Month: February 2011

Sunday Morning Coffee

There is not a day on the ranch when I can walk outside and know what will come. The closest to a sure plan, especially during calving season, is to check every herd of cows and say I will go from there. Sundays are usually a slack day on the ranch. We work hard on […]

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Kansas YFR Knows AgFacts

Since announcing my goal of collecting postcards from every state during 2011, I  have received several cards and have learned much about Agriculture across the country. Jodi Termine (@jtgirl) took the opportunity to encourage Kansas Young Farmers and Ranchers to share a few facts about Kansas Agriculture. In her workshop at the YR&F meeting, Jodi […]

Prevention of Calving Dystocia

Here it is calving season, and in Arkansas so far we have had pretty decent weather. 60s and 70s with sunshine in February is nothing to complain about; granted we do have severe thunderstorms in the forecast. On Monday, I described the challenge we face with calving dystocia during calving season and how fetal rotation […]

Dystocia: The Challenge

Alright, today I started to write this long, informative post about dystocia in livestock and how much livestock producers dread these problems during birthing seasons. Instead, I will spare you the details and share with you why I find calving season such a challenge. Every morning I walk out the door, not knowing what the […]

Where is the Mud?

Just thought I would give ya’ll a sneak peak at my latest adventure in sharing the story from the ranch. You can now find my posts on the AgWeb blog. It’s all about my Ranch Ruminations: thoughts, ideas, and suggestions straight from the pasture. No better place to do my “ruminating”, check it out. Where […]

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