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Livestock and more • Re: Having livestock and no plan!!

February 4, 2017 Cast Iron 0
IceFire wrote:

Cast Iron wrote:Heck, even my one neighbor could not understand why the livestock were not in the barn in the summer. They are where they are supposed to be; Out in the fields.

Apparently, your neighbor does NOT understand that barns are for sheltering animals in inclement/winter weather. In summer, they MUCH prefer being out where they can eat nice, fresh, GREEN stuff; roll in the grass; and enjoy the warmth of the sun. Being cooped up in a barn is like us being locked in a bathroom all day. Who wants that?

Quite right.

Even my Amish neighbors gave him a funny look when he made the comment.

Come spring, all the live stock look forward to getting back out in the fields. We actually hold a small party with friends to watch as the livestock run out and enjoy the fresh air, sun, and new green stuff to eat.

Statistics: Posted by Cast Iron — Sat Feb 04, 2017 3:06 pm


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Livestock and more • Re: Having livestock and no plan!!

February 2, 2017 IceFire 0
Cast Iron wrote:
Heck, even my one neighbor could not understand why the livestock were not in the barn in the summer. They are where they are supposed to be; Out in the fields.

Apparently, your neighbor does NOT understand that barns are for sheltering animals in inclement/winter weather. In summer, they MUCH prefer being out where they can eat nice, fresh, GREEN stuff; roll in the grass; and enjoy the warmth of the sun. Being cooped up in a barn is like us being locked in a bathroom all day. Who wants that?

Statistics: Posted by IceFire — Thu Feb 02, 2017 4:00 pm


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Livestock and more • Re: Having livestock and no plan!!

February 2, 2017 Cast Iron 0

What I see are people who think everything should be like a Disney movie.

I treat my livestock well, spoiled even. Not only for their well being, but they are an investment as well.

Heck, even my one neighbor could not understand why the livestock were not in the barn in the summer. They are where they are supposed to be; Out in the fields.

Statistics: Posted by Cast Iron — Thu Feb 02, 2017 1:21 pm


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Livestock and more • Re: Having livestock and no plan!!

February 1, 2017 IceFire 0

I understood exactly what you were saying, Farmer. As to the cows, you saved the three, and saved the fourth from a slow, painful death. A quick bullet to the head is MUCH more merciful. Something that city people and the “PETA” types do NOT understand. Another thing that the city folks don’t understand is the “carrying capacity” of the land, for stock density. Also, the carrying capacity in one area will be different than the carrying capacity in another, due to factors such as soil fertility, water availability, native vegetation etc. People are idiots. I much prefer animals.

Statistics: Posted by IceFire — Tue Jan 31, 2017 9:00 pm