Uprooted Magnolia


Posted in Calving, Nature, Photography by leahyetter on February 18, 2013

©Leah Yetter Photographer

This little boo entered our world early this morning; the first calf of the season from a small batch of new heifers. Not sure of the sex because mama is very protective. I had to leave them alone so they could bond. We’ll have a much smaller herd to calve out this year because of the drought. I will cherish each and every one and I look forward to the smile they will put on my face. I’m so crazy about the little ones!


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  1. Larissa said, on February 18, 2013 at 1:08 pm

    Congratulations! 🙂


  2. NoDak Herefords said, on February 18, 2013 at 1:13 pm

    Good luck. We have about 15 calves on the ground and expect about 230 more before we finish! Sure hope you folks get some good moisture for the pastures and everything else.


  3. Larry Who said, on February 18, 2013 at 1:28 pm

    A million years ago, I raised shorthorn beef cattle. I love young ones.


  4. idiosyncratic eye said, on February 18, 2013 at 1:38 pm

    Cute. 🙂


  5. trudyleedarman said, on February 18, 2013 at 2:06 pm

    Babies a delight no matter the variety 🙂 thank you for sharing


  6. kurseve said, on February 18, 2013 at 2:26 pm


  7. Jessy @ WestEastern said, on February 18, 2013 at 8:47 pm

    Gosh, I LOVE calving season. The hint that spring is upon us, the renewal of life, the BABIES; I love it all. The in-laws had their first surprise calf of the year just last Thursday. Unfortunately, the little one didn’t survive but with the sadness of this first calf’s struggles comes a boatload of hope for the rest of the herd. Have a good season, Leah 🙂


  8. […] is the first of our cows to calve. The calf I showed you last month was born to a heifer (a first time mother cow). Yesterday I got back from doing chores and could […]


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