Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Animals must be cared for…Rain or Shine!

Hello Readers! Welcome to the “ranch” thanks for popping in and reading my first post! I would encourage you to read the right hand side of the blog under, About the Ranch, so you can get some background info on me and the purpose of this blog! Throughout this blog, I will probably post a lot of articles that are found online.  I will try to make sure they are short and fast, easy reads…I know everyone is busy! I will also do my best to post pictures, it is said they speak a thousand words and will be much more effective than me rambling on and on to you!

Feel free to comment and please, please, please pass this on to your friends!

I stumbled across this blog post on Facebook today and it is very neat and excellent at showing the lengths ranchers go to to ensure their cattle are taken care of! It is a short read and has several pictures that will surprise you! Here it is…

Battling the elements to care for animals

Welcome to the maternity ward. It’s starting to get packed,” Tim Kaldenberg says with a smile as he guided a calf into a barn on his Albia farm last week. This spring Kaldenberg, like many cattlemen across the state, is literally knee deep in mud while trying to provide care for calves that are being born daily………

Read the rest of this article at: http://iowafarmbureau.wordpress.com/2010/03/22/battling-the-elements-to-care-for-animals/#comment-469

4 comments:

sandy said...

gonna be great! i love the name....do you need me to come visit and take some more pictures? As long as you provide the boots, i'll bring camera! i'm really glad that you're willing to take the time to share your passion and educate the world on the beef industry.

Lyndi said...

That would be great!! :) I told mom and dad that I wanted a camera for christmas next year!

Rhonda said...

good post, lyndi. thank you for sharing your passion to educate all consumers. you're right, the link you included from the iowa rancher is excellent!

Chelsea said...

Lyndi!!!! I am so excited for this website and for there to be a place for ACCURATE info to be told!! You are so perfect for that job!! And I absolutely LOVE the name =) It couldn't be more perfect!!