The mother cows and the yearling needed to be wormed and vaccinated, so we ran them through the squeeze chute. As usual, they were none too happy. But, they're done for the year!
|The old squeeze chute...it's old, but still works good enough for us!|
The process didn't bother Paddy or Tumbleweed...as week old calves, it's all about the milk!
|Tumbleweed has plenty of milk to keep her satisfied.|
Her momma, Annabelle, is 1/2 Jersey.
Paddy and Tumbleweed are too young, but in about 3 weeks we'll get them vaccinated and branded.
The weather was fairly nice for a couple of days. After the busy day with the cows and other chores, I took some time to sit on the deck...first time this year to sit on the deck. My Man and I have two favorite spots to sit and chat...winter time it's the wood stove...summer time it's the deck. I've had plenty of "stove time"...I'm ready for "deck time"!!
As I sat, I spied these two Northern Flickers in an Elm tree. They're pretty, but I do hope they migrate on through...destructive lil' buggers!
|Northern Flickers...yes, there's two...one is quite camouflaged.|
On the Great Horned Owl front, momma is sitting on the nest...I'm thinking that by now the eggs should have hatched. But, it will be a little while before the lil' ones start peeking out over the edge.
|Momma owl sitting on the nest.|
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