Raising Balti from a day old calf by bottle and teaching him to drink milk from a bucket last year was our first calf raising experience.
It’s now pretty amusing to watch Balti enter his teenage years and start to get frisky with the ladies. I watched a beautiful cow ritual of head rubbing, eye gazing and even eye lash fluttering. There was definitely some cow flirting going on. Although I didn’t catch any of the courtship action on camera (I’m no cow perve!) here is a photograph of Balti and his cute girl, Skye.
Yes, love in most certainly in the air, as thick as pollen, ‘twixt the trees in the paddocks. It’s a festival of free spring cow love.
We’ve only ever had just boy cows before, so now with a mixed bunch it’s interesting to watch the difference in the dyamic and learn a bit about cow courtship. Very cute. All our males are steers though so there will no calves without vet intervention.