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It's Showtime for the Bulls

AUTHOR: Lisa Poncia POSTED: Dec 4, 2009 CATEGORY: Our Animals

It's Showtime for the Bulls

A few weeks ago we put seven of our bulls in with our cows. They will have about sixty days to breed. Since this is a family friendly website we'll spare you the details and real action shots but here is a photo of one of our bulls in a field of about thirty cows. This bull weighs about 2,000...

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Supporting MALT

AUTHOR: Lisa Poncia POSTED: Dec 3, 2009 CATEGORY: How We Ranch

Supporting MALT

The Marin Agricultural Land Trust ("MALT") is a land trust that protects agricultural land in Marin County. The organization is near and dear to our heart, and part of our ranch is protected with a MALT easement. Loren's father Al served on MALT's founding board of directors in the 1970's and...

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Thanksgiving at Stemple Creek Ranch

AUTHOR: Lisa Poncia POSTED: Nov 26, 2009 CATEGORY: Our Animals How We Ranch

Thanksgiving at Stemple Creek Ranch

Seasons are changing at the Ranch. We just recently turned seven of our bulls in with our cows. There are about 30 cows for each bull . . . and yes, that makes some very busy bulls! They will be left in to breed for the next sixty days. We are pretty sure that if they could talk, they would...

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Green Grass, Mytty at One Month

AUTHOR: Lisa Poncia POSTED: Oct 28, 2009 CATEGORY: Our Animals How We Ranch

Green Grass, Mytty at One Month

October has been a kind month to us. We have had four inches of rain and some fabulous sunshine, all great growing conditions for our pastures. This is a sweet spot for us because the days are getting shorter and the colder, frosty weather is just around the corner and that slows the growth of...

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Pipe, Pipe, and More Pipe

AUTHOR: Lisa Poncia POSTED: Oct 13, 2009 CATEGORY: How We Ranch

Pipe, Pipe, and More Pipe

Our latest water development project is well underway. Over the past week we have dug over a mile of trenches and laid pipe that will carry water to the new water tanks and troughs that will be installed. We got this part of the project done just in time - we are due for a major rainstorm...

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