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Fertility testing bulls & palpating heifers
16 December 2008
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Most young calves collected during the roundup are allowed to pass through the chutes to return to the herd without delay. Calves passing through without ear tags, mostly very young calves, are stopped for tagging.

BELOW: Mike Sexton ropes, tags and releases a young Brahman calf.

BELOW: Rob Tripson and Will Barker herd the cattle out of the pens for the journey back to the pasture. Note all the calves in the second picture below.
A disturbing discovery was finding a newly born calf that had been born with undeveloped eyes making it blind. The blind calf was given a ride in the Mule to rejoin its mother in the pasture.
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Florida Cattle Ranch by Bob Montanaro
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