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 …

Preg Checking Heifers

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  We preg-checked the spring heifers today. We usually wait until the bulls have been pulled from the pastures for about 30 days before we do this, but the weather was cool, the heifers were close to the house, and …

Jake’s 3rd Birthday

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Okay, I didn’t know if I should show this or not, but I decided I might as well. Every family has these weird traditions, right? Right?! So here’s ours. Every year on your birthday, you get your nose buttered. Why, …

First Week of School

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It’s hard to believe, but the first week of school is already behind us! The kids had a good first week and I think they are getting settled back into the routine of things. It’s been a little rough on …