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Well, after two days of frost seeding over 60lbs of alfalfa, spreading 1240lbs of pelletized lime, walking most of the fence line around the 800 acres, and finding only one shed...I am real happy to be this tired.
 

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Here is a good rub we found.
 

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The mineral lick that we started last year on flat ground.
 

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How 'bout this rub?!
 

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Looks like some good times!
Thanks for all the pics!
:cheers::cheers:


I do wanna see the shed though! :pop:
 

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Ok, we could not find that other side....wish we could have...would have made some real nice rattling antlers!!
 

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Not too shappy peice of bone there!
Thanks for giving us a look!
:cheers::cheers:
 

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It scored at ???? what do you think it scored?
 

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You know... I have no idea what to score a shed as.

I can score a deer pretty darn good by looking at the pic, but I haven't a clue on just one antler!

Any hints?
 

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nice pics
i would guess that shed is about a 44 incher how close am i?

have you ever frost seeded alfalfa before?

we raise alot of it for hay always plant with a brillion seeder.....granddad always said that was the only way to get a crop :)

i know he wasn't 100% correct but it sure worked for us several times

hope your frost seeding goes well. that alfalfa plot should give you plenty to do if you get a good stand with mowing and spraying and all but boy is it a good food for the wildlife
 

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Originally posted by Thayer
It scored at ???? what do you think it scored?
46 3/8 ??

:cheers::cheers:
 

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You guys are right on the money...48 1/4".

I have never started an alfalfa plot, but we are going to try it out. I am hoping that last years winter wheat will give it shade and give it a chance to take off this year...I am also thinking that mowing won't be an issue...the deer have all of our plots down to two inches tall. I am worried that they will overgraze it. I hope it takes off and provides a huge draw this fall when the corn and beans are gone from the surrounding areas.
 

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What rate did you seed your alfalfa? Did you drill it or broadcast and scratch or what?
 

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15 pound or close to that, per acre. The ground was so soft that we just broadcast it over the areas and will hope that today's rain will push it into the ground or get it covered. The deer prints were all over the plots and should provide many crevices for the seeds to get covered in.
 

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You done good..

Lotsa folks plant 25#/a and after one year, there is no benefit vs. 15#/a.

Do you intend to harvest or just leave for forage?
 

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Sounds like a good weekend to me!!! Those rubs look like Iowegian deer did it!!!! Very nice....
 
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