What is the last " stunt" one of your cows pulled?

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Re: What is the last " stunt" one of your cows pulled?

Postby BK9954 » Sun Feb 19, 2017 12:06 am

Made the mistake of getting in my corrals after I poured cubes in the trough so I could pen up a cull cow. When my herd bull came in I was to the side of one of the pens. Instead of runing straight to the cubes he turned left straight for me. I jump over the side of the corral like a rodeo clown. I dont get in the lend with them anymore when they are coming in to feed. Only after they are already feeding and occupied. He has not been aggressive since but I never turn my back.
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Re: What is the last " stunt" one of your cows pulled?

Postby Nesikep » Sun Feb 19, 2017 12:18 am

Was he being aggressive or just looking for cubes a little too excitedly?
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Re: What is the last " stunt" one of your cows pulled?

Postby BK9954 » Sun Feb 19, 2017 7:25 am

Nesikep wrote:Was he being aggressive or just looking for cubes a little too excitedly?

I like to assume just so excited looking for cubes. He was already at a full run when he came from the back pasture. Some of the heifers and cows had beat him there after I started my feed calling.
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Re: What is the last " stunt" one of your cows pulled?

Postby younggun » Fri Mar 31, 2017 1:07 pm

I've got a charolais/Hereford heifer that I bottle raised. She's tame, friendly and laid back but has discovered she'd rather roam and grass OUTSIDE the fence. She started this when she was in a pasture with old barbed wire that she'd stretch and walk through. Well, when I moved her to my new farm a few weeks back I figured with the 8 strand high tensile fence, I wouldn't have a problem... WRONG!! Never thought I'd see a 7-8 month bred, full grown cow be able to squeeze through an 8 stand fence!! I finally got a fencer on the fence and after a few days, finally found all the shorts, she now stays in!
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Re: What is the last " stunt" one of your cows pulled?

Postby Nesikep » Fri Mar 31, 2017 4:49 pm

younggun wrote:I've got a charolais/Hereford heifer that I bottle raised. She's tame, friendly and laid back but has discovered she'd rather roam and grass OUTSIDE the fence. She started this when she was in a pasture with old barbed wire that she'd stretch and walk through. Well, when I moved her to my new farm a few weeks back I figured with the 8 strand high tensile fence, I wouldn't have a problem... WRONG!! Never thought I'd see a 7-8 month bred, full grown cow be able to squeeze through an 8 stand fence!! I finally got a fencer on the fence and after a few days, finally found all the shorts, she now stays in!

grrrr!
I have 1 calf and one bred heifer nursing off others. bad habits and I plan on dealing with them
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