How have you come to understand the function of your family’s ranch?
Is the cattle ranch intended for subsistence consumption or commercial use?
Do you find that you associate your concepts and values of a family with your experiences on the ranch?
What were some of the most surprising parts of working on the farm?
What are some noticeable differences in ‘nature’ from Mexico compared to the United States? What are some not-so-noticeable differences?
Are there concerns in your family over climate change? Other challenges?
Do the daily tasks on your family’s ranch involve more machinery or manual labor? Have there been pressures to switch a certain way?
Who was your favorite cow? Why?
What were your top 3 moments where you felt uncomfortable or scared? Grossed out?
Would you say cows have distinctive personalities? Serious answers only, please.