Ranch work wins out

[caption id="attachment_229" align="alignleft" width="300"]The Minion - Richard's baby The Minion - Richard's baby[/caption] It isn't all about knives at this time of year. It's our calving season and ranch work takes precedence. Richard tries to keep The Minion busy while he is out in the pastures. Multi-tasking is a new concept for the man with a one-track mentality. [caption id="attachment_230" align="alignnone" width="300"]20140302_104009_resized Click on image to enlarge[/caption]

This little guy is truly unique. Over the years we've had many different markings and colors but never such a "Blockhead".

This heifer needed a 'midwife' to finish the job. Richard gets that role as he is stronger and I prefer he get goopy rather than I. 20140225_164759_resized

And he gets the stinky job of branding the 2 new little bulls. Windy days and jumpy livestock do not make for pretty brands. 20140301_080444_resized

[caption id="attachment_233" align="alignleft" width="300"]Brand is as close as we could get to Richard's signature Skull & Crossbones. Brand is as close as we could get to Richard's signature Skull & Crossbones.[/caption]

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