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The Big Show / Re: Fort worth steer show
« on: February 11, 2020, 03:20:08 PM »
I'd like to give a huge shout out to GKB cattle for their purchase of the champion steer. Great people who stepped up to support this young man. The other thing that I truly loved was his old school show stick. That's class to see a young man useing a wood stick.

The Big Show / Re: Breeding help
« on: January 15, 2020, 06:29:35 PM »
 problem was we just happened to be in the hopital having a new little one.

CONGRATS ON THE NEW HERDSMAN. hope all are healthy and happy. Cows can wait when it comes to this huge news

The Big Show / Re: MSM withdrawal??
« on: December 20, 2019, 06:37:53 PM »
Maybe I'm way out there but I think popping them pasterns is more of a grow and nervous problem. When I get calves that hit their growth spirt they tend to pop and when we go to them first shows they will do it to. I honestly believe good foot care and time get them over it. I will say we use Stirwalts joint supplement and I never have trouble after about 45 days. Don't over treat it just let them do their thing and they will come out of it. Popping pastures isn't a structural problem like everybody wants us to believe. Now if you have hook issues that's a different thing. Try Kirks supliment and let him be a cow in a big pen with lots of room to go.

The Big Show / Re: Fu Manchu and brisket disease
« on: September 22, 2019, 09:04:54 AM »
It's a tough thing we have to deal with up here in the high country. We lose them as babies usually if they have some sort of illness at a young age. Showstopper, no need to worry about Fu at low elevations. Only thing I'd add to the CSU article is the higher the animal is PAP tested the more accurate the test. Tests taken under 6,000 ft elevation are not near as accurate as those taken over that. For anyone looking for true high altitude cattle PM me I've got a pile for sale this November. Neighbor who I work closely with is having a large bred female sale.

The Big Show / Re: Fu Manchu and brisket disease
« on: September 16, 2019, 09:42:22 PM »
Yes. We had to stop useing him right away. They all PAP high and we lost a couple of calves. Our high seller last year was a Fu and we lucked out. He ended up winning a competitive county fair in CO but I won't use the bull again. To bad cause he worked well for us. By the way I do have a few units of semen left that's for sale.

N Bar in western western Kansas has some good ones. Nolin Ward is as good at it as anybody.

The Big Show / Re: Breeding issues.....
« on: September 10, 2019, 06:40:36 PM »
Sounds like you have an issue that a good vet needs to look at. As far as watching a bull breed cows, In all the years of doing this it's almost hopeless. I had a fall bull (18 months old) that I put with 28 head one spring. Watched him like a hawk never once did I see that bull breed a cow. The next spring I had 26 calves within 2 weeks. Some bulls will breed a cow, leave and you never know they did. I wish you the best but I'd sure get him to a vet. Good luck.

That is a part of the body of the clipper. Like I said they tend to just fall off. It really doesn't seem to effect the life of the clippers but like all of my equipment I try to put them away clean. I usually just blow them off real good and oil them up.

Most people say that they can see the blade and hair better. As for me they seem to just fall off and I can never find them.

The Big Show / Re: In God We Trust females
« on: April 11, 2019, 02:32:53 PM »
I kept 5 calves in the fall of '17. But I had a wreck getting them breed. Had 3 open and I have no reason why. Of the 2 IGWT that calved this spring, 1 is a good big bagged nice cow. Other one is thin and doesn't have much of a bag. That being said both calves have grown well and seem to be ok. The one on the lighter uddered heifer should make the creep pasture and I'll see if he makes the cut this fall. So to answer your question I don't know. I have a hard time looking at two year olds this time of year and saying how well they milk.

The Big Show / Re: *New* Burwell sire working on all breeds
« on: February 26, 2019, 06:55:11 PM »
I went back 45 minutes after I saw her lay down and start pushing. Calf was up and trying to nurse when I got back. Lots of vigor and made right, 74 lbs BW.  Really pleased with our 1st Burrell Heifer calf. I'll get a pic in a day or two. blaze faced calf out of a Momentum/Angus 4 yr old.

The Big Show / Re: *New* Burwell sire working on all breeds
« on: February 26, 2019, 04:59:56 PM »
I will know within the hour how the first one is. Have one on the way as I write this. I've honestly never been as excited to see a set in a long while. I studied that bull hard in Denver. He's my kind. I also hold Grant in the highest regards as a great cattle breeder. Can't wait.
P.S. I had to leave the calving pen to give her a chance otherwise I'd be bugging her.
To be continued........

The Big Show / Re: *New* Burwell sire working on all breeds
« on: February 25, 2019, 01:49:18 PM »
Now you have me excited. I used 40 shots last spring and waiting for them to get here. Should have some any day now. We used him on every kind we have.

The Big Show / Re: Fort Worth Steer Show
« on: February 11, 2019, 05:51:31 PM »
Don't blow my cover dude.

The Big Show / Re: Fort Worth Steer Show
« on: February 11, 2019, 12:51:50 PM »

If I did this right here are the class breaks for all breeds in the steer show. You have to search breed and class you want but their all there. Didn't spend the time to count but theirs a pile of fats. They also have a link to results which list the top 10 per class.

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