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So it's still not spring

Postby Silver » Sat Mar 31, 2018 11:43 am

This is getting old fast. I guess we had a false spring Mar 5-12 or so, been awful since.

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Out with the cows every hour on the hour when it's like this. Thankfully today is the last day of our first cycle and we are 2/3 through so things should slow down a bit.
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Re: So it's still not spring

Postby ALACOWMAN » Sat Mar 31, 2018 5:44 pm

This past winter/spring has been false...I'm ready for a steady plane of warm weather...
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Re: So it's still not spring

Postby wbvs58 » Sat Mar 31, 2018 7:01 pm

I love that thermometer.

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Re: So it's still not spring

Postby snoopdog » Sat Mar 31, 2018 7:36 pm

ALACOWMAN wrote:This past winter/spring has been false...I'm ready for a steady plane of warm weather...
Same here , just need some warm days for the grass to grow . Loaded stock trailer full of small squares, out of rounds . It will come, always does .
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Re: So it's still not spring

Postby Aaron » Sat Mar 31, 2018 9:49 pm

Weather like this is why I don't calve in April anymore. By far the most unpredictable month. Snow is 2/3rd's gone and it feels like late January today.
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Re: So it's still not spring

Postby MRRherefords » Sun Apr 01, 2018 9:40 pm

Was finally starting to get nice here. Now supposed to snow another 6" tonight. Ready for spring here.
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Re: So it's still not spring

Postby Son of Butch » Mon Apr 02, 2018 12:10 am

Calls for a class action lawsuit against ground hogs.
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Re: So it's still not spring

Postby boondocks » Mon Apr 02, 2018 12:40 am

Woke up to snow today. Ugh ugh ugh. So OVER this bs.
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Re: So it's still not spring

Postby Stocker Steve » Mon Apr 02, 2018 7:28 am

Aaron wrote:Weather like this is why I don't calve in April anymore. By far the most unpredictable month. Snow is 2/3rd's gone and it feels like late January today.


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I am calving my heifers 3 weeks ahead of the cows...
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Re: So it's still not spring

Postby Hunter » Mon Apr 02, 2018 8:25 am

Mowed the yard on Saturday then shoveled the driveway on Sunday.
Grandpa always said you need to be able to feed hay until April 1st.
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Re: So it's still not spring

Postby Aaron » Mon Apr 02, 2018 8:54 am

Stocker Steve wrote:
Aaron wrote:Weather like this is why I don't calve in April anymore. By far the most unpredictable month. Snow is 2/3rd's gone and it feels like late January today.


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I am calving my heifers 3 weeks ahead of the cows...


I am surprised at how you still think that is a wise decision. :). Must be Sue that is doing the calving and you're still surfing the bull catalogs.
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Re: So it's still not spring

Postby chevytaHOE5674 » Mon Apr 02, 2018 9:44 am

I have mine start calving in early April because usually it is still cold and froze UP here. Id rather have calves on frozen ground then the 1.5 months of standing water and mud that follow around here.
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Re: So it's still not spring

Postby Silver » Mon Apr 02, 2018 9:53 am

chevytaHOE5674 wrote:I have mine start calving in early April because usually it is still cold and froze UP here. Id rather have calves on frozen ground then the 1.5 months of standing water and mud that follow around here.


I think it's a lot healthier environment to calve on frozen ground.
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Re: So it's still not spring

Postby ZachinCO » Mon Apr 02, 2018 10:07 am

Colorado winter has been very low on moisture. I'd be happy with anything we get right now. Almost daily red flag warning for fires, already a few withing miles of me.
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Re: So it's still not spring

Postby ohiosteve » Mon Apr 02, 2018 10:34 am

boondocks wrote:Woke up to snow today. Ugh ugh ugh. So OVER this bs.

I wasn't expecting having to scrape 1/2" of ice off my windows this morning, but it sure is pretty.
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