new cows!

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

  1. chixrus

    chixrus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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  2. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

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    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
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    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

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    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

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    Nice looking boy
     

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