Introducing “Squeak”


This is our orphan calf ‘squeak’! She’s real cute. She is a ‘bottle bunter’ who lives in our yard. On our ranch we do not send twins onto the summer range with their mom. The range is much to tough for one mom to look after two calfs. A set of twins stay together with their mother until they are a couple weeks old and have had colostrum, and are well established. We then wait until a surrogate mother comes available to transfer one of the twins onto her. Although this year that did not happen and we ended up with two orphaned calves to keep around home! Our children love to feed ‘Squeak’ and ‘Squawk’ their bottles and lead them around.
~Erika Fossen~


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