Cooking in the West
March 18, 2022
Calving season has begun on many ranches, and although it is an exciting time bringing all those new lives into the world, it is a stressful time of trying to keep the animals and the humans alive and healthy. This year we are calving in two locations, which stretches our resources fairly thin. Consequently, there is a division of labor that was calculated by someone who flunked math.
Apparently there is an unwritten rule of calving that once the calf is pulled out of the cow, it becomes the responsibility of the ranch wife to keep the calf alive. Often on a ten below zero night, the hot b...