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backhoeboogie

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Where is that "The dumbest thing you ever did" thread?

I loaded a 850 pound steer and brought it home yesterday. There were three lightweight heifers still here at the house that I had been creeping since buying them in August. They were loaded and hauled back down. It was dark when I got back with the heifers. I dumped some cubes to call the cows in before unloading the heifers.

Last Tuesday my favorite cow calved with a heifer. When the cows came in last night, a new born heifer was hanging with a brangus bawling away. My favorite cow was on the other end of the cube line. I couldn't figure out why she didn't come get that calf. That calf kept bawling and bawling. So I grabbed the calf by the tail and ear and started dragging it to what I thought was momma. The next thing I know I caught a foot in the gut and I am hitting the ground.

I got against the back fender and saw the brangus nudging that calf. Then I look at the far end and see my favorite cow standing getting nursed by her calf. That is when reality finally set in. #34 calved yesterday. When she was palpated last summer they were 6 weeks off. Last year she calved February 14.
 

bigbull338

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always watch the cows an calves.an never grabb a calf like you did.unless your sure about the cow.i never get crazy with cows unless i know what im doing.an could protect myself.but we all do crazy things around an with cows.
 

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Glad your OK boogie, probably not the smartest thing you've ever done, especially with those "maternal" brangus mommas :lol: .

Oh well, we all have our dumb dumb moments the key is to live to tell about them.. :nod:

Congrats on the new babies..
 

Red Bull Breeder

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Well Boogie that not the best way to figure out who momma is, but sounds like it works pretty good. :p Glad you ain't hurt other your pride.
 

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hillsdown":3cez53y1 said:
Glad your OK boogie, probably not the smartest thing you've ever done, especially with those "maternal" brangus mommas :lol: .

Oh well, we all have our dumb dumb moments the key is to live to tell about them.. :nod:

Congrats on the new babies..

Glad you are OK. But being you got those docile Branguseseseses, I'm sure that was merely a love tap. ;-) :lol2:
 

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Well boogie i to have learned a few lessons the hard way and they ain't soon forgot.Glad you are ok.

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