Wednesday, January 7, 2009
This morning as Dad went to turn on the car to take Mom to work,he saw a small white animal in with the horse and cows. It took a while to realize what it was. He ran in to the house saying 'Carnation had her calf!'. Oh my, so fast did we run to the barn!
When we got out there Zephyr was under Sierra trying to nurse, Sierra was calmly standing protectively over the little white calf. She threw such a fit when we tried to take Zephyr and get her nursing off of Carnation, we ended up putting Sierra in another pen.
Zephyr was pure white and so dry that she had to have been born the night before. Now, this is Carnation's first calf so we thought we might have to help. But she did just fine with her two expert midwives, Sierra and Martha. Who knows what Quincy thought of the whole deal.
So born in to this world January 7th, 2009, Zephyr, for the west wind, Melissa, for our friend's middle name whose birthday is tomorrow, Banana, cause it's so warm, Borage, because her mom and grandma are named after flowers.
Love Zoe, Rae, Jeff, Lisa, Sierra, Martha, Drake, Tiger, Quincy, Carnation, and last but not least Zephyr!
(I won't name all the chickens)
Posted by About Kids Place at 8:17 PM
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