Rancher, artist, and poet Sean Sexton reads his poem, “Your Life, Your Death”, set to imagery found in and around his art studio at his family’s Treasure Hammock Ranch in Indian River County, Florida. The poem can be found in his first book of poetry entitled “Blood Writing”.
Originally imported from India, Brahman cattle do well in Florida due to their short fur and tolerance to the heat. Brahman cattle, like this individual, make up part of the herd at Treasure Hammock Ranch. From the Florida Cattle Ranch project.
A couple of strobes illuminate the dark cow pens one night at Treasure Hammock Ranch. The young cattle are being held temporarily in the pens to wean them from their mothers. From the Florida Cattle Ranch project.
A Crested Caracara walks along the roadside at Treasure Hammock Ranch, to investigate some roadkill near a pile of scat. The bird scooped up the roadkill and flew off with it. Like Vultures and Bald Eagles, the Crested Caracara is also a carrion eater. From the Florida Cattle Ranch project.