Looky what I got... a cow

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by BairleaFarm, Dec 24, 2011.

  1. BairleaFarm

    BairleaFarm Songster

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    A feeder steer. I may feed him out or I may try to sell him to get a little cash. Hes from our stock(family farm differs from my little farm). He is blind so he wont bring squat at the stockyards(we sold a couple weeks ago). Dad wrote him off and told me to take him if i wanted him. Ont he good side of things he will eat so little I get the feed for free from the big farm.



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  2. conny63malies

    conny63malies Crowing

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    buy him a seeing eye goat friend and make him a big lawn ornament. lol
     
  3. clairabean

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    He is beautiful! [​IMG]
     
  4. jtbrown

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    Awesome!
     
  5. mamawolf544

    mamawolf544 Unbreakable Heart

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    [​IMG] he is handsome
     
  6. BairleaFarm

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    I could keep him as a pet. The deciding factor on me keeping him will be how I can control him. If he gets comfy with me and follows my voice I should be able to keep him until eating time in late 2012 or early 2013.
     
  7. SarahBeth9394

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    I think it's a huge blessing to fill your freezer with. How awesome.
     

  8. ambrosia

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    We had a blind red angus a few years ago.... bought her a little halter and let her graze in the yard. Nera ( named such because she would get praised for following the sound of our voices "Near... ahhh") was the sweetest little heifer! At two years of age, she was the same size as the one year olds, but oh what a delight to have around [​IMG]
     
  9. BairleaFarm

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    Im thinking about getting him a halter. Problem number 1. His face is covered in burrs and they are a pain to get out. 2. Catching him to put said halter on is another issue.
     
  10. conny63malies

    conny63malies Crowing

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    Can you shave them out? Maybe you could use a leather belt around his neck instead of a halter until you get the burrs out?
     

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