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  1. farmer rich

    Right to reply for British Beef

    I seem to recall reading ollie? in a post regarding vertical integration or some such thing (I think we would call it consolidation over here) commenting on England not being a major player (in the beef industry) anymore. I would beg to differ old chap, I think that the UK industry is at the...
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    Limousin sets new world record sale price

    Hi all, been away for a while but thought I would call back to share some news with my American friends, as well as doing some more shameless breed promotion. Last Saturday a Limmy bull smashed the British record price set one year ago by the 55,000 guineas Grahams Sampson. The new British and...
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    crazy limos

    Whenever someone mentions Limousin on this board someone always brings up the temperment issue. Seems to me that some people lack confidence, or should that be competence, in their cattle handling skills. ;-)
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    Limousin sweep the board at National Primestock Show

    Great result for the limousin breed at the National Primestock Show last weekend. Lim sired cattle took supreme champion and reserve champion as well as the baby beef championship. Pictures at this link.
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    Worlds best jokes?

    Worlds best jokes!?!? TOP JOKE IN WALES. A turtle was walking down an alley in New York when he was mugged by a gang of snails. A police detective came to investigate and asked the turtle if he could explain what happened. The turtle looked at the detective with a confused look on his face and...
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    Who stole my hoss

    A cowboy rode into town and stopped at a saloon for a drink. Unfortunately, the locals always had a habit of picking on strangers, which he was. When he finished his drink, he found his horse had been stolen. He goes back into the bar, handily flips his gun into the air, catches it above his...
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    Ha, who needs jackstands!

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    Michael Jackson Admits Plastic Surgery; France Unconvinced

    Michael Jackson Admits Plastic Surgery; France Unconvinced --Chirac Demands More Time for U.N. Face Inspectors At the United Nations today, U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell offered what he called "conclusive proof" that the singer Michael Jackson has had plastic surgery, but failed to...
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    Why are men happier?

    Why ARE Men Happier ? Men Are Just Happier People. What do you expect from such simple creatures? Your last name stays put. The garage is all yours. Wedding plans take care of themselves. Chocolate is just another snack. You can be President. You can never be pregnant. You can wear a...
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    Cuddles is dead

    A woman took a very limp pet duck to the vet,after he had examined the duck the vet said "i'm sorry but Cuddles is dead". The woman was distraugt but insisted that a second opinion should be got,the vet agreed and left the examination room returning after a few minutes with a big black Labrador...
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    A rabbit moves to a new town and goes into a local shop. "Got any lettuce he asks the shopkeeper." The shopkeeper looks up and says, "Im sorry but this is a butchers, if you go further down the street you will find the Greengrocers and they will have what you want." The following day...
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    Dog Cartoon

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    One day a guy looks out of his window and sees a gorilla sitting in the tree in his garden. So he phones the local animal control people and they say they will send an officer out to deal with the situation. Half an hour later the officer arrives with a big stick, handcuffs , a ferret and...
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    First UK embryos to US are Limousin

    The first bovine embryos have been exported to USA following extensive negotiation of health conditions. Hexham based company Eggs-Port has recently exported the embryos, all sired by top Limousin bull Nenuphar and collected from Glenrock Riverdance and G. Riviera, twin daughters of Glenrock...
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    My best buddy

    This is Buster, my best buddy. [/img]
  17. farmer rich

    Winter housing

    Do most of you guys outwinter your cattle? How far North do you have to go before folks house overwinter? Im also interested in how far your grazing season varies through the country.
  18. farmer rich

    Heat detection

    I just read the thread from Rainbow Valley Cattle Co and thought I would share this idea with the board regarding heat detection. In the dairy herd we use a vacectomised bull with a chin ball marker to help us spot the heats, he's payed for himself over and over marking out heats overnight...
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    Anybody elses dog do this?

    Driving the tractor round the yard this morning. The dog jumped in an dropped a stinking piece of rotten afterbirth on my knee, nearly threw up :shock: (heavy night last night). Does this happen to anybody else. Typical of the dog, hes the most disgusting animal Ive ever owned.
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    Black charolais?

    These are of course my own opinions and many will not share them. I dont intend any offence, but unless that black came from a natural mutation, the bull is not a charolais. Back in that animals pedigree is an angus or a holstein, or some other black breed. I still cannot understand why any...