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”

Tyler Flatt Gets his fill of Haying

This week has been the week of haying. Monday we went around and raked all the fields that had been mowed last week. Tuesday we cleaned all the equipment and finished what little raking was left. Wednesday I spent all day in a tractor baling hay. It was pretty nice just sitting there listing toContinue reading “Tyler Flatt Gets his fill of Haying”

Jedidiah Plays Mechanic

Jedidiah Hewlett had his hands full this week with repairs on tractors and other equipment at the Perry Cattle Company. This (almost) certified mechanic enjoyed the 4th of July with some fun and fireworks at least.  This week was pretty slow, but we managed to find plenty to keep us busy. We have continued toContinue reading “Jedidiah Plays Mechanic”

Andrew Hays, Vaccinates & Controls Pests

  Intern Andrew has learned much this summer in regards to all things ranching. This past week he focused broadening his knowledge of invasive species and pest control.  Haying season has come to a close on the E bar U and its now time to take cattle to the mountain so they can spend theContinue reading “Andrew Hays, Vaccinates & Controls Pests”

Tyler’s Take on the Environmental Stewardship Tour

Tyler Flatt had a very busy week, between keeping things in line at the Ladder Ranch and traveling to Casper for the Environmental Stewardship Tour and presentation of the Leopold Conservation Award, which was awarded to the Garrett Ranch.  This week has been a little slower week than normal. Monday I disked and leveled theContinue reading “Tyler’s Take on the Environmental Stewardship Tour”

Goats, Invasive Species & Other Odd Jobs

Jedidiah Hewlett has been busy with swathing hay, preparing for a shipment of goats, and welcoming new members to the Perry Cattle Company this past week.  This week we welcomed the Perry’s niece (and family) to the ranch. Jeff and Amie Metzger have two boys, one is 5 years old and the other 6 months.Continue reading “Goats, Invasive Species & Other Odd Jobs”

Learning the Haying Ropes

Intern Jedidiah Hewlett learned the hard way how much goes into cutting and bailing hay this past week at the Perry Cattle Company. A few parts and operator errors later, he got the hang of things, and was able to finish off the week horseback with some cattle herding.  This week we started haying. IContinue reading “Learning the Haying Ropes”

Andrew Attends the Wyoming Cattle Industry Convention

Intern Andrew Mainini was able to make the trek to Buffalo for the 2017 Wyoming Cattle Industry Convention & Trade Show. His biggest takeaway from last week was the changes in the beef industry and how it will start to be labeled and sold. He was also able to get in on a little bitContinue reading “Andrew Attends the Wyoming Cattle Industry Convention”

Hard Work Pays Off for Josiah

Josiah sure seems to be getting good at irrigating! Not to mention, he had a special visit this week! Check out what he had to say about his time on the ranch last week: It was a fruitful week of irrigating. The grass has finally started to grow and in another week or so weContinue reading “Hard Work Pays Off for Josiah”

Ian is Always Learning

Each week Ian Zerbe seems excited to be learning numerous tricks of the trade. Last week he attended the Environmental Stewardship Tour in Sheridan County and was interested to learn how other ranches, such as the Kane family, operate their ranch. He also showed off his moves on the dance floor! Check out his updateContinue reading “Ian is Always Learning”

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