You may ask yourself, “Why does The Fat Rancher need a pruner?” Well, that’s because he has to beat back Juniper seedlings on a regular basis. And the Kebtek Battery Powered Pruner has turned out to be the perfect tool to keep those “cedars” at bay. Part of my wildlife […]
Our Kawasaki Mule, often thought of as a convenience, is actually an essential item on the ranch. Trailer accessories add to this utility. In addition to providing transport on unimproved roads and pastures, it has proved invaluable in the workday tasks on the ranch. Specifically, hauling and moving equipment. I’ve […]
Some factors to consider when choosing farm power equipment.
The drought has returned to our neck of the world making supplemental water sources important. Interestingly, the drought boundaries are pretty granular, weaving this way and that. As it happens, The Fat Rancher’s ranch is in an area defined as “Moderate Drought.” A wildlife guzzler is (a supplemental water source […]
The World Mall Universal Golf Cart Rear View Mirror mounts quickly and cleanly in a track loader.
Now, The Fat Rancher likes to tell his daughter that he has eyes in the back of his head. But we both know that’s not true. He needs every crutch he can get to keep from careening about recklessly. Wreck-it Ralph comes to mind on when on the track loader. […]
DR Power TRM 875 Meets Texas Hill Country The Fat Rancher’s motto? “Better living through power tools.” DR Power knows the drill. So when it comes to taming the Texas Juniper (Juniperus ashei; AKA ashe juniper, post cedar, mountain cedar, blueberry juniper or *incorrectly* cedar), it’s time to pull out […]
A Blind is a Blind The Fat Rancher isn’t a big hunter. Well, he is big; just not much of a hunter… Regardless, one of the first “installations” at The Fat Rancher’s place was a deer blind. Or is it a wildlife observation post? I’ll confess I’m just as happy […]
Give Your Wildlife a Helping Hand With A Wildlife Guzzler As you may have heard, Texas has been struggling with drought the past few years. Wildlife guzzlers (a supplemental water source for wildlife) are popular with the critters. While we were hopeful that the drought had broken last year, it’s […]
If You Have A Ranch, You Have Stuff to Haul If you have any acreage at all, your going to be busy cleaning up fence lines, felled trees and maybe even moving firewood. A utility trailer is a must. After the purchase of my Mule, the next buy was a […]