Post by Meadow Creek Mama on Aug 10, 2019 13:29:45 GMT -5
You may recall that recently we we're left high and dry on an AI tech after waiting 12 months to breed Bella in order for her to have a spring calf. We've been planning on just leaving her in milk until we can afford a tank and learn to do AI ourselves. Not really what we wanted right now.
And then an open range Angus bull jumped our fence yesterday while Bella was in heat. This is such an answer to prayer! Hopefully he'll still be around for a few months and stop back again if she comes into heat next cycle and also to breed Tirzah.
"These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulations; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world." John 16:33
Homestead wife and mom to three kiddos. 3 Jerseys: 2 milk cows (Tirzah & Bella) and 1 heifer calf (Charlotte) Lots of laying hens with roosters A flock of broilers every year 2 Tamworth pigs this year 1 Malamute mix 4 Barn Cats
Post by jerseyrose on Aug 10, 2019 13:33:47 GMT -5
Free breeding and he didn't ruin your fences? A double blessing!!
Julie wife, mom to 3 wonderful ( now adult) kids :-)
Currently Cow-less for the first time in 11 years RIP-- Rose-Jersey RIP-- Abby - Jersey Rosie-- Jersey past family cow Lily -- Angus / Jersey past family cow 2 appaloosas- Candy, Sierra 3 dogs--Tess, Sunny, Mia a herd of 22 Boer goats a variety of chickens 3500+ pigs in our care at any given time.
That reminds me of one time I was at my sister's house. We walked out toward the pasture and she said, Oh, darn, the neighbor's bull is in our pasture. I'll have to call them... in a few days. LOL They would have stroked out that their expensive registered whatever was in her pasture with her motley crew of former feedlot calves turned cows.
The Long Acre: Home to a motley crew of milking and beef cattle, a couple yard cops (dogs), too many chickens, and 5 supervisors (cats).
claytonpaul: A bull was put on her herd Late Last May so she was expected to be due between May1 and August. They quoted me August so I wouldn't be disappointing by a late arrival.
May 23, 2019 13:07:11 GMT -5
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