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Old 11-15-2018, 05:32 PM   #1
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Canít wait to head South then West

3 1/2 inches so far and still falling in MD. I do not miss the snow.
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Old 11-15-2018, 05:38 PM   #2
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Not to worry. TX hill country broke a 102 year record for freezing temps. Albeit no snow.


We don't miss the snow either.
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Old 11-15-2018, 05:48 PM   #3
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Old 11-16-2018, 12:53 AM   #4
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Wow--we just left up there last month, sure glad we didn't try to stretch it out. It'll be gone soon, then head south/west.
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Old 11-16-2018, 01:25 AM   #5
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Not to worry. TX hill country broke a 102 year record for freezing temps. Albeit no snow. We don't miss the snow either.
Well in SATX the high 11/15/18 was 64; low tonight is predicted to be 39.
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Old 11-16-2018, 01:58 AM   #6
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SATX----San Antonio? or San Angelo?

WRWGN----where in TX are you at? Wanting to head for Bandera...
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Old 11-16-2018, 02:06 AM   #7
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SATX----San Antonio? or San Angelo?

WRWGN----where in TX are you at? Wanting to head for Bandera...
I thought it was San Antonio, tx also Joe.
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Old 11-16-2018, 03:02 PM   #8
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NOT a fan of traveling in the snow or cold!!!

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Old 11-16-2018, 03:21 PM   #9
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SATX----San Antonio? or San Angelo?

WRWGN----where in TX are you at? Wanting to head for Bandera...
Located one mile west of the city limits of the 7th largest city in the US, about 45 miles SE of the Texas Cowboy Capital of the World.
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Old 11-16-2018, 04:10 PM   #10
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the 7th largest city in the US, about 45 miles SE of the Texas Cowboy Capital of the World.
For us non Texans - if you google 7th largest city you will get about as many different results as links you click

As for Texas cowboy capital ..............
Isn't all of Texas the cowboy capital of the world?
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Old 11-16-2018, 06:14 PM   #11
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For us non Texans - if you google 7th largest city you will get about as many different results as links you click

As for Texas cowboy capital ..............
Isn't all of Texas the cowboy capital of the world?
Yep, we only count the people living with in the city limits. Other cities count all in the metro area. San Antonio has 9 incorporated villages wholly within the city limits where the population of those villages is not added into the official San Antonio census. As for cowboys, we are afflicted with with many "drugstore cowboys" and "goat ropers", but not many real cowboys that work cattle.
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Old 12-04-2018, 07:23 PM   #12
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Well, going back to the picture in the OP's post, that is just a light dusting of snow. We were in Colorado at the base of the Front Range for two winters (2014 and 2015) and got a lot more snow that that. However, we stay in one place for extended times, so there was very little to deal with for traveling.


However, when we went to move from Colorado in late March of 2016 and head to Oregon, we woke up that morning to 6 inches of snow. Naturally, I got to get up on the roof and sweep off both the roof and all the slides (3 of them) before we could hit the road. Didn't have any road issues as the highways clear off pretty quick with a bit of sunlight.


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Florida is the number one state for beef. Cowmen live there.
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Old 12-05-2018, 02:39 PM   #14
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Florida is the number one state for beef. Cowmen live there.
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Read the headline..."cows that calved".


The largest single brood cow herd in the US is located in Florida. ... Nearly one-half of all Florida Agricultural land is involved in cattle production. • Florida has 3.2 million acres of pastureland and 1.3 million acres of grazed woodland.
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Old 12-05-2018, 09:08 PM   #16
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Texas and Nebraska both have WAY more cows than Florida.

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Old 12-05-2018, 11:32 PM   #17
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With regard to cattle and where, I grew up within that industry and worked in it for a number of years. As for that chart on "calved" cow critters, I can guarantee that both Texas and Oklahoma also have a lot of steers and heifers being grown/raised/fed for the meat market. On our farm/ranch alone, we had something like 250 head of cows and their calves, but we had more like 800 head of steers and heifers.


I can't speak for Florida as I've never been there, but are there cattle feeder operations there as there are in Texas and Oklahoma?


EDIT: Went looking. As of November of this year.


Story of Top 10 States with Cattle



Their chart doesn't even have Florida in it.


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Old 12-06-2018, 01:21 AM   #18
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I guess now I know where to visit cattle now. LOL
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Old 12-06-2018, 01:48 AM   #19
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Yeah, been missing out on that...
And I thought FL cowmen were called gatorherders...

Gritz Carlton,
Please expand on your statement "Florida is number one state for beef"?
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Old 12-06-2018, 02:38 AM   #20
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Bull is beef. No?
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