Thursday, December 11, 2008
Remember the calf John had to feed with the bucket with a nipple on it? You can't see the nipple because the calf has the whole thing in its mouth. See how its tail is over to one side? That is because it is wagging it's tail. When a calf is getting milk they wag their tail. John went to the cattle auction Tuesday with the intention of buying ten cows. He came home trailer empty because he didn't like the price. Yesterday when it was so cold he was glad he didn't buy anymore. The counties are starting to have burn bans again because of the severe dryness. That won't make the New Year's Eve fire cracker poppin', roman candle shooting party goers happy. John is talking burning pear again. That is burning the stickers off prickly pear so the cattle have something green to eat. Some people are saying the drought is worse then the 50's but you know how the naysayers like to talk. Anyway lack of rain is the main subject everywhere you go in this county.