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This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Registered in England and Wales. Rebecca Bearden May 26, Like finishing a four-month marathon. And the benefits must outweigh the risks when you choose to swish flies solo and take your chances with the occasional coyote.
The infamous herd bull that has completed yet another breeding season is a unique site.
Though he might appear lonesome and usually dirtymake no mistake, this guy is far from forlorn. This paterfamilias has spent the last days detecting cows in heat, servicing cows who are ready, and tirelessly herding all of them back from any and all pasture entry and exit points including the yearly penning for calf vaccinations…thanks a lot, herd bull.
The only time his ladies are typically standing and in one place for any length of time is when the grain and hay are delivered—the one time he needs to be refueling. He gets little respect.
He understands their point of view. He is keenly aware that his midnight rider verbal turf wars with neighboring bulls causes a prolonged lack of sleep for the entire herd creating a cranky, irritable female force that no one can approach. After all, if he plays his cards right, he occasionally wins the favor of a few cows and receives an entire afternoon of free grooming.
He also secretly enjoys the herd gossip and uses any insider information to help him with courtship strategies.
Bearden is a biologist with the Geological Survey of Alabama. She writes about that but mostly about the exploits on her family's ranch. Home Livestock Beef Herd bull: Dealing with one wife a chore? Try Herd bull: Dealing with one wife a chore?
Rebecca Bearden. Herd bull Ray takes the break on the Bearden Ranch in Alabama. Hide comments. More information about text formats. Text format Comments Plain text. Web addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically. Lines and paragraphs break automatically. Leave this field blank. Supplemental feeding beneficial for stockers.
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