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With 290 entries for the Western Showcase, it was a long weekend. The individuals that organize the show, Ruth, Gerry, Scott, and everyone else, do an amazing job.

We are definitely back to season temps on Monday. We are supposed to have a La Nina I hear, and it is rainy and cold. Not that we don’t need the rain, the rain is good. It just does not feel the best when you are working on the foals. Monday the kids did not have school, so they clipped and got ready for the upcoming show. Kaine had football practice, so dad ran him in and brought him home. Toni and the kids did chores early, Toni worked on Duke and Naughty and tied Groot since he was the biggest to Tulip. She quickly discovered that Groot was the easiest, so traded Duke and Groot. When I got there, we only had to get Rita in for dad and mom to take her home on Tuesday. I guess she does not want to leave because that took 30 min and we had to run the whole pen across the driveway. Then of course they couldn’t go back into their pen, all the horses wanted to run around the driveway and see what they could see.

Tuesday morning Toni loaded Cappy and Rita into the trailer. Mom and dad took Cappy to Jason Hicks to start and Rita went to Marcy’s so she could go home.  Jaxsen and Kade did horse chores and Anna did the show cattle chores. Kade and Jaxsen went up to help her finish. Kaine had a game in Royal City, it was moved up to 4, luckily Heidi texted a bunch of us so we made it in time. Toni worked on the colts; they worked on tying in the rain. Rain makes it hard to work on foals because you really can’t get a good grip on the lead rope and have no traction.  The three weren’t trouble for Tulip so Toni just had to work through it. It rained all day Tuesday, but not in Royal, it was dry there. Which was good for the game. The game was good, the boys played hard. Molly report from WSU was not as good as it has been. She had some fluid buildup at her incision area, so they put a sleeve on her. And she still has fluid in her lungs so they are still monitoring that.

Wednesday was a little brisk. Kade are Jaxsen are done with football, so they got home and helped with chores, Kaine had another game on Friday, so he still had practice after school. Molly is doing well at Pullman, but still has fluid in her lungs and a slightly elevated temp, so it does not look like she will make it home this week. Toni worked on the colts and did chores with the kids. The colts were leading pretty good, tied pretty good. Groot is pretty chill. Naughty is really soft, like a typical Jackpot. They are pretty sensitive and have lots of give. Duke is good too, he is just a little guy and more scared. We got home and helped her doctor Wild and Absolute. It is getting so dark so early, and next week will be worse. That is the worst thing about fall. The kids were getting the trailer packed to head to Moses Lake for the weekend. Last week when it was in the 70s I was looking forward to the show. Now that we are back to seasonal temps, my excitement has been dampened.

Thursday morning we woke up to a heavy frost, snaps from people from other parts of the NW show snow. It was a cold and windy day, but we had better weather than a lot of other people. Kaine had practice, dad picked him up. The kids packed the trailer and got their show animals ready. Toni worked on the colts, they were all lead out in the corral pen for at least a couple of laps. Again, Thursdays are the best because the foals pretty much lead and you are just introducing them to new concepts- like going through a small gate, or stepping over something. Thursdays in general are pretty fun in the foal pen. McCall has been coming out and helping the kids get ready for the show.

Friday I finished getting everything packed up, food, drinks, etc. Then went and picked Kade and Jaxsen up from school and we headed to Moses Lake to set up, with Leslie, Whitney and Deb. Traci, Natalie, Julian, Ady and Savannah were an hr or so behind us, then McCall got there and Toni and Anna an hr or so behind them. Dad was already up in Moses Lake helping set-up at the show.  Kaine had a football game, so we did not see him on Friday. It was big drama to not have Kaine. The little kids wanted to know where Kaino was. We got everything set up, animals blown out and a few washed. We checked into our hotel, went out to eat and went to bed. We had a really good dinner, it was just late by the time we got everything done and the cattle take care of.

