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Crazy storm!!!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by AmberLops, Jun 21, 2019.

  1. Jun 26, 2019
    AmberLops

    AmberLops True BYH Addict

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    The weather is so unpredictable...i'm not used to that yet. Just got hit by a weird storm with hail and 30+mph wind that lasted only about 10 minutes. The lightning was incredible though...like fireworks!
    A weird ending to a weird day :th
     
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  2. Jun 27, 2019
    Vasara

    Vasara Ridin' The Range

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    How scary! So glad you got to your rabbits in time and you walked away with with only scratches and bruisers. Sending thoughts as you deal with your clean up efforts
     
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  3. Jun 27, 2019
    greybeard

    greybeard Herd Master

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    Yeah, but you were saving the planet..that's all that counts.
    I guess all that all natural, 100% organic and free range crap all the left coasters spew doesn't apply to water.
     
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  4. Jun 27, 2019
    AmberLops

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    Thank you! That's very sweet :)
     
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  5. Jun 27, 2019
    farmerjan

    farmerjan Herd Master

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    I am all for trying to improve the quality of the water in the streams. And there are some farms where there is alot of damage to banks that could be improved. I think making a water access area where the cattle can get into a stream to drink is a good thing so that they are not tearing up all the banks and all that soil falling into the stream. But the arguments about the manure and such contaminating it has been disproved in several studies and actually there is often more contamination from fertilizer run off from suburban area lawns. Still, it is the "have to" that gets to me. We are paying electric bills at like 8 places. And when you pull the cattle off for the winter, it costs more to have the water turned off than to just leave it on. So you pay a minimum monthly bill and nothing even there to use the water but you are paying for the electric service.
     
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  6. Jun 27, 2019
    AmberLops

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    I agree @farmerjan
    Studies do prove that fertilizer and pesticide/herbicide runoff are the real issues.
    I see so many people around me with cattle who have streams in the pasture and their cows have access to it :hu
    I honestly don't worry about that...it's the chemicals that concern me.
     
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