Checkup

Once calves are on the ground, you can’t just ignore the babies. Unfortunately, calves can easily pick up a bug, and some are nastynasty. Brandon does a walk through as the calves are taking their late morning nap. He looks for calves that are dropping their ears down, feeling bleh. They may or may not have diarrhea. It’s actually not that hard to tell when a calf isn’t feeling right…

He will give it what it needs, depending on its symptoms. Then he will make a note of it on his phone in the cattle records, so we can trace each calf and medicine.

The past two days have been gorgeous, with sunshine and melting snow and more babies born each day. A blizzard warning is out for Wyoming for tomorrow. We hope it doesn’t turn into a major one, as we have so many babies yet to be born…


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