72° F
Current Conditions
Radio Station Info Staff Advertising Job Opportunities Contact Us
 

Listen Live

Click Here To

Sign Our Guest Book


RSS Feed

KCSR Annual EEO Report
KBPY Annual EEO Report

(Neb.)-Feedlot Worker Clears Path To Cattle As Snow Falls

By: Roxie Graham-Marski Posted at: 02/21/2013 09:03 AM
     HOLDREGE, Neb. (AP) - Snowstorm or not, growing cattle must be fed.
 
     Thirty-seven-year-old Jesse Landin is the feedlot manager at McClymont Feedyard, which sits about three miles southwest of Holdrege in south-central Nebraska.
 
     Landin said early Thursday morning that he was on a tractor moving snow out of the feed alleys. He says a path has to be cleared so trucks can get through to put down feed for the 11,000 head of cattle.
 
     Landin says about 7 inches have accumulated so far and that the snow is still falling.
 
     Landin isn't concerned about the cattle, which remain outside in the snow, light winds and 20-degree temperature.
 
     He says, "They can handle it. They've got good winter hair coats."


Comments:


Back to News

Printer Friendly Version

Send Story to a friend.