Pulled my first one on my own!

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texanstraders

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Well, I knew the day would come that the vet couldn't make it for a pull. That would be today. She wasn't making progress and I could only see one foot. I was getting nervous and then the vet couldn't make it...SO, I got it all together, ran her up in the shoot. I reached in and thank god it was pointed the right direction...(kinda odd feeling for the first time) Didn't take too long to get the chains on. I worked her side to side and with a little effort, she slid on out. Didn't even have to get the come-along.
No tears thankfully, momma did well. She's taking good care of her too. And thankfully its a heifer.. Aint life grand?
 

dun

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Congrats! Very few things in this business are as satisfying as pulling a calf for the first time and having everything work out.
 

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Dun, you're right about that! Still has a great sense of satisfaction today.. although if I have to pull one now I try to think about what I did wrong. :cboy:
 

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You'll never forget it. I had to do that for the first time when I was 14 years old. Scared of hurting the calf etc. Thankfully I had seen it done enough times. It is a great feeling afterward and I could brag to dad about getting it done for him.
 

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kenny thomas":2b9mhz1y said:
Just think how much you saved on the vet bill.
thats a fact and the confidence you build in yourself,.... when that breech come along in the middle of a cold march rain
 

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Congratulations.....

It is an amazing feeling isn't each each time you achieve something that you have challenged yourself to.
 

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