Bulls fighting for dominance

Today is fight day! Our two bulls have been out with different herds and they will be separated from their cows and put back together for a few months. This always ends in a battle of testosterone-fueled aggression and brute strength. Come along as we take a front-row seat in Continue Reading

Vet Scripts – Salmonella Safety (2/15/20)

(cheerful music) – Salmonella infections in humans are not uncommon, and most of these infections are associated with some type of contaminated food that we eat. But sometimes animal contact can be the source of the infection. An unusual fact that the CDC has found that children tend to be Continue Reading

Cow-Calf Corner – Making Sure the Calf is Breathing (2/8/20)

(upbeat music) – Last week, on the Cow-Calf Corner, we visited with you about what happens to a baby calf as they go through a difficult birth, and we called it respiratory acidosis. Today, what we want to visit about is how to help correct that. Getting that calf started Continue Reading

Cow-Calf Corner – Heat Stress & Bull Motility (7/20/19)

– Last week we visited with you on the Cow-Calf Corner about the impact of an Oklahoma heat dome might have on reproductive capabilities of your cow herd. I thought this week and again next week we’d go into more detail about what impacts these high ambient temperatures have on Continue Reading

Stocking Rates – How Many Cows per Acre

Hi I’m Mike, if you look around the ranch you will see most of it empty, thousands of acres with only antelope and cute little bunnies hopping around. All of this land is required here to sustain our herd of cattle, and although it may look like tons of wasted Continue Reading

Massive Bovine Mastitis – Treatment and Calf Plan

hi I’m Mike Calving can be a time where it’s easy to get focused on just the calf and sometimes it’s easy to forget that mom is a top priority as well today we’re gonna take drastic measures to ensure that both a calf and her mom survive on our Continue Reading

Loading and Unloading Pigs

hi I’m Mike another cycle is complete for the hogs on the ranch the little ones we’ve been raising for just over six months now or leaving and today we take a look at their final journey and what we’ve learned on our wyoming life I never ever thought we’d Continue Reading

State of the Hay 2019

Hi I’m Mike, today we are finally at the last couple days of haying. We are moving bales out and back to the stack yard but more importantly we can finally see the end result, where we sit and how harvest stacks up, on our Wyoming life. A famous frog Continue Reading

Cattle Branding – The How and the Why

Hi I’m Mike, the branding of cattle is a tradition in the American west, but its roots may surprise you as we head into our branding recap, looking how branding 2019 went, also the purpose behind what we do and what we hope to achieve on our Wyoming life. Hi Continue Reading