May 11, 2018
I think for many people, May is the best month of the year. Grass is greening up, calving is winding down, farmers are starting to curry the ground, and the flies and mosquitoes haven’t really got going yet. So you can have a drink on the deck in the evening without battling bugs.
One of the activities that takes place in ranch country is branding calves. Now for most ranchers, this is a community project. A couple weeks before branding people start arranging their schedule. You check with the neighbors to see when they are working. You check with the friends and relatives to see...