Maddalena Ranch Episode Out Now!

There’s an old adage by comdeian W.C. Fields which says to never work with children or animals. This podcast regularly works with the latter and in this episode we decided to attempt the former by interviewing Chesley Tipton, a 6-year-old hand at Maddalena Ranch. Despite his youth Chesley is an experienced cowboy and helps his parents, Joe and Annie run their ranch in Sierra Valley managing cattle and over 575 acres. Sierraville is located in Sierra County, has a population of 85 and is about 25 miles north of Truckee.

To listen now press play on the player below, search “Stories from California Cattle Country” on your preferred platform for streaming podcast episodes or click on one of the following links to go straight to it : Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify.

Scenes from the Episode

Stories from California Cattle Country takes listeners to some of the most beautiful parts of this diverse state to learn more about the people and practices of ranches and dairies. Follow our host, Ryan as he darts around the state meeting cattle ranchers and dairy farmers learning about the animals and land they care for everyday.

This podcast is produced by the California Cattlemen’s Foundation with support from the California Cattle Council.