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First one on the ground!!

Post by CCCowman » Mon Dec 30, 2019 8:20 am

I love calfing season and seeing these new little guys and gals. This lil fellar about 4 hours old in this pic. Limousine/angus cross. First one of the year for me.

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Re: First one on the ground!!

Post by TN Cattle Man » Mon Dec 30, 2019 5:41 pm

Always good to see those babies drop! That is a lot of Broom Sage... do you bushhog it down or just leave it? It's a good thing we have some nice weather for December here in TN this year!
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Re: First one on the ground!!

Post by MurraysMutts » Mon Dec 30, 2019 6:06 pm

If the rest of em dont hurry up, itll be the last one of the year!
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Re: First one on the ground!!

Post by CCCowman » Mon Dec 30, 2019 8:22 pm

TN Cattle Man wrote:
Mon Dec 30, 2019 5:41 pm
Always good to see those babies drop! That is a lot of Broom Sage... do you bushhog it down or just leave it? It's a good thing we have some nice weather for December here in TN this year!
Bush Hog it. I've put tons of lime on it and I can't get rid of it. Soil tests are good. I don't know what to do.
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Re: First one on the ground!!

Post by TN Cattle Man » Tue Dec 31, 2019 12:25 pm

CCCowman wrote:
Mon Dec 30, 2019 8:22 pm
TN Cattle Man wrote:
Mon Dec 30, 2019 5:41 pm
Always good to see those babies drop! That is a lot of Broom Sage... do you bushhog it down or just leave it? It's a good thing we have some nice weather for December here in TN this year!
Bush Hog it. I've put tons of lime on it and I can't get rid of it. Soil tests are good. I don't know what to do.
If your soil tests are good (PH +6), the best thing you can do is cut it down to nothing then drill in a good pasture blend like Fescue, Orchard Grass, Timothy, and Clover.
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Re: First one on the ground!!

Post by CCCowman » Tue Dec 31, 2019 3:02 pm

TN Cattle Man wrote:
Tue Dec 31, 2019 12:25 pm
CCCowman wrote:
Mon Dec 30, 2019 8:22 pm
TN Cattle Man wrote:
Mon Dec 30, 2019 5:41 pm
Always good to see those babies drop! That is a lot of Broom Sage... do you bushhog it down or just leave it? It's a good thing we have some nice weather for December here in TN this year!
Bush Hog it. I've put tons of lime on it and I can't get rid of it. Soil tests are good. I don't know what to do.
If your soil tests are good (PH +6), the best thing you can do is cut it down to nothing then drill in a good pasture blend like Fescue, Orchard Grass, Timothy, and Clover.
What time frame would you do that??
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Re: First one on the ground!!

Post by MurraysMutts » Tue Dec 31, 2019 6:26 pm

Did ya get any more babies?
Dont look like we are. Christmas baby was the last one of the year!
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Re: First one on the ground!!

Post by Hereford2 » Tue Dec 31, 2019 8:05 pm

That is a Nice looking calf!! Happy New Year One and All!!!

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Re: First one on the ground!!

Post by CCCowman » Tue Dec 31, 2019 10:16 pm

MurraysMutts wrote:
Tue Dec 31, 2019 6:26 pm
Did ya get any more babies?
Dont look like we are. Christmas baby was the last one of the year!
MERRY NEW YEAR!
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Yes sir. 2 yesterday and 1 today.

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Re: First one on the ground!!

Post by CCCowman » Tue Dec 31, 2019 10:18 pm

Hereford2 wrote:
Tue Dec 31, 2019 8:05 pm
That is a Nice looking calf!! Happy New Year One and All!!!

Thanks!! Happy New year!!!
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Re: First one on the ground!!

Post by TN Cattle Man » Wed Jan 01, 2020 2:29 pm

CCCowman wrote:
Tue Dec 31, 2019 3:02 pm
TN Cattle Man wrote:
Tue Dec 31, 2019 12:25 pm
CCCowman wrote:
Mon Dec 30, 2019 8:22 pm


Bush Hog it. I've put tons of lime on it and I can't get rid of it. Soil tests are good. I don't know what to do.
If your soil tests are good (PH +6), the best thing you can do is cut it down to nothing then drill in a good pasture blend like Fescue, Orchard Grass, Timothy, and Clover.
What time frame would you do that??
The best time to drill seed here in Middle TN is late Fall. I have seen success with a Spring planting but Mother Nature has a lot to say about that. The weather here in Spring can really set you back. Good Luck!
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Re: First one on the ground!!

Post by ccr » Wed Jan 01, 2020 6:17 pm

CCCowman wrote:
Mon Dec 30, 2019 8:20 am
I love calfing season and seeing these new little guys and gals.
I love calving season too. Amazes me every year how the calf plops out, mama licks him off, and calf finds that teat in just a few minutes (how does it know to do that).
i know as much about this as anything else i don't know much about
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Re: First one on the ground!!

Post by snoopdog » Tue Jan 07, 2020 6:32 pm

Good looking calf congrats, love seeing those babies, especially when they get their feet under them, they are BIG cows, and so comical!
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Re: First one on the ground!!

Post by Jeanne - Simme Valley » Thu Jan 09, 2020 6:36 am

Good start. Congrats. Good luck with the rest. I have 4 on the ground now. In a lull until 1-21, then got 17 due in 10 days.
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Re: First one on the ground!!

Post by MurraysMutts » Wed Jan 15, 2020 11:12 am

I had my first of this year 2 days ago. Had to give mama a lil help. Shes a heifer and probly my favorite.
She couldnt get his big ol head out. I got home from my day job and she had evidently been at it a lil while. Got my rope and went to work. Pull, mama push, pull, mama push. We got it! Mama was down for about half an hour. Nice when they are calm enough u can help in the field. Had a few gawkers. None of em offered to help me. Just nosy...
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