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By Kathy Brown
Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange 

Ranchers deal with 15 days of sub-freezing temperatures

 

March 7, 2019



GILLETTE — Charlene and Doug Camblin, like many ranchers in Campbell County, aren’t calving yet.

But there are always a few surprises in a cattle and calf operation.

A week ago, on Doug’s birthday and with temperatures close to minus 15, they found a newborn heifer. They were lucky, though. The Camblins carried the calf to their home, where they were able to warm it up and it managed to survive despite the wind chill.

Monday morning dawned with similar cold temperatures in northeast Wyoming and Charlene answered the phone with: “I’m frozen to an ice cube.”

Also Monday morning, C...



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