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The other ridiculous bike ride in my part of the woods
by Jogeephus (Posted Sun, 26 Jun 2016 12:52:29 GMT+5)
I used to think the writers for Portlandia were genius, now I see they are just good at observation. I love that show.



Favorite handgun?
by bball (Posted Sun, 26 Jun 2016 12:52:21 GMT+5)
cypressfarms wrote:Caustic Burno wrote:callmefence wrote:Never been big on handguns. I guess the security six is the one I like the best. Colt mustang for conceled. A handgun is for when you can't have a long gun. For home defence I prefer a long gun. With just me and the wife here and no neighbours. The ruger mini 14 stands in the corner. With kids in the house it was a shotgun with birdshot. Inside a house it will cut someone in half. But a couple sheets of drywall will render it harmless. Perfect house gun.
Pretty fair bet someone shot through center chest would be the same amount of dead. No matter what the round.
Home defense is another subject that is a Model 97 with a 20" modified barrel along with other assorted firepower if he be near or far.
I view a pistol as weapon of last resort when they are over the walls of the Alamo .
That is like these shootings if someone walks in with a rifle or shotgun you are outgunned from get go with a pistol. The difference your not just standing there holding your pecker.
People have watched too many movies as a pistol round is way underpowered compared to shotgun and your high powered rifle cartridges .
Pistol has its place for easy carry ,concealment and up close shtf.

Anyone who breaks into Caustic's house is in for quite the surprise

You're right Cypress. If they know him and break in- they're a fool. If they don't know him and break in- they're unlucky. Either case, I suspect they're both dead.

I enjoy Beretta 96. Carry sig P250 subcompact



What the heck is going on here
by dun (Posted Sun, 26 Jun 2016 12:44:35 GMT+5)
Demetrius reincarnated?



Good Kill
by bball (Posted Sun, 26 Jun 2016 12:33:00 GMT+5)
Caustic Burno wrote:The problem all of us have in shtf is we will be overrun by the masses exodus from the coast and cities. Hungry desperate people will be just as big a problem as the hood rats and crack heads.
Hard for one man to safely guard 100/200 acres 24/7/365.
You would have to form some kind of neighbor militia or have a big clan.
It would be a quick exodus as soon as the food ran out, read somewhere most majors cities only have enough food for three days with out incoming shipments.

I figure this is likely-not a negative type,but realistic like JMJ. I also agree o e fellow can't protect much on a decent sized scale. Hold his own castle for a while perhaps. I suspect, if it all falls apart, those folks in the city might have a hard time getting to country if fuel is an issue. Some will make it, but I hope not masses.



Cattle Buyer Indicted for Wire Fraud
by kenny thomas (Posted Sun, 26 Jun 2016 12:12:34 GMT+5)
I have it happen several times and I bet it happens more than we know. Someone at the sale barns were involved and should be charged also.



Eastern Redcedar Control - Bow Saw vs. Chainsaw (Do I need a Chainsaw)
by greybeard (Posted Sun, 26 Jun 2016 12:12:03 GMT+5)
M-5 wrote:[quote="NECowboy"

New Bahco 10-30-23 (just got her yesterday - it's a she so I can be reminded that it was my wife's idea ONLY) worked great last night. As you said tree of that size took about a half hour, lot of cussing and sweating due in part to lots of delimbing, it being in the fence line, and cutting the trunk in two different spots, once around the middle to get rid of the top half of tree and then again at the bottom. Smaller diameter trees - 3, 4 inches - those go about as quick as a chainsaw once you get to the spot you can cut but you still got to get a hole (cutting off other limbs on one side of the tree) to get down just above the ground to cut. All in all I think chainsaw would be way faster but bowsaw not half bad on the littler trees.

So you bought a bow saw instead of a chain saw ..........................My sponsor says I should keep my mouth shut ![/quote]

Oh snap--I thought he had bought this kind of bow saw--never mind.......




Pete Rose
by Alan (Posted Sun, 26 Jun 2016 12:11:11 GMT+5)
I thought this was going to be about Rose throwing a fit because a Japenese MLB player wants to include his hits during his time playing in Japan. His combined hits in MLB and Japan would surpass Rose's hit record.....One of Rose's comments was "why not throw in his high school hits also".

Back on topic, agreed he's in when he's dead.



Pay no attention to this post
by ez14 (Posted Sun, 26 Jun 2016 11:58:03 GMT+5)
cowboy43 wrote:What percentage of the population knows what the color purple represents painted on a fence post?
Im not from texas but if im not mistaken its means no trespassing



Don't kill a turtle in front of wittiness
by cowboy43 (Posted Sun, 26 Jun 2016 11:49:09 GMT+5)
I would ask for a jury trial and have the pick from southeast Travis Co. Where all the red necks have moved too , since Austin has booted them out. One qualification would be is to have at lease 5 cars jacked up in the front yard grown up in weeds.



Opinions on Hereford Champion of the World qualifiers
by Son of Butch (Posted Sun, 26 Jun 2016 11:17:47 GMT+5)
Duramaxgirl wrote:Days Fleetwood K185 (Australia -Polled)

El Moro (Uruguay Horned)


Uruguay is about the size of Oklahoma without the panhandle.
I'm surprised Argentina, Uruguay's much larger neighbor, isn't represented.



Poll(June) - "Church Buildings"
by greybeard (Posted Sun, 26 Jun 2016 10:51:02 GMT+5)
TexasBred wrote:Bet the name of the church is St. Peter's. See the rooster.
I worked a job down in Karne City once and the area around there is the original Polish settlement in Texas--1850s.
Panna Maria Church--the tall steeple was covered in what looked like copper sheet when I saw it--it's a tall one.


