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Sunday, April 28, 2013

Finally but Easily

Miss Diamond our 7 or 8 yr old shorthorn cow finally delivered her calf early this afternoon in the sunshiney, dry weather. Good girl keeping me up each night expecting it for the last week . It was a week late but 1 min she was laying with the other cow/calves crew then literally she moved 20' away, laid on her side ,pushed, then stood and squatted him out. Meet Ron Weasley for those of you who understand Harry Potter puppet review parodies. I don't but my girls were instantly excited about the name. The calf is over 100# and very active. I haven't seem him nurse but his face has that milk look around his muzzle. I put the 2 into a pen to relax and have some bonding time but Ron won't lay still so Mama can rest. She s a wholly terror when she delivers. She had no qualms about attacking if you get too close to junior and she feels threatened. Good Mama just a tad strung out don't cha know!



4 comments:

  1. What a beautiful calf, love the pictures. Congrats!!

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  2. Wow, he's very handsome! And talk about an easy birth! Don't ya wish they were ALL that simple :)

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  3. Awwww...what a handsome little fella he is and congrats to you and Miss Diamond on an easy birth! :)

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  4. Ron Weasley! Perfect! Nuthin' wrong with being a protective mama. (Aren't we all a little bit like that?)

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