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Re: Early October Blizzard

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10-08-2013 13:18:11
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Are distances that far that a few livestock shelters scattered around the pastures could not have saved enough of those cattle to pay for the shelters?

I realize that compared to older stock cows, steers and heifers are pretty dumb, so they can't anticipate a storm at the start or to head for home until after it's too late. Even in a milder climate like Minnesota and Iowa, providing winter shelter for the entire herd is a basic neccesity to keep feeders gaining weight efficiently and profitably.

Was the storm so early that those cattle were not moved to their winter ranges yet?

I live in a different climate, so i'm just asking.

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10-09-2013 05:52:38
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 Re: Early October Blizzard in reply to ss55, 10-08-2013 13:18:11  
Yes, most of the cattle were still on summer grazing, which has, in almost every case, no shelter. It was a "once in a lifetime", (we hope) early October blizzard. Was in the upper 80's only a few days before it hit. Many factors contributed to the disaster.



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