Laundry and Livestock

Valentine’s Day, the day after we got back from our 2 week California trip, was beautiful (in fact, the last beautiful day for a long time)! I needed that time to unpack, wash laundry and get caught up a little bit. Richard put the cattle into a little spot in our yard near the clothesline to graze, and we noticed how they weren’t afraid of the whipping clothes. So, Richard decided to try a little “placing” and see how it went.

Our three loads of laundry whipping in the wind didn’t worry the cattle at all.

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Categories: Attitude, Photos, and Stockmanship.

Photos from the Eureka, CA School

Richard and I were so happy to have Mom join us for this trip and school! On the Saturday before the school we drove around looking at places we had lived in the 60s and 70s.

The three of us at a scenic overlook as we drove up the Bald Hills Road from Orick to the Lyons Ranch where we used to live.

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Categories: Photos.

First Stockmanship Symposium at a Society for Range Management meeting

Richard and I were proud to be included in the group of speakers at the "Stockmanship: Managing rangelands with effective low-stress livestock" day-long session as part of the Society for Range Management annual meeting in Sacramento, California.

Thanks to the following sponsors of the day: 11th Hour Project, TomKat Ranch Educational Foundation, Paicines Ranch, University of California Cooperative Extension in Placer and Nevada Counties, Keystone Conservation, Stockmanship Journal, Hand ‘n Hand Livestock Solutions, and The Whole Picture.

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Categories: Photos.