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by Tomar
Sat May 28, 2011 7:04 pm
Forum: Tools of the trade
Topic: moving flexnet
Replies: 8
Views: 1466

Re: moving flexnet

I would agree with the comments. I was wondering what the other person had against it.
by Tomar
Sun Apr 18, 2010 7:18 pm
Forum: Guardian animals
Topic: Wolves vs LGDs: future of LGD breeds, what is best and why?
Replies: 31
Views: 4023

Re: Wolves vs LGDs: future of LGD breeds, what is best and why?

As I recall he lost alot of his breeding rams; they hadn't been turned out with the ewes yet,so they should be higher priced animals.
by Tomar
Thu Mar 18, 2010 8:42 pm
Forum: Guardian animals
Topic: Wolf pack kills woman in Alaska.
Replies: 22
Views: 2404

Re: Wolf pack kills woman in Alaska.

It needs to be remembered that this woman was a small 4' 11" woman that was running, so she could look like prey that was escaping.
Tom
by Tomar
Tue Jun 02, 2009 7:24 pm
Forum: Breeding and lambing
Topic: pasture lambing so far and some ?
Replies: 49
Views: 3850

Re: pasture lambing so far and some ?

Janet; On your six weeks rotation, could you replay your scenario for the season up to weaning?

Tom
by Tomar
Mon May 04, 2009 6:55 pm
Forum: Tools of the trade
Topic: Opinions on Oster sheep shears
Replies: 14
Views: 1597

Re: Opinions on Oster sheep shears

Justin don't give up on a shearing school we in Michigan have one in late September so there maybe some in your area at a later date.

Tom
by Tomar
Tue Apr 28, 2009 8:27 pm
Forum: Tools of the trade
Topic: Opinions on Oster sheep shears
Replies: 14
Views: 1597

Re: Opinions on Oster sheep shears

Shearmasters usually were 2 1/2" and would be 10 tooth combs. If they have a 3" head probably will be 13 tooth. The clipmaster will have very close and short teeth vs. wide and longer teeth(about 1"). If the motor runs good and it is a clipmaster you can buy a shearing head for it. I ...
by Tomar
Thu Dec 18, 2008 8:51 pm
Forum: Breeding and lambing
Topic: texel cross breeding
Replies: 16
Views: 2542

You could check out Jeff Hunter at www. hunterdorsets.com

Tom
by Tomar
Wed Nov 19, 2008 6:18 pm
Forum: Tools of the trade
Topic: Premiers ElectroStop and Wild Rabbits.
Replies: 15
Views: 2272

It seems like it would be the voles more than rabbits as the cord is on the ground. What I wonder is why the concern, as the netting is still
erect and doing it's thing. My netting works for me even though there
are many bottom gaps.

Tom
by Tomar
Mon Sep 08, 2008 7:51 pm
Forum: Forum operations
Topic: Recent members -- a request
Replies: 12
Views: 3079

Bill:
I lurked from the time you mentioned this forum on
the Production Dorsets List. I decided to sign up earlier
this year so I could participate, although I haven't had
many reply's. I just like the info and discussions.

Tom
by Tomar
Sun May 04, 2008 3:26 pm
Forum: Tools of the trade
Topic: Tall grass article
Replies: 30
Views: 4510

Bill ;

As Joel Saladin mentioned he sorted off the poor doers then
put them back later; did you try to sort any ?
Tom
by Tomar
Sun May 04, 2008 2:00 pm
Forum: Tools of the trade
Topic: Tall grass article
Replies: 30
Views: 4510

Janet;
At what level did you stock your padocks and what age of sheep
(ewes,ewes and lambs)?

Tom
by Tomar
Tue Mar 25, 2008 7:20 pm
Forum: Tools of the trade
Topic: sheep shears
Replies: 16
Views: 3512

I believe the 4000s uses 3" not 2.5" combs.
Tom

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