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Bitter cold causes extra work

The wintery weather is really getting to me—especially the wind!

As I approach calving time, it actually makes me tired just thinking about the extra work the cold causes.

I finally moved my cows home in preparation for calving. Of course, the wind was whipping across the big open field they had to trudge home over and more than half of them wouldn’t come.

I even waited overnight and still the other (stubborn) half hadn’t arrived.

I decided to go and give them a push. But by then they were looking for hay, so they came home fairly easy.

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