Taking them home – photo essay

An hour or so into the morning and Warren Boles, left, Len Boles and Art Cochrane help complete the last of the morning’s drive to the sorting pens with slightly more than 600 to go. | Sandy Black photo

Photo essay | The fall roundup was underway earlier this month at the Langford Pasture, one of 19 pastures in the Association of Manitoba Community Pastures. Langford is about 15 minutes north of Carberry and dates back to 1948. It has 23 patrons and cares for 1,170 adults from mid-May till the end of October. The photos on this page were taken the morning of Oct. 5. | Sandy Black photos


The fall roundup was underway earlier this month at the Langford Pasture, one of 19 pastures in the Association of Manitoba Community Pastures.

Langford is about 15 minutes north of Carberry and dates back to 1948.

It has 23 patrons and cares for 1,170 adults from mid-May till the end of October.

The photos on this page were taken the morning of Oct. 5. | Sandy Black photos

Warren Boles guides a calf to a pen so that patrons can transport the calves and adults separately. The low bar stops larger adults, but some still manage to get underneath. | Sandy Black photo
Art Cochrane, left, of Onanole, Len Boles of Onanole, station manager Warren Boles and Patrick Robinson of Bethany share a cup of coffee, a catch-up of the past night’s news, a morning joke and a plan for the day while waiting for a patron to arrive for pickup. | Sandy Black photo
Staff member Patrick Robinson of Bethany and patron Tom Baron of Carberry check Baron’s calves as they load his trailer. | Sandy Black photo
Warren Boles pushes a small group of pairs toward the station. By now the herd is quite loud in the pasture, and they begin to return on their own to the sorting pens. | Sandy Black photo

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