George wrote:My son and his father-in-law had a calf about 4 months old that they found hung in a tree - - - neck in a fork about 5' off the ground - - - they think she had to have jumped to get up there and probably died in minutes - - - Some of them are just bound to die.
About 20 years ago I noticed the neighbor's bull with his head thru the tree lined fence socializing with my cows - - - did not think anything about it - - - next day same thing - - - as I was on horseback still did not think anything about it. Next day my young son and I walked to check the cows - - - the bull had his head stuck and from the look of the ground on his side of the fence he had been caught all this time.
Went and got the neighbor and with a handy man jack was able to spread the trees enough to free the bull - - - I was afraid he was going to drown himself drinking so I would let him drink what I thought was enough and drive him away from water for about 4 hours then left him on his own - - - he survived with no noticeable ill effects.
Users browsing this forum: garn and 7 guests