Eating Your Losses

Last year, between ranching and working as a full-time advisor with D.A. Davidson in Great Falls, Mont., Skip Halmes wrote a collection of stories titled The Cow Whisperer. In it, he details his travails with ranch animals, his children and a balky digestive tract. Halmes says the steers have lately been easier to deal with than the market. At least with the cattle, you can always eat them.

Last year, between ranching and working as a full-time advisor with D.A. Davidson in Great Falls, Mont., Skip Halmes wrote a collection of stories titled The Cow Whisperer.

In it, he details his travails with ranch animals, his children and a balky digestive tract.

Halmes says the steers have lately been easier to deal with than the market. “At least with the cattle, you can always eat them.”

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