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Calving time in the Cariboo

It's calving seasong for Tal and Rita Pincott. They get to work on their familiy ranch in Buffalo Creek, B.C. (Dene Moore/CBC)

The Cariboo region is renowned for its cowboy lifestyle of cattle ranches and rodeos,  but life on a ranch isn't always the romantic vision portrayed in westerns.

Calving season is coming to a close, bringing an end to a marathon of round-the-clock work, checking on newborn calves.

It's the busiest, coldest, sometimes miserable and best time of the year for cattle producers.

Daybreak contributor Dene Moore visited the Pincott ranch near 100 Mile House to spend some time with Tal Pincott.
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