Calfhooding Heifers

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We calfhood vaccinated our spring heifers yesterday. For the longest time, I didn’t know what that meant. But calfhooding is a vaccine given to heifer calves between the ages of 4 to 10 months to prevent brucellosis. While brucellosis has …

The Kitties

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We’ve acquired a couple new kitties recently. Their original purpose was to live up at Joe and Heather’s and catch mice in the barn. However, Matt and Abby thought we should just keep them at our house for a while. …

The Storm

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The weatherman predicted we were going to have a storm tonight. And they were so serious about it that both boys’ football practice and game were cancelled for the evening. It was one of those rare evenings when we had …

Tuesday

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Tuesday was another beautiful fall day, so we were able to get a lot of work done. We decided to build two more outside pens at the feed efficiency testing center to accommodate more cattle, so that has been an …

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. …