move 'em out, Rawhide, I followed along to take … Continue reading Preg check…not for the squeamish.

Today’s deliveries…

I know you thought we were going to have babies today, so did I. We had a few not as many as they expected but the one that stood out was our little "BULL" he is HUGE as far as calfs go. Harvey said he looked more like a buffalo than a bovine. I wonder … Continue reading Today’s deliveries…