This is a short story I wrote for a competition way back in junior high. I got second place, but when I read it now, I can't help but wonder why the judges liked it so much.
I pulled my first calf today! Without any help! At. All. Before I explain the whole story about what happened today that led up to pulling the calf, I will explain what "pulling a calf" means for all my non-ranchy readers. Pulling a calf means exactly that. You loop special chains, rope, twine, or whatever … Continue reading I pulled my first calf!
The biggest step going from spring to summer is of course, haying. We did our entire pivot in small squares this year. And we also did a piece of grass land about 30 miles from us for horse hay. And my dad put up a few hundred straw bales a few miles away. … Continue reading My year in review