“Put me in coach…I’m ready to play…”? We just put our boys of summer in the game and out of the bull pen….literally. We turned the bulls out with the cows on the 8th. They get to play for 3 months and then they’ll be out of the game for the rest of the year. That allows us to know which cows are fertile, which are having trouble, which bulls are performing, and have calves that are all born around the same time and a more consistent size. For our direct market customers, this doesn’t matter too much, but for the buyers at the sale barns, it makes a difference. We have 8 bulls, one with a white or bald face, and the rest solid black. They are named Clint Eastwood (baldy), Angus, Cochise (born in the Stronghold), Wart aka King Arthur, Little Bull, and the rest are 110, 111, and 112. They are black because the market buyers, and customers, prefer “black angus” cows. I personally like my red cows but you go with what the market wants.  The picture is of 112 and 113 following the Polaris very slowly….they only move quickly around the cows or to fight (like regular boys eh?).