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Re: Bull hunt

Post by Brute 23 » Wed Aug 19, 2020 1:44 pm

Was the bull next door to the cows with just those gates between them?


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Re: Bull hunt

Post by Dave » Wed Aug 19, 2020 3:44 pm

A bull penned up by himself with that fence and gates. I would expect him to push his way out. Cattle, especially bulls, tend to be social animals. And bulls are stronger than any fence you can build. An electric fence works the majority of the time. A cow or two to keep him company goes a long ways to help.

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Re: Bull hunt

Post by Dave » Wed Aug 19, 2020 3:59 pm

A bull penned up by himself with that fence and gates. I would expect him to push his way out. Cattle, especially bulls, tend to be social animals. And bulls are stronger than any fence you can build. An electric fence works the majority of the time. A cow or two to keep him company goes a long ways to help.

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Re: Bull hunt

Post by Lazy M » Wed Aug 19, 2020 9:21 pm

Got him back in today. Put a line of electric around the fence that is hot enough for smoke to come out his ears if/when he tests it. He is by himself as I sold his 2 running mates recently and will bring a couple more in before fall breeding. Just glad he busted out the way he did because the other direction would lead to the open replacements and he is not a heifer acceptable bull..

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Re: Bull hunt

Post by Lazy M » Sat Aug 22, 2020 4:43 pm

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Back in the lonely bull lot and not happy about it

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Re: Bull hunt

Post by TennesseeTuxedo » Sun Aug 23, 2020 9:17 am

Lazy M wrote:
Sat Aug 22, 2020 4:43 pm
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Back in the lonely bull lot and not happy about it
You sure he wasn’t simply looking for grass?
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Re: Bull hunt

Post by Dave » Sun Aug 23, 2020 10:36 am

TennesseeTuxedo wrote:
Sun Aug 23, 2020 9:17 am
Lazy M wrote:
Sat Aug 22, 2020 4:43 pm
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Back in the lonely bull lot and not happy about it
You sure he wasn’t simply looking for grass?
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In the original picture there is certainly more green on the other side of the fence. A bull reaching for another mouth full can without much effort push his way through a well built fence.

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Re: Bull hunt

Post by Lazy M » Sun Aug 23, 2020 4:51 pm

TennesseeTuxedo wrote:
Sun Aug 23, 2020 9:17 am
Lazy M wrote:
Sat Aug 22, 2020 4:43 pm
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Back in the lonely bull lot and not happy about it
You sure he wasn’t simply looking for grass?
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That dude look hungry to you? The bull lot doesn't have grass like the pastures but I keep some hay out and also give him a little grain every evening. Don't believe it was hunger driving him out, more like boredom and libido.

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