The Big Slide

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He did it! For a week or so now, Ty has been working up his courage to go down the “slide” at school.  And last week he did it…with a little help from Matt. Way to go, Ty-guy. Have a …

Dad

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I took this picture of the guys moving cows a couple days ago and really liked this picture of Dad. (Plus I like that his horse’s ears are pointing forward.  Those are my favorite pictures when the horse’s ears are …

A Dry Run

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We’re having our female open house on February 24th, and in preparation for that, we thought it would be a good idea to do a test run of the PA system and activity in front of the cows.  And what …

The 5th Graders

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I visited Mrs. Adams’s 5th grade class yesterday. We are working together to come up with a promotional poster for beef. It’s a competition sponsored by some state ag organizations which one of the student’s saw and brought to his …

Old Enough to Vote

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When we weaned the fall calves last week, Mom pointed out this cow. Though she doesn’t look it, she is 18 years old. And she still weaned a nice, big bull calf. I was like, “Dang, girl, you’re like rockin’ …

Done Weaning

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We got the last of the fall calves weaned yesterday. Yeah! Here’s the final group making their way into the barn. That was a blessed sight yesterday. It’s always a fun job to wean the calves, but, like most things, …

Weaning the Fall Calves

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We’re weaning the fall calves this week. When we wean, we also vaccinate, de-worm, weigh and tattoo the calves. It’s a fun-filled day of family time which almost always goes well. Of course there are sometimes a few hiccups, like …

My Ranch – By Matt Larson

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(Matt wrote a blog about a day’s work on his ranch. He took the pictures and everything. I thought I’d share.) We started sorting the bulls and it was going well. We got the first one on the trailer and …

Teamwork

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The boys cleaned out the horse lot the other day. Rhett’s job was to dump it in the manure spreader… And Matt’s job was to spread it. (And Will was there to offer instruction if necessary.) And my job, they …