Yesterday the cattle moved themselves out of the Orchid Field and back into the Rhombus Field, so I moved them on into the Tenant Farmer’s Field. In the TF Field this morning, I found this fox playing roundup with the herd. The cattle were totally oblivious to the fox’s game.
The herd was in North Pond Pasture. I walked along the Northern Corridor. Rose spotted me and started that shrieking bellow for hers. Flanked by Tyson and Rocky, Blossom and her calf came out to meet me.
Blossom separated from the herd on Wednesday, so I knew she was about to give birth or her calf had already arrived. I searched the area that evening and found nothing. I searched yesterday and this morning, but again found nothing. On other occasions, cows have taken me to see their newborns. Blossom didn’t show the interest I was expecting, but I felt sure the calf had arrived. This morning Blossom was within a few metres of the… Read More