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Tighnaneun

  • Joined Apr 2015
  • Rogart, NE Scotland
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The accidental calf
« on: October 27, 2015, 12:56:37 pm »
I was incredibly surprised today to walk out and find a calf!!! We thought our old 16yo Gunna was just really fat - although my mother Lucy had her suspicions. Turns out she was right and we were all wrong! Clever old Gunna gave birth to a little heifer so we are just thrilled.





We are thinking of calling her Moon as she was born last night during the full moon.

She is having a great time running around the field after Una and Xena our other heifers at the moment.

Caroline1

  • Joined Nov 2014
  • Cambridgeshire
Re: The accidental calf
« Reply #1 on: October 27, 2015, 01:12:26 pm »
She is gorgeous  :thumbsup:
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Caroline

Jukes Mum

  • Joined Apr 2014
  • North Yorkshire
Re: The accidental calf
« Reply #2 on: October 27, 2015, 02:12:29 pm »
Awww she's beautiful!
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Penninehillbilly

  • Joined Sep 2011
  • West Yorks
Re: The accidental calf
« Reply #3 on: October 27, 2015, 02:35:51 pm »
Lovely,
Moonbeam?

Rosemary

  • Joined Oct 2007
  • Barry, Angus, Scotland
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Re: The accidental calf
« Reply #4 on: October 27, 2015, 02:40:02 pm »
Brilliant! She pure Shetland?

devonlady

  • Joined Aug 2014
Re: The accidental calf
« Reply #5 on: October 27, 2015, 04:05:38 pm »

Tighnaneun

  • Joined Apr 2015
  • Rogart, NE Scotland
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Re: The accidental calf
« Reply #6 on: October 27, 2015, 04:56:58 pm »
Thanks everyone! I love Moonbeam

Brilliant! She pure Shetland?

yes lots of Ustaness in her I think, we will be registering her.

Factotum

  • Joined Jun 2012
Re: The accidental calf
« Reply #7 on: October 27, 2015, 05:57:35 pm »
Lovely calf - well done to Gunna.

Luna might work as a name - links the moon and Gunna (well almost...)


Sue

Rosemary

  • Joined Oct 2007
  • Barry, Angus, Scotland
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Re: The accidental calf
« Reply #8 on: October 27, 2015, 06:14:21 pm »
Or Gealach which is Gaelic for moon

doganjo

  • Joined Aug 2012
  • Clackmannanshire
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Re: The accidental calf
« Reply #9 on: October 27, 2015, 08:15:15 pm »
Guess you didn't find her till early this morning so .... Dawn? (mochthrath - mochrath)  And to register her - o mhoch gu dubh (from Dawn to dusk - omochgudu))
Always have been, always will be, a WYSIWYG - black is black, white is white - no grey in my life! But I'm mellowing in my old age

waterbuffalofarmer

  • Joined Apr 2014
  • Mid Wales
  • Owner of 61 Mediterranean water buffaloes
Re: The accidental calf
« Reply #10 on: October 27, 2015, 08:47:59 pm »
That's brilliant news, congrats! She is beautiful.
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Penninehillbilly

  • Joined Sep 2011
  • West Yorks
Re: The accidental calf
« Reply #11 on: October 27, 2015, 11:33:53 pm »
Looks like you'l be spoilt for choice with all these name suggestions, I wouldn't know which one to choose!
hope she's enjoyed her first day :-)

 

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