Saturday we were up before the sun, got the animals washed and ready to start showing. The wind was howling and there were high wind warnings in effect.  Saturday was the steer show. The judge got stranded in TX due to a lightning storm, so a local guy from Ellensburg filled in. There were 18 classes of steers, so the show lasted all morning and into early afternoon. Marlo brought us all coffees and chai’s in the morning, and I for one needed it. Jolene showed up with 4 boxes of donuts, yeah 4 boxes. We had to tell the kids only two and then wait an hr. Natalie was first in her class, so got to go back into the championship round. Anna and Julian had seconds, so were on standby. We had a great team, that included Jay, McCall and everyone listed above that showed up on Friday. Everyone did a great job showing. Only Anna and Jaxsen had steers from our group. Because Kaine did not have a steer, Kaine and Ben worked the heifers, moved them to a fresh pasture, and then Ben brought Kaine down after. We washed everyone, including heifers, when we got done showing and then went to the 509 banquet. We had a great time seeing everyone. Anna was a 509 ambassador this year which was a great experience for her. We think Alyx Corey does a great job on the program and the banquet is always a highlight for us.

Sunday we were up again, we got to sleep in an hr with fallback, so we could have an hr of darkness and despair in the evening. The medium kids got to sleep in since they only had steers, so showmanship after the heifer show. The rest of us got up and washed and got everyone ready to show. The judge made it in from TX. Lane showed up and helped fit. He was a lot of help, and we all convinced him he needed to show in showmanship, since he was already signed up. The kids all showed great. Kade and Baby Cow got second in their class, so were standby in the championship round. Kade, Kaine and Anna all made it back to the championship round in showmanship, Kaine was 5th overall intermediate.  4th was cousin Parker and 6th was cousin Delany. The medium kids, Traci, Leslie, McCall and Deb started packing stuff up while the big kids were still showing. Ben and the big kids helped some in-between classes. Afterwards we packed up and headed south to do chores in the dark. FYI everyone, kid with the camera, Julian, is my camera intern. He shows and then grabs my camera and takes pictures. He is doing a great job. Toni, Marlo, Leslie, Traci, McCall, probably Whitney also all took pictures. Savannah even took a few, she is 5 so can not be turned loose with it yet, but she would like to be. She would also like to be turned loose with a fitting comb, some adhesives and clippers as well. Soon Savannah, soon.  

With 290 entries for the Western Showcase, it was a long weekend. The individuals that organize the show, Ruth, Gerry, Scott, and everyone else, do an amazing job. It is one of the biggest and best shows in the Pacific Northwest with kids from Montana to Oregon and everywhere in between.  Of the 290 entries, our group (us and the cousins) had 16 head. For many of the cattle we took, it was their first show and they were excellent. This was Jax’s first time at this show and he is already planning to show again next year. It is a fast paced highly competitive show.

The other big news that we got when we got home was an email from our AQHA youth recipient. We are excited to meet Jeshua and get the right foal selected for him. Anna was also selected to participate in the 2023 program, so we are excited to see how she does. We are thankful that AQHA has a youth program to keep young people interesting in quarter horses. Being part of this program has been something that we have valued as breeders, as it allows us to expand the impact that the American Quarter horse has to influence future leaders. There is nothing more important to any breed organization than ensuring success by influencing youth. Programs like the NILE Merit heifer program and the AQHA youth program ensure agriculture’s tomorrows. We are proud to say that we support both of these programs. Kale Cordill is our Nile Merit Heifer Recipient and Anna was a Nile Merit Recipient last year with a heifer from 3C Cattle.  

Also, Cappy is doing great with Jason Hicks, we are excited to see how he does.

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No matter how many years a person has owned livestock, and with knowledge passed down from generations of livestock ownership, there is always something new just around the corner to keep life interesting

