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11/2/10 1:07 AM
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Thanks!, but now I am too tired to post anything that makes sense, so let's keep this thread alive for the AM.
11/12/10 12:23 AM
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thewellhungarian -  LOL , nice firearm, my .308 is an old winchester lever action, great for deer. But I usually  use a crossbow for deer, and for rabbits as well. I have a pretty decent gun collection, but I have a pellet gun that fires at 1500 ft per second with high velocity pellets, it's great for all small game, no wrecking the meat. I swear I could have gotten that deer with a ball-pein hammer the other night. I didn't pick up any big game tags this year, next year it moose that I will be going after.

 I know about as much about hunting as I do how much curry you're supposed to use in cooking indian food but hunting rabbit with a crossbow seems a little excessive to me. am I wrong?  Can't you just use a sling shot or small firearm or something?
11/12/10 1:09 AM
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11/14/10 8:18 PM
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kvr29 -  can a mod move this to the survivalground before it drops off into the abyss?



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11/14/10 10:26 PM
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11/14/10 11:19 PM
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Jealous of your wealth of space. Phone Post
11/14/10 11:20 PM
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Had some fencing go down in the first snow storm. Two heifers are missing somewhere, but I'm sure I'll find them. I'll consider this free grazing.
11/15/10 11:07 AM
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Just make sure you have it heavily fenced along the roadway. I have a friend who's parents were cotton farmers and they raised their own cattle on the side. Just enough for their own use really. Anyhow, the cattle busted the fence and one got hit by a car. They got sued and lost a pretty hefty sum of money considering they were not well off to begin with. It was a pretty bad deal all the way around. They lost to an illegal alien who had no business even being in the country.
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I have insurance on the cattle. We are along a highway on the south so I have that section fenced with cattle panels. The section of fencing that went down is in the back corner of the property without any houses or roads nearby.
11/15/10 11:05 PM
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That was easy. My basset hound herded them back in for me. Found 'em in the neighbor's picked corn field. Just walked wide around them and the dog followed my lead.
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 KVR, Hungarian, Clark - you guys are all great dudes to be contributing to these types of threads...


As a city folk type myself who is currently planning and saving for my eventual move out to the country I am glad and fortunate to have these types of thread available..


Thanks again!!! KVR - after I get back from Afghanistan I would like to talk w/ you about how you planned, adjusted, executed, etc. your project...


Until then keep up these great threads! I need something to read for the next 14 months!!!!
1/12/11 12:03 PM
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I helped a Russian butcher one of my steers a couple weeks ago. That was an experience. Had a calf drop dead as well. Farming is disappointing in the winter.
1/18/11 9:10 AM
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No, I will stick with my Russian for now. Though the death didn't seem as painless as it could have been, and I'm not a fan of that. My butchering friend wants to help me develop a market for my lambs with the significant Muslim immigrant population in our area.
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I would be interested to know how the lambs go. We're looking at putting a few out ourselves, but I don't know anything about their care and maintenance
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LoganClark - No, I will stick with my Russian for now. Though the death didn't seem as painless as it could have been, and I'm not a fan of that. My butchering friend wants to help me develop a market for my lambs with the significant Muslim immigrant population in our area.

 Bacon Wrapped lamb???


Sure fire hit IMO..
3/10/11 3:33 PM
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7/10/11 10:23 AM
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7/11/11 10:35 AM
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TheeSenator -  KVR, Hungarian, Clark - you guys are all great dudes to be contributing to these types of threads...


As a city folk type myself who is currently planning and saving for my eventual move out to the country I am glad and fortunate to have these types of thread available..


Thanks again!!! KVR - after I get back from Afghanistan I would like to talk w/ you about how you planned, adjusted, executed, etc. your project...


Until then keep up these great threads! I need something to read for the next 14 months!!!!

 anytime sir, stay safe and thank you for your service, when you fly back and if you stop in Bangor, let me know
I was just going thru this thread and yup. We stopped in Bangor!!! I'll probably be back thru there when I come home next year!!! How's the compound doing these days?
 

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