Pocket Cows.... sort of ;) Updated PICS post #20

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Mojo Chick'n, Nov 9, 2009.

  1. Mojo Chick'n

    Mojo Chick'n Empress of Chickenville

    We got twin calves the other night and they are the tiniest sweetest things - I'm already in love with these two.
    They are a boy and a girl, so not sure if the heifer is going to be a freemartin or not (I hope not, I'd love to keep her). Chances are like 92 % that she is, though - I guess we'll see.

    They are the size of my lab mix dog [​IMG] and they are so adorable. I'll get some pics of them standing up tomorrow. We got another calf tonight, and he is twice their size (he's a large baby, though).

    Ike and Tina (cause Tina has a black eye [​IMG] - I'm bad, I know, you can chastize me later).
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    meri
     
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  2. b'hamPeeps

    b'hamPeeps In the Brooder

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    OMG! They are sooooo cute!

    Congratulations!
     
  3. Mojo Chick'n

    Mojo Chick'n Empress of Chickenville

    If I thought I could house train them they'd be sleeping at the foot of my bed tonight [​IMG] I just want to snuggle these two all day long - hard to get work done when they loved to be loved on and scratched and petted so much.

    btw - they are less than two foot tall. well, MAYBE two foot tall - but no taller than that.


    meri
     
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  4. chickens4me

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    Oh, they are so beautiful! Lucky You.
     
  5. Gonzo

    Gonzo Songster

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    They are SOOOO beautiful! You're so lucky! I wish I had the room for some too!
     
  6. stuckinthecity

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    How cute, [​IMG]
    I would love to have a bottle calf!
     
  7. Mojo Chick'n

    Mojo Chick'n Empress of Chickenville

    These are our 14th and 15th of the bottle babies. We did a round of a dozen of them (plus a heifer we got as a weanling) and now I'm starting again [​IMG] gonna be a busy season for me. I have company coming from out of state for Thanksgiving, was hoping to hold off on bottle babies til after then, but I guess I have other plans, now. We have another calf coming tomorrow evening, too. Went from none on bottles (had a break for a couple of weeks) to having four on at once by tomorrow.

    Most I've had on bottle at one time was 9 - we got a bunch all at once last batch.

    Oh well, when the company comes I'll just hand them all a bottle and tell them to feed a calf [​IMG]

    meri
     
  8. maplesky7

    maplesky7 Flock Mistress

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    awesome.... i'll help bottle feed!


    ike and tina... [​IMG]
     
  9. raroo

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    Wow they are absolutely adorable! [​IMG] What is a freemartin?
     
  10. slightlyscrambled

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    correct me if I'm wrong but when twins are born if one is female she is usually sterile. Yes?
     

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