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  1. Portable livestock windbreaks a huge game changer and a little snow grazing video.

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    New video Portable livestock wind breaks have been a game changer. We are able to keep the soil nutrients where they came from. There easy to build and fairly inexpensive depending on materials you have on hand. With footage of the cows grazing threw the snow and the collies foraging for there...
  2. New Farming/Homesteading YouTube Channel

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    Hey Guys been hanging here for number of years just learning. Never posted anything. Here's my YouTube Channel http://www.youtube.com/RussWilson I'm just sharing some of the things I've learned over the years. Hope It's helpful.
  3. Lame yearling heifer / now dead

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    I had a yearling heifer come up lame yesterday evening. She was found laying down in the wood line and did not come to feed like the other. So I got her on her feet and her right front leg was lame. She would put very little pressure on it. At first I thought maybe she stepped in a hole. So I...
  4. Hoof Trimming Blades

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    So I have been on the look out for a decent hoof trimming blade for my grinder. I have a single jersey who is in need of a pedicure pretty bad. I have read articles and watched tons of video. I vaguely remember doing this with my grandfather when he ran a dairy. So I was wondering if anyone had...
  5. Feeding calves through the winter

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    Hi, all. I live in Vermont so, naturally, the winters will be quite cold. I'm starting my small beef herd this winter, and have 4 heifer calves that I've bought -- two born in April, and two born in June (but staying with their mothers until September before being weaned). Come September, I will...
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