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The drought gripping Texas this year has everyone worried about its impact on hunting this season.  Such worries are justifiable because in our part of the state there have been high winds, extreme heat and almost no rain.  These conditions have inhibited the growth of browse, forbs and grass needed by deer, turkeys and other animals and birds.

At Stowers Ranch we received .4 of an inch this week, bringing our total for the year to 3.6 inches.  In a normal year we would have received 20-25 inches by the end of September.  We moved our calves to leased pasture on May 15th and the cows followed in late July.

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