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Mild weather only a dress rehearsal

I had a busy week of calves (on the top day I had seven arrive). That happened to correspond with Canada Agriculture Day, which I celebrated by bringing more beef into the world.

I guess it was good that it was warm since I had to recycle them through the barn rather quickly. But it isn't easy keeping them dry on a day like that.

I only have two heifers (first-year calvers) left, though they can be a bit more of a worry since it is their first time.

Most of the calves have been lower birth weights but that is OK-they can grow now instead.

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