Mineral Supplementation

One of my jobs today was to check and fill mineral feeders and put out salt blocks for the cattle. ¬†On a ranch cattle eat grass as their main source of nutrient intake. However, we don't just turn the cattle out and expect everything to go perfectly. There are many companies that produce mineral products... Continue Reading →

Summer Pasture

Some of my absolute favorite views come when we turn heifer calf pairs out to summer pasture in Wallowa and Lostine, Oregon. During the summer our cattle graze pastures, however our ranch is not big enough to support all of them without needing to supplement hay or grain to their diets. To make sure the... Continue Reading →

5 Values I Learned On The Ranch

There are few places comparable with raising a family on a ranch. Children from agricultural backgrounds learn an unlimited number of life lessons and values before others do. My siblings and I were fortunate enough to learn how to be virtuous people while watching our parents build their dream together. 1. Responsibility At the ranch,... Continue Reading →

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