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We were not expecting any new additions to the herd until at least the end of the month, but sometimes life gives you little surprises:
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Now only three more expectant mothers to go...
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That's cute. Lots of snow too.
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Looks like a beanie baby actually.
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"Beanie baby" has been RFID ear tagged and sexed. It is a boy, by the way.

As for the Texan claiming lots of snow, it was 9 C° (48.2 F°) today. Not much snow left, and it has been warm for weeks.
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That's more snow then we've seen here in almost a decade. 48° is too cold.
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@Tcherno:

It's not an egg of course, but I have always been a supporter of cows, just so you know. :D
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Second bull calf arrived last Wednesday night. Been too busy to post:

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Everybody needs a good wash.
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Shaggy little suckers.
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You have seen nothing yet. Wait to you see an adolescent calf going through its first full winter:

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Get your shag on.
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Too bad beefalo never caught on as a food product.
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Yeah really. Buffalo is freaking good too.

Oh well. They weren't created to look cute.
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Technically these guys are more likely to become breeding animals rather than beef, since I have been selling them to other ranchers directly ever since they closed the livestock auction in Drayton Valley.

I suppose they may end their journey as baloney though. After a glorious time being a stud. 8)
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That's how I want to go.
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Been a little while, but we got another bull calf today:

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Don't think I have ever delivered a calf at 30 C° (86 F°) before. Now just one more to go.
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He looks healthy and strong. That's awesome. How many head of cattle do u have?
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