Wet Distillers Grains… What my cows are eating this spring since the grass is late and hay is scarce. From RealFarmer Monte Lerwick – Albin, Wyo.
Perhaps you watch the weather and heard about the West getting pounded with snow this week? We were right in the path of the storm, and couldn’t have been happier about the prospective moisture! However, it did come in blizzard form, which wasn’t anyone’s first choice, but dry as it has been around here, noContinue reading “Blizzards and Cattle”
Roaring of motors in August is a common sound in the hay fields of the Green River Valley. Tractors moving in the hay fields around the hay stack are like ants busy at work around their ant hill. Green grass turning different shades of green as the hay is cut, baled and stacked is aContinue reading “Haying in the Green River Valley”
EDITOR’S NOTE: Due to the fault of this busy editor, I didn’t get this wonderful post up in a timely manner, but it’s just too good to wait until next spring to share. So here is Katie’s Spring 2012 experience…even though it’s August. Thanks for putting up with me. – LL Spring time!! The grassContinue reading “Spring Time Jobs”
Cattle standing in a bunch on the feedground waiting for the rancher to feed them is a familiar scene throughout the Green River Valley. A few ranchers still use a team and sleigh to feed their cattle, but most ranchers use a tractor with a heated cab hooked on a bale feeder that is runContinue reading “Bon Appetit!”
Things have slowed down on the ranch now. We aren’t pushing cows and we aren’t shipping cows, that’s all over with. Now it’s time to settle in for the winter. Most of our time is spent feeding the cattle and finishing or starting odd projects around the place that need doing. We’ve made it throughContinue reading “Just Feedin’ Cows…and Deer!”