Life: Tears and Smiles

Waiting month after, after month.  Soon we’ll have a baby calf.  This has carried through all we do on the farm.   Here we go ready for the baby. . . then the tears fell… stillborn – the final sentence.  Why?   Such effort – yet only death

Now what ?  Burial -decisions. Do we keep the cow and try again, sell her?  These are the hard parts of farming. 

We have decided to put some calves on the cow and re-breed the cow

Today we turned it back to Smiles – 2 little bulls have a new Mommy

One has fallen head over with Bella Cow the other little guy is just now

 getting hungry.   We haven’t picked names yet.

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About dorifritzinger

I have been a freelance writer since the days of typewriters and snail-mail. My home life centers around a large multi-generational family and our small family farm. I am a woman, wife, mother, grandmother, daughter and mentor. In my free time I love to read, quilt, do embroidery, grow herbs & study herbology, history and languages.
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