Herd dog perpetrates fowl assault

Darrie took a likin’ to Hangin’ Tree cow dogs. They are slick, short-haired and promoted for their endurance and stamina. They have that hound dog look and come in various colors. Darrie bought her pup out of Missouri and brought her to Arizona. It was female so she named her Billie. Billie soon adapted to […]

FFA kids prove sharper than their herd

Baxter Black My hat is off to parents who have a job in town but insist on raising their kids in a “rural lifestyle.” Fifty or so thousand young people were at the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis last year. I would bet at least 3.4 of them come from rural lifestyle families.The relationship between […]

Vet stresses testing for ‘trich’ in cattle

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Bovine trichomoniasis has infected some cattle in Quay County, said John C. Wenzel extension veterinarian for New Mexico State University in Las Cruces. “It’s in pretty much an issue in most counties in the the state right now … there have been some diagnosed in this area,” Wenzel said. […]

Giving way to herd instinct is long way from easy chair

By Aggie Moncus The slave decided I, Aggie, could do the writing this week because she was otherwise occupied–meaning she was too lazy to do any extra thinking. She and I really have had some good times on our Sunday walks of late because the weather has been cooler and more comfortable. She even decided […]