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    Question about calf

    I've got a black angus calf that was doing fine now he holds his right ear down and shakes his head some. What might be causing this?
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    Feed

    If you wanted to get your cows to produce more milk for calves and put weight on them at the same time what would you feed. It can either be bulk or bagged.
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    Feed Question

    I have 60 pair of cross bred cattle and most have been calving for a month or so and will be calved out in about 3 more months. I have been feeding of course hay and loose minerals but cows just look poor. I feed 4 bags of cubes about 2 times a week. Is there another type of feed that you...
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    Help with sick calf

    I have a hereford cross calf that's about 5 months old and I bought them as a pair at the sale a good while back. Anyways the calf when first bought it seemed fine and then it has progressivly just contiuned to not look like it felt well it gets up and eats some but it lays around a lot and you...
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    Best place to sell cattle

    I have about 25 head of steers and heifers weighing between 350 and 600 lbs that I'm fixing to sell and thought I would see where people have been having the best luck. I live in NE Texas and heard some guys going somewhere in OK and making more money on cattle and paying for the trip to haul...
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    Hay equipment question

    I'm looking to buy a used baler pretty soon. What are some things to look for on them to make sure that they are in decent shape. I know that its hard to tell by just looking but for instance should belts be tight or somewhat loose (belts that form bale) anything to look at on the needles that...
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    Is there such a thing

    Is there a place online to look up tractor values? I seen where I can order a book but of coarse just trying to save that $25. Any suggestions on where to look?
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    help with calf

    I was given a calf yesterday by a guy who worked some cows and one of the cows had a calf but her tits were to big for the calf to suck. He gave the calf to me because I've been bottling two others due to cow problems. I gave it 2 bottles of the colostrum powder packets one yesterday and one...
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    Need help fast for calf

    I was given a calf yesterday by a guy who worked some cows and one of the cows had a calf but her tits were to big for the calf to suck. He gave the calf to me because I've been bottling two others due to cow problems. I gave it 2 bottles of the colostrum powder packets one yesterday and one...
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    Tractor question

    I'm fixing to buy a tractor unsure what type just know I have $15k to spend on one but have one question that I need some advice on. How many hours are considered high on a tractor? I know that a low hour tractor could have been used hard but just on average what would you say is a decent amount...
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    Question about bottle feeding

    I've been bottling 2 calves due to problems with the cows and thought about buying about 4 more to raise and sell at weaning weight. My question is what is the easiest and fastest way to mix up this much milk (12 quarts each feeding)? Currently I'm feeding out of bottles but will probably change...
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    Branding

    Looking for some unique ideas on what to use for my brand. I drew one up and registered it but they aren't able to make it. It was a maltese cross (firefighter) with a R in the middle. Any ideas would be great I didn't want it to be something plain but that might be what it ends up looking like...
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    Question on Salt and meal

    I've started putting out some premixed salt and meal to add some protein to our cows. They are still eating it like candy so do I need to just add some more salt or is there something else they make that works better? What would you do?
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    Winch question

    What size winch would you recommend for putting on a feed truck for a hay spear. I don't want an overkill but would like it to work decent. Thanks
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    Need help with heifer problems.

    just had to get a vet out to perform a cesarian on a heifer because she couln't have the calf. The calf was dead when they got it out. I have about 12 other heifers like this that are due to calve although they aren't all out of the same bull. What would you do with a heifer like this that have...
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    heifer problem

    I just had to get a vet out to perform a cesarian on a heifer because she couln't have the calf. The calf was dead when they got it out. I have about 12 other heifers like this that are due to calve although they aren't all out of the same bull. What would you do with a heifer like this that...
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    Which bull to buy?

    I'm trying to decide what bull I want to put with my cows. I'm thinking either hereford or charolis but can't decide which one. I'm going to be selling all the calves for the most part for the first 3 years so I need some that will have a good weaning weight. I know it has to do with epd's and...
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    Planting winter grass

    I live in North Texas and was trying to find out if its to late to plant some type of winter grasses (ryegrass)? If not then what would you recommend for this I have about 20-30 acres I would like to plant some on.
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    Cow problem

    I bought a crossbred cow at the sale Monday and she was fine when she came through the ring and I didn't notice she had a problem until that evening when I went to put out some hay. I'll describe what she's doing and let me know what you think. A little more background on her- she's 2yr old 4...
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    Need opinion on cow problem

    I bought a crossbred cow at the sale Monday and she was fine when she came through the ring and I didn't notice she had a problem until that evening when I went to put out some hay. I'll describe what she's doing and let me know what you think. A little more background on her- she's 2yr old 4...
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