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Old 04-07-2010, 09:31 PM
 
Location: Small Town USA Population about 15,000
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Post a sign--NO trespassing--buy a shotgun and then use it. Basura, I can't believe I said that.
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Old 04-08-2010, 12:43 AM
 
Location: Canada
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I have never noticed an odor from cattle grazing in a pasture.( regardless the direction of the wind )

Do you even know the difference between the words pasture and feedlot ?
This post reminded me of an essay or story one of my nephews had to write in school for his English class. This was either in grade 3 or 4. They live in the city and are total city kids but he chose to write on his "favourite place in the whole world" - "My aunt's farm" and my parents' farm.

Illustrated with stick figures of himself and his brothers jumping off hay bales, and circling bonfires, he wrote that the air smells of manure (he used the more common "s" word ), "but in a good way."

I think city people pick up on smells that aren't obvious to country people, just as I pick up on the smell of exhaust and lack of fresh air in the city. Although of course there is a huge difference between the smell of cows in a pasture and a feedlot.

The best and sweetest smell to me has always been the smell of horses. It's right up there for me with lilacs.
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Old 04-08-2010, 03:14 AM
 
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I have never noticed an odor from cattle grazing in a pasture.( regardless the direction of the wind )

Do you even know the difference between the words pasture and feedlot ?

Jeez, do you practice being this rude or does it come to you naturally?

A pasture is a usually a grazing area of livestock, a feedlot is usually a fenced in feeding area for said livestock.

I drive by this place almost every day and yes, it IS a pasture, with cows and horses (and occasionally a couple of deer or elk) grazing on the grassy ground, so, yes, I do know the difference.
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Old 04-08-2010, 08:50 AM
 
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In my little town, they just built a new hotel, right next to a farm's cow pasture. I can just see the people who come and stay there. First seeing the cows will be considered "quaint". Until the wind shifts and they don't want to open their windows anymore...

I agree with Jesse. We have deer in our yard (their idea, not ours) and we get people who drive by and yell at us for "keeping deer"....
Since when are hotel windows operable?
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Old 04-08-2010, 09:53 AM
 
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Jeez, do you practice being this rude or does it come to you naturally?

A pasture is a usually a grazing area of livestock, a feedlot is usually a fenced in feeding area for said livestock.

I drive by this place almost every day and yes, it IS a pasture, with cows and horses (and occasionally a couple of deer or elk) grazing on the grassy ground, so, yes, I do know the difference.

If livestock grazing in a grass pasture would be a determent to a motel, many motels in Kentucky would have to close as they have scenic views of many horse pastures grazing in the rolling blue grass pastures.
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Old 04-08-2010, 03:29 PM
 
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Nope don't like signs.. Out at the street there is a small gray one that says 481, which should be enough to say there is a house 1/2 mile back in.

Don't care if folks exploring do come in, so long as they don't trash the place up.

There is plenty of other places to turn instead for exactly where we keep vehicals too, right next the door.

Turning right there to just leave is where the problem is. It makes it look like the party turning might also have entered the dwelling.

Each week lots of people come in, see there is a house, but don't turn right there. They don't look like crooks..

I plan to set up pine benches to set about on up the drive aways.. I hope the benchs stay where I put them, and are used by strangers.

I plan to put out 1/2 dozen or more just so folks can set about an admire nature.

I have no intent to keep folks out for a rest, and get to see a little wildlife maybe.

Thar's beaver and ducks in the swamp pond right now, and other birds as well.

I just don't want trash and theft. That much should be common knowledge.
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