Calves

 
 
Grace had the second calf of the year on January 13th, 2016. A very small bull calf that will stay small! Momma is 33" tall and Pappa is 31" tall. It's too early to tell for sure what color he will be. Grace consistently has small calves even though she is my oldest cow. I bought her from the Komoko Ranch in Florida when she was just weaned.
This is Moonbeam's first calf, and she did a great job. She had this small heifer, Lil Cindy, with no problem. She was up in minutes getting her first meal. This little heifer is gorgeous, and is a keeper.  Her birthday was March 5th, 2016. The gray of course will turn black in a couple of months.
 
DeeDee's second calf born May 9th, 2015 was this gorgeous heifer, #83, named Lil Crystal.  She will be black & white in a couple of months and be colored very similar to her mother. Crystal is very tiny, and will remain that way since her mother is 33" and her sire Prince is 31".Check out her size as compared to the bucket hanging on the wall behind her. She's a keeper!
Third calf of the year 2016, this is Prince Dean. Born January 15th, he had a rough entrance into this world, but he is doing just great now. He will no doubt be a black & white paint. His color pattern is very similar to his sire, Prince Dan.  He will remain very tiny since both his sire and his mother are only 31" tall. He will be a keeper.  
 
I had to add another picture of Crystal #83 since she is my pride & joy! She is what I breed for, both small and colorful! Her mother DeeDee is probably the most colorful cow in my herd, and it looks like her daughter will be even better. Born May 9th, 2015 she is less than four days old in this picture. She's a keeper for sure!
Ok, just one last picture of Crystal! This picture shows her size as compared to the geese behind her. What a tiny beauty. Can't wait for her color change.
 
First calf of the year, born January 3, 2016. This calf, like it's mother, is simply gorgeous. And it's a heifer! Can't ask for more than that. She has been sold and when she is weaned she will be moving.                  ****SOLD TO ALABAMA!!****
Heather had her first calf, a super colorful heifer, on March 22, 2016. Heather is a blue & white paint, but her calf will be black & white in a couple of months. This calf will remain tiny since Heather is only 29" tall and of course sired by 31" Prince.   
 
Born June 12, 2013 to the first calf heifer Princess, this little girl was up nursing in minutes, and was running around within the hour! She's going to be colored very loud and will no doubt be black & white in a few weeks.  Freckles is extremely tiny.
This pair of heifers, born a month apart, are what I strive for. They are both very small and just gorgeous. 71 on the left is already turning black, and I see some black beginning on the forehead of 72 also.  When I wean them, I will break them to lead, simply to they become friendly and easy to handle.
 
This tiny guy will remain very tiny. Born March 25, 2016 to Patches and sired by Prince, both 32" tall, he will turn black & white shortly.  
Here's Lil Crystal, pictured above at an early age. Crystal is now a yearling, and a keeper.  She's one of the smallest heifers I have raised. She's gorgeous just like her mother DeeDee.