What a May Back at the Ranch

It has been a great May back at the ranch and it is only the 19th. We had our first little filly and over an inch and a half of rain. It seems so strange to have a small colt on the ranch. I have always worked with cattle and had an old horse around [...]

May 20, 2012  Tags: , , , , , ,   Posted in: Uncategorized  No Comments

Over 30 Days of Snow on the Ground and Counting

Five foot of snow is not the problem. It’s the boot sucking mud that causes true problems back at the ranch.

January 4, 2012  Tags: , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Livestock, Ranch  2 Comments

21 Days of snow, And Counting

When most people think of New Mexico, they think of arid, desert conditions. However, New Mexico has a surprising number of wonderful ski resorts. Back at the ranch, we normally see snowfall a few times a year. If we do get any quantity, it is usually gone within a week. December has been unusual back [...]

December 26, 2011  Tags: , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Uncategorized  One Comment

Finally, we had a rain

Twin calves are very unusual in the beef industry. Now, drought and unusual weather made getting the twins here truly remarkable

August 3, 2011  Tags: , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Livestock, Ranch  No Comments

April is Over, Thank Goodness

April has been a month of highs and lows, visits, departures, birth and death. It is a never ending cycle back at the ranch.

May 4, 2010  Tags: , , , , ,   Posted in: Livestock, Ranch  6 Comments

Another $100 Day

You would think with all these calves hitting the ground this fast that we must have a lot of cows. No, it is just the season. We have nine mother cows, 6 heifers that will be having their first calves around May, and a big bull, plus two yearlings that were born last year. The [...]

March 10, 2010  Tags: , , , , , ,   Posted in: Uncategorized  No Comments