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By Sandy Laumeyer
Just A Thought 

Helping A Cow Give Birth


A few days ago, a friend of mine was talking about how their calving season was going. Instantly, some of my experiences when our cows started calving came to mind.

One of the most memorable was the very first time my husband asked me to help him with a cow who was having trouble delivering her calf. I had never witnessed a cow having a calf, let alone help with the birth. But I was about to learn.

My husband said to me after our supper guests had left, “Let’s go take a look and see if that cow in the barn has had her calf.”

No sooner had we looked in on her than I was told that she w...

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