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High Desert Cowboy- Life on the old California Trail

Discussion in 'Member's "BackYardHerds" Journals' started by High Desert Cowboy, Sep 27, 2017.

  1. Mar 24, 2019
    B&B Happy goats

    B&B Happy goats Herd Master Golden Herd Member

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    Oh how sweet puppy breath is :love:weee:weee:weee
     
  2. Mar 24, 2019
    Mike CHS

    Mike CHS Herd Master Golden Herd Member

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    That is also a nice picture. :)
     
  3. Mar 24, 2019
    Baymule

    Baymule Herd Master

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    glad the dog problem was resolved. He's lucky you didn't shoot them.

    Adorable puppies, I am a sucker for that blue merle color.
     
  4. Mar 27, 2019
    High Desert Cowboy

    High Desert Cowboy Loving the herd life

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    40B84D4E-1549-4CB6-A2D6-F1EEAF6DDFEB.jpeg 7AAC3213-0D3A-42A0-9586-456E423FBE78.jpeg 0AF4F175-3F7D-4243-B206-13B9C2D3A80F.jpeg I couldn’t get a good shot they took off through the horses and I won’t risk that. So we can’t count there were 9 puppies, one was squirreled away under everyone else. It’s spring so here’s some lamb pictures
     
  5. Mar 27, 2019
    Baymule

    Baymule Herd Master

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    Those are such pretty lambs!
     
  6. Mar 29, 2019
    High Desert Cowboy

    High Desert Cowboy Loving the herd life

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    Thanks @Baymule i really like the two ewes. I guess they’re still triplets without the third but two triplets sounds weird and twins is incorrect. I’ll for sure keep one for future breeding purposes maybe both depending on how things look when the time comes. They’re fun to watch playing and Bella has a huge soft spot for lambs. She’s quick to grip the older ewes and I was a little nervous how she’d be around the lambs but she sniffed them once and then started licking their heads. Maybe that’ll help them grow up to be less belligerent than the old ewes, who knows.
    Spring is here but we woke up to snow on the ground so I’ll probably put shearing off for another week or so, besides I have plenty to do with my weekend. I’m planning to trim my horses, clean out the garage and hopefully finally start building a small round pen for herding lessons. Start digging a hole for where I’ll tie in a water line to have an idea of where it’s at exactly. Of course all those plans could be shot if somebody needs help, have a friend who lives along the canal and they’re really worried about flooding this year with all the snow on the mountain. According to the Good Old Boys Coffee Congregation at the gas station we had similar conditions 30 years ago where there was such a drought there was barely any water in the river and then it snowed like this winter and the runoff tore out everyone’s irrigation gates
     
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  7. Apr 1, 2019
    Baymule

    Baymule Herd Master

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    According to the Good Old Boys Coffee Congregation at the gas station
    :lol::lol::lol:
    I love it!
     
  8. Apr 1, 2019
    Wehner Homestead

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    I thought the same thing!
     
  9. Apr 2, 2019
    High Desert Cowboy

    High Desert Cowboy Loving the herd life

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    I’m glad you approve of the name:D =D
    So of course the best laid plans never work out. Saturday I got horses trimmed but then of course they’re haltered so they need to be rode. After much combing we finally got enough hair shed off to create a third horse and saddle up. My 4 year old has decided when she gets big she wants to be a cowboy like daddy. She did great and was so proud of how well she controls her horse, I just tell her I hold the end of the mecate so the horse doesn’t step on it.
    One day I’ll get that corral built, and the water hole dug, and and and and. It never truly ends, but that’s half the fun.
     
  10. Apr 2, 2019
    Baymule

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    You are giving your kids a great life. No matter where they go in life, they will carry memories of doing things with their Dad.