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    I have used Ivomec 1% Injection for Cattle and...

    I have used Ivomec 1% Injection for Cattle and Swine for many years on many dogs with no problems. I measure the Ivomec in a Tuberculin syringe which can accurately measure dosages from .05CC to 1.0...
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    If it were up to me, I would leave the cow pies...

    If it were up to me, I would leave the cow pies where they fell. A couple of cows on 5 acres should not be a problem. Of course, a feedlot situation woulld be different. The consistency of the cow...
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    If you bring a bucket of KFC, people may turn up...

    If you bring a bucket of KFC, people may turn up their noses at you, but 99% of the time you will leave with an empty bucket.
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    The important thing is say that everything is...

    The important thing is say that everything is wonderful. This is especially important at large events where you don't know who brought what dish.
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    Our septic system is 27 years old. We have only...

    Our septic system is 27 years old. We have only had it pumped out once. We have had to repair the aerator several times, but we still have the original aerator.
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    DW explained to me over 42 years ago that she did...

    DW explained to me over 42 years ago that she did not cook on vacation. That is still our policy. occasionally we will buy food at a local store or grocery and have a picnic at a lovely spot.
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  7. Thread: Pine Trees

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    You don't say what kind of pines or how big they...

    You don't say what kind of pines or how big they are. Southern pines are valuable when the market is good. Small job loggers would be interested in 30 mature southern pines.

    If the trees are...
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    We live in an unincorporated part of our...

    We live in an unincorporated part of our county(SE US). For homeowner aerobic septic systems the county only requires that the clean discharge water be restricted to your own property and that there...
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    The chain link fence around our back yard is 21...

    The chain link fence around our back yard is 21 years old and has not rusted yet. Chain link fencing comes in various grades. Normally, the big box stores only carry the residential grade, which is...
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    Most of the logging companies (even the small...

    Most of the logging companies (even the small operators) around here (Southeast US) are mechanized. The machine operators are well paid. This can be a great opportunity if the friend will teach your...
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    It appears to me that you don't have much choice....

    It appears to me that you don't have much choice. It will be better to prune the tree rather than let the damaged part remain. The good news is that winter is coming fast and winter is the best time...
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    I used Biospot for both fleas and ticks with...

    I used Biospot for both fleas and ticks with excellent results for years. However, a year or so back, the stuff quit working. I don't know what happened. My guess is Biospot's manufacturer changed...
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    At first I thought this thread was about millage...

    At first I thought this thread was about millage rates for property taxes, but apparently it is about business/farm mileage rates. That's OK. I can discuss either one. My my DW and I use three...
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    You did not mention the age of your house....

    You did not mention the age of your house. Galvanized steel pipe was common 50 years ago. Galvanized steel pipe will eventually fill with rust and mineral deposits causing low water pressure. This...
  15. Thread: Armadillos

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    My opinion of armadillos improved greatly after I...

    My opinion of armadillos improved greatly after I saw one dig up and eat an underground yellow jacket nest. The nest was full of tasty yellow jacket larvae and the adult yellow jackets could not hurt...
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    I have a custom-built utility trailer. I think...

    I have a custom-built utility trailer. I think the trailer builder was a better welder and painter than an electrician. I hitched the new trailer to my truck in blinding bright sunlight. It was...
  17. Thread: Parvo

    by JakeBrake
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    I will agree parvo is a horrible disease that can...

    I will agree parvo is a horrible disease that can strike without warning. If you have seen puppies die from parvo, you would not question the need for a vaccination.

    I vaccinate my own dogs. Most...
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