Tom You Will Be Missed – Life on the Ranch

Tom the Turkey

We acquired Thomas at a 4-H auction. He was intended to be a Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner and ended up with our family for three and a half years. Tom had a couple of friends who were eaten by coyotes, bobcats and shredded by raccoons. Tom always managed to survive the attacks and he became …

Welcome Winnie – A New Filly at the Ranch

Winnie

We have a new addition to the family at the Anstine Ranch.  Her name is Winnie, and she is a little filly colt that was born Saturday, March 19th. As we drove up the road and I scanned the pasture checking to make sure everyone was present and accounted for.  I noticed something standing  out there …

Buster and Thomas – Life on the Ranch

Tom and Buster enjoying a walk together.

We have many animals at the Anstine Ranch.  We have horses, mules, an occasional steer or buffalo, dogs, an emu and then we have two characters you have to see! One of these characters you have to meet is Thomas, aka Tom.  Tom, of course, is a turkey.  What else would you name your pet turkey right?  He has …