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    I just wanted to gripe.......

    :lol: i guess i am a wannabe ? i may have a pocket knife in my pocket but dont carry no pliers with me. maybe some in my truck but i dont carry them on me. do good to have a jack and lug wrench in the company truck and to be honest i dont care to use either one of them either. usually when i...
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    I just wanted to gripe.......

    One place we went the guy had a 50x50x50x50 ft pen with a 32 inch wide chute in one corner of the pen and the chute was about 16 ft long. We took the only thing we could find to make something to help as a crowding gate it was some sort of galvanized frame not sure exactly what it was? It was...
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    I just wanted to gripe.......

    I pick up a few cattle sometimes for a local sale barn. I don't haul cattle full time. Each time we go to a place there always seems to be an adventure. :D You will see pens/corrals erected out of stuff you never dreamed you could make a pen or corral out of. Not to mention the pens with no...
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    I just wanted to gripe.......

    Or should I put this in tips and tricks? lol
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    I just wanted to gripe.......

    Folks seems every time we go to someone place to load cattle there is always a few things I see each place we go. When folks make a loading chute they always seem to have it so that your backing up hill to load or either down hill. Most of the time the chutes are always at a strange angle or...
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    Here's a Craiglist ad for you all

    well if n yall need a couple of nice bulls here are two on craigslist. these are drought type cattle they dont eat near as much. http://austin.craigslist.org/grd/2404762107.html http://austin.craigslist.org/grd/2387032143.html or how about a hornless longhorn...
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    What kind of bird is this?

    a snipe. i magine there are some folks still hunting the snipe. have you seen any burlap bags laying around?
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    Texans watch out.

    the packers arent buying the calves just the cows. the pairs are being split with the packer taking the cows and calves be sold to the feedlot or who ever. that may happen in places and i have seen it done but i havent seen the packer buyers buy a pair and then sale the calf here lately. the guy...
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    Handling cattle: Who taught you ?

    how to handle cattle? well you will get more opinions on that then you can shake a stick at. most of it depends on the cattle along with common sense. the best cow dog or horse you can have is a bag of cubes with gentle cattle. if you just move them around easy with a sorting stick i like the...
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    Texans watch out.

    there isnt any grass around here to catch a fire. maybe alot of smoking cow piles. before long wont be any cows around here with as many of them being sold and most cows going to the packer. most pairs are split and cows go to the packer along with good young bred cows that should be going back...
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    What do you carry?

    a stick an steel toed boot. usually a fiber glass sorting stick or paddle or a yupon limb. :cboy: :lol2:
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    Fayette County Tx Folks i need your help

    lol i missed your post earlier and yes your right next time he leaves will only be if someone buys him. i am gonna look around and buy them a bull that way if he gets out its their deal. atleast now they have numbers of people to contact. thanks Chrisy me too.
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    Back problems.

    this may help? its helped me. when i sleep i cant be a little twisted this way or that way. i have to lay straight. if i lay on my left side my right leg has to be on top of my left if not my back with get to bothering me. you would be surprised how much a part the pillow you use under your head...
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    Fayette County Tx Folks i need your help

    yeah i did that he was reported to the SO and to them. Texas Southwestern Cattlemen Ranger thats who i reported him to first i had my sister report him the the local SO in the county. that was the first thing i was asked if i had reported him to the SO in the county to incase someone called in a...
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    Back problems.

    one thing i left out was also about sleeping laying in the bed. i can sleep on my back is usually the best. certain ways you lay also will mess with you back.if i lay on my side everything needs to be square if not my back will sure let me know.
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    Back problems.

    my back was in bad shape a few years ago. i could be walking along and sneeze and my left leg would tingle as if it was asleep. when it was really kicking bad i coudnt walk standing straight i walked leaning sideways. i went to Dr's had prescriptions x-rays was given exercises to do etc. even...
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    Fayette County Tx Folks i need your help

    well we got him back just turned him off the trailer about 2 hours ago. the person across the fence has his cattle fenced off from the creek. the water gaps was washed out he walked down the creek and went to the next place over. he was two places over but now he is back in Gonzales County Tx .
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    Fayette County Tx Folks i need your help

    its about 35 miles from the place he was on. i got a call from my Sister the SO called her about a bull that was dropped off at the sale barn in Flatonia Sunday eve. i took off went looked at the bull wasnt mine. talked to the Becks learned alot of who is around the place she has leased. i gave...
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    Fayette County Tx Folks i need your help

    they think he walked out a water gap that had been washed out. i havent been to the place. i was wanting them to locate the bull being they loaned him but looks like i will have to find him. i told them if they dont fix the water gap their cows will be wondering off. rule of thumb of mine check...
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    Fayette County Tx Folks i need your help

    i loaned a herford bull to my Sister that has a lease place near Flatonia Tx. the bull got out and she hasnt located the bull. next Sunday will be 3 weeks he been gone. she has talked to folks around the place and no one has seen the bull. the bull is a polled herford about 2 1/2 to 3 years old...
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