                Monday was a hectic whorl wind of a day. It started Sunday night with Molly colicing. Toni and mom lead her all night. Toni finally texted me at 4, which I did not see until 5ish, to bring the trailer down. While looking for colic remedies online Toni saw that you could haul them around and it could jiggle the air bubbly out. So I threw on some clothes and headed down. We drove her in circles until around 7, dropped Toni off at her house, because she had court starting at 9, and mom and I continued to drive her around until Sheena was open and 8. Sheena knew we were coming and met us out back. We dropped Molly off and headed home. Sheena texted me around 10 we needed to take Molly to WSU, she was getting it lined out. I had just hit 17 and was headed to work. So I turned around, woke up mom, woke up Toni (who had court after being up all night then went to bed), got the trailer, picked up mom, picked up Toni and headed to Othello. Sheena had Molly ready to go when we got there, so we got her on the trailer and headed out. It was around 1 when we got to Pullman, we had not been to the vet college since COVID, you have to call ahead now, which we had been told so we did, so they can open the gate and let you in. As we are backing up to bay 1 we had two vets, three students and a horse person waiting for us. They scooped her up and took off, mom did not even get to say goodbye, because you can no longer go back with your horse. We were sent to the waiting room. Dr Sanz came out about 15 min later to us know what that Molly had a blockage in her small intestine, which is what Sheena had already told us. I asked if Mom could go and tell her goodbye, since Molly at best case scenario would be there for 3 days. So, Dr Sanz took mom back while the intern person, Bree Brown, took down all of the info from Toni and I. We were then told that we needed a deposit, and guess what, Toni and I brought lots of snacks (our football snack bags) but no money. LOL. So, mom had to pay. We did come up with $63 in our pockets, but did not think that would work for surgery. At that point we were told Molly had at best a 50% shot, but we assured mom that the Unsinkable Molly Brown was not going down. WSU can only give statistics on horses, they couldn’t give a statistic on Molly. Toni said she had more like a 75-80% chance. We headed out and stopped in Colfax at 3 for subway and diesel. We then stopped at Dusty to pick up a new mare from Tim Johnson’s.  We thought Kaine had a football game, so started hot trotting it home, we called Ben to see what the status was and found out Kaine was not playing Monday, since he was staring on varsity on Friday. So we throttled down and stopped in Washtucna and got mom and I coffees and Toni chai tea. We got home around 5ish, Kaine and Kade got home off of the activity bus. So the boys, Toni and I did chores, then the boys headed up to do their show animal chores. Toni, Tulip and I worked on the three colts, Tulip got Rich then 2, Toni had Dual, and I had Rich. Monday night we got a call to let us know that Molly also had a twisted gut, due to the compaction, however, it was still in phase 1, so none of her intestine had died, so they did not have to cut any of it out. She got up on her own after surgery, so that is great. But the next 24 hours were very critical, that she did not get septic.

Tuesday was still raining, and season temps. We were waiting to hear an update on Molly, but no news is good news? We told Mom that a lot. Kade had his last football game, Meachams went to it, minus Jaxsen, who stayed home and helped do chores. It was the excitement of his day. Kade played a good last game. It was a tough but fun game to watch. Anna was having fun at FFA Nationals, they have gone to a lot of cool places. I worked on the colts, they all did great. We had tying practice. Jaxsen helped me dr Wild. Ben and Kade cleaned the barn when Kade got home from football. I hate that it is getting dark so early. Molly is doing good, she’s been stable, no signs of colic.  She’s still on antibiotic. She’s eating food mixed with water (which was good that she’s interested in food).

Wednesday was sunny. The kids had a half day of school Jana came up and picked up Pearl and the orange heifer. Toni had two hearings in the morning then went in to the school to pick up Kade and Jaxsen and attend Jaxsen’s parent teacher conference. He had a couple of Bs which are not acceptable so he only got four books at the book fair. The Bs were really unacceptable because they were for not turning work in that he had actually completed. That is pretty bad. (FYI, those sentences were from Toni). Kaine had football practice, Toni picked him up after parent teacher conferences. The boys did chores and worked on their show animals. Anna was still at FFA National convention. Her FFA advisor posted on FB that it was their first convention day. Update on Molly: she was doing really well, she’s eating and drinking, they took her tube out today and took her for a walk outside. She does have some fluid in her lungs so they have her on pneumonia meds, however, that isn’t uncommon for after surgery. She does still have some inflammation in her small intestine, so they are continuing to monitor that.

Thursday was sunny. Everyone went to work in the morning. Kaine had football practice, Toni took him in and picked him up. Dad was going too but ended up having to go to work. Toni, Ben and the boys bangs vaccinated heifers and semen tested the big bulls since the boys did not have school. It went really well. The cattle were all pretty good. Only one heifer was waspy, but she wasn’t that bad. The biggest issue was that the Hereford heifers are mostly out of Scrat, so they are big, and don’t move fast. They require patience. Anna was still at FFA Nationals. Toni and the boys had chores down when I got home, they went down and did them when they got done with the cows.

