A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was create
Sharing a view that is not of the hayfield but of a couple new calves on the Rafter PS and our young bull, Johnny Ringo. We welcomed our first registered heifer in February, almost a Valentine, and a little bull right before the fourth of July. We call him firecracker.
My husband and I raise Registered Texas Longhorns while my parents have Black Angus, Charolais, and Corrientes. This heat has been brutal on our animals and I long for fall days. I keep looking at a continuous 10 day forecast that is consistent with 100+ degree temperatures.
This hay season is tough and it’s hard to watch the grass burn up, doing jobs that aren’t making 1/2 of what they usually do and people lining up at the sale barns to sell off most of their livestock. It’s scary and disheartening.
Pray for your farmers and ranchers as well as the ag/food industry. Lord, we need rain.
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