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PostPosted: Fri Feb 17, 2017 7:32 am 
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Saturday Farm chores go get a load of hay, and look at some vehicles that need fixin
Sunday Farm chores, load of fire wood, walk out back and see if I can get in woods to drag trees out

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 Post subject: Re: weekend plans
PostPosted: Sun Feb 19, 2017 1:15 pm 
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any more, its easier to see what i actually did, than to predict it. so, yesterday, my big event was helping move heifers through the chutes so that Mark could apply the pour on wormer. i got the old stock trailer out to do some repairs on the side that rusted out, but mostly just measured and got the piece to fix it. we use the trailer to move heifers from the heifer barn to the main barn, after they are checked pregnant. trailer holds 4 of their fat a**es at a time. i thought about going to goodrich's auction, but i didn't see anything listed that i couldn't live without.
nice weather sat and sunday afternoons, so maybe after church and lunch today, i'll putter around in the shop some more.


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 Post subject: Re: weekend plans
PostPosted: Mon Feb 20, 2017 7:26 am 
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I have come to the conclusion that although I am not as good as i once was, I'm as good once, as I ever was. Meaning that I get a lot done in short spurts but then I play out and have to rest a while. I was cutting cedar trees out of the fence rows. About an hour of that and I quit (saw was out of gas, chain dull) Then I took peanut and pulled posts in a fence I'm removing. Sunday was the Chapter 12 meeting at St Paul, got home just before dark. long day. Monday I am going to sort off pairs so I can feed them better. Right now I am having to over feed the whole bunch and that needs to stop. also I need to get those cows away from the bulls before they start getting "in the mood"

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 Post subject: Re: weekend plans
PostPosted: Mon Feb 20, 2017 7:52 am 
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Was just enjoying nice weather, And counting down the days. Tomorrow is my back surgery and will be down for the count for a while. WTH 50's and 60 for some of the upcoming week.I thought it was Feb?

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 Post subject: Re: weekend plans
PostPosted: Mon Feb 20, 2017 8:01 am 
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Nebraska Cowman wrote:
I have come to the conclusion that although I am not as good as i once was, I'm as good once, as I ever was.
I need to get those cows away from the bulls before they start getting "in the mood"


howard, i think there is a song in there somewhere... :D

your cows must be different than mine.. mine get "in the mood" every 3 weeks if they're open.


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 Post subject: Re: weekend plans
PostPosted: Mon Feb 20, 2017 1:00 pm 
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nybill wrote:
Nebraska Cowman wrote:
I have come to the conclusion that although I am not as good as i once was, I'm as good once, as I ever was.
I need to get those cows away from the bulls before they start getting "in the mood"


howard, i think there is a song in there somewhere... :D

your cows must be different than mine.. mine get "in the mood" every 3 weeks if they're open.


Mine too Bill, those cows just freshened in the last month. I figure they are safe for a couple weeks and after that you better get them away from the gentlemen. My men were only separated from them by a barb wire fence. They are a little further away now.

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but, like a coat & cap & mittens that he can never take off,
he must always carry the look of the land as it was.
He can drive his plow through the nigger-wool,
make fields and roads go every way, build him a fine house
and wear the stiff collar, and yet he will always look like the grass where
the buffalo have eaten and smell of the new ground he has trod.


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 Post subject: Re: weekend plans
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magman wrote:
Was just enjoying nice weather, And counting down the days. Tomorrow is my back surgery and will be down for the count for a while. WTH 50's and 60 for some of the upcoming week.I thought it was Feb?


Good luck with your surgery Jon. We will be expecting a report.

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but, like a coat & cap & mittens that he can never take off,
he must always carry the look of the land as it was.
He can drive his plow through the nigger-wool,
make fields and roads go every way, build him a fine house
and wear the stiff collar, and yet he will always look like the grass where
the buffalo have eaten and smell of the new ground he has trod.


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 Post subject: Re: weekend plans
PostPosted: Tue Feb 21, 2017 5:44 am 
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Will be praying for you Jon. May God be with you and the surgeons as they repair your back. God bless.

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