Moving Cows

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We moved a group of spring-calving cows to their winter pasture this week. It was a beautiful day. It was crisp and cool and felt like fall. It was a fairly long drive past lots of standing corn, so we …

An Empowering/Humbling Day

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Thursday started out like any typical day of going out to ultrasound. (Minus the fact that we had to get up at 4:00.) Jessica and I were headed southeast of Kansas City to scan about 275 head. The trip was …

Pouring Concrete

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Wednesday was the day to pour concrete for a couple new pens at the feed efficiency center. It was forecast to be a hot day with a heat index in the triple digits, so Dad, Clint, and Joe were thinking …

Chopping Corn

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The middle of September means chopping season around the Werner ranch. When I was younger, I used to dread chopping corn. Not because I had to help or anything, but because my birthday is also in the middle of September. …

Finishing Preg Checking

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We wrapped up our preg checking last week. Mom and I took turns checking the cows so by the end of the day, we are both a little messy. And yes, that is a fleck of manure on my forehead… …

“First-Game” Week

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Well, this was the week for our junior high volleyball and football teams to have their first games. Yeah! I must admit, I love watching the kids play ball. While I may complain once in a while about all the …

Weaning the Larson Calves

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Will and I weaned our calves the other day. (We have a commercial herd with Will’s brother Robby.) We did it on a Saturday so we could have the kids’ help. Here, Dad is showing Rhett how to implant the …

Family Reunion

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Dad’s sisters were all back last week for our family reunion. We met at Mom and Dad’s and had a nice supper followed by a fun evening of visiting. It’s always a good time when everyone gets together. Clint smoked …