- Apr 23, 2011
- Reaction score
- Fort Worth, TX area
BTX1901 is so elegant! I hope BTX2238 Mocha looks half a good when she's mature.
I've been to BTX farm, that driveway is Olympic skill level. I don't know HOW they manage a vehicle on that hill. It is about a 60 degree slope with gravel over loose ridges of rock. Judy (property owner) about wiped out walking down to show us the sheep.Steep gravel drives require 4WD and some extra experience so you don't freak out as the wheels churn in the gravel and you start to slide backwards. You will get there!
Wow great job with that trailer! The ewes sound very friendly!Whew! I’m back home! I pulled the 16’ stock trailer 476 miles today. I took highway 7 out of Crockett to I-45, to just below Dallas, cut over to I-20 on Highway 287. Took a bunch of twisty roads outside of Weatherford to my destination. Their barn was down a steep slope with loose gravel and a small space to get turned around. Uhhh… F250, heavy Diesel engine, 16’ trailer, I suck at doing all things trailer. Nope. Staying up here in the driveway! So he took his little truck and small trailer to the barn, we loaded up 2 ewes, he got a running start and made it to the top. He backed up to my trailer and the two ewes calmly walked into my trailer.
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I started for home. My AC ran hot, no cold air! So I put windows down, turned radio up loud and blew it down the Interstate.
Got home, backed trailer up to the young ewes pen, ran extensions of 2 half hog panels to make a chute and they followed me into the pen.
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Notice the aerobic sprayer? I did not back over it. It is unharmed and still works! Neither did I hit the cow panel pen. I might be getting better at this backing up.
This is BTX 19-01 their first lamb. She is 3 years old.
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This is BTX 22-36 she is 4 1/2 months old
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Neither one was interested in posing for a photo shoot. Hot, tired, their hair was messed up and wind blown, supper was served and that’s all they cared about.
Dogs had to do the meet and greet.
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I left at 6:30, got back at 5. That’s the farthest I’ve taken the trailer. Kinda proud of myself.
So it sprays chlorinated water on the grass?A good bacterial system and chlorine tablets for the final treatment before clean water is sprayed out.
If a system is working properly, no chlorine is needed. Can’t say that out loud, supposed t use it. An installer said he never used chlorine in his system.So it sprays chlorinated water on the grass?
Do things not perk well there? I like passive, not much maintenance and no mechnicals to break.