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Misc. pics calving season 2018 North of 56

Post by Silver » Mon Apr 02, 2018 8:47 pm

My wife was out with the camera today so thought I'd share some pics of the calves. Just mongrels but doing well.

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Post by bird dog » Mon Apr 02, 2018 9:02 pm

You need to let her out more often. She's good with a camera.

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Post by gcreekrch » Mon Apr 02, 2018 10:19 pm

They look very good Silver.
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Post by wbvs58 » Tue Apr 03, 2018 2:36 am

Great photos, great cattle.

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Post by Nesikep » Tue Apr 03, 2018 3:58 am

Really nice bunch.. lets see some of those twins!

One of mine on the manure pile.. a promising heifer... I'm cautiously optimistic with her, I haven't kept any from that cow yet
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Post by Silver » Tue Apr 03, 2018 4:35 am

Nesikep wrote:Really nice bunch.. lets see some of those twins!

One of mine on the manure pile.. a promising heifer... I'm cautiously optimistic with her, I haven't kept any from that cow yet
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Looks like a great calf to me!

All the extra twins have been either sold or grafted except for one still with it's mom in case we have need.

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Post by farmerjan » Tue Apr 03, 2018 8:42 am

NICE PICS.

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Post by Franke » Tue Apr 03, 2018 12:33 pm

Good pics. Everyone looks comfy there.

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Post by TN Cattle Man » Tue Apr 03, 2018 1:56 pm

Great pictures and some great scenery.... Thanks for posting!
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Post by Nesikep » Wed Apr 04, 2018 3:37 am

This one born this morning, would look good beside that 58D calf. So now I have 12 steer calves and 6 heifers, 5 left to go... Of those 6 heifers, one is from a first timer I don't like and is getting culled, another is a freemartin (most likely, she's a twin to a bull), and another is from a cow that's 12 years old and can't make a decent heifer to save her life.. they all turn out skinny.. so my choices are pretty slim for replacements
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Post by Nesikep » Wed Apr 04, 2018 3:38 am

here's the pic. .*duh*
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Post by Silver » Wed Apr 04, 2018 9:45 am

Nesikep wrote:here's the pic. .*duh*
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Yup, that calf would fit right in the bunch here.

On a side note, I thought it was interesting anyway, in the fourth picture from the top you can if you look at the cows tag and know that her calf is a heifer you can tell that the calf is a heifer from a heifer out of a heifer. I like to see that.

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Post by Nesikep » Wed Apr 04, 2018 3:50 pm

I'm not big enough to have ID problems.. they get their final tag right from the start... I don't even bother tagging the steers, though they do get their CCID button.. Heifers get the full tag and the button
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Re: Misc. pics calving season 2018 North of 56

Post by ALACOWMAN » Wed Apr 04, 2018 4:34 pm

Good looking bunch...even jumped through all the hoops, to like your post...
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