Tagged with Calves

New Year, New Calves, and New Recipes

It’s the end of January. I’m clearly a bit behind in writing about the new year, resolutions, changes for the better, blah blah. So you can kind of guess how I feel about it. Neutral at best. Life seems to revolve around so many different calendars – fiscal years, school years, calve and crop seasons; January … Continue reading

A Casual Christmas and a Happy New Year

A Casual Christmas and a Happy New Year

For our family, Christmas is like a box of chocolates. While I imagine it is awesome when a big old family can count on having their big old get together, same time, same place, same awesome year by year, we tend to piece together the merriment where and when we can. That’s what works for … Continue reading

Weaning

Weaning

***Warning***TMI to follow. I’ll try to get the breastfeeding stuff out of the way quickly and vaguely, but skip the beginning if you’re a dude and uncomfortable with the topic. In any case, Ranch Baby is off the mom-juice and onto the moo-juice completely now. When a feeding-math fail resulted in needing to buy a … Continue reading

Water and the Ranch

Water and the Ranch

I was recently on a conference call with a group of other young farmers and ranchers in Washington, and while we were waiting for others to join, the topic of weather cropped up. In social scenarios, the weather is a common topic (especially amongst west siders if there has been more than like two consecutive … Continue reading

Calving season The Daily Cowman style

Calving season The Daily Cowman style

It isn’t just me. Baby calves have a magical power over everyone they come in contact with. There is just something about seeing a healthy baby calf that makes you “Happy Happy Happy” like Si Robertson eating a hot donut (yes, we are a #DuckDynasty obsessed household, PUMPED for the new season). In fact, I’d … Continue reading

Cows, calves and cats on the internet

Cows, calves and cats on the internet

Ranch Baby was the first baby to be born on the ranch (well not literally born here, but you get my drift) since The Rancher came on the scene in 1978. But that doesn’t mean we are lacking babies around here! New baby calves are the lifeblood of a ranch. And did you know? They are frickin’ … Continue reading