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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Are We Moving Forward into Spring?

~I personally take things personally.~
~Jane Barkley 1904~

(I like that quote...it's so true.)

Well, I certainly hope so. But, I'm sure there will be more snow showers before all is said and done, but it's supposed to be 60 by Thursday! I'm waitin' to see, and feel, that!!!

Colt's been feelin' good...this was taken almost two weeks ago...a crisp, bright mornin' and the boys were havin' a good time before breakfast. But, we've got A LOT of work to do. My Mike Bridges clinic is coming up in a month, and we're not ready at all.


Yahoo!
Yahoo!

Life is springing up through the snow and cold...look at these cute lil' alfalfa shoots!!

Reaching for the Sky
Reaching for the sky.


The lil' heifer had a bout with scours last Saturday. We doctored her and locked her in the Mustang Barn on Saturday night because it was cold, snowin' 'n blowin'. Her momma woke us up at 5:45 AM demanding her baby back. We got the second dose down her, waited for a half hour, and turned her out with momma...the lil' girl went straight for the feed bag! Her stools are just about normal again.

On Sunday, we tagged the calves, and the lil' bull calf will soon be a steer (he got banded). So, it's official that "03" will be part of our herd...but we gotta come up with a name...any suggestions???

Tagged!
My tummy's feelin' much better...how do you like my new tag?


Catnip and Stetson were quite intrigued with the new lil' calves...

Catnip & Stetson
"Look! I think they're baby cows!!!"

Bella Jo has been eating her fair share of calf poopies...and she had to roll in them too...no kisses from her!!!

Intense
"What's wrong with calf poopies???!!!"


The snow still looks pretty in the foothills down Anderson Valley...soon to be a memory...

Spring Snow in the Foothills
Spring snow in the foothills.

It's already Tuesday...have a great week!


15 comments:

Crystal said...

I like the pic of the donkeys watching, pretty cute with those long ears!

mj said...

Those ear tags look so huge when they go on those new ears. She'll be growing into it before you know it.

thecrazysheeplady said...

Nice shots! That calf is a cutie.

Linda said...

Yep them dogs sure do like those dooduds!

Honest Abe Lincoln said...

We used to have dogs and they would all eat rabbit poo. I don't think anything else.

I like your blog and the horses. And the donkeys and the dogs. What's not to like?

Ed said...

Great shots, I had to laugh at Bella Joe, mom's pup Maggie Mae does the same thing then wonders why no kisses..:-)

lisa said...

The calf is adorable but I am partial to the little ones. I liked the looks on Catnip and Stetson! They are so neat looking! I always like seeing Bella JO!

wendy said...

I hate it when out doggie goes out and thinks she has to nibble on horse poop. YUK
Maybe you just just name the Lil'Bull...Lil'bull..L.B.
Love your horse.

Susan said...

we're supposed to be in the 50s by Thursday. It's going to get REALLY muddy then.

Shirley said...

That heifer is so cute, she needs a girly name. If Annabelle is her mama, how about Clara Belle?

GreyDrakkon said...

I think she looks like an Isabelle. :)

Paint Girl said...

Colt looks great! They all look great! 60 degrees sounds really nice right about now, but we are still getting rain!

jayayceeblog said...

Stunning pictures ... I can't even say which one I like the best. Did get a good laugh out of Bella Jo and the calf poopies! =D

cdncowgirl said...

I LOVE that pic of Colt! All the pics are good but that one is a standout. :)

Hmm... baby names... how about Grace? Kinda old fashioned, just like Mom and "Auntie".

Badger said...

I'm glad your finally getting better weather, even though it comes with lots of mud. I think the anticipation of summer is almost as enjoyable as it's arrival

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