Awaiting imminent arrival of calf!

Discussion in 'Cattle' started by willow_girl, Mar 28, 2005.

  1. willow_girl

    willow_girl Very Dairy

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    Tomorrow is the due date for my favorite cow on the farm where I work!!!

    She's HUGE and has been ornery for the past couple weeks ... not that I blame her, LOL!

    Since I'm milking in the morning, I'm crossing my fingers that she'll deliver right on schedule ... otherwise I'll probably miss it 'cause I only work 2 days a week there!

    Ya'll send good thoughts Bitey's way, OK?! I am hoping for an easy delivery ... this will be #4 for the old gal and she's in pretty good shape, but I'm still as anxious as if she were one of my girls!!!!
     
  2. Haggis

    Haggis MacCurmudgeon

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    My Dorsey is due April 1. I have her calsium gel already at the first sign of calf in progress. Given the luck I've had with calves, I'm just hoping I can keep the cow alive.
     

  3. JeffNY

    JeffNY Seeking Type

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    Well, wish her best of luck, regardless how many they have, never know what might crop up.. We had another tonight, bull calf from "vilderness gurl". That's 4 down, 8 to go, and the count is 3 Bull calves, 1 heifer. Same deal last year, had a few bull calves, but in the end, more heifers than bull calves (6 heifers, 5 bull calves).



    Jeff
     
  4. willow_girl

    willow_girl Very Dairy

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    Well, Bitey did not honor me by having her calf on my watch. :waa:

    Haggis, hope Dorsey has an easy time of it!!!