Category Archives: Calf #1

Corn Planting Goes Digital, and Heifers.

We are putting some new technology on our corn planter:  GPS controlled variable rate population, (using a hydraulic motor to plant more or less seeds based on yield potential) advance seed tube monitoring (supposed to be more accurate)  and GPS controlled individual row clutches (each … Continue reading

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Sad Day

Unfortunately I have sad news to report on First Lady. Her leg had gotten worse, with swelling increasing and obvious pain. She no longer could stand for any longer then it would take her to drink, and then would lay … Continue reading

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Hanging In There.

I’m still hanging in there!  My right hind leg appears to be fine, but my left hind leg is still swollen and weak.  Still not really anything that can be done for me, just waiting and hoping the swelling goes … Continue reading

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Update on First Lady

  Well, the news is mixed on First Lady.  We thought that maybe she had a naval infection because her legs were swollen.  (Relativity common symptom)  Unfortunately the vet took a quick look at her and he feels that when she was … Continue reading

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Under The Weather

First Lady is a little sick. Last night while feeding the calves, Catalina noticed that she had scours and was weak  She received medication and electrolytes and was moved back inside for the day. She seemed perked up a bit tonight, so … Continue reading

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My New Home.

I moved into my new home today!  Me and three other calves moved into a clean hutch today.  It has deep straw bedding to help keep us warm, dry, and clean.  We also have a corral in front of our … Continue reading

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I’ve Got Some Hutch Mates!

Just like that, I got 4 hutch mates over the weekend, up to heifer #5 over the weekend!  I’m sure tomorrow someone will find time to move me to an outside hutch, I’ve got this drinking out of the bucket thing figured … Continue reading

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