Facts and figures are true realities of raising livestock for market
August 31, 2022
I turned off of McDowell Creek Road into the barnyard. I could see only a few cows in the holding pen and a couple of guys heading up the hill to the upper pasture. I looked at the clock to make sure I wasn’t early for the herd’s fall pregnancy exams.
Bill came out of the barn to greet me.
“I’m sorry, Doc,” Bill says. “The boys are having a heck of a time getting the cows down. They smell a rat, I guess.”
“We could reschedule for another day,” I said. “I figured this will take the better part of the morning, and I have some afternoon work to do.”
“I think they will g...