                Friday Kaine and I had dentist appts at noon. So we ran to Sagehill vet and picked up Absolute first thing, then took her to mom and dads. Absolute went to the vet on Monday too, but that was overlooked due to Molly. Absolute ended up having a bad strep infection. So she had to stay at Sagehill for a few days then gets another 10 days of medication. Absolute is really easy to dr and be around but is awful to load in the trailer, probably because they only time she gets loaded is to go to the vet or come home from the vet.  Then we got ready and ran to down and had lunch at Foodies in Richland. Toni and mom had been bragging about the shrimp po’boy sandwich, but they were out of shrimp. The hamburgers there were really good too. We came home after, Kade and Jaxsen were washing their steer and heifers to get ready for the show the following weekend. We went down to do chores and then at 4ish dad ran Kaine in to warm up for his game. Marlo came out and we had her lead Rich, I lead 2 and Toni lead Dual, and we took them for a walk about. Marlo, dad, Ben and I went into the varsity game. They played Royal City, it was a good game.

                Saturday the boys game down and all three washed their heifers and Jaxsen washed Joker. Then we put halters on the Spokane steers. At noon we went to Connell for the Halloween party/Grandma is 92 party, the kids had a lot of fun.  Grandma doesn’t like us telling people how old she is. She does not like to be reminded of her age either. After we did chores.

Sunday we were supposed to have someone come out and look at 2, but he rescheduled. The men and boys went hunting in the morning. Kade got a few. I worked on pictures. In the afternoon we hauled out another load of mares, weaned the mini colts again and haltered the next three, Duke, Naughty and Groot.  

I am pretty sure we are all still tired. We have found out quite a bit about Zimectrin Gold since the Molly incident. The internet is full of information that a person has to wade through. Some good info some bad. We don’t plan to continue using it in our program. Luckily we have a wonderful vet that has continued to help us through the trials and tribulations of equine ownership. And Morgan from Old Mil is going to exchange the Gold for Equimax, that Sheena is having us use instead. No matter how many years a person has owned livestock, and with knowledge passed down from generations of livestock ownership, there is always something new just around the corner to keep life interesting.

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Two fancy fillies by KT King of Blue, “King”

We have these two fancy June fillies left by KT King of Blue, “King.” Joss is a Buckskin and Holly a buckskin roan.

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Last Two weeks in Pictures

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KT Double Yo Gun, “Gunnie”

KT Double Yo Gun, “Gunnie”
Filly
Sire: 
Captains Double Coy
Dam: 
KT Abbie Get Yo Gun, “Yo”
Date Born: 
3/13/22
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Color
: Chestnut
Price: $5,500
Gunnie is an eye-catching filly with a personality to match. Her sire, Double, is an outstanding stallion that really puts his stamp on his foals. His foals are really easy to break and are really cowy. Double is a great stallion that shows cow ability, but rides like a gelding. He is a fun horse to have around and an easy horse to get along with. We are currently using daughters of Double on the ranch, have shown some of his foals, and have been very impressed with their easy nature, but ability to work cattle. We have also sold foals out of Double for roping and barrel horses. Gunni’e dam, Yo, is out of Pistol, who was shown NFQHA, has been featured on the NFQHA rule book and in the NFQHA magazine. She is a great working ranch horse, rope horse, and the kids can ride her as well. Yo’s sire, KT Jackpot City, is out of Lenas Abbie N Charge and is by City Smarts. “Abbie” is a daughter of Smart Like Lena with Mr. Charge Bar on the bottom side. Smart Like Lena is a son of Smart Little Lena and has lifetime earnings of over $89,000.00 a ROM in cutting, and has sired offspring earning over $100,000 in NCHA money. Mr. Charge Bar was not only a racehorse, but he also was an NCHA money earner, had 33 AQHA performance points, 11 halter points, and an SI of 75. City Smarts is by An Educated Guess, 385 reining points, and the highest point earning son of Smart Chic Olena. City has a full brother that is a reiner and priced at $13,000. This is a pretty moving filly with tons of ability.

