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    Feeding corn ethanol byproduct...?

    Hi all, Okay, local crazy firewood supplier guy came over the other day, to drop off the wood for winter, and was just foaming at the mouth over his "feeding program". Seems, he gets truckloads of this yellow calf-scour looking stuff, dumps it in tanks, and his horses, cows, hogs, & everything...
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    When do heifers start to "Bag up"?

    Hi, Y'all remember that freemartin heifer I bugged you about? Well got the bull calf cut on March 24th, and they've been out on pasture since. They are now 13 months old, give or take a week. Last week, I noticed this: COULD she be bred? (He rode her about every 16 days, before he got...
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    Just some fun pics

    Haven't posted in a while, been playing with the kids and horses, but took a few pics, and wanted to share. Went to a little show this last weekend, the 3 yr old got a 5th in leadline tiny tot showmanship. (He answered the judge's question of "What is this called{points to saddle horn}?" Kid...
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    Circle Flies

    A farmer got pulled over by a state trooper for speeding, and the trooper started to lecture the farmer about his speed, and in general began to throw his weight around to try to make the farmer uncomfortable. Finally, the trooper got around to writing out the ticket, and as he was doing that he...
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    Diagram for beef cuts?

    Hi, (yea, here she goes again, LOL!) Any ideas to a link or 2 of beef butchering charts, diagrams and stuff? No, I'm NOT doing it myself, tempting as it is, just curious as to what all the cuts are, and where they all come from on the carcass. And, in everyone's opinion, if you're only doing 2...
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    Going on a Road Trip!

    Hey, Y'all, Mom called, she's going home to Texarkana for a couple weeks to button up some things from when Grandma passed back in Nov. and wants me to drive down for "Backup", (One of the Uncles is being a piss-ant) and I was just curious as to which ones of you have ranches along the way. I...
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    Three Little Pigs

    First Grade.....true story. One day the first grade teacher was reading the story of the Three Little Pigs to her class. She came to the part of the story where the first pig was trying to accumulate the building materials for his home. She read, "...And so the pig went up to the man with the...
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    ranchers.net down?

    Anyone else having problems getting into it today, or just me? got an email that said I had a reply to a ?, and can't get it to load. Dang it!
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    For those dog people...

    A little girl asked her Mom, "Mom, may I take the dog for a walk around the block? Mom replies, "No, because she is in heat." "What's that mean?" asked the child. "Go ask your father. I think he's in the garage." The little girl goes to the garage and says, "Dad, may I take LulaBelle for a...
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    Best (Actual) Headlines of 2006

    Crack Found on Governor's Daughter [hmm!] Something Went Wrong in Jet Crash, Expert Says [No, really?] Police Begin Campaign to Run Down Jaywalkers [Now that's taking things a bit far!] Is There a Ring of Debris around Uranus? [Do they ever read what they write?] Panda Mating Fails...
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    Water vs Wine

    Subject: Fw: Wine vs. Water In a number of carefully controlled trials, scientists have demonstrated that if we drink 1 liter of water each day, at the end of the year we would have absorbed more than 1 kilo of Escherichia coli (E. coli) bacteria found in feces. In other words, we are...
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    A PAstor's Business Card

    A new pastor was visiting in the homes of his parishioners. At one house it seemed obvious that someone was at home, but no answer came to his repeated knocks at the door. Therefore, he took out a business card and wrote "Revelation 3:20" on the back of it and stuck it in the door. When the...
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    Heaven's New Admitting Policy

    It was getting a little crowded in Heaven, so St. Peter decided to change the admittance policy. The new law was that, in order to get into Heaven, you had to have a really bad day the day you died. The policy would go into effect at noon the following day. The next day at 12:01 the...
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    Drug Problem

    The Drug Problem By an anknown author The other day, someone at a store in our town read that a methamphetamine lab had been found in an old farmhouse in the adjoining county and he asked me a rhetorical question, ''Why didn't we have a drug problem when you and I were growing up?'' I replied...
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    Lie like a Dog

    A guy is driving around the back woods of Tennessee and he sees a sign in front of a broken down shanty-style house: "Talking Dog for Sale." He rings the bell and the owner appears and tells him the dog is in the backyard. The guy goes into the backyard and sees a nice looking Labrador...
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    Clocks

    > A man died and went to Heaven. As he stood in front of > the Pearly Gates, he saw a huge wall of clocks behind > him. He asked, "What are all those clocks?" > > > > St. Peter answered, "Those are Lie-Clocks. Everyone on > earth has a Lie-Clock. Every time you lie the hands on > your clock...
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    Fused Hocks.... on a yearling, ?'s

    Ok, here she goes again... another rescue, another backyard breeder, I'm afraid. Long story short, (Well, short story short!) Lady comes in for grooming on her dog, sees my horse pics in my shop, starts up a conversation about this "Free Colt" she's trying to get rid of... Has 3 horses, just...
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    Got some pics!

    Hi, finally got the 16 yr old to help me set up a photobucket thing, and also put some on the gallery here. My sick baby, Blaze. My 2 big horses, Bo and Kelly My son and his fuzzy pony weanling, "Zippy" My obnoxious calves, when they were a manageable size.
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    Freemartin heifer in heat ?'s

    Sorry in advance, these are supposed to just be feeder calves, going to butcher them both...eventually. So, my 8 month old "Freemartin Heifer",(was a twin to a bull, not the same one as I have) is aparrently in heat. The bull calf keeps trying to breed her, about every 2-3 minutes. Yes, I...
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    Service

    At one point in my life, I thought I had a handle on the meaning of the word "service." "It's the act of doing things for other people, right?" Then I heard these phrases using the word SERVICE: Internal RevenueService PostalService TelephoneService CivilService City &County PublicService...
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