Western SD rancher

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I live on a ranch in Western South Dakota. We raise cattle and sheep. Our cattle are Red Angus and our sheep are Ramboul...

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Well we got sheared.  Four...

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Busy lambing

[...] have been branded and are waiting to be turned back with the cows. Tammy went back over to the lambing barn to pen new mothers between branding the two bunches. It takes a while to eat dinner and get [...]

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