Yesterday was rough. Today is much better. Annabelle is resting peacefully, finally. After her second miracle on Friday, Saturday was a relatively good day, except for Luit and Noni leaving for Dallas. I ran around trying to find her something she would eat, but she would not, and she did graze in the meadow a … Continue reading
Tag Archives: Annabelle
for Jamie…and a little bit for me
Did you think you were all cried out? Hardly.
My Mommy Is Alive!
We have learned a lot about milk fever in the last couple of days, but these are the lessons you wish you learned before you need the information. Once again, milk fever was not on our radar, because we thought she was out of the woods from her earlier episode on Wednesday. All day Thursday … Continue reading
My Mommy Almost Died
But I was asleep most of the time and did not even realize it. I do have some new heroes though, and they saved her life. I had tried to drink a lot today, but have a very small tummy, and my mom has a HUGE bag. The lady that came this morning when I … Continue reading
I Don’t Like Deerflies!
I was just born about three hours ago. My mommy is covered in deerflies and so am I. I hate them. Some rude man pulled up my tail to see that I am a boy. That was not very nice. I love my mommy. Why do all these other ladies want to lick me and … Continue reading
Drying up Annabelle
I knew this day would come, opening the last jar of raw milk from the last milking of Annabelle on March 10th. I was a bit concerned how she would dry up, since she was fighting a bit of mastitis, but she is doing well and has had no further problems since. This is how … Continue reading
Mastitis and My Milkman
I’m in love with my milkman. I could go into tales of intrigue and mystery, as of course my husband does not even read my dumpy blog, still, it wouldn’t be that believable. Most of you know he is my part time milkman. One thing for sure, you do not criticize milking technique or second … Continue reading