Jedidiah’s Last Week With The Perry’s

This week was we were in the saddle almost every day. I actually got a little tired of riding. On Tuesday we weaned the calves at home and turned the calves out. We were going to let them work their way back to the pasture we had taken them out of, but they were hungryContinue reading “Jedidiah’s Last Week With The Perry’s”

Andrew’s Last Week at the E Bar U

My time here at the E Bar U has come to a close and I couldn’t be happier about the time I have spent here. I not only learned the day in and day out work required to keep a large operation running, but how a family works together to make a livelihood in modernContinue reading “Andrew’s Last Week at the E Bar U”

Tyler’s Last Tale

This was the last week for me here at the Ladder Ranch. Monday, we went and moved cows around in the Colorado forest and put some salt blocks out for them. Tuesday, we looked in the heifer pasture to see if we needed to doctor anything. There was one bull that had foot rot andContinue reading “Tyler’s Last Tale”

Finances & Farriers

The Perry Ranch has kept range land Jedidiah Hewlett very busy this summer. He’s almost done with his time at the ranch, but he is working hard until the end.  This week we got the one field raked, baled, and stacked. We also received three semi-truckloads of oat hay and bedding. We decided to waitContinue reading “Finances & Farriers”

Jedidiah’s Week Alone

This week I got firsthand experience managing the Perry ranch by myself. Mr. and Mrs. Perry went to their annual family reunion on Wednesday; Jeff and Amie left on Thursday. They all returned by Sunday afternoon. I put in some long days between cutting hay, flood irrigating, moving cows, and fixing fence. Everything held togetherContinue reading “Jedidiah’s Week Alone”

An Intern & His Horse

This summer I was fortunate enough to bring my personal four year old gelding up to the E bar U for summer work. Through out the summer he has been my main saddle horse. From dragging calves, to making big circles and even taking cattle up the mountain, this horse has gained a vital experienceContinue reading “An Intern & His Horse”

Intern Andrew Plays Doctor

After last weeks adventure of trailing cattle to the mountain it is now time to continuously be with the herd and watch for sickness as well as keep cattle scattered through out their pastures. Keeping cattle scattered ensures that they will not over use forage in any area of the pasture. To do so, weContinue reading “Intern Andrew Plays Doctor”

Andrew’s Anticipated Week

Intern Andrew Mainini got to experience a new aspect of ranching this week; moving cows and their calves to summer pastures.  It was an exciting and much anticipated week here at the E Bar U, because it was finally time to trail cattle to the mountain. This trip took three full days of trailing andContinue reading “Andrew’s Anticipated Week”

Jedidiah’s Detailed Environmental Stewardship Tour Report

The Garrett Ranch is nestled in the sage-covered hills about 30 miles out of Casper, Wyoming. This family-owned ranch has been in operation for 80 years. The ranch is home to cattle, horses, pronghorn, deer, and other wildlife. The Garrett’s land is comprised of both irrigated hay meadows and non-irrigated rangelands along the North PlatteContinue reading “Jedidiah’s Detailed Environmental Stewardship Tour Report”

Andrew’s 5th Week at the E Bar U

Well it’s the middle of hay season and we have been very busy here at the E Bar U. While the hay is drying in the mornings we are constantly in a rush to do other chores such as check water, fill oilers, and move cattle that have wandered from their summer pastures before ourContinue reading “Andrew’s 5th Week at the E Bar U”

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