Not far from there is Cestohowa, another Polish settlement from the late 1800s. Their church. Evidently the Poles liked tall steeples.





Homemade Milking Machine
by Ouachita (Posted Sun, 26 Jun 2016 10:19:36 GMT+5)
Resurrecting this old thread. Have any of you built your own? My wife and daughters are looking at machines for goats only. I think I can buy just the task specific components and build the system myself. If someone here already has the T-shirt, let me know. I'd like suggestions on how to, and also if you'd have done anything different.
Herd size varies between 30-40, but they only milk between 5 and 10 at a given time. Wife's fingers don't work like they used to.



Streak Continues
by FlyingLSimmentals (Posted Sun, 26 Jun 2016 09:11:58 GMT+5)






Pics from the other day
by JHH (Posted Sun, 26 Jun 2016 09:07:30 GMT+5)
Yes. still has a bit of limp but is fertile and I have him with a couple cows. I do have 300 straws on him so I can A-I if needed.

My thing Knersie is he seems to make great daughters but I have yet to be pleased with a son. But I have had only three sons I keep getting daughters. I do Have two more this spring that are sons but they don't look promising at this point. I will wait till Sept to cut them. But those sons are out of sub par cows I guess so hard to judge that. They cant all be keepers.



Interesting 2016 calf markings
by Named'em Tamed'em (Posted Sun, 26 Jun 2016 08:48:23 GMT+5)
The 2nd one says " aim here "!





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CRIMSON CLASSIC SALE AVERAGES $4,015
The Crimson Classic Santa Gertrudis Sale was held April 30, 2016 in Cullman, Ala.
FOUNDATION WILL FUND ABBA YOUTH IN 2016
At the December 17, 2015 meeting the Brahman Foundation Board agreed to distribute funds to expand opportunities for Brahman youth. In an effort to support youth programs and developing leaders in agriculture, the group allocated $30,000 for use in scholarships, educational opportunities, showmanship and more for the year 2016.
E6 & REGISTERED BEEFMASTER REPLACEMENT FEMALE SALE HELD
The E6 and Registered Beefmaster Replacement Female Sale was held April 24, 2016 in Columbus, Texas.
HUNTIN' DAYLIGHT -- ADDING CALF VALUE
“In times of declining cow-calf margins, it is important for producers to evaluate opportunities to enhance calf value while simultaneously managing cost of production,” says Derrell Peel, Extension livestock marketing specialist at Oklahoma State University, in his early-June market comments. Peel uses a variety of surveys and studies to underscore his point.
IT'S THE PITTS -- MY LAST MEAL
Have you ever thought about what you'd like to eat for your last meal?
BRAHMAN "ALL AMERICAN" TO BE HELD IN LOUISIANA
Every year, members of the American Junior Brahman Association gather to compete in a variety of contests, showcasing their skills and their cattle. This year, 250 members from nine states will show off their more than 650 entries. The All American will be held in West Monroe, La., at the Ike Hamilton Expo Center, July 4-9, 2016.
TOOLS ARE AVAILABLE TO IMPROVE FORAGE DIGESTION
At the cow/calf and stocker cattle level, production systems are generally built on forage production, pastures, hay, etc. For these operations forages provide the bulk of the nutrients needed for the animals. In many cases because of inadequate management or simply uncooperative weather patterns, forage quality is not suitable for the pasture and hays to maintain the type of digestibility needed for the animal to extract the needed nutrients.
OCHSNER TO JOIN RED ANGUS TEAM
Red Angus Association of America CEO Tom Brink announced that Katie Ochsner, a native of Torrington, Wyoming, has been hired as a commercial marketing specialist.
CIRCLE A RANCH ANGUS SALE HELD MARCH 19 IN MISSOURI
Circle A Angus Ranch, headquartered in Iberia, Mo., was proud to host their 22nd annual Spring Bull and Heifer sale offering 403 head sold on March 19th.
SPRING WEATHER CONDITIONS CREATE A CHALLENGE FOR FORAGES
A cool, wet spring delayed growth of several summer grasses, but not the weeds that compete for space in fields and pastures across Mississippi.
IT'S THE PITTS -- UNIDENTIFIED FRUITY OBJECT
Besides being a great-granddaughter of the former President, Laura Eisenhower is a professional clairvoyant and spiritual healer who reads Tarot cards and gives astrology readings for a living. In an interview with Fox News Laura said that vegetarians are more apt to see UFO's than meat-eaters because, "we are multidimensional beings and based on our frequency, perceptions and our vibratory levels that we are functioning from, we are going to see things differently."
PRODUCERS SHOULD EVALUATE VALUE OF CREEP FEEDING
n the last issue we started a discussion concerning creep feeding and an ongoing evaluation of the value of this practice in cow-calf production. The main question the producer has to ask is “if I decide to creep feed my calves will this result in higher weaning weights and will it be profitable?”
THE WORLD ACCORDING TO HOOTER MCCORMICK -- WINDSHIELD ECONOMICS
Hooter was riding shotgun with Peetie Womack on the way back home from a feedlot where Peetie was checking on some of his cattle.
GENETRUST AT SUHN CATTLE COMPANY BULLS AVERAGE $5,863
Blue skies, blustery winds and Brangus bulls welcomed customers and friends of GENETRUST to the Flint Hills in Eureka, Kansas, on March 22, 2016 for the 24th annual installment of the event hosted by the Suhn family, in what has become one of the premier Brangus events of the year.
BLACK INK -- BEYOND THE BURNING HAIR
Our electric branding iron hangs high on a barn wall, bought on impulse 35 years ago but not used in 30. We freeze brand our replacement heifers though.

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