He has come back to work with his family business and is also trying to start a new venture using an ultrasound to detect the meat quality before the cattle go to slaughter. It is a fairly rare technique used in California but he is approaching it with enthusiasm!
I was lucky enough to take some photos of them branding and vaccinating their cattle this month. It is the preservation of a way of life - the cowboy way- and a tradition in the family. Many friends and family get involved to help with the big job. Everyone was enjoying the day - including Grandpa overseeing the whole thing!
Curtis at work.
Even little baby Bradford was dressed for his first branding!