earlier shenanigans of repeatedly ignoring the electric fence and going for several unsanctioned strolls to the wheat field, it was time to move the cow-calf pairs at the round top. When we woke up to a couple inches of snow Monday morning, I campaigned with the Farmer that perhaps this job could be done on a different day. It was to no avail. And with good reason: When the guys got the 4-wheeler out of the trailer, the cows again departed for the wheat field.
No. R55 who didn't leave the pens when all the rest of her buddies did? We discovered why on Monday morning. She had a new baby. It all made sense to me then: What heavily-pregnant female wants to do any more walking than necessary? She held down the fort while her friends were out gallivanting around.
|On Sunday evening, April 13. She was the only one left in the designated area!|
|On Monday morning, April 14, we discovered why: She finally had her baby.|