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brown grass as far as I can see.....

Discussion in 'Everything Else Cattle' started by greybeard, Dec 4, 2018.

  1. Feb 20, 2019
    greybeard

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    With your herd that has some dairy influence, I bet they taste and eat as good as any.
    Yeah, I leave some on the table when I sell, by not having uniformity, but I haven't had that since way back when we raised polled Herefords and I'm not much of a joiner or fad/color chaser anyway.
    It's all about inputs here, and as little as possible, both in $$ and time. (time is the real killer...it will eat you up and spit you out.
    I want a bull that will cover everything and not miss.
    I want live calves, not have to drag out the calf jack and the momma breed right back.
    Heavy weaners, on momma's milk and my grass and a little hay and a few cubes.
    What I lack in uniformity, I have to be able to make up on the scales without spending a fortune putting on those extra lbs.

    I really liked the smokies I got out of my old char/sim bull on my BM cows, but that bull kicked the bucket last winter, so I went the other way this time, with a cheap beefmaster bull because I'll be selling everything out this year sometime to move back West. Makes for some different patterns, but I just don't care. Took this today with my old flip phone:
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