Mid Test Weights

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We weighed several pens of bulls at the feed test station yesterday. They were about a month into their feed test and we like to get a weight to check their gains. Dad usually works at the back and loads …

Thanksgiving

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On Friday everyone went to Mom and Dad’s for Thanksgiving. We had a great time. It’s been a tradition for the last several years to take family pictures at our Thanksgiving feast. And this year was no exception. Early in …

Happy Birthday, Matt!

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It’s hard to believe that eleven years ago today, this little whipper snapper entered this world. And boy am I glad he did. I sure love this kid. He’s handsome. He’s athletic. (All first basemen wear cowboy hats, right?) He …

Helping Will

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Earlier last week I helped Will in the field. We are getting to the home stretch of harvest and Will needed someone to run the auger wagon for a few days. So my job was to pull up beside him …

Sunday Stroll

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I love Sundays. We go to church, come home, eat lunch, take a nap, then do whatever we feel like doing. And this Sunday we felt like checking our livestock. (Which we do every other day of the week, but …

A Year Ago Today…

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I can’t believe it’s been a whole year, but on this date last year, the feed efficiency-testing center blew away. I can still picture it vividly. Dad and I had weighed some calves down there in the morning and had …

Ultrasounding Fall Heifers

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We finished branding and ultrasounding our fall-born heifers Thursday. Here I am taking an ultrasound image of this heifer’s ribeye. Have you ever eaten a nice, juicy ribeye steak? I’d sure hope so! Well, that’s what I’m taking a picture …

Freeze Branding

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We are planning to freeze brand our fall-born bulls and heifers this week. I’ll try to post some pictures of that tomorrow, but here is a short demonstration on how we freeze brand.