David Livingston wrote:"there may be laws saying you have to give accesses to water"
even nuttier So you have no right to the water that falls on your roof plus you cannot prevent cows coming on to your land to take your water ?
Just a thought Cows are creatures of habit Why not concentrate your fencing where it matters dependant on the topology of your land . They cannot climb cliffs well for instance . Hence the use of haha's http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ha-ha
Enrique Garcia wrote:law here states it is the responsibility of land owners to keep someone else's cows off your land. The owner of cows has no responsibility whatsoever. Which is crazy I know but most people in the USA are crazy. A friend hit a cow with his car & wanted the cow owner to pay for his car but he ended up having to pay for the cow
kevin stewart wrote:
I tried electric fencing but whe soil around the grounding post was too dry.
John Young wrote:This is a older thread, I am hopeful that Enrique has come to a peaceable solution to his cattle problem.
I think one critical lesson here is to know what you are getting into legally and culturally prior to moving to an area. I am constantly baffled by those who move to a rural area and immediately begin to complain or attempt to change it.