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For better or worse

Post by MrSmith » Tue May 07, 2019 5:05 pm

This is the start of my herd.
Got 15 cows last night. 4-6 yrs old, 2nd stage bred. 3 white faces the rest all black.


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Our steer is closest in this pic.

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Re: For better or worse

Post by TCRanch » Tue May 07, 2019 5:27 pm

Congratulations! Nice looking group - keep us updated.

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Re: For better or worse

Post by TennesseeTuxedo » Tue May 07, 2019 5:38 pm

Congrats MrSmith!
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Post by Caustic Burno » Tue May 07, 2019 5:41 pm

You are now an official addict to this disease.
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Post by sim.-ang.king » Tue May 07, 2019 5:56 pm

Keep their bellies full, and they should do you just fine.

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Post by True Grit Farms » Tue May 07, 2019 8:50 pm

They look good from the picture and not wild and crazy. Think you'll be fine.
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Re: For better or worse

Post by uplandnut » Wed May 08, 2019 7:40 am

Looks like a nice group! congratulations on catching the cattle bug.

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Re: For better or worse

Post by TNRiver » Wed May 08, 2019 8:04 am

Congrats!

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Post by Jeanne - Simme Valley » Wed May 08, 2019 9:11 am

Looks like a smart purchase. Keep us posted.
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Re: For better or worse

Post by Silver » Wed May 08, 2019 10:12 am

Well done, congrats!

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Re: For better or worse

Post by Ebenezer » Wed May 08, 2019 1:30 pm

Thought I was going to see wedding pictures!

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Post by Brookhill Angus » Wed May 08, 2019 1:51 pm

MrSmith wrote:
Tue May 07, 2019 5:05 pm
This is the start of my herd.
Got 15 cows last night. 4-6 yrs old, 2nd stage bred. 3 white faces the rest all black.


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Our steer is closest in this pic.

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Get your AI started ASAP! Your future self will thank you. Breed them all to Hoover Dam, steer the sons, keep the daughters, rinse and repeat with SAV Raindance sexed semen. In 4 years you won't even recognize these cattle.
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Re: For better or worse

Post by gcreekrch » Wed May 08, 2019 2:28 pm

Nice start Sir, wish you well with them.

Not sure what direction you are thinking of going but with a small bunch like that I would consider leasing a bull for 60 days and buying my replacements.
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Re: For better or worse

Post by True Grit Farms » Wed May 08, 2019 2:43 pm

Ebenezer wrote:
Wed May 08, 2019 1:30 pm
Thought I was going to see wedding pictures!
A lot of folks are married to their cattle.
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Re: For better or worse

Post by Red Bull Breeder » Wed May 08, 2019 4:39 pm

Don't worry with Brookhills advice on the AI. Its not worth it to you right now. If you want a angus bull Jacks it pretty close to you.

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