Buffalo's like chicken food too.

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by sueg6255, May 3, 2009.

  1. sueg6255

    sueg6255 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These are in my backyard. Atleast for a few more weeks. I am standing at the corner of my chicken coop and taking this picture. I have worked hard for them to trust me and come this close. I can hand feed a couple of them corn on the ear but thought why not try mash.

    If you can see the fence it has 9,000 volts going thru it. But if they wanted to get me I don't think it would stop them. I always remember they are wild and make sure I have an escape route planned out.lol

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    If you look real hard you can see the babies they just had.

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  2. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

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    Very cool, but I just thought I would mention; it says on my bags of mash not to feed to any ruminant animals . . .
     
  3. Chicky Tocks

    Chicky Tocks [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2666.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Ru

    Oct 20, 2008
    Benton, Arkansas
    OooooEEEeeee! That one big old boy looks like he's got an eyebrow raised at you..."gimme the mash and nobody gets hurt". [​IMG]
    Yeah, I sure hope you have an escape route!
     
  4. sueg6255

    sueg6255 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is just ground corn. I feed them whole corn all the time and the owner said it was ok. Mine is home made.
     
  5. SamG347

    SamG347 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 4, 2007
    PA
    Thats awesome! Doesn't look like the bull is in that herd is he? You would know for sure it he was there lol.
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  6. trilyn

    trilyn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2009
    East Syracuse
    What a sight to see! To think that's in your backyard?!! Too cool [​IMG] Lucky you!
     
  7. sweetshoplady

    sweetshoplady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2008
    Venice, Florida
    Very neat!
     
  8. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    We used to have a HUGE herd down the road. But they got rid of them and replaced them with goats, More deer, and llamas.
    Once we were hand feeding a calf and a mom charged at us, thank goodness for a sturdy fence [​IMG]
     
  9. sueg6255

    sueg6255 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is a girl everyone the bulls are about twice the size. I would have thought bull too . All the ones behind us are prego. No bulls they are across the street. She is about 1200 pounds now with calf but the bulls run up to 2000 pounds.
     
  10. geepy

    geepy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 24, 2009
    central FL
    OMG, I sooo want to be your neighbor.[​IMG]
     

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