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  1. #11

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rue
    Even I'm thinking of a new rifle...I need one that will do to euthanize a horse if necessary.

    Then I don't have to call out the neighbour in an emergency...or make an injured animal wait who knows how long for a vet to come out...

    Suggestions as to caliber anyone? I've asked 3 different people, and got 3 different answers...
    A .44 Mag at close range would be way more than enough. I'm assuming it would be a head-shot.

    Pretty much any high-powered rifle would work as well. At some point you aren't making the animal more dead...You are just making as bigger mess.
    -Jordan
    Gar connaisseur

    Predatory Tank:
    20" Tropical Gar, 18" Florida Gar, 20" Longnose Gar,
    17" Ornate Bichir, 25" Silver Arowana, 16" Bowfin, 15" Giant Gourami

    16" Male Dovii

  2. #12

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    Thanks for the birthday wishes - mommy1 and gift - mommy1 Thanks for the rep - Cliff Thanks for the rep, have a cool one on me, Cheers - Cliff Thanks and a new fish for the tank - glarior 
    Thanks for the gorgeous slide show! - fishmommie Thanks for the rep the other day - Cliff It's a Sudbury Saturday Night, Cheers - Cliff Hockey finals can not be watched without a hockey pop or two - Cliff Thanks for the rep :) - Greentoads41 
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    In Canada hand guns come with alot of restrictions. I would love to have a side arm when hunting for moose, deer, bear or wolf but the legal stuff in owning a hand gun aren't worth it. You can not hunt with a hand gun in Canada period.

    Rue a .270 calibre or 7mm rifle would be ideal for you. Remington or Savage have some that aren't too expensive and are reliable. That is a large enough calibre to finish off a moose with a neck shoot.
    Warning; Bulldog Pleco guarding my Sons tank now..

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  3. #13

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rue
    Even I'm thinking of a new rifle...I need one that will do to euthanize a horse if necessary.

    Then I don't have to call out the neighbour in an emergency...or make an injured animal wait who knows how long for a vet to come out...

    Suggestions as to caliber anyone? I've asked 3 different people, and got 3 different answers...
    You could also consider a old converted Lee-Endfield 303

    If your only purpose is to euthanize large animals, any larger caliber with a 150 gr (or larger) bullet will do. The old 303s are the cheapest option. Saskatoon Gun Works usually has a few in stock.

    That had worked well for my Grandfather over the years
    Last edited by Cliff; 06-08-2012 at 12:40 AM.
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  4. #14

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    Thanks for the birthday wishes - mommy1 and gift - mommy1 Thanks for the rep - Cliff Thanks for the rep, have a cool one on me, Cheers - Cliff Thanks and a new fish for the tank - glarior 
    Thanks for the gorgeous slide show! - fishmommie Thanks for the rep the other day - Cliff It's a Sudbury Saturday Night, Cheers - Cliff Hockey finals can not be watched without a hockey pop or two - Cliff Thanks for the rep :) - Greentoads41 
    Thanks for the Rep!! - steeler1 Merry Christmas! - steeler1 Merry Christmas - Cliff May you be living as high as the holiday hog this coming year! - Trillianne Happy New Year - mommy1 
    Thank you for the birthday wishes. - mommy1 Thanks for the Rep!! - steeler1 Have a Birthday fish!! - steeler1 Here you go sir, I just wish it had been a good game. - steeler1 Here's to one crummy Superbowl, lol! - Slaphppy7 
    Troop and Military Support - Amber Alert - Bladder Cancer - Endometriosis - Equality - Liver Cancer - Liver Disease - Missing Children - POW/MIA - Spina Bifida - Suicide - Strider199 

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    Lee-Endfield 303, now thats a rifle that will take down almost anything. Hold it tight to the shoulder and cheek Rue.
    Warning; Bulldog Pleco guarding my Sons tank now..

    Please remember; every keystroke has a consequence.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Demjor19
    At some point you aren't making the animal more dead...You are just making as bigger mess.
    And I finally have a quote to put in my sig

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    Quote Originally Posted by FinalJenemba
    And I finally have a quote to put in my sig
    LOL! And my typo will be preserved forever!
    -Jordan
    Gar connaisseur

    Predatory Tank:
    20" Tropical Gar, 18" Florida Gar, 20" Longnose Gar,
    17" Ornate Bichir, 25" Silver Arowana, 16" Bowfin, 15" Giant Gourami

    16" Male Dovii

  7. #17

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    for posting that article, I laughed so much!!!!!!!! - ScottishFish Kick back and enjoy the day when your done your painting - Cliff thanks for the rep! - EowynShieldmaiden Otis thanks you for the rep - Cliff This one will have a longer life span, sorry to hear about your fish - Cliff 
    For being a smarty pants and figuring out my riddle so fast! :) - escamosa The last one of these Ill ever give! Enjoy the AC bucks Rue! - smaug Yes, there is still a place in today's world for the  Darwin Awarads - Cliff Thanks for the Rep!!! :) - C-Dub Merry Christmas - Cliff 
    Merry Christmas Rue - jeffs99dime Holiday Ham has come today from the eve until Boxing Day! - Trillianne Merry Cristmas and Happy Holidays Rue. - Strider199 It's a Christmas Bunny, Merry Christmas. - gadget228 lol, thanks for the rep.  Have one on me! =] - KevinVA 
    Merry Christmas - Cliff Thanks!  You have a great holiday season as well! - sheamurai Merry Christmas - gadget228 What is a good Holiday Ham to do, but bring some cheer to my good friend Rue! - Trillianne Just Because - Surfdog 
    Aphasia - Asthma/Allergies - Brain Cancer - Brain Tumors - Diabetes - Mental Illness - Rue Eating Disorders - Esophageal Cancer - Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease - Irritable Bowel Syndrome - Pulmonary Hypertension - Rue 

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    Thanks Gentlemen...I will go shopping...and get all my paperwork updated/in place...

