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Sniping not ladylike
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Denise    Posted 10-12-2003 at 10:38:30       [Reply]  [No Email]
This is a little embarrasing. Tomorrow is castrating day for our pigs. My husband has issues with castration so me and my sister may have to handle the job on our own. My sis however said that it isnt lady like to take part in the "sniping". I find she is being a bit over dramatic. I got two questions
1) Any of you ladies have any trouble with getting your hubby to take part in the sniping ventures. Whats the big deal?
2) Are there any women there who perform the sniping or is it "unladylike" as my sis sugests.

cowpie    Posted 10-12-2003 at 17:49:10       [Reply]  [No Email]
On the farm where I worked, I did all of the castrating, vaccinating, dehorning, etc. I had bigger balls than most of the guys that worked there ;) Just because you do something most people consider a man's job, does not make you any less of a lady.

Les    Posted 10-12-2003 at 14:46:57       [Reply]  [No Email]
My father used to cut all of our pigs and even did it for others at times. One time we were at a farm and dad had just finished cutting the boars in a couple litters. There was a kid there, a neighbor, who liked hang around and even helped at times. After dad finished the last boar, the farmer turned to the boy and said loudly "YOU'RE NEXT, RALPH!" Poor Ralph took off running for home and didn't come back for weeks.

Cindi    Posted 10-12-2003 at 13:55:32       [Reply]  [No Email]
I never heard the expression 'sniping'. Are you referring to the cutting or the pulling? I don't do either, I do the holding. Not that I couldn't, it just never came up. My husband always does both. No I don't think it would be unladylike. Unpleasant yes, but a job is a job. If I can do plumbing on pvc, I can do it on oinkers.

Leona Bobbitt    Posted 10-12-2003 at 13:37:08       [Reply]  [No Email]
You sayin' I ain't a lady?

ATW/WA    Posted 10-12-2003 at 11:17:22       [Reply]  [Send Email]

I suppose I should tell my Veternarian she is no lady.

She might be a good looker, can ride, rope and castrate with the best, but she has to give up the "snipping" to regain "Lady like status".


No, I don't think I'll go there.


Clod    Posted 10-12-2003 at 12:02:38       [Reply]  [No Email]
I wouldnt touch that one with a ten foot pole..Ha ha!

bacco juice    Posted 10-12-2003 at 14:49:32       [Reply]  [No Email]
I say the man is more lady like,,,do you use sheep dip or tobacco juice for disinfectant.

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