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KT Shining in Hollywood


KT Shining in Hollywood

Filly
Sire: KT King of Blue, “King”
Dam: A Little Shadie Chic
Date Born: 6/23/22
Color: Buckskin Roan
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Price: 
$5,000
Shadie has outdone herself once again. She had this beautiful filly by KT King of Blue, “King.” Shadie has been shown on the reining circuit, specifically NRHA taking home the 2006 Reserve Regional Experience Reining Region One. This mare continued her show career earning multiple points. Shadie continued to take young people to the show ring until becoming a broodmare. Shadie is a daughter of Comandalena who has earned over $143,000.00 and 260.5 points. On the bottom side Shadie is a granddaughter of A Little Shady Jac, earner of $17,715.86 in NRHA and AQHA points. Doc Tom Tucker, Hollywood Jac 86, Fritz Command, and Smart Little Lena are on Shadie’s papers. King is out of KT Copper Queen Isabelle, “Izzy,” and by Shining Blue DR, “Bish.” Bish is a very good looking son of Autumnator, who is sired by SMART LITTLE LENA. Smart Little Lena is earner of $743,275, NCHA Triple Crown Op Ch. Autumnator’s dam is AUTUMN BOON is an earner of $244,470 NCHA. Dam of 26 foals, 17 perfs earning $1,003,985 NCHA/WS. Bish’s dam is Plum Sparkling who is by Shining Sparkler, a gorgeous palomino son of Reining and Reined Cowhorse Leading Sire Shining Spark.
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This was our last true summer vacation weekend. Next weekend we will head to the fair for set-up, then we go to our first fair, then the kids go back to school.

Monday I went to Pasco for a meeting first thing, then I picked up Terry from work and Terry and I went to Othello for a meeting, had lunch at Checos, then back to Pasco. We only had to do a little zigging and zagging to miss most of the road construction on highway 17. Sagebug got a new outside mare on Monday, DD. Anna took Riggs back into Sheena for a checkup, she got to get her cone off of her head and stiches out, she is a happy girl. Toni also took pictures of the kids with their steers, and ordered some Ranch Dressn items, since we are retailers for Ranch Dressn. We also bred Lucy the other outside mare getting bred to King again. Moved water, chores, etc. Toni has an emergency hearing on Wednesday, so she has also been preparing for it. Our new freezer was delivered on Monday, it was heavier then it looked, it took all the men and boys to get it in the house. I am happy we have the boys so I did not have to help. Dad also started driving for a different friend’s wheat harvest. We are unclear how long this wheat harvest will last.

Tuesday on my way to work I was on the ditch road above the field so could see the horses were in the haystack.  I ran down and chased them out. They had broken the chain on the gate. We had a pretty chintzy chain holding that gate closed, so the chain did its best, but it was just a matter of time.  Toni is still working on getting ready for the emergency hearing on Wednesday. The kids worked on their animals. Toni went down and took the boys’ pictures of them with their steers so I could upload them on Wednesday. Kaine and Anna put the hot fence around the horse fence back up, the cows had knocked it down. Kaine cut down some Russian Olive trees. Anna got show tack ready for the fairs. Kade worked on his roping, like he does most afternoons after working on his steers. Tomrens came out to visit the horses and Toni gave them the tour. On my way home from work there were some puppies playing in the road by Chase Pond, so I stopped. There was an old car here and with further investigation I located the owner in the ditch under the road bridge making himself a spot to sit?? I asked if they were his puppies, he said they were. I said they are playing on the road, and I rounded them up. It was a bit freaky, so I left the puppies then I headed home. Mom made us a rhubarb dessert that was quite good. The boys could not get the valve off in the old mare/Leroy pen for the big gun, so they got completely wet trying to change the water with it on. So they stripped down to their skivvies. The men were out working on circle 8, so I called them and said the boys need help, so dad and the men went out and tried to shut off the valve. That did not work, so Ben kinked the hose while the boys hooked it up. It was quite the sight.

Wednesday Toni had her emergency hearing. I uploaded the pictures of the kids to the Benton Franklin Fair website and the CBJLS website. I guess they are their sale pictures. Mom told me I did not mention in the blog last week that Molly had not been haltered for 3 months in the video. So, I am mentioning it. The boys helped the men fix circles Wednesday night, it sounded like 4, 5 and 8 were all having issues. Anna built a fence on the end of the corn field, a corner that is hit by the circle, and let the show heifers out there, so they could walk more and graze some. Anna also brought meat back up to the new freezer in the house from the outside freezer and brought Spicy and Weeman down to stay with Basil. Basil seemed lonely by himself. Toni and I changed water, finished up chores and hand bred Lucy.

Thursday Toni and I got back on the Eugene Auction site, we have not been on in a while, why we got on I do not know. Not to throw anyone under the bus, but one of our friends mentioned there were some horses on there we might like. That made Toni comment that we haven’t bought a new horse all year and we are 8 months in. What is wrong with us? Very unlike us to not get something new. I think this winter was so long and so hard that we are still feeling the repercussions and just haven’t bounced back enough to want to add another horse to the mix.  Lots of texts back and forth on what to buy. Then Jeannie and Sonny got involved, the list got longer.  Stay tuned the sale was Friday. We filled out the form on AQHA website to donate a foal to the Youth Heritage Program. It is a great program and we encourage all youth to apply on the AQHA website. We also decided on Thursday we were going to get the cows in this weekend and sort out the cull cows and get George to stop by and preg check them. I then started prebidding on the Eugene website and Toni yelled at me to stop bidding. Lots of fun on Thursday.

