The Big Sandy Mountaineer -

Coldest Winter Calving on Record?

 

March 6, 2019

I saw him in Grocery Store. I just had to ask. The day and the night before there had been a terrible blizzard, "You calving yet?" "Yes, we had seven yesterday. I came in for a quick lunch and went back out and there were three babies born in the snow bank. I just threw them in the back of the pickup hoping I would remember who belonged to who." Last year was terrible, and this year.....worse because the negative temperatures. I can't imagine caring like the ranchers do about their animals and knowing what they face. I said, "It's hard to get any sleep." He said, "That's not what...



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