It were a chilly day of feeding.

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It were a chilly day of feeding.

Post by gcreekrch » Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:05 pm

Gotta love a heated shop and cab tractors. We were warmer than all of our neighbors today, the village of Anahim Lake recorded -50 which is basically 60 below F this morning.

As cold as it was this morning. In celcius….
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Had warmed to -34 by 10:30 when we fed the cows at C2
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Heifers at Morrison Meadow were a little frosty.
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Steamed beef.
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Warm as it got by 1 PM
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Scenery in the stack yard.
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Feed for a couple bunches for tomorrow at MM.
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Vaccinations, cheaper than whiskey. ;-)

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Re: It were a chilly day of feeding.

Post by ALACOWMAN » Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:37 pm

One winter there, would do me in ...id be raising highland /Yak F1s..
as an adult,it's clear to me now...why Ernest T Bass, threw rocks at people..

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Re: It were a chilly day of feeding.

Post by gcreekrch » Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:44 pm

ALACOWMAN wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:37 pm
One winter there, would do me in ...id be raising highland /Yak F1s..
No bugs, snakes or crocagators! Even the bears are in bed.
Vaccinations, cheaper than whiskey. ;-)

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Re: It were a chilly day of feeding.

Post by Caustic Burno » Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:27 pm

You’re tougher than me for sure.
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Re: It were a chilly day of feeding.

Post by Nesikep » Wed Jan 15, 2020 1:52 am

We were at -19C this morning (-1F).. not too bad.

Cows learn to get along and cozy up to each other and stop fighting when it's cold!
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Re: It were a chilly day of feeding.

Post by wbvs58 » Wed Jan 15, 2020 4:07 am

That is very cold, amazing how well the cows handle it.

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Re: It were a chilly day of feeding.

Post by greggy » Wed Jan 15, 2020 6:14 am

Our winter goes from below freezing to 10c during day....so there is a lot of moisture.

When it is cold like that, at least it is prob dry, not getting wet each day....falls would all be snow ?

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Re: It were a chilly day of feeding.

Post by Josher » Thu Jan 16, 2020 8:41 am

We are having similar cold temps. I am a little jealous of your heated shop 😁. It is truly amazing what cattle can tolerate. We find if you can keep them out of the wind it’s just another day for them

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Re: It were a chilly day of feeding.

Post by gcreekrch » Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:16 am

Josher wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 8:41 am
We are having similar cold temps. I am a little jealous of your heated shop 😁. It is truly amazing what cattle can tolerate. We find if you can keep them out of the wind it’s just another day for them
Where are you at?
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Re: It were a chilly day of feeding.

Post by Josher » Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:52 am

We are about an hour north of north battleford, Saskatchewan. Just on the forest edge.

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Post by MurraysMutts » Thu Jan 16, 2020 3:55 pm

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Re: It were a chilly day of feeding.

Post by haase » Thu Jan 16, 2020 8:36 pm

Nice pictures, 10 degrees and real feel was -10, I think cows enjoy it more than the heat, they can make the most out of sunshine and a wind break, that's why we don't have to worry about chiggers, seed ticks, fire ants, and snakes.

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Re: It were a chilly day of feeding.

Post by Nesikep » Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:42 pm

Here's feeding today
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Re: It were a chilly day of feeding.

Post by Nesikep » Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:13 pm

Here's my november calf... He was born well dressed for the weather to come.. doesn't seem any worse for wear... -22C, -7F



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Re: It were a chilly day of feeding.

Post by greggy » Fri Jan 17, 2020 6:59 am

Nesikep wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:42 pm
Here's feeding today
thats ok with 95% dry matter, will send you a container of fruit and veg and bakery waste to feed them... :help: :cboy: :banana:

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