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@farmerjan I need your wisdom.

What's the maximum age that you can band a bull? I have one of my son's friends wanting to give me a weened spring birthed bull. I haven't went and looked at it yet so don't know the breed. But I'm not keeping no raging hormone bull around here. I'm not set up for that. But if I could band him, I might consider it.

Lay it one me oh wise one Thank You👍

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@farmerjan I need your wisdom.

What's the maximum age that you can band a bull? I have one of my son's friends wanting to give me a weened spring birthed bull. I haven't went and looked at it yet so don't know the breed. But I'm not keeping no raging hormone bull around here. I'm not set up for that. But if I could band him, I might consider it.

Lay it one me oh wise one Thank You👍

Jesus is Lord and Christ 🙏❤️🇺🇸
No age limit... BUT some bull behaviors are habit... and those will not go away... and it will take a bit for the hormones to leave the system.

But since you are talking about an animal just a year old ... it will probably be just fine.
 

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No age limit... BUT some bull behaviors are habit... and those will not go away... and it will take a bit for the hormones to leave the system.

But since you are talking about an animal just a year old ... it will probably be just fine.
Thank You 👍 I haven't had a look at him yet. I'll get more details not this Saturday, but next Saturday. I suspect either Angus or Hereford because that about all that's around here. I think I "might" have found my spring steer, a little early and bigger than I expected is all. Free is kind of hard to pass up. He should be about the same size as T-Bone and Ribeye. If I do end up with him I think I'll call him Porterhouse.

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Thank You 👍 I haven't had a look at him yet. I'll get more details not this Saturday, but next Saturday. I suspect either Angus or Hereford because that about all that's around here. I think I "might" have found my spring steer, a little early and bigger than I expected is all. Free is kind of hard to pass up. He should be about the same size as T-Bone and Ribeye. If I do end up with him I think I'll call him Porterhouse.

Jesus is Lord and Christ 🙏❤️🇺🇸
Not sure though... about putting a male, or, freshly castrated male, in with your mixed herd. I am thinking that would be asking for trouble.

He would need a separate pen. Good strong fence between him and your current herd... or distance...

But.... if he is so old.... can't you go pick him up, and butcher him right off?
 

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Up early. Had a bowl of oatmeal, coffee and I'll get dressed soon. I'll feed, water and hay then make like cow plop and hit the trail. I'll be back tomorrow evening. Trailer is loaded, back of truck is crammed with metal outdoor chairs. Y'all have a great day!
 

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Morning! It is Friday, thank goodness. We are back into the teens with snow for today and the weekend. I have one kid home with some mild reactions to her Covid booster and one headed off here shortly. My work day is jammed packed and so is my personal goal list. Gonna be a day! Enjoy it and stay safe!
 

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Morning! It is Friday, thank goodness. We are back into the teens with snow for today and the weekend. I have one kid home with some mild reactions to her Covid booster and one headed off here shortly. My work day is jammed packed and so is my personal goal list. Gonna be a day! Enjoy it and stay safe!
Good luck with a kiddo home. It makes everything else 400x more difficult and take 2,938x longer :hugs
 

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