Red Rock Nursery

The cows are taking the move to this calving area seriously… … Continue reading

Their Turn

The cows have been moved up from the field to our normal calving area… They’re used to being fed earlier, but now that they’re farther away… they are last on Daniel’s loop.  My Durango gave them false hope… and they … Continue reading

No Knuckles

An update on our “knuckling under” calf from the other day… Number 12 was born with the physical problem that made it impossible for this little twin heifer to stand up straight on her front hooves.  Two days later, I … Continue reading

A Calf Is Born

This video covers one of heifers, number 660, and the process of having her calf.  We noticed her standing off from the herd, holding her tail out in a kinked position… an almost sure sign that labor pains have started. … Continue reading

Calving

I abandoned housework today for the calving shed.  I helped clean and re-bed pens, made ear tags, sorted and kicked out pairs, and took an abundance of photos and movies, including two with births! I’ll start with these… just because! … Continue reading