The Truth About Dogs

We have had numerous dogs over the past 20 years. Working dogs, pets, strays, drop-offs. You name it, we have had it. Therefore, that makes me a self-proclaimed dog expert. We currently have 9 dogs and one stray that appeared recently. I would like to share some hard...

Smoked Leg of Lamb

Tonight I smoked a leg of lamb. It is important to sample the product and have the most in-depth information so I can share it with my customers. Since I get so many questions on how to cook lamb, I will tell you all my secrets. Here is a before picture. This little...

Brazos Lamb Update

The sheep are enjoying the fruits of the 8 inches of rain we had last week.  The lush green grass (and weeds) are a welcome sight for early September. That is almost unprecedented in our part of the world. But, we aren’t complaining. It has been a dry summer....

Farmer’s Market & Cooking Lamb

The past two weeks I have been to the farmer’s market in Abilene. It is a nice market with a good variety of vegetables, canned goods, beef and of course lamb meat. I bought some really good honey today. It won’t last long at our house. Many of the vendors...

Our Family

We are the Coplen Family and native Texans who have been making our living in the rural area all of our lives. Like most farmers and ranchers, we have day jobs. Jerry works as a County Agent and Jimi works in economic development. We enjoy the rural lifestyle and have...