Ahh, picture day…both exciting & extremely stressful. We always seem to struggle to get nice weather for bull pictures in November around here as fall tends to be extremely foggy, but it all works out in the end! I’m excited about the set of bulls I pictured for the 2018 Kessler Angus Bull Sale & can’t wait to see where these bulls end up in … Continue reading Kessler Angus Bull Sale | 2018
The news of Kim Kardashian choosing to use a surrogate to have her third child with Kanye West was big to those of us whose guilty pleasures include Keeping Up With the Kardashians and their ongoing pregnancy announcements and rumors. (Yeah, I’ll admit it.) However, Kim can’t be the queen of every show – there’s another star whose surrogacy is even more interesting to us. … Continue reading Kim Kardashian Isn’t The Only Star Using a Surrogate.
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 for cattle to ensure we all have a product that … Continue reading Mineral Supplementation
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 cattle have enough feed we need to lease pasture for … Continue reading Summer Pasture
We lucked out and got a fog-free day just before Thanksgiving this year! I pictured a handful of my family’s sale bulls. Sale bull pictures are one of my favorite things to do! View more information on these bulls at kesslerangus.com Continue reading Kessler Angus Bull Sale | 2017
Below are a few images I captured for my family’s bull sale promotion. Picture days can be tough and stressful but they’re so rewarding! These bulls will sell Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at our ranch near Milton-Freewater, Oregon. Continue reading Kessler Angus | Bull Sale | 2016
When I was a kid, I didn’t realize that not everyone lives on a ranch. This was apparent when I’d go into elementary school and vividly describe to the others what happened when dad AI’d a cow or pulled a calf the day before. I kept my teachers on their toes during story time. My special stories may have contributed to my Kindergarten teacher retiring … Continue reading Wow, I love your antelope!