Seems like they cut and ear tagged most and had trouble dealing with a few and left them be. I cant speak for their care but i suspect you are right. I think he is realizing he needs to downsize, just tough on a cattleman to admit he’s getting old to handle what used to be easy lol. I also think he expects his boy to do more than he has time for. I have been and will continue to be patient, and when it bothers me enough (gets worse) we will talk. We spent some time on clearing and tightening the fence so recent repairs have been quick and easy. So far they have been honest, reasonable, and responsive. I value a neighborly relationship more than my foodplot conditions.