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    I'm getting too old for this kind of crap

    Looking at your quotes; '..."For evil to flourish, all that is required is for good men to do nothing" Burke Power corrupts. Absolute power corrupts absolutely...' Both true, and great. Had you seen the one from Allis Chalmers? Back when I was just starting out farming (1983 or...
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    I'm getting too old for this kind of crap

    so- I'm a newbie- but- yup, get it checked. I'm just about to turn 70- used to working in the heat, walking miles fencing- so at the end of May, I did that- got back up to the closest pasture and noticed my heart was ticking away kinda fast, a bit short of breath.. so I walked up to the house...
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    Chevrolet 5.3l AFM/DOD

    hmmm- I was told about the spark plug issue whenI bought a 2005 F-150 in 2013- it went along fine til- maybe- 2018 0r 19, and suddenly burned 1 plug - my mechanic was able to get it out of the block with some difficulty, but I don't recall ever hearing a 'fix' for the problem. Could you pass on...
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    Expected extreme heat wave temperatures

    That was my question too. I'll look it up.
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    Expected extreme heat wave temperatures

    Yup- I ran the well about dry on Monday evening (28th); filled the stock tanks with what water I could eke out of the well on Tuesday, worked on fence for as long as I could stand it in killer heat, tried NOT to look at the dormant crispy grass crunching under my feet- went home to hide from...
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    Dead calf

    Dunno if it might be this-intussusception- I'd seen it in patients when I was working as an ER nurse- I just checked- cattle do get intussusception just like humans do- where the intestine telescopes within itself. It's a surgical emergency in humans (mostly babies or young children, adults can...
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    Cow knocked her horn off

    Thank you for that!
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    Cow knocked her horn off

    So- this was a new one for me, despite the fact that I've kept cattle for 38 years in 2 different states (WV and Maine). Yearling heifer, being kept out of the way of the bull- but then he jumps the fence and it was a bit befre I got them separated. She didn't seem to suffer any ill effects, but...
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