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    Lucky_P replied to the thread Lost 3 to blackleg.
    I used to think that cows that had been properly vaccinated as calves were good for life. But... I've seen cows with good calfhood...
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    Lucky_P replied to the thread Lost 3 to blackleg.
    It's everywhere. If you've never had a case... your time is coming, eventually. Typically, we see it worst here (I live in the same...
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    Lucky_P replied to the thread Deworming.
    Goats and sheep are not small cows. Worms - particularly Haemonchus contortus, the barberpole worm - can and will kill small ruminants...
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    Lucky_P replied to the thread simmental cow killers.
    Exactly... it comes down to making appropriate choices. First Simmental influence we introduced into our herd(in south AL) was a...
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    Lucky_P replied to the thread Deworming.
    Just think of the $$$ some of the folks on here would save if they weren't deworming every. cow. in. the. herd... twice a year... for...
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    Lucky_P replied to the thread simmental cow killers.
    That pedigree brings back memories... He'd be a halfblood Fleckvieh - son of that great old full-Fleck bull ABR Sir Arnold G809, that...
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    Lucky_P replied to the thread simmental cow killers.
    If the tank is properly maintained, and the straws handled correctly...theoretically those straws are good... almost forever. Agree...
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    Lucky_P replied to the thread Hay season 2021.
    Cut & baled 9 acres wheat/rye/ryegrass3 wks ago and 70 acres fescue/orchardgrass 2 weeks back. The grass was thinner than we...
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    Lucky_P replied to the thread Pay no attention to this post.
    Farmer Shell, I'm an Eastwood fan, but Bronco Billy was pretty bad... and for that matter, the Any Which Way series were not worth...
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    Lucky_P replied to the thread simmental cow killers.
    That's painting with a broad brush, and not necessarily truthful. While some older sires might well classify as 'cow-killers', there are...
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    Lucky_P replied to the thread Deworming.
    I'm in the fight against Global (de)Worming. Quit deworming healthy adult cows. Period. Other than an occasional first-calf heifer...
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    Squamous cell carcinoma (cancer eye) often gets its start on the nictitating membrane.
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    Lucky_P replied to the thread White Privilege.
    Good young friend up the hill runs a logging & sawmill operation. It's still dangerous business. About 2 months ago, his partner had a...
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    Lucky_P replied to the thread Swollen navel.
    Have you seen him urinate? With what you've described, I'd be concerned about urethral blockage/rupture.
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    Lucky_P replied to the thread Low/no maintenance cattle.
    Had one client with a herd like that back in Southern Middle TN, back in the early 1980s... pretty sure he'd not introduced any new...
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