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March 31, 2014 | Questions From Consumers
You Don't Have to be Born Into This Legacy
We didn't inherit our ranch or our cows. We started out with a lease and a handful of cows and built our dreams, and we're still building.
March 31, 2014 | Questions From Consumers
You Don't Have to be Born Into This Legacy
We didn't inherit our ranch or our cows. We started out with a lease and a handful of cows and built our dreams, and we're still building.

We didn't inherit our ranch or our cows. We started out with a lease and a handful of cows and built our dreams, and we're still building.

When I met my current husband (long standing family joke - old rancher referred to his wife of 50+ years as his current wife) I was the proud owner of a construction company.  I had worked with my father for most of my youth on his construction crew and after finishing up art school, I started up a decorative concrete business. My soon to be husband had just purchased five whole acres and taken up a lease on a small creek ranch to run his 3 head of cows. We started small, you could say, and by the next spring we had bought 20 replacement heifers soon to calve and leased another 30.  We also purchased a range allotment, which as you read through everything I will begin to share on our little journey here, is pivotal to our operation.

I think it's really important people know, that if you want to ranch or farm you can.  Even if you aren't inheriting a family operation, or even if you aren't backgrounded in agriculture, you can still pursue the dream.  All you need is drive, passion, and a willingness to learn.

I hope to share some of my drive, passion and what I've learned in my journey so far. So stay tuned! You can visit my FB page:

https://www.facebook.com/JLazySAngusRanch

You can follow me on Twitter:

@JLazySAngus - JLazySChyenne

https://twitter.com/JLazySAngus

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