Bull Whispering 101

Beauties be bloomin’ around here, friends. Lilacs erupting violet outside, tulips cut and placed in vases around the home, and rhubarb pulled and made into muffins for Country Man. I’m staying away though; rhubarb is about the only ingredient worth eating.

South Dakota spring flowers

Husband’s shed is now with door, and the finish line is closing in. Thanks so much for your opinion on the color. It was a unanimous red, and red it shall be!

While Country Man worked on the shed, I hung out with my ton of fun friends: Da Bulls.

South Dakota bulls
Big Guy, the one with the white mark on his forehead, was clearly in distress mode. He was bellowing loud and charging proud.

South Dakota bull

Bellowing right at me! The nerve!

Instantly, I went into whispering mode. Bull whispering is for the listener, the perceptive ones. I looked the bull square in the face, and in my mind, said, “I understand your mental miseries. Here, let me ease your troubled soul. I will give you fresh grass, and we will be friends.” He said something back, like, “That’s cool, I like your shirt.” I don’t know exactly, I was busy.

Bull whispering is simple, see? Anyone can do it.

South Dakota bulls

Peace offering

South Dakota bulls

Mmmm... fresh cut grass. Irresistible.

South Dakota bulls

Whoa. Number 6 came outta nowhere. Remain calm.

South Dakota bulls

#52 swooped in. Perhaps I was talking with him the whole time...

South Dakota bulls

Nom nom nom

See? It’s so easy! Now, when you go to give this a try yourself, don’t be like me and drop the grass at the sight of their big, thick, slimy tongues. This disrupts the whispering process and creates uncertainty between the bull and you.

Well, I am off to town now. Got my list in hand and ready to run errands. In theย  meantime, hope you are enjoying your Wednesday!

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41 thoughts on “Bull Whispering 101

  1. thanks for sharing this with us.. I was reminded of a cows size on a recent 4 wheeler run with Luna.. they were right near the fence when I came up the hill and I was blown away at how large they were. naturally Luna started barking her big dog mean bark at them. Which she quit when I fussed at her and moved on. It was funny though, it was a pretty blue cow too. Maybe I will try and get some pictures for you.
    have a great wednesday with your bulls
    Anna
    http://www.akginspiration.com

  2. I am sure you are now their favorite. What better meal than fresh grass in the spring and you took their pictures as well, said nice things about them. I am sure they are in love.
    Have a good week.
    Mylene

  3. I love cows, am a little scared (maybe a lot) of the bulls, but their slimy tongues universally put me off. Guess I’ll have to just stay a “muffin whisperer.” Please pass the rhubarb. K? Thanks!

  4. I really enjoyed your photos. I’ve had the opportunity to have a cow eat out of my hand once. Her tongue was very rough – like sandpaper. (And she almost ate my entire hand!) Are da bulls’ tongues are rough too? ๐Ÿ™‚

  5. I bow down to you Bull Whisperer! I don’t think I could ever remain so calm. And rhubarb! Reminds me of my Gram who used to grow some in her backyard and bake her rhubarb pies. ๐Ÿ™‚

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  9. I’m with you on the slimy tongue thing. Cow tongues are so disgusting especially when they lick their own nose just before trying to lick you! Thanks for stopping by the Red Farmhouse

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