Month: February 2011

Time of Feeding Influences Time of Calving

At our ranch, I spend each morning driving through the pastures, hoping not to find a cow that has had trouble calving in the middle of the night. It is a situation that keeps many a livestock producer up late at night and restless when sleep does come. The last thing we want is one […]


Calving Season: Labor of Love

Calving is one of my favorite seasons on the ranch. I was reminded of this on Sunday morning as I watched young calves buck and run against the backdrop of a wonderful sunrise. Our snow-laden and cold weather have given way to a much more welcome warming trend this week; much better conditions for calving […]

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