crazy bull!

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by bravevline, Dec 30, 2013.

  1. bravevline

    bravevline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    THIS here young steer is becoming a problem!
    [​IMG]if you go in the field, he sneaks up on you and sticks his head under your bum and tosses you to the sky! im not sure if hes playing or being aggressive, but hes gotta stop or he could find himsf in the deep freeze!
     
  2. bravevline

    bravevline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    lucky for me, in this picture, im safely on the other side of the fence!
     
  3. SilkiesForEver

    SilkiesForEver Overrun With Chickens

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    Was he bottle fed? I've not had much experience with steers, so I can't offer much help.
     
  4. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

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    He may be playing now, but it will soon turn into more than that as he ages. More often than not, a friendly bovine is a dangerous bovine!

    Hopefully other cattle people chime in, but I'd definitely start thinking about something to train him to respect your space. I'm not sure what would work the best, but I'm thinking it probably needs to be a bit more drastic to send the message. With intact bulls though, you will probably always need to be on your toes when in the field with them. You never know when they will decide to challenge you! I'm sure you know humans are no match for a 2000 pound animal!
     
  5. Redyre Rotties

    Redyre Rotties Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cattleprod now. Slaughter sooner than later.
     
  6. bravevline

    bravevline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    all of our bulls are either intact, or sold for slaughter. we breed!
     
  7. bravevline

    bravevline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the freezer part was a joke. the landlord owns all the bulls. she kept this one because the other bulls are starting to get up in age.
     
  8. Mahlzeit

    Mahlzeit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What are you going in the field to do? I would suggest going in with a vehicle tractor or truck and to stay near it inside the field while doing whatever it is you are doing in there. This way you have a close escape route if need be.
     
  9. bravevline

    bravevline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    normally we do, but my grandpa was working on a new hay pen. thats when he got him!
     
  10. Mahlzeit

    Mahlzeit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If it's your grandpa's bull I am sure he know's its personality better than anyone.
     

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