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  1. Huntet02

    Think someone shot our steer, has a hole in shoulder he’s dead.

    This steer and 1 bull were penned 250 yards from our house in pasture. So if this was a bullet - we are all lucky we weren’t shot. Assuming the skin abrasions are from bloating stretch- hole the size of my pinkie in lower up/ down abrasion -if u enlarge pic it’s circled. It had bubbly looking...
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    Anyone ever use Dwarfs Essex Rapeseed?

    It was recommended by our seed company as a cheap helper to open up the ground, put nitrogen back in ground (or some more intelligent reason on a note at hm.) — but then hubby found an article saying it if it doesn’t get tilled under before it flowers it can become a huge nuisance. seed...
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    Wanting to buy truck but need ur help w/the correct bale bed language

    I need to replace my 03 Silverado that has motorized hay spikes to haul round bales but I can’t get the language to what I’m looking for right. what the heck else are they called besides bale bed, hayspikes or Deweeze? I can’t find any new vehicle dealer that already have any of these...
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    How in the world do u get processing right now?

    We’ve only got 3 steers to grow and take in but here in south central Kansas ain’t no one even got any openings for even one of two until way after spring of 2021. Some say it’s becaue if covid, some say it’s becaue one farmer took every booking around ...... thinking folk tale. wish we knew...
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    Umm...bites all over my butt after sitting on straw bales

    I figured this was the right place to ask this question! Lmao!!! 18 bites on my back side after attending a wedding where I wore a skirt and we sat on straw bales. Wth ? I had hubby treat entire area with fingernail polish to try to calm some of the sting/ itch. pretty hilarious except...
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    USDA/FSA loans.....can't believe how hard to qualify

    Wasn't sure which board to put this on-- desperate for tips. IM in Kansas and the USDA/ FSA Micro loans here arent worth the paper printed on; i don't believe these folks want to help anyone. Wanted to borrow $5K for cattle chute/better panels and see how the loan worked. So after filling...
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    Feed to assist low milk in Beef cow

    Don't know cows history, 6yrs old, feeding her sedan bale, 24% protein tub, salt and pasture. Cow has week old calf at her side and little milk for baby after watching her nurse several days(surely why she was culled) but baby runs around every morning so must be getting something...
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    HOw do i know if my cow is milking baby good?

    **Keep in mind im a green beginner didn't know whether to put here or on beginner board** This is our very first calf and we have no history on mama cow, we got her at such a good price were' now a bit suspicious that something isn't going to work right w/her(wont milk, not a good mother etc)...
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    How to know if your mama cow is milking calf good

    This is our very first calf and we have no history on mama cow, we got her at such a good price were' now a bit suspicious that something isn't going to work right w/her(wont milk, not a good mother etc). Calf born Tues in super mild weather and things seemed to look ok when I got there within...
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    Electric Fence or Barbed wire for very small herd ??

    We are just starting out, and i mean 1 cow at a time, we now have 2 cows both pregnant with 1 calf. Hubby and I want to move our tiny herd to my mothers 6 ft tall CRP grass pasture, 14 acres. Weve had 1 cow on it before it was electrified and she got out went 1 mile down road to a 300 plus...
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    Is this hiefer Beefmaster, Brangus or .....?

    Buying cow/calf pair from a seller who bought at an auction last winter so not much history. [URL=http://s130.photobucket.com/user/Huntet02/media/IMG_00004275_1.jpg.html] Thank you so much
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