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    Wanting a pony - upkeep

    I have a crappy hay field, any tips on what seed i might try and put down?
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    Wanting a pony - upkeep

    Thank you, Sounds like ferrier and feed is the main thing, and it will be mostly hay and a little bit of pellets. My truck is a 4.8l v8 so i assume i can pull a little pony trailer. I'll buy a trailer soon. I wonder how much hay it would eat, i just asume a square bail a day. If it starts...
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    Wanting a pony - upkeep

    Like Farrier every 8 weeks - $30? Teeth float - once a year - $? Dewormer - every six months? How much feed a month Etc Thank you
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    Wanting a pony - upkeep

    Howdy, I want to get my kid a pony. There's tons of stuff to know so I want to take this one step at a time. First thing I want to understand Costs What costs are there? Feed and medical and such. Not so much the one time costs but upkeep. We may be able to raise a little hay and we won't...
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    Should i get bees?

    Thanks, maybe i can mow when they aren't active? We are kinda active all over this place except out in the field or the little field. Maybe I'll have to put them there but not sure cause maybe we'll have animals in there some day. Decisions decisions I mostly just want good farm type...
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    Want to know more about raising cattle

    Thank you that helps. I'll skip the breeding. Try and get a young steer to finish. One thing is it seems like I'd have to have more than one since they are heard animals. If i broke even or saved a little vs the store I'd be happy. It's $5 a lb of ground beef atm if the shelf aint empty. Bet...
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    Should i get bees?

    If i weedwack or drive my mower past are they going to attack me?
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    Should i get bees?

    How far away from where we sit and play should the hive be?
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    Want to know more about raising cattle

    So maybe a steer will eat 1-2 square bales a day. How much cattle feed would they eat?
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    Want to know more about raising cattle

    Haha probably But i have several neighbors with around 2 on the same size land or smaller. They must buy a lot of grain
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    Want to know more about raising cattle

    Haha pretty much, i thought it was close enough.
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    Want to know more about raising cattle

    I apologize, I'm a weirdo. I should have said close to Montrose CO. I appreciate the help
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    Want to know more about raising cattle

    Just those two fields. Would love to raise some beef with my family like our families before us. Basically moab area with water rights. (Actually, close to Montrose CO) Usually it's sunny and warm all year. Gets pretty hot in the summer
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    Should i get bees?

    Just got chickens and not sure what we'll do next, should we get bees? I don't need a tetanus shot everytime I'm stung right? My kid wants bees but i dont want her getting stung all the time. She did get stung by a wasp and was a real trooper Wanna farm something but might not have enough...
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