Lest I bore you.... :)

Happy Valentine's Day!

Miss Moo surprised us by showing her heat today so we made a call to the vet, who couldn't make it due to a family situation, so he referred us to an 82 year old man who has been AI'ing (artificial inseminating ) cows since 1954 to AI her. We have friends who have used this man with great success because he's good at what he does, obviously after 60 years! Here's to hoping it takes and sticks, thanks to Mr. R. Three times works like a charm or however that saying goes?

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8Theresa GouldChicago, Illinois
    02/14/14
    12Kate Paulson
    Oh calving is our favorite, we do winter calving though so we have already pulled out 10 calves! Hope the AI'ing went well and miss moo can calve.
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    8Theresa Gould
    Winter calving is something I want to avoid for our first calf. So I am really hoping this takes as it will be a November calf, maybe late October as we've been told by her previous owner she tends to go on the earlier side of 9 months.

    Do you like winter calving? I've heard it's so tricky and our barn is not draft-free at all, nor is it very warm as it is open on one side - it's an old cattle barn and the previous owner had beef cows.
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    12Kate Paulson
    We love winter calving because here in Texas it is still about 75 degrees in the winter, and summer calving is just too hot. We raise Angus cows for beef and Longhorns for breeding and semen collection. I think your fall calving is perfect for your cow!
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    8Theresa Gould
    I missed the fact you were in Texas! :) That explains everything!
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    12Kate Paulson
    haha yep, home of the heat! lol
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      12Kate Paulson
      They can have twins but the mom usually will reject 1 or kill it.
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      12Kate Paulson
      That's cattle. If she doesn't kill the twin we usually bottle feed it.
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      02/17/14
      8Theresa Gould
      You came up with a definite tongue twister there! ;)
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        02/14/14
        i wish i could live on a farm , i have had horses thru the years , but never lived on a farm , its my dream ,
        GOOD luck
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          02/15/14
          Never a boring day at the Gould Farm! Wishing you good vibes!
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