The vet arrived to see my beautiful Glory Bee yesterday afternoon with a vet tech in training.
She was just here to watch. And who doesn’t want to watch? It’s so exciting!
Look how the man actually looks happy to be sticking his arm inside my cow.
And he said, “Oh, there’s a BIG calf in there!”
I’d gotten worried she wasn’t bred because she was bawling a few weeks ago, like she could be in heat. I had to know for sure! The vet said she was four to five months along, and to start watching her in late February–but probably it will be a March baby. Which is perfect! Just what I was planning when I timed the bull here.
And no wonder Glory Bee was starting to get in a bad mood a few weeks ago. Pregnant all this time, and nobody was giving her any pickles!!!
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:snoopy: YAY !
On October 31, 2013 at 7:36 am
:snoopy: :snoopy: :snoopy:
So glad for you.
On October 31, 2013 at 8:38 am
Leck Kill Farm says:
Is BP still around?
On October 31, 2013 at 8:46 am
Suzanne McMinn says:
BP is still here. I promise I will post when she’s Not….
On October 31, 2013 at 9:19 am
That is just awesome! :cowsleep:
On October 31, 2013 at 8:50 am
Get that girl some pickles. Glad that BP is still around too. I’ve been wondering how she was doing.
On October 31, 2013 at 9:27 am
Jan Hodges says:
Glad she is bred! I’m going through the implant and other hormone route with a couple of my goats. Sometimes it’s a big deal. That vet sure is dressed up to be fishing around inside a cow.
On October 31, 2013 at 9:52 am
Awe, another grandbaby on the way…..how many will that make now? lol…Congrats to everyone on the farm….how exciting!
On October 31, 2013 at 10:06 am
The High Altitude Tea Duchess says:
Cracks me up that he wore a suit to do this! :cowsleep: Congrats on the impending baby. If it’s a girl, will she be a milk cow like her momma?
On October 31, 2013 at 10:08 am
Break out the champagne!
On October 31, 2013 at 10:47 am
City Kid says:
Wow, if the vets I worked with had looked like that, I might have stuck with vet teching a little longer! 😆
Tea Duchess–I thought he was wearing a suit, too, until I looked a little closer. He’s wearing coveralls. The white collar and cuff make him look rather formal!
On October 31, 2013 at 10:56 am
The vet is in a suit? Never seen that before. Congratulations about the calf!!!! So exciting!
On October 31, 2013 at 11:37 am
Congratulations! :snoopy: A new calf! Can’t wait for March . . .
On October 31, 2013 at 12:22 pm
Baby cows are wonderful 😀 Congrats to you and Glory Bee :shimmy:
On October 31, 2013 at 1:18 pm
At least you know for sure a new calf is on it way. Now time to work on some choices for names.
On October 31, 2013 at 2:45 pm
You’ve seen this done a couple of times now, so when are you going to try it yourself? :bugeyed: (Just kiddin’ 😉 )
On October 31, 2013 at 4:25 pm
Give that lady a pickle—lots of pickles and anything else she wants!!
On October 31, 2013 at 5:00 pm
It’s nice feeling to know your cow is bred when you have a bull. It’s double nice when you have to borrow a bull. Congratulations!!! :moo:
On October 31, 2013 at 5:49 pm
So happy to read that Glory Bee is going to have a baby!! The perfect way to welcome in a new year.
I have a Name Suggestion >>> * Buttercup *
(just keep it on your list:-)
Hope the upcoming holidays are X-tra Special & filled with wonderful memories .
On November 2, 2013 at 1:46 pm