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Some 4 Pics and.....
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Fern(Mi)    Posted 04-10-2004 at 16:54:59       [Reply]  [No Email]

…...miscellaneous explanations. So Bare with me!
We ran some of the Shorthorn mob through the chutes today to re-worm them, questioning the success of last Fall’s efforts. Helping were the 4H’er twins: Stephanie and Michelle, their mom and dad, Herr Clink, Brother Roy, and F-SIL Dave; with yours truly bringing-up/picking-up the slack.
The first picture captures likenesses of Tiff’s Dad, Tiff And, my brother Roy. Roy’s refilling a syringe will Tiff holding a line on the head gate to capture a heifer’s neck while dad leans on the yearling calf’s rump. As with this picture and the rest I’ll be unseen doing all the difficult parts of the day’s operations.


Cindi    Posted 04-10-2004 at 18:22:33       [Reply]  [No Email]
Great pictures, but it looks cold there...is it?


About 50* today    Posted 04-10-2004 at 18:24:48       [Reply]  [No Email]
like we were living in Floida's Jan or Feb.
Fern


Cindi    Posted 04-10-2004 at 18:51:02       [Reply]  [No Email]
Yeah, pretty much sounds like our Christmas. Right now it's probably seventy something. I hear it's blowing up a rain in Texas and I'm hoping it's coming this way. we're about to choke to death on dust.


KellyGa    Posted 04-10-2004 at 17:27:50       [Reply]  [No Email]
Really good pictures, Fern. Didn't know you did the 4H thing for the kids, thats wonderful. Sounds like you had a really good day :) Thanks for sharing those pics with us.


Twins are 9yr.....    Posted 04-10-2004 at 17:39:43       [Reply]  [No Email]
this year. Second yr in 4H. Jake 7yr will be into it next yr.
We sell up to a dozen club calves each year.
Fern


Fawteen - What's    Posted 04-10-2004 at 17:00:19       [Reply]  [No Email]
alla that green stuff?


Wonderful.....    Posted 04-10-2004 at 17:05:06       [Reply]  [No Email]
...fifth day of green grass growth. A couple warm days we better be getting back for its room to grow.
Looks like Spring's here.
Fernan


EngineerJoyce    Posted 04-10-2004 at 17:39:53       [Reply]  [Send Email]
My 4-year-old says: (I'm typing, she's talking...)


Hi Fern.
I'm glad that you had lots of help on the calves. Your babies are really cute! (exciting mark - that's what I want)
It would be fun to meet you, Fern!
Carrie Ann


Yep, she's a corker!


DD    Posted 04-10-2004 at 19:27:04       [Reply]  [No Email]
My son used to call it a yelling mark : O LOL! They're so funny sometimes but they know what they want : ) Great Pics Fern, Thanks for sharing em with us Sugar ; )


Fern(Mi)    Posted 04-10-2004 at 16:59:42       [Reply]  [No Email]

The second photograph captures `Shel working the chute ropes with F-SIL Dave looking on.


Fern(Mi)    Posted 04-10-2004 at 17:01:28       [Reply]  [No Email]

The third picture shows Herr Clink’s hand in helping `Shel manage another gate’s rope.


Fern(Mi)    Posted 04-10-2004 at 17:02:52       [Reply]  [No Email]

The last photo finds the twins Mom And son Jake; along with a partial likeness of stand up guy, Dave; either bossing or supervising the afternoons proceedings.
With a proper manager, a boss, a superintendent, a foreman, and an overseer I like to think I single handedly managed to get today’s work done.



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