Pretty Good Run Of It

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Pretty Good Run Of It

Post by cfpinz » Wed Jan 30, 2019 1:16 pm

Finally had to put my favorite cow down this weekend, I know she was at least 26 years old. Bought her at the market in 1995 with a calf by her side, who knows how old she was before that. Never showed her age til about a month ago.

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Re: Pretty Good Run Of It

Post by jehosofat » Wed Jan 30, 2019 1:24 pm

That is incredible, how many calves has she had?
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Re: Pretty Good Run Of It

Post by True Grit Farms » Wed Jan 30, 2019 1:50 pm

How many heifer calves did she have? And how would many did you keep?
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Re: Pretty Good Run Of It

Post by Mossy Dell » Wed Jan 30, 2019 2:07 pm

Was she a black baldie?

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Re: Pretty Good Run Of It

Post by Caustic Burno » Wed Jan 30, 2019 2:09 pm

cfpinz wrote:
Wed Jan 30, 2019 1:16 pm
Finally had to put my favorite cow down this weekend, I know she was at least 26 years old. Bought her at the market in 1995 with a calf by her side, who knows how old she was before that. Never showed her age til about a month ago.

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Sold some Brimmer girls back in 011 drought in their twenties. Still dropping a calf every 12 months.
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Re: Pretty Good Run Of It

Post by 76 Bar » Wed Jan 30, 2019 3:45 pm

Awww...she clearly had a forever home. Lucky girl.

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Re: Pretty Good Run Of It

Post by HDRider » Wed Jan 30, 2019 3:53 pm

Remarkable
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Re: Pretty Good Run Of It

Post by Bigfoot » Wed Jan 30, 2019 4:11 pm

That’s awesome. Glad you shared.
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Re: Pretty Good Run Of It

Post by Lucky » Wed Jan 30, 2019 4:43 pm

Nice. Glad you shared this with us. Never seen a cow in a horse blanket though, says allot about both of you. All good of course.

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Re: Pretty Good Run Of It

Post by TCRanch » Wed Jan 30, 2019 5:37 pm

I'm sorry the time finally came! But what an awesome cow who was clearly well cared for and more than paid for herself!

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Re: Pretty Good Run Of It

Post by ALACOWMAN » Wed Jan 30, 2019 6:02 pm

Caustic Burno wrote:
Wed Jan 30, 2019 2:09 pm
cfpinz wrote:
Wed Jan 30, 2019 1:16 pm
Finally had to put my favorite cow down this weekend, I know she was at least 26 years old. Bought her at the market in 1995 with a calf by her side, who knows how old she was before that. Never showed her age til about a month ago.

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+1

Sold some Brimmer girls back in 011 drought in their twenties. Still dropping a calf every 12 months.
Those crossbreds hang around forever.lota staying power..really earn their keep...
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Re: Pretty Good Run Of It

Post by 76 Bar » Wed Jan 30, 2019 6:42 pm

Yep...the blankie choked me up and then some. :cry2:

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Re: Pretty Good Run Of It

Post by Jeanne - Simme Valley » Wed Jan 30, 2019 7:34 pm

Hopefully, you have a lot of her genetics in your herd.
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Re: Pretty Good Run Of It

Post by ALACOWMAN » Wed Jan 30, 2019 8:14 pm

Though you hope for the best but, you can't hardly replicate her...wish you could....
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Re: Pretty Good Run Of It

Post by Workinonit Farm » Wed Jan 30, 2019 8:28 pm

Wow! She was an oldster for sure! Sorry to hear that her time was up. As others have said, I hope you were able to keep some of her genetics in the herd.
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