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Thanksgiving at Stemple Creek Ranch

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

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

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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Mytty - One Week Old

POSTED: Oct 10, 2009 CATEGORY: Our Animals

Mytty - One Week Old

Mytty is one week old and doing great! She spends most of her time staying very close to her mom. She weighs about 75 pounds and her diet is primarily her mom's milk.

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Water Development

POSTED: Oct 8, 2009 CATEGORY: How We Ranch

Water Development

One of the many conservation based projects we have been working on over the past few years is water development. To better utilize natural forages we have separated our ranch into smaller pastures, allowing us to rotate groups of cows from pasture to pasture, giving the land rest between...

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Welcome Baby Mytty!

POSTED: Oct 2, 2009 CATEGORY: Our Animals

Welcome Baby Mytty!

Today we welcomed baby calf #2630.   We are calling her Mytty because her sire's name is Mytty in Focus.  Or in other words . . . she'll always know the answer to the question "who's your daddy?"   Every new calf born on our ranch get an eartag number that  matches it's mother's number. This...

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