Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Black Beauty

Black Beauty at 1475 pounds

Our 3 year old Black Angus heifer returned home Monday. She has been standing at Poppie's fence bawling ever since she got back. She misses her friends at Mike Ziemba's farm. We hope we is pregnant with a offspring of "On Focus", one of the top Black Angus Bulls in the business. Mike has a young bull who is the offspring of this prestigious bull. Mike only charged us $130 to pick up Black Beauty and let her have room and board with his bulls for a month. She seems to have enjoyed herself in spite of a severe case of lice she picked up from the close encounters with her kind. The first day back she had rubbed off all the hair on top of her back. I purchased lice spray the next day but have yet to douse her with it. It sounds like a real farm again. The lowing of a lonesome heifer can be heard from morning to night. Thankfully, she stops when it gets dark.

This is Black Beauty as a calf.

1 comment:

  1. oh poor little thing. getting lice is horrible. hopefully all the other animals won't get it.