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  • drdiederich's Avatar
    05-22-2017, 12:56 PM
    I pay by the hour. Paying someone by the animal just encourages them to rush... feeding calves shouldn't be rushed Sent from my SM-G930R4 using...
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  • cousinit's Avatar
    05-21-2017, 07:42 AM
    Thermostat is set on 65 & the furnace runs nearly every day. Not good for growing crops. It's been one of the coldest springs I can remember. ...
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  • cousinit's Avatar
    05-21-2017, 07:02 AM
    70% of Manitowoc County alfalfa was winterkilled. One of our fields looked great, & 2 of them looked pretty bad. We don't care as we rented them...
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  • drdiederich's Avatar
    05-20-2017, 12:26 PM
    Slow going here. 108 acres of 220 acres of corn done. 0 out of 550 acres of new pasture acres done. Sent from my SM-G930R4 using Tapatalk
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  • cousinit's Avatar
    05-20-2017, 10:48 AM
    cousinit replied to a thread Going off BST in Herd Health
    Elanco rep said they sell a whole lot of Posilac in Cali & Idaho. Manufacturing of product is going gangbusters. That's what he said.
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  • drdiederich's Avatar
    05-15-2017, 03:34 PM
    drdiederich replied to a thread Robot feed pushers in Facilities
    Not yet! At least that i can definitively quantify. Still to soon to tell. Going to know soon I guess. Sent from my SM-G930R4 using Tapatalk
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  • drdiederich's Avatar
    05-15-2017, 03:32 PM
    drdiederich replied to a thread Robot feed pushers in Facilities
    Yes you could. Sent from my SM-G930R4 using Tapatalk
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  • kipps's Avatar
    05-15-2017, 01:44 PM
    kipps replied to a thread Robot feed pushers in Facilities
    Can you use it to push refusals away from the bunk? Seems to me, it'd be kinda' handy to have it push refusals to the middle of the feed lane...
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  • drdiederich's Avatar
    05-14-2017, 04:58 PM
    drdiederich replied to a thread Robot feed pushers in Facilities
    Yes, you can program a different route for every time it runs. It is very programmable. You can change speeds, distances, routes and such Sent...
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  • drdiederich's Avatar
    05-14-2017, 10:31 AM
    drdiederich replied to a thread Robot feed pushers in Facilities
    I like the auger concept. It seems like it should handle large piles of feed better, something that has been any issue with the R2D2 style ones like...
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    05-13-2017, 12:04 PM
    drdiederich replied to a thread Robot feed pushers in Facilities
    I like chopping fine... I'm a believer in fiber, but that longer isn't actually better. Feed is about 45% corn silage, 15% alfalfa silage, and the...
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    05-13-2017, 12:02 PM
    drdiederich replied to a thread Robot feed pushers in Facilities
    Plastic Sent from my SM-G930R4 using Tapatalk
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  • drdiederich's Avatar
    05-12-2017, 07:11 PM
    drdiederich replied to a thread Robot feed pushers in Facilities
    Magnets are imbedded in the floor. The machine is programmed with their locations and then a path is designed to connect the magnets as a virtual...
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  • drdiederich's Avatar
    05-12-2017, 05:08 PM
    We've used it. Seems to work. Zn and Copper are really the best agents for using in footbaths.
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    05-12-2017, 01:51 PM
    drdiederich replied to a thread Robot feed pushers in Facilities
    It seems to be working well Sent from my SM-G930R4 using Tapatalk
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    05-12-2017, 12:04 PM
    drdiederich replied to a thread Robot feed pushers in Facilities
    It's here Sent from my SM-G930R4 using Tapatalk
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  • cousinit's Avatar
    05-11-2017, 04:58 PM
    I'll share my name, address & phone number, if you want, in a PM. I'm trying to figure out why this has been an unsolved issue in our country.
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  • cousinit's Avatar
    05-11-2017, 03:53 PM
    Safe places are for liberals, of which i am definitely not. Yes, your mistake. But I've still to receive an answer on why this hasn't been...
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  • cousinit's Avatar
    05-11-2017, 12:11 PM
    El Jefe, you're the one who needs a safe place, not me. It takes alot to offend me, but what you did in that post was hit & run. I think Congress...
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  • cousinit's Avatar
    05-11-2017, 11:41 AM
    Have it your way. Legal status will resolve some issues, but bring them different issues. I'm obviously not the only "obtuse" person on this...
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  • cousinit's Avatar
    05-11-2017, 10:24 AM
    And calling me names isn't going to cut it. I'm trying to have a dialogue here. What did I say that you don't agree with?
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  • cousinit's Avatar
    05-11-2017, 10:07 AM
    I guess I am. What am I missing? We even had a guy come here with a Mexican ID who'd been working for area farmers for ten years with no more...
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  • cousinit's Avatar
    05-11-2017, 09:41 AM
    Why do they want this? You say it's better than what we have now. Why? Every Mexican that wants to work is working. Every Mexican that wants to...
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  • cousinit's Avatar
    05-11-2017, 09:33 AM
    cousinit replied to a thread Going off BST in Herd Health
    Your cows milk 95 #? I forget if you milk 3x but beefers should have high components.
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  • cousinit's Avatar
    05-11-2017, 09:21 AM
    Ok but what do they want? This wasnt an immigration bill. They want to "guarantee" that illegals won't get deported so long as they work in ag...
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  • cousinit's Avatar
    05-11-2017, 08:54 AM
    cousinit replied to a thread Going off BST in Herd Health
    5# cottonseed holy moly no wonder you had good components. We cut back to 2# years ago when cotton started going sky high.
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    05-11-2017, 08:51 AM
    cousinit replied to a thread Going off BST in Herd Health
    People here will narc on you. Neighbors or employees with an axe to grind. Or if the fieldman stops by unannounced & sees syringes.
    68 replies | 2688 view(s)
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    05-11-2017, 07:08 AM
    drdiederich replied to a thread DelPro in Business Management
    Cool, thanks for the tip Sent from my SM-G930R4 using Tapatalk
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  • cousinit's Avatar
    05-11-2017, 02:51 AM
    cousinit replied to a thread Going off BST in Herd Health
    We don't have that experience here. Are we the only ones that have persistent-milking cows?
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  • cousinit's Avatar
    05-11-2017, 02:47 AM
    cousinit replied to a thread Going off BST in Herd Health
    Early 80's was a bad deal for all economic sectors, but by the mid 80's Holstein heifer calves were selling for $200 minimum.
    68 replies | 2688 view(s)
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born 1/14/1976 born again 11/18/1993
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Greene county Indiana
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God, cattle, hunting, trapping
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