2/15/2014 Southwest: Comfortable Shave

  • February 25, 2014
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Horses bed better thanks to S & S Farms' shavings

by Gary McMillen

It's 5:30 in the morning and a flat-bed truck with a bumper sticker that reads: "Eat Beef--The West Wasn't Won on Salad" is parked outside the 450 QuickStop in Franklinton, La. Nickey Smith is inside the store, having his usual cup of coffee and a sausage biscuit and talking with his neighbors about the price of duck eggs and a tractor sale in Mandeville. The chairs at the table do not match. One re-fill and Smith is out the door and headed to work, making bedding material for horses from pine trees.

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