Yearlings 
I'll never figure my critters out.  With all kinds of good feed out on the flats, they decide they need to act like mountain goats and cling to the steep hill sides grazing.  Go figure.  Taken 5/26/2007.
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I'll never figure my critters out. With all kinds of good feed out on the flats, they decide they need to act like mountain goats and cling to the steep hill sides grazing. Go figure. Taken 5/26/2007.(Sarpy Sam)
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The yearlings waiting for me to open a gate so they could go to the hills.  Taken 4/14/2007.
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The yearlings waiting for me to open a gate so they could go to the hills. Taken 4/14/2007.(Sarpy Sam)
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The yearling replacement heifers entering their new home, the mountain pasture.  I finally decided the weather looked nice enough to take them up yesterday.  There isn't as much grass as I would like to see but it is coming on fast now.  They will do fine.  Taken 4/14/2007.
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The yearling replacement heifers entering their new home, the mountain pasture. I finally decided the weather looked nice enough to take them up yesterday. There isn't as much grass as I would like to see but it is coming on fast now. They will do fine. Taken 4/14/2007.(Sarpy Sam)
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Walking the two-year old heifers home to calve them.  They should be starting by the 10th of February but there is always a few early ones so I brought them home now.  It also lets them get used to the conditions around the houses, a lot more civilization than they are used to, before they start calving.  Taken 1/29/2007.
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Walking the two-year old heifers home to calve them. They should be starting by the 10th of February but there is always a few early ones so I brought them home now. It also lets them get used to the conditions around the houses, a lot more civilization than they are used to, before they start calving. Taken 1/29/2007. (Sarpy Sam)
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The yearlings eating their hay on a nice morning.  We had a touch of rain earlier but the sun was out now and getting nice.  Taken 1/4/2007.
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The yearlings eating their hay on a nice morning. We had a touch of rain earlier but the sun was out now and getting nice. Taken 1/4/2007.(Sarpy Sam)
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Getting up close an personal with a cold yearling heifer.  Of course she was looking for a piece of cake.  I gave her one when I was done taking her picture.  You will note the lack of an ear tag.  That's part of my problem with NAIS, ear tags don't stay in.  Taken 11/29/2006.
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Getting up close an personal with a cold yearling heifer. Of course she was looking for a piece of cake. I gave her one when I was done taking her picture. You will note the lack of an ear tag. That's part of my problem with NAIS, ear tags don't stay in. Taken 11/29/2006.(Sarpy Sam)
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The yearling heifers waiting for a bite of feed on a cold morning.  It was -20 F around here.  Too damn cold for this time of year.  The cattle might be ready for it but I definitely wasn't.  Taken 11/29/2006.
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The yearling heifers waiting for a bite of feed on a cold morning. It was -20 F around here. Too damn cold for this time of year. The cattle might be ready for it but I definitely wasn't. Taken 11/29/2006.(Sarpy Sam)
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This yearling heifer really has a personality.  She has discovered she can step up to a person and take cake out of their hand.  Here she seems to be saying. "what you want, fool."  Taken 11/19/2006.
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This yearling heifer really has a personality. She has discovered she can step up to a person and take cake out of their hand. Here she seems to be saying. "what you want, fool." Taken 11/19/2006.(Sarpy Sam)
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A few yearlings on the skyline.  The perspective of the picture amazed me when I was done.  I wasn't that far away from them but the picture looks like I am miles away.  Taken 11/17/2006.
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A few yearlings on the skyline. The perspective of the picture amazed me when I was done. I wasn't that far away from them but the picture looks like I am miles away. Taken 11/17/2006.(Sarpy Sam)
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Some Yearlings out grazing after all the moisture.  They are really enjoying the green crested wheat grass that is growing.  Taken 10/23/2006.
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Some Yearlings out grazing after all the moisture. They are really enjoying the green crested wheat grass that is growing. Taken 10/23/2006.
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I knew I was missing a couple of yearlings when I gathered on Thursday.  A kindly neighbor called yesterday and said he had them so I went and got them so they could be preg checked with the rest today.  Taken 8/25/2006.
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I knew I was missing a couple of yearlings when I gathered on Thursday. A kindly neighbor called yesterday and said he had them so I went and got them so they could be preg checked with the rest today. Taken 8/25/2006.(Sarpy Sam)
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The yearlings grazing peacefully on their new pasture.  Taken 7/7/2006.
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The yearlings grazing peacefully on their new pasture. Taken 7/7/2006.(Sarpy Sam)
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We moved Yearlings to a different pasture the other day and here they are, strung out, tailing along the road.  Why they felt the need to be scattered out over a mile long is beyond me but they got where they belonged.  Taken 6/29/2006.
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We moved Yearlings to a different pasture the other day and here they are, strung out, tailing along the road. Why they felt the need to be scattered out over a mile long is beyond me but they got where they belonged. Taken 6/29/2006.(Sarpy Sam)
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Why my cattle get this irresistible urge to play mountain goat on the steepest ridges they can find is beyond me.  It sure makes gathering them hard though.  Taken 5/11/2006.
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Why my cattle get this irresistible urge to play mountain goat on the steepest ridges they can find is beyond me. It sure makes gathering them hard though. Taken 5/11/2006.(Sarpy Sam)
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Yearlings are curious critters and they were not real interested in moving for me.  More curious at what I was up to.  We got them moving and to their new home eventually.  Taken 4/4/2006.
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Yearlings are curious critters and they were not real interested in moving for me. More curious at what I was up to. We got them moving and to their new home eventually. Taken 4/4/2006.(Sarpy Sam)
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