2015 Annual Round Up

With so much rain and an abundance of grass, heifers and calves are fat and happy this year at Ranney Ranch. On July 9 and 10, a dedicated team of friends and family gathered to vaccinate and brand. Clouds threatened, but managed to provide perfect…

May 29th Marketing and Grazing Practices to Survive Drought

An HMI Open Gate Workshop @ the Ranch Our Ranney Ranch Day is part of HMI’s Open Gate Learning Series.Open Gates are peer-to-peer action-based learning days with short presentations and small group exercises geared for participants to share discoveries and management techniques with guidance from…

Round Up

By eight we had moved the herd about a mile into holding pens where experienced ranch hands separated the cows from the calves, one of the only times in their lives they will be confined or separated from their mothers. Our jobs for the day include vaccinating, branding, and tagging the calves.