As some of you may or may not know my Jersey calf is a little to pushy. Well I have tried everything to get her to stop bucking me, she rears up and swings her head at me, between my legs etc...I have tried to bop her on the nose, take a switch to her.. to no avail. Well she is getting TO big and this morning I was in the barn and she had just sucked her milk from the bucket and I had directed her to her grain and hay, as I was getting the Goats feed, Mazy came out of nowhere and swung her head up under my chin!! OUCH. My teeth hit and I bit my tongue. I was now so mad, I tackled her to the ground and bopped her hard on the end of her nose, and gave a high pitched "NO", She jumped up , slowly backed up and turn and ran. I went on to getting the feed for my Goats, a few minutes had gone by and guess who came up to me to get some petting! Yep, she was gentle and it was so sweet almost like she was saying she was sorry ;D
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Post by WoodSpryte Farm/Tiffany on Oct 13, 2010 8:41:32 GMT -5
ROFLMAO.. almost peed self.. NOW she knows you mean business at least. Hope you didnt chip any teeth.
Tiffany Rich Wife, Mom of 2 army soldiers, and an 10 yo, 13 layers, 2 dogs, beared dragon, and Miss Clarice, Reba , Ruby, Ruthie, Porter & Chuck the steers,Doe Doe and Stella. WoodSpryte Farm Finnsheep & Gourmet Garlic www.woodsprytefarmfinnsheep.webs.com
Geez some are just so hard headed about things huh? I have a 1 year old Dobie that thats what it takes to get it through to her too. Then she is as sweet as pie! Glad you figured out how to talk to her!
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No She did not chip any teeth ;D How ever I do enjoy it much more now, I don't feel worried she will come up and rear me. Mazy did test me again, how ever I pointed my finger at her and said "no" real sharp and she thought about it and backed off WOO HOO!! I like being the boss
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steven888: Dry her up now, she needs 6 wks of rest.
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