Friday morning mom and I went into Tennelles for a hair appt. I told the kids to get their animals caught and washed before I got home, we had lots to do. Anna went down after she got done washing to mow mom and dads yard, since dad has been harvesting. Sonny came and checked on Anna’s pigs. The boys and I caught their baby heifers and tied them up. Then the kids and I got in circle 4 and we weaned the bull calves and kept a couple of cows in to preg.  Friday night we spent lots of time on the phone.  We had narrowed it down to 3 mares that we felt we just had to have. Our top pick was no saled at $17.5, our next pick sold for $16.5, we were able to get our third choice at $4300. There was some drama as Toni thought she was in charge of bidding and she stopped, so I jumped in and got the mare bought. Sonny and Jeannie also bought three horses on our number.

Saturday we got circle 5 in and sorted off the cull cows and heifers for George to preg. Erina and Terry showed up with Katana and so Toni, Kaine and Kade ran down there and loaded up Kat. McCall showed up to get her clippers and stayed and helped. George showed up about 12:10 and we pregged 56 head. We had a full load sorted out to take to Toppenish. Lane showed up around when we needed to take the cows back, so McCall, Lane and Jaxsen rode in the pickup and the rest of us rode the horses. If Lane or McCall had wanted to ride, Toni or I would have been forced to give up a horse for them, but luckily they didn’t.  After we got back, Toni had Lane ride Pistol then Kevin to evaluate his riding skills. She described him as a clean slate, which is good. Then she can teach him how to ride correctly. The next time we all need to ride we will have to bring another riding horse over because we had them all saddled up.  McCall took lots of great action shots. Tall John showed up about the time we got back with a mini for the kids. Ben showed up shortly after that with a kitten he found in a corn field. Then Toni, the boys and I went to do chores and McCall, Ben, Anna and Lane finished putting the animals away at the house, putting the culls cows in pens etc. McCall then came to Mom’s. McCall and I got a halter on Ninja and Toni and John practiced loading Sam, then John and I moved the water. Mom made us strawberry triffle, one of our favorite desserts.  We brought Mom a present in the form of a cow. One of my favorite cows, Libby, who was a show heifer, hasn’t really been producing. She wanted to be a pet, so we asked Mom if she wanted her. Mom thought she was a Hereford, she is an Angus. So we put her out with Leroy. We will see how this goes. Molly was scared of Libby so that caused anxiety for no one but Molly. Molly needs a lesson in life. We are a cattle ranch, she had better not be afraid of cattle.

                Sunday Ben and I got up early and took the load of cows to Toppenish, it was a full load. Murtaugh and Maranda went with us. Toni worked on some law stuff and edited the pictures McCall took. The kids caught their steers and heifers and worked on them. Anna’s friend Brandy came over and Anna and Brandy went on a double date with Lane and Travis. Kaine and Kade went fishing. I tied Mayhem (the heifer) to Basil (the donkey) and Ramsey’s heifer (unnamed at this time) up. Then the boys got back from fishing and it was time to go and do chores. I tied Ninja up to Tulip and Toni worked on Sam and Glo.  We are getting Sam ready to ship out on the 19th, so really trying to get her loaded as many times as possible and just keep working on her.

This was our last true summer vacation weekend. Next weekend we will head to the fair for set-up, then we go to our first fair, then the kids go back to school. Kaine starts football next week, Anna has started her FFA President duties, I guess now that they are both in high school life gets serious.

We are getting ready to start weaning foals as soon as we get done with our last fair which will be the Othello Fair. We will start weaning Sept 24. For anyone with a foal that hasn’t contacted us, please get in touch with us so we can schedule when your foal needs to be weaned. We only like to wean 4 at a time. We have already started weaning our calves so that means fall is sneaking up on us.

If anyone needs beef or wants to support a 4-H or FFA project, the kids will have steers at Benton Franklin, CBJLS, and the Othello fair. The kids have worked very hard on their projects and appreciate any support.

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Last Week in Pictures