Coffee anyone ?

SageHill

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Coffee is ready! Going to light 2 burn piles this morning. Winds will blow at 2-10 miles per hour with gusts up to 16 MPH for the next 3 days. Normally there is too much wind for me to feel comfortable with burning. I’ll drag in this evening smoky, dirty and tired.
Remember the marshmallows as a positive reward! :D =D
 

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Left- Canada thistle. Oft decried as the ruin of pastures by my stalwart Yankee kin.

Right- I just found this monster and a dozen of his brothers in my lower pasture. Battle is joined. (this thing is nearly 3 ft tall :ep

I use a spade and leather gloves to dig them up root and all. If I catch them in time I can shove them into a feed sack, if they're 3'-4' tall I drag just a few of them to the burn pit. I notice when I miss one it turns into 18 later in the year, then dozens if I don't get them. No round up here.
 

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The monster thistle you showed looks like what is known as a bull thistle as opposed to the "canadian thistle"... different variety/type... usually a 2 year cycle... first year is rosette and growing... low to the ground... and you don't notice them... 2nd year they stalk and flower...
 

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A doeling 7-10 days ago...another due mid April, then 3 in June, plus 4 full but not reg. Producers of feed $$. 👍☺️

The dairy/Boer can be reg at 50%, small fee. Only advantage is bred to full Boer I can get 75%kids. Most I won't reg as market for reg stock isn't great here. 🤷. They primarily will be kept to grow out, use in commercial if they pan out, then produce well. Milk volume helps kids grow....it's a test. The half bucklings are meat marketed. Commercials bring $. There's an auction every month. :lol:

It's like cows...as to selection and reasoning.
 

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Warm, sunny morning here. There was fog at ground level a while ago, burned off now. Was kinda pretty with sun rising on it. Looked like steam over the fields. I slept well, had shut alarms off 👍

Will do outside things today -- warm, sunny, winds gone...possible light showers late day with "for sure" rains in morning.🙃 Better enjoy today! There's plenty to do out there, better get to it!
 

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Morning BYH! Got some coffee and homework here before church. Hopefully going to run some errands after church, and maybe go for a run today! Pretty cold here still but that's just Wyoming. Y'all have a wonderful Sunday!
 
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