The Cows are Coming!!!! I am hoping today!!!!

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by nccatnip, Jan 1, 2008.

  1. nccatnip

    nccatnip Songster

    Aug 5, 2007
    Piedmont area NC
    I have leased (actually donated) a large portion of my land to pasture some heifers for a young guy getting started in cattle. His family is a large producer of top quality cattle and he is interested in creating a new breed mix. With our hay shortage and my need for my fields to be cleaned up it seemed like a perfect fit. So after many months of waiting, everything is ready and hopefully the cows will be delivered today. It is pretty cool as I wanted some cows and this could turn out to be pretty interesting to see what he creates. Yea for me, more animals but all I have to do is enjoy. He does all the work!!!
    He tells me the cows are friendly so no worries about getting hurt feeding them treats.
  2. Scrambled Egg

    Scrambled Egg Flock Mistress

    Aug 29, 2007
    Fayetteville, NC
    Wow, sounds like your new year is mooooooovvvving along in the right direction, lol!!
  3. Standard Hen

    Standard Hen Songster

    May 17, 2007
    That will be a great set-up and will keep your open pasture open and like you said none of the work or expense! How many will he be bringing in? Neat way to start off the new year.
  4. ThreeBoysChicks

    ThreeBoysChicks Songster

    Sep 19, 2007
    Thurmont, MD
    Of course we will need pictures......
  5. ZuniBee

    ZuniBee Songster

    May 8, 2007
    Zuni, Virginia
    My mom and dad do the same thing with their land. They love to see the cows and feed treats but don't have to do any of the work!
  6. mdbucks

    mdbucks Cooped Up

    Jul 14, 2007
    EXIT 109 on 95
    and when they get big enough, one could mysteriously fall into your freezer. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Last edited: Jan 1, 2008
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    I used to love to go to my granddaddy's farm in West Ga. My sister and I sat on his Black Angus bull occasionally. Then much, much later, while stationed at Hill AFB in Utah for the second time, we bought a house across from a huge pasture. I loved to watch the cows and the farmer riding his tractor with his dog loping along in front. The cows would chase the dog then the dog would chase the cows. It was very peaceful. Chickens have brought back some of that peace to my life.
  8. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
    Quote:Cows peaceful? Just walk into the barn half an hour late for feeding time! [​IMG]
  9. okiechick57

    okiechick57 Songster

    Quote:Your so bad MD....... [​IMG]
  10. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Well, cows in a pasture are peaceful! In the barn, they sure can do some pushing and shoving, can't they, LOL?

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