One Fine Acre - 2023 4H Steer Project Update

farmerjan

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Plus, he was pretty new to you so not really sure of everything. I think he did pretty good to only be balking at the enclosure and not taking off for the hills. Get him to follow you/Rachel for a bucket... use nit to teach him to lead without pulling back. Then use just a little treat in your hand when getting him to lead... you can't make him do stuff... and she sure can't either with his size and bulk... gotta make him think it is really in his best interest to do it. He seems like a nice steer...and the weight was more than I would have thought from the picture.
 

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Buckets of grain.....tempting.....

When we had the two steers we were feeding out, T-Bone and Ribeye, they got out one night and I got them to follow me home about a half mile by shaking a bucket of grain in front of them.
This guys is pretty well fed, so he's not as treat motivated.
 

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Drake is settling into his new home nicely.

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