We felt just a tease of spring this past week with temperatures
above 60 degrees for a couple of days and the birth of a calf.
Even though we see calves born throughout the year,
it was the perfect reminder of many good things to come!
Spring brings the birth of many calves from the heifers we have raised
from birth. These first calf heifers have been cared for
everyday of their lives for at least two years before giving birth.
Our heifer birthing watch started this week with the arrival
of 10 heifers to the pasture by the house.
All of our heifer calves grow up to become the cows that
produce high-quality milk,
so we make it a priority to get them off to a healthy start.
I'm thankful for the many signs of hope that are provided when
we so desperately need them down on the dairy farm.