Farm Life

Dolly

Today was the most exciting day that we’ve had on the farm, by far. We are the proud new parents of a heifer calf.

I was giving the girls some fresh water at about 1:00 this afternoon. I went up to the top of the barn and started painting. About 2 hours later, I looked out and noticed Loretta on the pasture, but Patsy wasn’t anywhere near her. That’s unusual, they are always close enough to each other where I can see both of them. So I hopped the fence and walked down to the lower part of the pasture where I had seen Patsy lying down a few hours earlier. As soon as I turned the corner, I saw Patsy and her new calf standing there. I couldn’t believe it and called Anthony immediately.

Meet Dolly, the newest member of the Lucky Break family.

We are so happy that this happened naturally and without us having to intervene. Our hearts are so full tonight; thank you to all of you who have been asking about Patsy and the girls. It means so much to us that our adventures are your adventures too.

Everyone looks healthy and Patsy is already a great Mom. She hasn’t left her calf’s side and has been busy cleaning her and mooing at her. She’s also pretty protective.

Loretta is protective too.

Dolly was trying to nurse right from the get-go, but Patsy wasn’t feeling it. We’re just hoping that tomorrow when we see them in the morning, the calf is nursing and all is well.


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10 Comments

  • Reply Rose Villarreal 2017-06-01 at 9:24 am

    Congrats!! Too cute!!

    • Reply Michelle 2017-06-05 at 8:58 pm

      Thanks Rose!

  • Reply Terrence McAllister 2017-04-29 at 1:56 pm

    That is awesome!!! So happy for you and again thank you for sharing. I think you two have found a wonderful new calling. Sonya and I are so envious.

    • Reply Michelle 2017-05-24 at 3:16 pm

      Thanks Terri, thank you for reading and following along with us!

  • Reply Jeanie Raidl 2017-04-24 at 12:09 pm

    Oh how exciting.
    I must drop over some day and see her.
    Jeanie

    • Reply Michelle 2017-04-25 at 7:31 am

      We would love that!

  • Reply Laura 2017-04-23 at 10:38 pm

    Aww we she’s so darn cute!!

    • Reply Michelle 2017-04-24 at 6:53 am

      Thank you, we think so too!

  • Reply michelle REH rehm couture 2017-04-23 at 9:18 pm

    congrats!!!

    • Reply Michelle 2017-04-24 at 6:52 am

      Thank you!

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