Hey guys! I started a YouTube channel so that all of you guys could see some things in video, and not just in picture. I am so excited! I should still be posting on my blog along with some YouTube videos. I will also make sure to let you guys know every time I put … Continue reading First Ranch Life YouTube Video!
Today, we chased cows a little over six miles down the road to a field that they will graze on until we have to start feeding them hay for the winter. It's their last chance to graze before winter. It has been awhile since I've ridden a horse, and when I swung into the saddle, … Continue reading Ranch Cattle Drive
For the last month, Colton, dad, and I have been checking out the steers in the feedlot, picking out what steers we liked the best. Last week, we made our final pick on three of the steers we had an eye on. One steer for Colton, one for me, and a buddy steer. A buddy … Continue reading Picking 4-H Steers
Chores are done on Silver Spring Ranch twice a day. Once in the morning and once at night. The other day I was helping dad with feed the calves at the feedlot when we came upon a bloated calf.
Most of the cows are now home from the mountains for the winter; the rest will come home in November. October has been a busy month, consisting of getting cows ready to bring home and bringing them home. October 8th-11th, Thur-Sun was roundup. We went up on Thursday and came home Sunday. For roundup we … Continue reading Home For the Winter