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Forum: Around the Campfire 07-31-2021, 11:43 PM
Replies: 76
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Posted By Chunky
Prayers sent

Prayers sent
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-28-2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,878
Posted By Chunky
I pay my good, trusted, self directed ranch hands...

I pay my good, trusted, self directed ranch hands $15 per hour.

I would start there.

I have hired about 40 part time helpers over the last 30 years. About 6 were good workers.
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-24-2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,681
Posted By Chunky
Just in case you need one more vote. My first...

Just in case you need one more vote.
My first was 2wd
My second is 4wd and would not ever go back. I also would not be without the loader and I like that my Kioti is heavier than some other...
Forum: Around the Campfire 05-23-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 728
Views: 30,572
Posted By Chunky
Just wanted to say what a great time I had. A big...

Just wanted to say what a great time I had. A big thanks to my bff Buff for inviting me to fish in his boat.

The food and company was outstanding. So nice to see old friends and meet some new...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-12-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,538
Posted By Chunky
I posted an update thread, but if anyone comes...

I posted an update thread, but if anyone comes here looking.

He is doing much better, still a slight limp and the last to get to the pens.

He had an abscess with an infection. They gave him...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-09-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,547
Posted By Chunky
Not really available, but at least itís the dry...

Not really available, but at least itís the dry time of year.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-09-2021, 06:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,547
Posted By Chunky
Thanks again for all the advice and following...

Thanks again for all the advice and following along. I am hopeful now.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-08-2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,547
Posted By Chunky
Hurt Bull (update)

I just got him home. The vet said he has abscess/lesion that got infected. They washed and bandaged it. The gave him Banamine and LA300, just like so many have suggested. Now just to wait and see if...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-08-2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,538
Posted By Chunky
I donít treat them all like pets, but I admit I...

I donít treat them all like pets, but I admit I do have an attachment to a couple of them.

If I had no choice, and he wasnít full of something, meds, I could eat him. Itís not against my...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-07-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,538
Posted By Chunky
I know the smart thing is to get rid of an older...

I know the smart thing is to get rid of an older animal. Bottom line of course it’s the right thing. But, I have gotten soft in my old age. This boy has been so gentle. I bet over 50 people have...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-07-2021, 10:05 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,538
Posted By Chunky
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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-07-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,538
Posted By Chunky
Here is a pic. Sorry I am slow on the update. It...

Here is a pic. Sorry I am slow on the update. It took us an hour but we got him loaded. Took him to a vet and dropped him off. Have not heard from them, it might be tomorrow as itís first come...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-07-2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,538
Posted By Chunky
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Forum: Around the Campfire 04-06-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,538
Posted By Chunky
I have never taken a cows temp. I canít explain...

I have never taken a cows temp. I canít explain why this has not occurred to me. Donít know what there normal is.

I might need new equipment
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-06-2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,538
Posted By Chunky
I have a 16 ft now. I think the other one is 14,...

I have a 16 ft now. I think the other one is 14, not saying he couldnít squeeze into it, I just wasnít able to force him in it.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-06-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,538
Posted By Chunky
He wonít fit in that trailer, but I still have it...

He wonít fit in that trailer, but I still have it and use it for everything else.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-06-2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,538
Posted By Chunky
I canít say thanks enough for your help. ...

I canít say thanks enough for your help.

This bull is special, I know itís just a beef and I know the bottom line. He is going to get the ďpetĒ treatment.

I have him in a pen now and a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-06-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,538
Posted By Chunky
Once again thanks for responding

Once again thanks for responding
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-06-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,538
Posted By Chunky
He is my only bull. My place is small we keep...

He is my only bull. My place is small we keep about a dozen head.

We could not get the shots in him, but he did get up and move around.

I am 90% sure itís his right hoof.

Have a call...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-06-2021, 09:52 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,538
Posted By Chunky
I can get trailer not sure I can get him loaded,...

I can get trailer not sure I can get him loaded, not sure he could load if he wanted in.

Thanks.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-06-2021, 09:41 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,538
Posted By Chunky
I looked at his feet yesterday and didnít see...

I looked at his feet yesterday and didnít see anything obvious. I will look again in a few minutes.

I would take him to the vet if I could. Not sure thatís possible at this point.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-06-2021, 09:14 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,538
Posted By Chunky
Cattle People (hurt bull)

Guys I would to be thrilled to have a vet come out, but they wonít. If you donít have them in a squeeze shoot, no dice.

I once begged and pleaded and offered to pay double, when I had a cow down...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-06-2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,538
Posted By Chunky
Cattle People (hurt bull)

You guys have always given me great advice, and so I am back.

Here are the details so I can get your best opinion.

I have a an Angus bull, about seven years old. Very gentle and a good...
Forum: Traditional 02-01-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,305
Posted By Chunky
Killing birds with a bow is not all that...

Killing birds with a bow is not all that difficult and I have killed many different kinds, as long as you get them before they are flying :-) I have hit a couple of pheasants coming off the ground...
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-30-2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,060
Posted By Chunky
Thanks guys.

Thanks guys.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-30-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,060
Posted By Chunky
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Forum: Around the Campfire 01-30-2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,060
Posted By Chunky
A friend sent me this and a similar pic. Knowing...

A friend sent me this and a similar pic. Knowing that I know a good many exotics. I had a guess on this, but thought someone would know for sure. Thanks.
Forum: Around the Campfire 01-30-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,060
Posted By Chunky
Which exotic is this.

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Forum: Traditional 01-28-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1,749
Views: 452,379
Posted By Chunky
I have the bow back and while I did not put it...

I have the bow back and while I did not put it together or string it, it appears to be in great condition from a quick look. She will be here at the Lost Cow Ranch for now, perhaps next year, we can...
Forum: Traditional 01-26-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 1,749
Views: 452,379
Posted By Chunky
Hello all friends and brothers and sisters of the...

Hello all friends and brothers and sisters of the bow,

It's me back again. I started and facilitated this concept years ago. It was not my original idea, as something similar had been done before....
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-30-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,617
Posted By Chunky
Mark Johnson 832-260-1326 It will probably...

Mark Johnson
832-260-1326

It will probably be after the first of the year before they do tours again.

Contact me anytime with questions or for information.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-30-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,617
Posted By Chunky
Yes, I am in Houston. Sorry. I worked at ZHU...

Yes, I am in Houston. Sorry.
I worked at ZHU for 31 years in ATC, until I turned 56 and they retired me. Now I am a contractor teaching new controllers at the Enroute Center.
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-30-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,617
Posted By Chunky
When we get back to a more normal situation. Let...

When we get back to a more normal situation. Let me know if you would like to visit the Center, Tracon, or Tower.
I have take a handful of people from here over the years. Right now they are not...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-22-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 772
Posted By Chunky
Thanks guys. We got booked!

Thanks guys. We got booked!
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-22-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 772
Posted By Chunky
Dove Hunt Outfitter

We have been doing a big group dove hunt for the last 15 years or so. Normally SW of San Antonio. We have about two dozen hunters signed up for this year. We just got a text from our outfitter that...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-14-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,489
Posted By Chunky
I have the opposite problem, my soil is soft...

I have the opposite problem, my soil is soft clay. You can push a fence over with little effort.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-13-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,489
Posted By Chunky
Very helpful responses.

Very helpful responses.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-13-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,489
Posted By Chunky
Thanks guys. I will probably just have to hire...

Thanks guys. I will probably just have to hire someone. My do it yourself projects (many) always end up with ďa little characterĒ, which might look bad on a long fence.

Thanks for the responses.
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-13-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,139
Posted By Chunky
I am no expert by any stretch. I was told the...

I am no expert by any stretch. I was told the same thing. 40 horse or bigger. My first was a Ford and it was okay, but I live in a swamp and needed 4 wheel drive. My second one is a Kioti 45 horse...
Forum: Around the Campfire 04-13-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,489
Posted By Chunky
Ranch pipe fencing, suggestions, advice

I always get great advice here from the Green Screen and I want you to know how much I appreciated it.

I am thinking of fencing the front of my property along the black top road and down the drive...
Forum: Around the Campfire 09-17-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 16,179
Posted By Chunky
I went on this trip a couple of years back with...

I went on this trip a couple of years back with no equipment, knowledge, or experience....had a great time, caught plenty of fish. Everyone went out of there way to help me. I am still so grateful...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-14-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,087
Posted By Chunky
I did this about 30 years ago. On the way back we...

I did this about 30 years ago. On the way back we got off half way down and hiked up and over the divide, met the train again a week later for the ride out. Great experience, have fun.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-02-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,293
Posted By Chunky
I have not shot a cape, but I was with Buff when...

I have not shot a cape, but I was with Buff when went after water buffalo in Australia. I shot the first cow with a 76 lb bow and about a 750 grain arrow. I hit a rib and got ZERO penetration.

I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-01-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,828
Posted By Chunky
I have no wife, my kids are grown and successful,...

I have no wife, my kids are grown and successful, and all my stock has hooves, I wonít even know if the market busts.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-01-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,828
Posted By Chunky
I do like this story and have used a little...

I do like this story and have used a little different version in classes.

That being said, what does the fisherman tell his daughter when she wants to go to college? How does he feed the family...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-14-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,479
Posted By Chunky
Great responses thanks to each of you.

Great responses thanks to each of you.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-13-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,479
Posted By Chunky
Cattle people opinions

I am back with another cattle issue. First I want to say thank you. I have come here for advice a number of times and always gotten a good response and some excellent advice.

I have a cow that I...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-07-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 812
Posted By Chunky
Was this a guided trip? Share the info, I would...

Was this a guided trip? Share the info, I would like to give it a shot. Oh and congrats.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-06-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,341
Posted By Chunky
In my mind on a ranch you raise livestock and a...

In my mind on a ranch you raise livestock and a farm you raise a crop.

That being said, in Africa they refer to hunting concessions as farms.

My friend Buff told me I must keep at least 3...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-05-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,341
Posted By Chunky
I paid for mine and pay all the upkeep and taxes,...

I paid for mine and pay all the upkeep and taxes, and do 90% of the labor....therefore I can call it anything I want, in this case The Lost Cow Ranch.
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