new cows!

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by chixrus, Nov 19, 2009.

  1. chixrus

    chixrus Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 24, 2008
    i just got five calves last month and i love them! sight problem, though, one of my steers seems to believe that he's a bull. we think that it's because he was castrated late. is that possible? he's a gorgeous steer, though, and i'm counting on him to win grand champion for me

  2. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

    May 22, 2009
    North Central Florida
    Cattle smell so good. Seriously. I guess in a previous life I was a milk maid or something. Enjoy them. He's a handsome one.
  3. herefordlovinglady

    herefordlovinglady It Is What It Is

    Jun 23, 2009
    What is he doing to make you think he thinks he is a bull?
  4. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    They will try and mount others whether they are castrated or not. We castrate ours at 1 or 2 days old, but they still mount each other.
  5. Skyesrocket

    Skyesrocket Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 20, 2008
    Sometimes mounting is just a way of playing for them. I had 8 steer calves and they would mount each other when they were playing on pasture.
    He is a good looking calf.
  6. chixrus

    chixrus Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 24, 2008
    he just has a really snotty (literally sprays snot at my face) attitude and shakes his head like he thinks that he has horns. idk but i love him [​IMG]
  7. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Quote:That's just his personal attitude. [​IMG] We've got heifers who have an attitude too.
  8. michickenwrangler

    michickenwrangler To Finish Is To Win

    Jun 8, 2008
    NE Michigan
    Nice looking boy

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