A charolais cross bull calf was born on the farm yesterday. The calf has a lovely natured limousin mother and the father is a charolais bull. The cow needed to be helped with the birth as the calf was a large bull calf and was taking some time to come out, so the farmer’s helped … Read more
Cow number 32 had a calf in the early hours of Wednesday morning. When I went out at 7am the calf was standing and looked like it had been born for some time. It didn’t take me long to realise this was a newborn calf as the cow was very protective and acting in an … Read more
A calf was born at the weekend to one of our black saler cows. The calf is a heifer and is a real beauty. She has a lovely black nose and a grey tinge to her coat as she is a saler, charolais cross, having parents who are a saler cow and charolais bull. The … Read more
Calving of our beef cattle herd normally occurs during February and March, however in 2006 we introduced a new bull who was quite young. It took some time for our cows to get in calf and the result has been calves being born throughout the year. Our reliable Charolais bull had to be replaced as … Read more
Here is one of our Charolais cows with her calf, click on the picture to jumble up the jigsaw puzzle. How long did it take you to solve the jigsaw puzzle? It took me 4 minutes and 9 seconds!