    This summer would be a good time to reorganize myself...
    55 g Goldfish Tank - 5 Fancies, 2 Dojos
    25 g Tropical Tank - Celestial Pearl Danio/Mixed

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    Holy crap Rue! How many horses do need to put down to justify buying a rifle?

  9. #19

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    for posting that article, I laughed so much!!!!!!!! - ScottishFish Kick back and enjoy the day when your done your painting - Cliff thanks for the rep! - EowynShieldmaiden Otis thanks you for the rep - Cliff This one will have a longer life span, sorry to hear about your fish - Cliff 
    For being a smarty pants and figuring out my riddle so fast! :) - escamosa The last one of these Ill ever give! Enjoy the AC bucks Rue! - smaug Yes, there is still a place in today's world for the  Darwin Awarads - Cliff Thanks for the Rep!!! :) - C-Dub Merry Christmas - Cliff 
    Merry Christmas Rue - jeffs99dime Holiday Ham has come today from the eve until Boxing Day! - Trillianne Merry Cristmas and Happy Holidays Rue. - Strider199 It's a Christmas Bunny, Merry Christmas. - gadget228 lol, thanks for the rep.  Have one on me! =] - KevinVA 
    Merry Christmas - Cliff Thanks!  You have a great holiday season as well! - sheamurai Merry Christmas - gadget228 What is a good Holiday Ham to do, but bring some cheer to my good friend Rue! - Trillianne Just Because - Surfdog 
    Aphasia - Asthma/Allergies - Brain Cancer - Brain Tumors - Diabetes - Mental Illness - Rue Eating Disorders - Esophageal Cancer - Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease - Irritable Bowel Syndrome - Pulmonary Hypertension - Rue 

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    Well...we have 9 left...of which 4 are getting old...and 1 is permanently injured...and 1 has something intermittendly 'wrong' with him - it's unclear as to what.

    We have euthanized 4 to date, due to old age/injury.

    Two have been euthanized by bullet (one by the vet, the other the neighbour did this past winter). Two others were euthanized by injection by the vet.

    The problem is doing it humanely and being pragmatic at the same time - which is hard to do when it's your pet.

    If I euthanize a horse by injection...it has to be buried...which requires a backhoe and prior planning (and added expense since we're being pragmatic). Or I have to book an appointment to meet up with the vet and the meat truck all at the same time...the logistics are impossible in an emergency situation.

    If I euthanize by bullet...then nature can look after things...which is preferable from my POV. Nature is surprisingly effective...

    Of the two options...frankly, I think the bullet is the more humane option (faster, less fuss).

    ...and I intend to look after my animals as best I can. I would rather not be like my neighbours - who will haul a long-term pet horse to the meat auction at the last minute so they can still make some money off the animal...
    55 g Goldfish Tank - 5 Fancies, 2 Dojos
    25 g Tropical Tank - Celestial Pearl Danio/Mixed

  10. #20

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    for posting that article, I laughed so much!!!!!!!! - ScottishFish Kick back and enjoy the day when your done your painting - Cliff thanks for the rep! - EowynShieldmaiden Otis thanks you for the rep - Cliff This one will have a longer life span, sorry to hear about your fish - Cliff 
    For being a smarty pants and figuring out my riddle so fast! :) - escamosa The last one of these Ill ever give! Enjoy the AC bucks Rue! - smaug Yes, there is still a place in today's world for the  Darwin Awarads - Cliff Thanks for the Rep!!! :) - C-Dub Merry Christmas - Cliff 
    Merry Christmas Rue - jeffs99dime Holiday Ham has come today from the eve until Boxing Day! - Trillianne Merry Cristmas and Happy Holidays Rue. - Strider199 It's a Christmas Bunny, Merry Christmas. - gadget228 lol, thanks for the rep.  Have one on me! =] - KevinVA 
    Merry Christmas - Cliff Thanks!  You have a great holiday season as well! - sheamurai Merry Christmas - gadget228 What is a good Holiday Ham to do, but bring some cheer to my good friend Rue! - Trillianne Just Because - Surfdog 
    Aphasia - Asthma/Allergies - Brain Cancer - Brain Tumors - Diabetes - Mental Illness - Rue Eating Disorders - Esophageal Cancer - Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease - Irritable Bowel Syndrome - Pulmonary Hypertension - Rue 

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    ...oh yeah...for the record...while I can't euthanize my own pets...(someone else has to do pull the trigger for me)...

    ...I am (was) an excellent shot. Now, with my arthritis issues...not so good anymore...but still not bad...

    One of my useless talents...lol.

    I'm better with a rifle than a pistol though...I admit to that...although I didn't have near the practice time with the pistol...

    And I really only have ever been interested in target shooting, or clay pigeons...but I prefer a rifle to a shotgun...
    55 g Goldfish Tank - 5 Fancies, 2 Dojos
    25 g Tropical Tank - Celestial Pearl Danio/Mixed

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