Try looking in the monthly archives. November 2013

“Is That a New Camera or Are You Just Happy to See Me?”

0

When you grow up with animals, it never occurs to you the huge role that body language plays in inter-species communication.  Most people can figure out, for instance, if a dog is going to bite, but there are a surprising number of people who have never had pets, and learn that lesson the hard way. […]

Continue Reading...

Red Dirt, Red Cows, Red Necks

People always talk about major changes in their lives in terms of either being pushed, or jumping. I didn’t use either method to get here. I fell. After 2 years of standing on the edge, the very dirt beneath my feet eroded, and down I went. You may have heard me scream, but I doubt […]

Continue Reading...

Once a Show Cow, Always a Show Cow

0

Lots of things go into making a show cow, but one thing’s for certain, they’re easy to find in the herd.  No matter how long it’s been since they’ve been in the ring, they always walk around with this certain air of self-importance.   Show cows always seem to distort the whole livestock/owner thing.  In this […]

Continue Reading...

Redder is Better

0

Certified Angus is a registered trademark of the American Angus Association, and most people know that it comes from Black Angus cattle.  But did you know that there are Red Angus cattle? Like the blacks, they originated in Scotland, and are known for their quality meat and their quality mothering ability.  Black Angus is the […]

Continue Reading...