The dust makes my throat

The dust makes my throat
The dust makes my throat. The sun is stronger than Guardiola heyday. Before me, about thirty cows hit the A encircled and crowned engoulissent the first corral and stop outside the door of second.On is all three. Javi, Chico and I walk. One after their court. Shoots to chiqueros or three of them will be selected for tienta noon. "Habla it !!! "Javi me screams.

First lesson of life in campo. Here, the main tool of the cowherd is the voice, his vocal cords. They shout, they scream, short; we face as cowherds. The animals flee before us. Using loose stones and sticks harvested on, the flock is guided, pushed up the corral. Plays a swinging door locks and prohibits returns. The beasts slow before the opening. One of most beautiful face. Is closest approach, meters. We load .... They flee, and accelerate through the invisible barrier. Some jump a shadow. Third corral. Do not let them think. We greenhouse closer still shouts louder. The second door closes. Thirty beasts regroup amid a corral of 40 m2 on ground floor. They form a vortex in the middle of what could be a patio. The chiqueros are in front, two open doors ahead. Fabrice, perched on the walls passable plays doors. Opens, closes. To show them the way. Make aspiration. It sucks and it grows. After five minutes screaming, metal doors and pounding hoofbeats, the cows moulon borrows the left door and enters the maze of chiqueros. Three closed three bull pens and access to the squeeze chute. Or 10 sliding doors as many referrals to the train shoes and join the mayoral cornes.On up to help the maneuver. He looks at his notebook, keep the beasts and announcement. "The 17, the 57 and 44". Javi and Chico know what to do, I'm orders. Opens! I open a door. Closed ! I close ; wait! I'm waiting ... .. The cows go or not. Are repressed by a closed door or under their noses pushed by the voluntary garrocha Chico. In a selected enclosed in another non-listed and amid the sort of area. In ten minutes the case is folded. Each cow is placed in a bullpen. Other return to the big corral happy days awaiting their day Tienta. And sentence. Ten percent of them will be validated. The others will fill the stalls. This is the law of the campo bravo.