Tag Archives: feedlot

Taking Care of Business

Last year a blogging buddy posted an article, “Excuse Me, Your Bias is Showing: Dissecting an Animal Rights Video”  that “depicts” animal abuse on a dairy/farm. It’s a text-book how-to production zeroing in on how vids can be manipulated, tweaked … Continue reading

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Mystery jobs on the farm

I was going about my business as best I could. I had room full of bankers and cowboys meeting in the Hunter’s Dining Room. The dust had settled out there somewhat as the back door was no longer opening every … Continue reading

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All’s Quiet on the Farm Front aka Misc.

And why is it so quiet?  Well  the obvious answer is…it’s winter.  Snow is still on the ground although much of it has melted making for sloppy conditions at a feedlot. Chances of more precip on Thursday with lower temps, … Continue reading

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The Fog Has Lifted

  Nearly.  After copious amounts of coffee yesterday, today is bit brighter.  Empty cattle trucks are racing in, then racing out loaded.  Which means the dust is flying.  Which means, no open windows until afternoon.  And open windows are a … Continue reading

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You Don’t Say by Lee Pitts

Being the wife of a farmer/rancher, I have noticed through the years, that we get an unusual large amount of mail.  Yeah, lots of bills but also LOTS of farm mags/journals/newspapers.  We stay completely up to date on All Things … Continue reading

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The Sounds of Not So Silence

This is what I heard when I went outside to start my water sprinklers early this morning…   Yep, cattle shipping out. And if you listen really close, you can hear the birds, crickets and the sprinkler. We are noise-pollution free. … Continue reading

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Christmas in July

Here on the farm, we had Christmas today!!  Big Boss called me yesterday with an urgent message.  “Be on alert.  It’s coming tomorrow.”  Ummmm, what’s coming, I inquired?  “Well, you KNOW what will be here!  THE truck.” “OK…. pause…pause…OH, THAT … Continue reading

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