We have a little family ranch just outside if Rapid City, South Dakota, with incredible views of the Black Hills, Mt, Rushmore and if you spin the other direction the beautiful Badlands.
We are a combined family, with 7 kids and 9 grand kids and counting.
We grew up here and although I left for 25 years, I came back and am living the dream... on weekends and evenings because we also have full time jobs. Mike runs a company and I work for a company out of New York from 8-5. So, we are always busy!
Just 2 kids at home (half time) and grand kids here every day, but there are lots of hands when we need them.
Mike was riding bulls when we met in high-school and continued to ride on his college team in Eastern South Dakota but has long had the itch to have cattle. I suppose I was more of a farmer then rancher and had farm animals more for the fun of it although one of my daughters raised beef cattle, sheep, and a pig for 4-h. We also seemed to rescue every lost miniature horse I could. 6 still live with us here.
The cattle thing just sort of happened this round. Mike listens to what I say and he gifted me the most beautiful micro miniature bottle calf... who needed a friend of course so he bought me another miniature cow, 2 weeks later we were hooked. Those first 2 were chrondo positive. We really had no idea what that meant. (See our informational tab for more on Chrondoplasia )
Fast forward a few years and 50 head of Scottish Highland cows so we decided to move to more acreage to foster our new found happiness and now have nearly 75 head along with a bunch of other fuzzy and feathered pets. The new place was just a house and land so we have lots of projects... always projects on our miniature cattle ranch.
We sell our calves, goats, sheep and eggs but mostly this is just good wholesome fun for us.
We also have a few babydoll Southdown sheep , Nigerian Dwarf goats, a whole crap ton of chickens, and some very cute ponies!
Meet the cattle and see who is expecting calves, and check out the sales page to see what I available now!
We love to share our cattle and talk cows. We both do work full time but if we have time we can schedule to show you our fold.
Rapid City, South Dakota, United States
Mike and Renee Myers