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LAZY H FARM N/C FL. THREAD

Discussion in 'Me, My Herd, My Family' started by Farmer Connie, Jul 27, 2017.

  1. Apr 25, 2018
    Farmer Connie

    Farmer Connie Loving the herd life

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    Was in brother inlaw's garden. He shot it. Their farm is only 5 miles from here. So I know we have en too.
     
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  2. Apr 25, 2018
    Bruce

    Bruce Herd Master

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    Watch where you step and talk loudly so you don't sneak up and scare one!
     
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  3. Apr 26, 2018
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    Latestarter Novice; "Practicing" Animal Husbandry Golden Herd Member

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    Shame it had to be "wasted" but I get it. That's one very large snake and would make for a very serious bite. Problem is Bruce, they are learning that rattling gives them away and often ends up with them dieing, so it's been documented that in some areas, they no longer rattle when a human approaches and "play dead" until they have no choice but to strike.

    I almost stepped right on the center of one's back while hiking in CO and he stayed dead still with no rattle (even with me messing around near him looking for a stick to try and catch him), until I prodded him with a stick. Thank god I saw him before I stepped square on him. He'd have gotten me for sure and he also had about 9 rattles. And I was a 3 mile hike to get back out to my truck. This was only about 5 years ago.
     
  4. Apr 27, 2018
    Farmer Connie

    Farmer Connie Loving the herd life

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    20180426_201010.jpg 20180426_200946.jpg Finished mating one pair yesterday. Got the boar out. Poor sow..