New baby born yesterday, PICS

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by sara, Oct 30, 2008.

  1. sara

    sara Title Needed Here

    Yesterday we had a new baby born. This was the first calf for this cow. It was too funny. I've been keeping a close eye on her as we had another first timer have a problem with having her calf, and was nervous that the new bull we have might be producing big calves. Anyway, I was out at about 1:00 and there was nothing. At about 4:00 I was in the basement working like crazy trying to finish the boys halloween costumes. I hear someone knocking on the door. Go upstairs and a man is at the door. He says do you know your cow is having a baby and it's hanging out of her. He's almost frantic telling me someone else stopped too, and they didn't know what to do. I thank him and tell him I'll go check it out. When I got out there I thought I hope he seriously didn't think that's the calf, as it was just the water bag hanging. I did appreciate his concern though, and hope the next one chooses to calf somewhere besided right beside the road. It's liable to cause an accident.

    I'll have to get a picture today of it all dry and fluffy.

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  2. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] How adorable! Congrats!!
     
  3. ChickenDreamer

    ChickenDreamer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awwww! That is soo sweet!
    Congrats to you [​IMG]
     
  4. momma's chickens

    momma's chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 10, 2008
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    Oh that is sweet! Congratulations!
     
  5. Quail_Antwerp

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    Aug 16, 2008
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    WOW great pics of her delivering!
     
  6. lovemychix

    lovemychix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just love baby cows!! [​IMG]
     
  7. wilds of pa

    wilds of pa Chillin' With My Peeps

    Wow Sara, that must be a site to behold, Awesome pic's...
    I bet you where really excited for her beings she had it with no problems..

    Congrats on the new big baby...

    Charlie
     
  8. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Sara....we live on a dirt road without much traffic at all, but we've had people stop a couple of times too. I had one lady get kind of huffy when I told her the cow was doing ok and that I was watching her from the house. Not sure what she expected me to do.
     
  9. ChooksinIowa

    ChooksinIowa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh wow, that is so amazing! I love the pictures! I am sooo excited because this November (maybe the 27th) is the due date of our very first ever goat baby. I have never seen an animal born before, so I hope I get to see it. Well, of course I have seen eggs hatch, but it's not quite the same!

    I will have to have my camera at the ready!
     
  10. RedStickLA

    RedStickLA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sara...
    So sweet! Great pictures!! Thanks for sharing them. I can't wait to see it dry and fluffy. Do you know what it is yet, Girl or Boy?
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