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  1. DavisBeefmasters

    Identity theft

    It seems our company computers have been hacked... over 30 of us are going through the process of cleaning up the mess. Things I've learned that I will share with you: 1. Simply pulling one of the credit reporting agencies report on yourself every 4 months is not sufficient. 2. Our laws make...
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    Found dead calf

    I have no idea... stepped on?
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    Next day availability by banks...

    So our bank was purchased by Chase Financial several months ago. I actually went inside the bank the other day and overheard several tellers advising people that they couldn't get cash out of their paychecks because Chase's policy is "next day availability" of funds. The more I think about it...
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    Bull Sale buyers are confusing...

    Perhaps the wrong section to post in, but perhaps it is... We have been reading a lot of threads lately regarding EPD's, birth weights, weaning weights, yearling weight etc. A lot of people have offered their opinions with respect to the "ideal situation" regarding these statistics. We got to...
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    Darned malpresentation...

    ...nothing as of last nights calf check at 10 p.m. (which obviously I didn't check close enough) ...this morning at 5 a.m. cow with 1 front leg stuck out -- 1 and only 1 VERY COLD STIFF front leg stuck out - RATS! ...calf was already dead, the other front leg was so far back that nobody had a...
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    Western States Beefmaster Sale - March 14 Nevada

    For any of you in the west that are interested in Beefmaster Bulls and Females... March 14, 2009 in Fallon, Nevada at 1:00 p.m. http://www.wsbba.org/id5.html
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    Let's see some weaned calves (pics)

    So the 2007 fall calf group has been weaned and are already out of here... here's a parting picture from the "loading pen" Fire away with your comments -- I have thick skin :D
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    If you could pick a cattle seminar topic...

    ...what would it be? I'm asking because we have volunteered to assist a committee to host the National BBU Convention in 2010 out here on the west coast (likely in Las Vegas, NV) and we're starting to work on speakers and seminar topics. We would like to have something that people look forward...
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    Growing meat without growing animals?

    Weird article I "happened" upon today... about PETA offering up money ($1M) to the first person or company who can grow meat without growing an animal and have it be capable of being produced and sold to consumers... http://www.slate.com/id/2189676&GT1=38001 A mind bender indeed :?
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    Western States Beefmasters Sale -- 03/29/08

    Well we are now ready for the sale! We've got 7 lots going to the sale this weekend in Fallon, NV with 2 bulls and 1 bred heifer entered into the futurity... keep your fingers crossed as this is our first futurity entries we've ever tried! All ear tags are now changed out to match their sale...
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    Question for those who AI...

    We don't A.I., so I'm curious for those who do... how do you verify low fertility of the cow? And I'm thinking this because we palpated the fall calving group recently and sure enough the ones I forced into a heat cycle last year came up open this year. (Now why I shot them with Lutalyse is...
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    Palpation day (or "Oh crud") revisited

    Now dun had a thread he titled awhile ago with a similar title that discussed a heat wave and some open cows that didn't settle during the heat so they came up open. I was just going to throw it out there to everyone for how they handle palpation day and is it a different scenario for cows vs...
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    Another vent... also seeking advice

    So at the town hall meeting last evening, the board of supervisors presented this "agreement" they had negotiated with a local tribe to build a casino in our little rural town... and their presentation was that 3 things can happen: 1. On 2/26/08 they execute the agreement with the tribe and...
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    Need lesson on fence pliers...

    Okay, I've searched the boards and I'm trying to find a step-by-step example of how to use these darn things... The high tensile fence thread was close but only had a picture of the end product... ...the hubby makes it look darn simple to grab it with the pliers, insert another pair of pliers...
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    Another new experience - non-dilating cervix? advice?

    Okay, so I searched the boards and couldn't find this specific issue and have never had to deal with this until last night... actually hubby got to deal with it while I drove home from work... Details: - 5 year old cow, due to calve 1/9/08, - yesterday morning at 7 a.m. had the circling...
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    Advice needed on common fence issue...

    Okay, need some advice on a common fence and a not so neighborly neighbor... Background: The property we're on and the neighbors used to be owned by the same people (different parcels) and the fences are extremely old with a combination of t-post, wood posts, barb wire, wire mesh, etc. -- you...
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    Little Orphan Annie calf (w/pic)

    For Alice, Here is the little calf that was orphaned this year (born Thanksgiving or really early the next morning). This picture was taken this morning with her and her wiened heifer friend that I have her eating next to. Thank you Alice for all your advice on these boards for bottle feeding...
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    Out of town/teenage adult in charge... (Alice pls help?)

    Well, you guessed it, we left Monday afternoon to go back home to Missouri to spend Turkey day with the folks and left the 19 year old young man to tend things until we returned on Friday morning... Calls every day were made: Animals all have water? Yep. Any new calves? Nope. Any chickens...
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    Premarin vs. Horse "abuse"

    I don't normally post on horses... we work our cattle on foot... ...but I got this thing in the mail the other day about Premarin (a medicine for humans) is harvested off of Pregnant mares urine and it went on and on about the abuse to collect the urine by tying mares up in a stall for months...
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    Calf picture for Alice

    Alice, #701 is one of the only calves with a name... "Teardrop" for the little white circle under his right eye... if the link doesn't work :oops: -- I uploaded the pic into the Photo Gallery Have a good evening. [/url]
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