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LazyWP

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We moved cows the last couple of mornings. Been about as nice of mornings as we have had this year. Tried drizzling on us just a bit, but was absolutely gorgeous.

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Friday morning gathering cows. The pasture is just over 400 acres, and I had 200 pairs in it for nearly 4 weeks. I gathered everything and had them at the gate waiting, when Lisa got here to count them through the gate.

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If you look real close you can see the water tower in Cody.

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The tallest hill on the ranch.

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The reason we don't have a land line.

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On Saturday we took cows across the river. The pasture we gathered is about 800 acres, and LOTS of canyons and trees, so Lisa and a neighbor helped gather it. We got an early start.

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Squeek and Frog pushing cows

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The easiest way off the top.

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It still isn't real easy, and once you get to bottom.

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I still couldn't make it out.

After getting them through the gate we had to cross the river.

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And of course there were 2 calves that wouldn't cross until they were convinced too.

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From this point on, the camera was the last thing on my mind.
 

per

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Must have hurt a bit when you hit that tree hard enough to split it at the bottom of the hill. :shock:

Nice shots, thanks for taking me along.
 

Bruce

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Nice pic.'s, thank's for the trip! I was looking at the last picture for a while think'in , boy I know that feeling.....a picture is worth a thousand word's!!!
Took a while to notice the red calf doing the "BONZIA!!!" LoL
 

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I was just taking pictures, and had no idea that I got the calf doing the belly flop, until I started down loading the pictures. I have never had so much trouble trying to move cattle, as I have this year.
 

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Heck, i can't blame those calves for not wanting to cross. That much water would have me pretty nervous myself! :D Great pictures of your day. Thanks!
 

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Your river crossing looks much nicer than the one we have to use..canyons on both sides..sure beautiful countryside..your hills look great!
 

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