Uhm... so hai new lil guy!

Discussion in 'Cattle' started by Sfgwife, Aug 29, 2020.

  1. Sfgwife

    Sfgwife Well-Known Member

    Feb 17, 2018
    North Cakalaki
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    .... anyhoo. Today we had just gotten home from pickin up G for our first sleepover and we hear a cow bellerin in the woods. So paul and g go to check it out. Next thing i hear is.... a calf Bess has a calf... and up comes paul to handover g so he can go get a better look. Brand new still wet calf on the ground and Bess bein a great maman cleaning him.

    I was wicked mad because there are things that would have been instead of this mess. We moved them to a smaller area to bond but now she is not wantin to let him nurse. We did see him nurse a few good times before we moved them so he did get some colostrum in his tum this evening. We will just keep watching them tomorrow and somehow pen her still if we need to. The guys were going to start our coral next week! Had we known THIS was happening we would have made sure to have it done. i had quit lookin at all at her udder because no way she could be bred right? Grrrrrrr. And we just thought her gettin chunky was a happy rumen.

    I gave him BoSe and vit b complex and vit e capsule bust open. He has teeth so not a preemie. And he weighs about 35 pounds which is a good weigh for a dexter calf.
     
  2. Moers kiko boars

    Moers kiko boars Well-Known Member

    Apr 22, 2018
    Oklahoma
    Congratulations...never knew cattle could have.immaculant conception!:heehee: whatever the cause...Hes a keeper!
     

  3. Sfgwife

    Sfgwife Well-Known Member

    Feb 17, 2018
    North Cakalaki

    I know right?!?!!
     
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  4. happybleats

    happybleats Well-Known Member

    Sep 12, 2010
    Gustine Texas
    What a cute little monkey wrench in your plans!! Glad mama did well. Hopefully she will reconnect with him by morning.
    Congratulations
     
  5. Goats Rock

    Goats Rock Member

    Jun 20, 2011
    NE Ohio
    On the bright side- at least she cleaned him off! Congratulations on the calf!
     
  6. Sfgwife

    Sfgwife Well-Known Member

    Feb 17, 2018
    North Cakalaki
    She cleaned hm AND let him nurse several times before we moved them. :/. And she is calling to him as well and stayin very close to him. So hopefully she will get over the moving jitterss soon.
     
  7. Sfgwife

    Sfgwife Well-Known Member

    Feb 17, 2018
    North Cakalaki

    Hahah so true a monkey wrench! We JUST bought and had shipped ten straws for AI for her. We were just waitin for the weather to cool off some to have it done.
     
  8. GoofyGoat

    GoofyGoat Well-Known Member

    Sep 21, 2018
    TEXAS
    Awwww! What a cute little surprise! Congratulations. Bess is probably tender she's got good mothering instincts so I'll bet she comes around. How was your sleep over with little G? Did you get any sleep? lol ;)
     
  9. ksalvagno

    ksalvagno Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

  10. Sfgwife

    Sfgwife Well-Known Member

    Feb 17, 2018
    North Cakalaki
    bess is being a great mama now that she settled down. He has a full tum and each teat works just fine. Yay for sweet suprises.


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  11. Sfgwife

    Sfgwife Well-Known Member

    Feb 17, 2018
    North Cakalaki
    we did get sleeps! Well paul did. I was pretty hurty and could not get comfortable anywhere. I finlly knocked out about six to nine this mornin.
     
  12. Moers kiko boars

    Moers kiko boars Well-Known Member

    Apr 22, 2018
    Oklahoma
    Oh.....hes a Beauty. So happy for you guys! Not every day you get a FREE calf!
     
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  13. toth boer goats

    toth boer goats Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2008
    Corning California
  14. goatblessings

    goatblessings Fair-Haven Supporting Member

    Jan 5, 2015
    Southwest Ohio
    He is precious!!! Congrats! What a wonderful surprise!
     
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  15. Sfgwife

    Sfgwife Well-Known Member

    Feb 17, 2018
    North Cakalaki
    Tonight he had the zoomies i LOVE watchin calf zoomies.

     
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  16. Moers kiko boars

    Moers kiko boars Well-Known Member

    Apr 22, 2018
    Oklahoma
    Awww Hes a cutie! Love it when those tails go up! The moves are on!! Lol. Thanks for shareing! He is awesome!
     
  17. Sfgwife

    Sfgwife Well-Known Member

    Feb 17, 2018
    North Cakalaki
    He was just FULL of himself tonight! After we did up the hill chores... where he and his mama are. He started the zoomies again. Up and down the fence line. Then all done and crash. Lol.
     
  18. Nigerian dwarf goat

    Nigerian dwarf goat Well-Known Member

    Sep 24, 2017
    Texas
    He’s is adorable!! How is yalls grass so green! Everything is so dry and crispy and dead here
     
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  19. Sfgwife

    Sfgwife Well-Known Member

    Feb 17, 2018
    North Cakalaki

    SO much rain! Ugh! The weather here this year has been terrible! Hot to cold and dry to wet muddy messes and let us not forget the humid.
     
  20. toth boer goats

    toth boer goats Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2008
    Corning California