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  1. Poka_Doodle

    Coffee anyone ?

    Howdy, its hot and somewhat windy in Colorado. Its one of these rare times when Colorado has its mind made up on weather :lol: Also, how have I been here 7 years? Thats a long time...
  2. Poka_Doodle

    Gosh I miss our conversations.

    Gosh I miss our conversations.
  3. Poka_Doodle

    Coffee anyone ?

    Popping in because I am not sure of the last time I posted. In the middle of a four day lamb trip, but came home for twelve hours. Already had some adventure. Hopefully I will share it when I get back or when I sleep again in August.
  4. Poka_Doodle

    60 day Pro Hair 100 challenge

    Bay, I am sure that my lambs hair gets taken care of way better then my hair. They also have way nicer products :lol:
  5. Poka_Doodle

    60 day Pro Hair 100 challenge

    I didn't think about the mud, like I said, leg wraps are really a pain. But from what I know and what I have done, if the legs are absolutely 100% dry when you wrap, and you don't leave wraps on more then 3 days between re-washing the legs, and re-wrapping, they are fine. I have done them the...
  6. Poka_Doodle

    60 day Pro Hair 100 challenge

    Do you wrap his legs? I know it is a pain, but that prevents them from being able to pick at it.
  7. Poka_Doodle

    Should I be giving my lamb baking soda??

    Honestly, you'll know its something, when you see it. For us, it presented itself as lameness, that got progressively worse. Oral antibiotics helped but any attempt to take him completely off them was unsuccessful. Eventually a big abscess appeared, and eventually with an X-ray, we discovered...
  8. Poka_Doodle

    60 day Pro Hair 100 challenge

    Honest moment here, sometimes you have to push doing legs back a day because of weather. Do what you need to do.
  9. Poka_Doodle

    60 day Pro Hair 100 challenge

    I am not really sure any of us actually understand it. If I am being honest, it is a pain, but when you like winning more then you dislike doing the work, you do the work.
  10. Poka_Doodle

    Should I be giving my lamb baking soda??

    I would also say I agree with what Bay said, because I think we are on a very similar feeding program. I personally have never had it suggested to give baking soda. Most show feeds are relatively complete feeds too. With the mentions of acidosis, I actually have dealt with that, but we caught it...
  11. Poka_Doodle

    Should I be giving my lamb baking soda??

    I would be interested to see the article. My lambs are only on ShowRite, hay, and one supplement. Having dealt with acidosis, it was never even suggested to mix baking soda into the lamb's food.
  12. Poka_Doodle

    I honestly don't have the best exercise system, we turn ours loose with muzzles on, and chase...

    I honestly don't have the best exercise system, we turn ours loose with muzzles on, and chase them around the pasture. Otherwise I just hand walk. We didn't think a treadmill was practical for us, so I have never had one, or any fancy exercise system.
  13. Poka_Doodle

    Coffee anyone ?

    It was 90 on Thursday, but it rained and then snowed yesterday. It's melting today and I'm sure it will be 90 again soon.
  14. Poka_Doodle

    Coffee anyone ?

    Howdy, just got lambs fed, snowed enough here that we had to cancel the show we had scheduled today. Going to go make some coffee in a second and hopefully get random things done around the house.
  15. Poka_Doodle

    Coffee anyone ?

    Howdy, getting some packing done here. Got to do some studying, and some cleaning here. Looking forward to being back to my horse in a couple days.
  16. Poka_Doodle

    Coffee anyone ?

    From what I hear, there is a job, a horse, two sheep, and a lot of chickens at home that are waiting on me. I love that life, but for now I am enjoying my time with my feet up and plenty of sleep.
  17. Poka_Doodle

    Coffee anyone ?

    Morning, went for a short run at the gym, might do some note rewriting, and some packing. Relatively chill day here, just enjoying my last couple days off while I still have them.
  18. Poka_Doodle

    Coffee anyone ?

    I honestly have so much that gets done at home, home is my real life, work, the barn and the long days. I get my school work done at school, but I also watch a lot of TV in the large amount of free time I have.
  19. Poka_Doodle

    Shortages

    With this thread, I can't help but be a little afraid with my timing of truly entering the work force. I am not sure I really am worried about food security, and I am in an area that is less likely to be effected by things, but I still can't help but be a little nervous for what lies ahead.
  20. Poka_Doodle

    Coffee anyone ?

    Yep! Ending very soon! Going to be saying some goodbyes, and returning from the relaxing college life to the real life of home and work, and incredibly long days. Got some mixed emotions here, college is much more relaxing then home :lol:
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