Ranch Christmas and Forgotten Santas
Last updated 12/19/2018 at 12:57pm
In the days of loose hay, when the cattle were fed by hand, Christmas meant two days of extra work. - the day before and the day after.
In order to lessen the time spent with the cows on Christmas morning, most ranchers spread the next day's hay in an adjacent meadow, then closed the gate. That meant feeding twice, a process that took all day.
If things went correctly, all the rancher had to do...