In the last few days of the rest of the June, baiyandorji drove to the pasture every day to check whether the fence was in good condition and whether the herd was enough. At the end of May, baiyandoru moved back from the county town to the pasture and began the busiest day of the year.
The 61 year old Bai dor Er is a herdsman of Sha Ri Zhao Gu Cha, the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region’s Hang Jin banner. 5 years ago, he spent nearly 500 thousand yuan to buy a two storey building with a courtyard in the county town 90 kilometers away. Every year from October to May second, he and his wife and his son and daughter-in-law live in the city, and the old two are returning to the pasture life in the spring and summer, and the sheep hired the shepherd to take care of them all the year.
“Summer is still good on grassland, blue sky and white clouds, cool climate, fresh air.” Sitting in a cool room, white Dow was drinking milk tea, looking out of the sun in the sun. The Caragana of green oil stained the earth, the young wood was blooming red flowers, and the sheep were eating grass in the shed.
In the summer and winter each year, the sheep herd, where the herd of Mongolia, the herdsmen living on the prairie of Inner Mongolia, who have been nomadic for generations. When the pasture was subcontracted to households in 1980s, the herdsmen realized their settlement.
With the increasing prosperity of life, more and more Inner Mongolia herdsmen are living in the “new migration” like Bai Yin Dow. A few years ago, Miguel Dema, a herdsman, bought a house in a flag away from the ranch, and she mortgaged a dress shop with a pasture card.
“I spend most of my time in the city, running clothes and cloth.” She said that because her husband, as a village cadre, could not live in the city together, she went back to the ranch every other time to help the housework and pasture, and often invited the neighbors and relatives to host the family Na Adam.
With the implementation of policies such as prohibition of grazing, grazing and grassland protection, public welfare forest subsidy, grassland ecology has been improving and livestock carrying capacity has been greatly improved. Good quality cattle and sheep meat market produced on the grasslands, plus grassland, forest ecological protection subsidies and other income, herdsmen’s heave drum up, the pursuit of food and clothing and other life quality of the pursuit of higher and higher.
Reporters in Hang Jin banner, Etuokeqianqi and other animal husbandry banner county learned that in recent years, more and more herdsmen are buying houses in the county. “It is good to live in the city in winter. There is heating in the house. It’s not like burning fire in a ranch. It’s convenient to take a bath or go to the toilet, and you can buy things at home.” White tone Dow said.
Bai Yin Dao has a family of 4 people, owns 600 hectares of pasture, and now has more than 400 sheep. “More than 200 sheep a year, plus cashmere, licorice money and ecological subsidies, a year’s net income of two hundred thousand yuan – three hundred thousand yuan.” He said.
From motorcycle to off-road vehicle, Baiyin Doyle changed several rounds of transportation. More than 20 years ago, Baiyin Doyle bought a jeep and later changed it into a pickup truck. In 2016, he bought another TOYOTA off-road car. “Now that the country’s policies are good, life is really not worth saying.” He said.