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Here’s Diesel the bull hanging out-not just under a big ole pecan tree-but also wrapped in lots of little scrub tree layers just for extra sun protection. That’s what you just gotta do in this hot Texas sun!
But that doesn’t stop these beautiful bluebells from being spectacular!!!!
It’s just a Texas ‘thang!!!!!
There are still a lot of chores that must done during these freezes. Ice chunks must be removed from waterers or they will freeze back solid when night comes.
It is important to clean out any moist or wet feedstuff and replace it with fresh feed. Refill all waterers, inspect all animals for any health concerns, and replace any minerals that might have dissolved or blown away during the storm.
It will be spring before we know it…but in the meantime keep your eye on the clouds!
Happy New Year!! Yes, these Indian Paintbrush are blooming along the road! They are usually the first sign of Spring but my calendar says January 1, 2022! What will the groundhog have to say about this?
I hope that you have a wonderful 2022. May God bless you and give you peace and strength throughout the year!
As you have read in one of my previous posts…a part of taking care of your livestock includes managing predators that also want to enjoy your animals.
The coyotes have been getting closer and closer to the herd. I have several young calves and I am on HIGH alert.
Last night the coyotes were up around the farmhouse….like….close!!!! So close that I found scat in the pasture right next to the farmhouse: