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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 10:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,342
Posted By Low Fence
I too hate bail outs. It keeps those in that...

I too hate bail outs. It keeps those in that don’t need to be in... In
And keeps the market from ever balancing out.
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 10:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,342
Posted By Low Fence
The trucking companies and processing plants will...

The trucking companies and processing plants will come up and adjust “something” to compensate I’m sure. Nothing has been stated yet on our loss
Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 07:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,342
Posted By Low Fence
Dumped nearly 40,000 pounds of milk and only lost...

Dumped nearly 40,000 pounds of milk and only lost 5 newborns and 1 cow in production. The calf part I feared would be far worse
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-03-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,373
Posted By Low Fence
You need the “Tough, Smart, Texas Hammer... that...

You need the “Tough, Smart, Texas Hammer... that sends flowers”
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-02-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,271
Posted By Low Fence
Yep. No business is in the business of loosing...

Yep. No business is in the business of loosing money... not long anyway:D
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-02-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,271
Posted By Low Fence
They still have no BUISNESS in setting prices. A...

They still have no BUISNESS in setting prices. A truck isn’t dependent on life... especially a $70k one

Have a friend that bought an 18’ super duty, new. Drove it 46,000 miles and sold it for...
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-01-2021, 10:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,860
Posted By Low Fence
Man that sucker was like a Jedi! hard to tell on...

Man that sucker was like a Jedi! hard to tell on phone where everything was on anatomy because he was “a pig of color”...

My guess is both lungs and recovered under 150 yards.... final answer
Forum: Around the Campfire 03-01-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 736
Posted By Low Fence
Installation price in my area is $2 a foot unless...

Installation price in my area is $2 a foot unless excessive leveling is needed. Then obviously price will increase accordingly
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-27-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,716
Posted By Low Fence
Wow. I haven’t listened to him in a few years but...

Wow. I haven’t listened to him in a few years but when he did mornings he was my daily routine

Rip
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-27-2021, 04:20 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,896
Posted By Low Fence
1 at dairy 554

1 at dairy

554
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-27-2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,926
Posted By Low Fence
I believe a 600 pound jersey bull would start a...

I believe a 600 pound jersey bull would start a fight with a mature American Bison... and I believe he would probably kill it in under 5 minutes. They are known for crazy aggression
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-26-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,926
Posted By Low Fence
I’ve worked, sold and been around bulls my entire...

I’ve worked, sold and been around bulls my entire life. Bulls are bulls... that’s the only thing certain

I’ve seen bulls you could let a child ride, then breed his first heifer and he would fight...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-26-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,987
Posted By Low Fence
What you talkin bout... You seen where the...

What you talkin bout...

You seen where the storage compartment is located! :D
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-26-2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,538
Posted By Low Fence
I watched a buck breed a doe on side of road...

I watched a buck breed a doe on side of road after Valentine’s Day before
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-22-2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,699
Posted By Low Fence
I seen thousands on top of ground today alive and...

I seen thousands on top of ground today alive and well. Seen a mosquito yesterday....
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 02-21-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By Low Fence
Lol. He probably can... but my eyes won’t let me...

Lol. He probably can... but my eyes won’t let me shoot any better anymore

Imma call it ready to go! Literally made about 1.25” of wind age adjustment from 3 yo strings. They were due, and served...
Forum: Equipment and Tuning 02-21-2021, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By Low Fence
New gas pedal on my BowTech!

Strings had 3 seasons on them so figured if I didn’t like any new models I’d just restring since I love this bow anyway. Lots of research and feedback I went a new direction this time and went with...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-20-2021, 10:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,585
Posted By Low Fence
Recessed slab for curbless shower Spray foam...

Recessed slab for curbless shower

Spray foam insulation

More storage... everywhere
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-20-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,737
Posted By Low Fence
The good.... The decision to move the...

The good....

The decision to move the remaining heifers into the barn to hold until thawed or calves was a great choice. 2 born last night and both survived! Probably have 2 more by morning
...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-20-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,015
Posted By Low Fence
The 9000 predator will cover most needs. I’ve ran...

The 9000 predator will cover most needs. I’ve ran Honda’s for years and they are fantastic. I’ve also ran Coleman,
Northern star, champion, generac and onan

The Honda is “better” .... but not the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-20-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 495
Posted By Low Fence
If you have 2 blocks: Tape hair dryer facing...

If you have 2 blocks:

Tape hair dryer facing up on back of one

Float a ping pong ball off it and use second to stop the arrows. The floating and bouncing is pretty fun target practice
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-20-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,352
Posted By Low Fence
I for the life of me don’t know why they even...

I for the life of me don’t know why they even make a 2wd truck or tractor... I have no use for either. Never seen anyone say, “ I’ve had enough of this 4wd, I’m going back to a 2wd
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-20-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,289
Posted By Low Fence
Had a lab fall through 2 years ago. Was the...

Had a lab fall through 2 years ago. Was the scariest 20 minutes of my life. 20’ deep and 50 yards out. Finally cracked it enough rocking 4 wheeler as far as I could and she sawed through it... and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-20-2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By Low Fence
No idea on the plumbing side. Shower drains of...

No idea on the plumbing side. Shower drains of all kinds. Yes. Already hard to find some
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-20-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By Low Fence
Another warning and prediction Just a heads up

My phone is already ringing for shower and floor repairs. I appreciate all those that choose me first but with the dairy I’m already at capacity for work.

The amount of flooring and showers that...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-20-2021, 10:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,827
Posted By Low Fence
Just seen a guy in Bastrop lost 200 BB and 60...

Just seen a guy in Bastrop lost 200 BB and 60 axis... that’s rough
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-19-2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,737
Posted By Low Fence
Truck arrived

Truck arrived
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-19-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,737
Posted By Low Fence
Reinforcements have arrived.... better than a...

Reinforcements have arrived.... better than a pine cone or snowflake
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-19-2021, 01:40 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,737
Posted By Low Fence
Down to 7 last night 2 more heifers calved....

Down to 7 last night 2 more heifers calved. Neither made it.

Lost a cow in milk herd as well

Got enough “feed” to make it about an hour or so this evening if they don’t get something hauled...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2021, 11:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,574
Posted By Low Fence
I watched it. Lol. Never in 2 lifetimes would I...

I watched it. Lol. Never in 2 lifetimes would I have guessed it
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2021, 11:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,574
Posted By Low Fence
.... yeah. I wasn’t expecting it either. 10”-12”...

.... yeah. I wasn’t expecting it either. 10”-12” snow and -4 the day before... very much alive
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2021, 11:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,574
Posted By Low Fence
Are you a wizard? Or a Jedi?

Are you a wizard? Or a Jedi?
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2021, 10:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,574
Posted By Low Fence
I’ll reveal @ 10:00

I’ll reveal @ 10:00
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2021, 10:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,574
Posted By Low Fence
Hint: not a mammal...

Hint: not a mammal...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,574
Posted By Low Fence
... so, just how good a tracker are ya?

On one for the seemingly 2000 miles I’ve drove on 4 wheeler this week and feed routes I’m always looking for tracks in the snow. Tells me a lot about the animals in area and patterns they use and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,737
Posted By Low Fence
What a difference 30 degrees makes! Got 3 more...

What a difference 30 degrees makes! Got 3 more troughs going! Also the only line frozen at home (washer) thawed and wasn’t busted (praise the Lord).

Still dumped a 4th tank of milk... but was...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,748
Posted By Low Fence
Checked protein feeder this evening. “The birds”...

Checked protein feeder this evening. “The birds” ate 250 pounds since Sunday...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,737
Posted By Low Fence
Just filled a VP gas jug. Lol. That was a...

Just filled a VP gas jug. Lol. That was a first... and it was white!
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,737
Posted By Low Fence
Saved another 5 gallons before I finished...

Saved another 5 gallons before I finished dumping. Lady from Emory called and was willing to drive to get it


..... and milk company wants us to loose money by the day
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,737
Posted By Low Fence
Just pulled the plug on another tank. I got about...

Just pulled the plug on another tank. I got about a dozen gallons to families this morning and a state trooper I got a gallon for yesterday stopped by and dropped off more containers for anyone in...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-18-2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,737
Posted By Low Fence
Got to send my dad to drive milk hands husband to...

Got to send my dad to drive milk hands husband to dialysis. He’s already a day late... ain’t looking good. I’ve drove 500 miles and never spun a tire. They been stuck and ran off road 4 times in less...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2021, 11:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By Low Fence
Only animal I get to eat it is hogs

Only animal I get to eat it is hogs
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2021, 10:52 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,737
Posted By Low Fence
There is a 3 acre pond between me and the barn....

There is a 3 acre pond between me and the barn. Of course they walk as far away as possible so I can drive them up. This is the only outside trough I’ve got going. I fill it 6 plus times a day and...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2021, 10:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,057
Posted By Low Fence
I got mine all cleared and ready tonight and...

I got mine all cleared and ready tonight and showed wife how to shut down if I’m not there. I got water everywhere except the washing machine. It’s froze before and survived (pex). But I’m still a...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2021, 10:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By Low Fence
That’s what we did when we hunted Brady. Rockin...

That’s what we did when we hunted Brady. Rockin R. Lol

We would pull in for dove season and paid $100ish a month (that was 13-14 years ago)

The goat cook off always booked up. Dove opener will...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 854
Posted By Low Fence
Lake quitman was frozen yesterday. Had snow...

Lake quitman was frozen yesterday. Had snow covering the ice this morning. Like it didn’t even exist
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2021, 02:42 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,737
Posted By Low Fence
I had a few that needed milk today and I got em...

I had a few that needed milk today and I got em taken care of. Stores are a ghost town. I had to power through and up “Billy goat hill” one more time today to get diesel for my truck. All gas is sold...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2021, 12:15 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,737
Posted By Low Fence
Calf didn’t...

Calf didn’t...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2021, 11:24 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,737
Posted By Low Fence
Calf didn’t...

Calf didn’t...
Forum: Around the Campfire 02-17-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,737
Posted By Low Fence
Was missing a 1st calf heifer. Found her buried...

Was missing a 1st calf heifer. Found her buried completely under snow and just calved. She got up. Loaded calf in truck and got her in front of heater in barn. Not high hopes
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