What a Mixed Up Mess

Bred CowsI came home from work on New Year’s Eve day to get packed and ready to party like a rock star. I walked into the house and glanced out the dining room window and saw the marker bull in the lot with the heifers.  Continue reading

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Cattle Are Dogs and Horses Are Cats


David feeding his “dogs”

Not so long ago a rancher would saddle up his horse and ride out to either move cattle from one pasture to another or to bring them up to graze on winter wheat. Where I grew up, in northern South Dakota, they would ride out and bring the cattle up close to the barn for winter. Continue reading

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