Post By FarmerChick
Post By jrpoppapump
Apr 19, 2012, 03:53 AM
DENVER (AP) — It may take explosives to dislodge a group of cows that wandered into an old ranger cabin high in the Rocky Mountains, then died and froze solid when they couldn't get out.
Republican Herald | News | republicanherald.com
Apr 19, 2012, 10:30 AM
you can still eat that right
one heck of a big BBQ come early spring!
Apr 19, 2012, 12:23 PM
Yea I've been wondering the same F_Chickie
I would think the Farmer would want the Beef.
Even if they can't get "Fit for human consumption" release
because of them being slowly frozen with their innards,
I would think they could be sold for dog meat,
Or Given to me
Apr 19, 2012, 01:24 PM
yea, 29 Alpo on the hoof is money anway
plus while 'you dispose of it for a cash basis' and no taxes and recordings of that transaction, you get the insurance of stupid cow coverage payoff
win win on stupid dead frozen cow situation
and they can't move them...well I have a chainsaw that can!
Apr 24, 2012, 05:21 PM
Its not that the cows were dumb but lighting a fire with cloven hooves is a *****...
Apr 24, 2012, 09:01 PM
Cows are DUMB ! PERIOD ! Leather bags of unprocessed meat that can be counted on to choose the stupidest option every time .
Originally Posted by stefen
Chainsaw is a fine option . Have plenty of fresh chains and don't put any oil in the bar oil tank . Break 'em down and start loadin 'em on the pack horses . Look out for bears on the way out
Apr 24, 2012, 09:06 PM
.......to the hilt!
you mean they wont come back to life if you thaw them out?....and i was thinking about cryogenics for the after life. the ghost riders must need another heard to round up.
Apr 25, 2012, 12:00 PM
If the Denver MacDonalds is having a special, think twice...
Apr 27, 2012, 07:58 PM
Logical but not possible. This area is a "Wilderness" where NO motorized vehicles can encroach. Yeah even to remove dead animals. There are no exceptions to this Federal law. Can't even land a 'copter there. The only way in is on foot. Only way out is on foot. If the animals thaw, rot and emit bodily fluids into the water table that might be bad. So there is our Federal Govt at work.
Originally Posted by jeff of pa
Same reason for thousands of dead trees can't be reclaimed for other uses. No roads allowed in Wilderness areas. Ever. No matter what. Period. Of course those rules don't apply to the Feds accessing your private property. Different deal.
Last count was 20+ dead cows in the building. You can ski into the area and drag one out maybe?
Apr 27, 2012, 08:31 PM
You can go in on horseback, quarter some cows and bring them out on sleds.
May 02, 2012, 07:58 PM
There you go. What do you think. A chainsaw? And first you have to get one out of the shed. Myself I think burning the whole lot is easiest and best. Whether Colorado can manage a controlled-cow-burn is another matter. So far their success with fire is not good.
Originally Posted by Jason in Enid
Or tear the shed down and let the coyotes, eagles, mountain lions etc take care of it as nature intended.
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