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problem cattle

Post by skyhightree1 » Mon Aug 26, 2019 2:04 pm

I only have 11 mamas and 4 have tore up and caused so many problems this week by being AHs They have earned rides into town. They have tore up enough fencing gates and caused so many problems that the sale of one will eat up repairs and replacement costs. They tore up the divider in the trailer it is crazy they already are not worth much and they do this. Nope I will replace those with whatever polled Hereford heifers or calves I can find.


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Re: problem cattle

Post by cowgal604 » Mon Aug 26, 2019 3:59 pm

We call those types of cows mossy horns. The ones we buy that get pulled out of the mountains covered in moss. Haven't bought one in years because of that. Sorry it has been a tough go.

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Re: problem cattle

Post by Jeanne - Simme Valley » Mon Aug 26, 2019 4:55 pm

What triggered them?
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Re: problem cattle

Post by skyhightree1 » Mon Aug 26, 2019 11:35 pm

Jeanne - Simme Valley wrote:
Mon Aug 26, 2019 4:55 pm
What triggered them?
One crazy one showing her tail to other half crazy ones and they all joined in for the festivities. I was moving them and that's when the problems started.
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Re: problem cattle

Post by Ky hills » Tue Aug 27, 2019 8:06 am

skyhightree1 wrote:
Mon Aug 26, 2019 11:35 pm
Jeanne - Simme Valley wrote:
Mon Aug 26, 2019 4:55 pm
What triggered them?
One crazy one showing her tail to other half crazy ones and they all joined in for the festivities. I was moving them and that's when the problems started.
That'll do it. If there is a crazy one in the bunch, they can and will lead the others astray, and it don't take much to trigger them either.

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Re: problem cattle

Post by Ebenezer » Tue Aug 27, 2019 8:15 am

Ky hills wrote:
Tue Aug 27, 2019 8:06 am
skyhightree1 wrote:
Mon Aug 26, 2019 11:35 pm
Jeanne - Simme Valley wrote:
Mon Aug 26, 2019 4:55 pm
What triggered them?
One crazy one showing her tail to other half crazy ones and they all joined in for the festivities. I was moving them and that's when the problems started.
That'll do it. If there is a crazy one in the bunch, they can and will lead the others astray, and it don't take much to trigger them either.
Like a cattle chat site.

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Re: problem cattle

Post by Nesikep » Tue Aug 27, 2019 11:10 am

Good riddance!.. I've gotten rid of most of my idiots, still have a few that push my fences, and one that can clear a 6' fence if she feels like (OK, she never QUITE clears it)
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Re: problem cattle

Post by cowgal604 » Tue Aug 27, 2019 11:24 am

Nesikep wrote:
Tue Aug 27, 2019 11:10 am
Good riddance!.. I've gotten rid of most of my idiots, still have a few that push my fences, and one that can clear a 6' fence if she feels like (OK, she never QUITE clears it)
They always seen to clip that top fence board on the way out

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Re: problem cattle

Post by snoopdog » Thu Aug 29, 2019 8:11 pm

I have a couple, but the one that sticks in my head, when I needed to wean, that b!t$# would take not only her calf but about 4 others around the other side of the catchpen. If she didn't raise such a good calf, it would be 3030 time for the grief she's caused me.
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