We feed cattle every day. Calves are weaned off and out in the lot east of the headquarters. Supposed to get some snow and wind today, so brought them in from the pasture, east of that lot and locked them in behind protection. They had tore out some fence between the lot and the shelterContinue reading “Winter chores”
Today Tate Chance ands I sorted some cattle around, moved most of the bulls down to Tates, sorted a couple calves off the cows that got back in after we weaned and a couple thinner cows off and moved the cows back up the creek. It was windy and raining on us as we movedContinue reading “Cattle work”
I had my annual birthday yesterday. Who would have thought I would live this long? Colder today. 0 early and probably 10 or so now. Supposed to warm up in a few days. Warming up is relative.. when it gets above freezing we will think it is pretty nice. But our southern friend think itContinue reading “Older and colder!”
About 3 to 4 inches of fresh snow out there this morning..but not much wind. I guess the Good Lord knew I wanted to feed the calves on clean snow!
We brought all the cattle in and sorted off all the calves and are weaning them. Now the cows can regain condition as they will not be nursing a calf, tho’ I really don’t think most of the calves were getting much milk from their mothers. But this way we can feed the calves betterContinue reading “Weaning”