Sure hate to jinx things but....

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Re: Sure hate to jinx things but....

Post by bball » Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:15 pm

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Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:36 am
I think I've paid my penance now. 3:00 this morning I pulled a tail first twin followed by a regular backwards twin. Covered in everything that can come out of the hind end of a cow from head to toe including inside my boots. I bet both those calves are 90lbs at least.
No doubt there Silver. Had to pull a heifer yesterday (afternoon thank heavens), got covered in the soup as well. I guess 8 days overcooked. Calf and ma are doing fine.
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Re: Sure hate to jinx things but....

Post by Silver » Wed Mar 13, 2019 2:25 pm

lithuanian farmer wrote:
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:45 am
Silver wrote:
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:36 am
I think I've paid my penance now. 3:00 this morning I pulled a tail first twin followed by a regular backwards twin. Covered in everything that can come out of the hind end of a cow from head to toe including inside my boots. I bet both those calves are 90lbs at least.
Are both calves doing okay? Genders?
One of each sex naturally :roll: They are alive but slow to get going. I pulled the freemartin off the cow immediately, will use for a graft job if one is required in the next few days (assuming she gets going well) or sold if not given to a cow.

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Re: Sure hate to jinx things but....

Post by Nesikep » Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:13 pm

I'm 1/4 of the way in.. had to pull one from a first timer.. not calf-jack kinda pull, but he got a bit hiplocked.. doing well now.. Next up are 2 old cows, they ought to know what to do, and then, well.. a heifer I figure has a set of twins cooking in there.
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Re: Sure hate to jinx things but....

Post by Silver » Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:30 pm

I don't get it. 42 calves from Tues to Thurs, and the tap shut off. Almost. Gotta look back and see if there was a weather event or pasture move during breeding season that corresponds. Or maybe the boys just needed a day off?

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Re: Sure hate to jinx things but....

Post by Nesikep » Sat Mar 16, 2019 3:26 am

I find they come in spurts too.. I'm expecting a lot in the next week
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