I grew up visiting my grandparents large cattle ranch in Wyoming. I can only imagine what kind of impact a blizzard like the one the hit Western SD last week would have had on their livelihood. If you have questions and question why there was so much livestock lost, read this blog post. All of it. She answers all the hot button questions with good answers. My heart and prayers go out to all of the ranchers who experienced losses.
I’ve been reading through blog posts about the aftermath of last weeks winter storm in South Dakota. I came across a couple of news articles on CNN and NBC News sites. And then I did something I never, ever should have done. I scrolled down to the comments section. Word of advice: Do Not Scroll Down to the Comments Section. Ever.
It’s not a nice place. People are very nasty there. It made me sad and mad and dumbfounded. There were so many
accusations comments from so many people who very clearly of little to no understanding of ranching or livestock. But boy oh boy, do they have opinions!
Everyone is entitled to their own opinion and I am not here to try to change anyone’s mind, this is after all, a free country. All I’m asking is that you try to base your opinions on facts and not assumptions…
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