The family that brands together… – photo essay

Rob Jones, left, and John Whelan wait as Megan Jones pushes a calf into the chute. | Nathan Jones photo

Rob & Diane Jones processed 31 calves April 25 on their farm near Speers, Sask., with the help of daughters Sarah and Megan, son Nathan and Sarah’s boyfriend, Jon Whelan. Eight more calves were still to be born. The Jones operate a mixed grain and cattle operation. | Nathan Jones photos

Megan administers meloxicam, an oral painkiller, to a calf to help alleviate discomfort during branding. | Nathan Jones photo
A calf runs across the sorting pen. | Nathan Jones photo
Megan herds calves into the sorting pen. | Nathan Jones photo

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