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New Mum in Labour!!!!!!

By netta1234
Many thanks to Kate and Pamela for their lovely Award on my shadow images yesterday and to Martyn{brandish} on my previous images.

Thought this would do for silly sunday.
This is an image taken from the bathroom window of the young heifer giving birth to her first calf.

V1--in labour
v2---still in pain
v3---The geese came to visit
v4---in more pain----pushhhhhhhhhhh
v5 another young calf came to visit.

I went downstairs,and by the time I got back upstairs to the window came
v6---------proud Mum with her first little calf,a little boy.

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26 Apr 2015 8:02AM
see the look on her face well taken
johnke Plus
7 223 16 England
26 Apr 2015 8:21AM
No doubt about it Netta V6 takes this, well portrayed...John
ddolfelin Plus
8 103 3 Wales
26 Apr 2015 8:23AM
Thanks for the Breakfast Farming News, Netta.
Good pictures - not silly at all.
I've pulled on those legs on many occasions to assist local births.
ColleenA Plus
8 456 7 Australia
26 Apr 2015 9:09AM
nature is wonderful Netta....just you give your calves names....
26 Apr 2015 9:16AM
Super set Netta,
barbarahirst 12 27 12 United Kingdom
26 Apr 2015 9:26AM
its a bit much to view these before breaky for this squemish granny...
but its life..... a new one at that
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
26 Apr 2015 10:19AM
Definately ' All creatures great and small ' Netta. A wonderful series of this first time mum.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
RonnieAG Plus
10 154 119 Scotland
26 Apr 2015 10:43AM
You were there at precisely that right time to capture this set of new life being born, Netta.
NDODS 10 5.2k 127 United Kingdom
26 Apr 2015 10:47AM
A delightful set of captures of this very special; moment. Thanks for sharing Netta.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
Lillian Plus
11 23 17 United Kingdom
26 Apr 2015 1:15PM
Great series Netta.
I witnessed a giraffe giving birth, it was so beautiful
you did well with each of these...special moments captured
Irishkate Plus
10 42 118 United Kingdom
26 Apr 2015 1:27PM
A wonderful shared moment of seeing the heifer through the phases of birth.
I also love the visiting geese and the broom in the b/g.
A rural idyll.
Kate GrinGrinGrin
fotobee Plus
7 4 3 South Africa
26 Apr 2015 1:59PM
Hi Netta. As I am a mere male, I shy away from these things like crazy !!! (but I am great at the laying of new keels, but blench at the launching of the ship !!! ). Heh heh Regards Martin
pamelajean Plus
14 1.4k 2155 United Kingdom
26 Apr 2015 2:09PM
It's great to see this sequence, Netta, so glad you were behind your camera at just the right time.
jocas 5 6 United Kingdom
26 Apr 2015 2:22PM
great set of fascinating images from this seemingly relaxed labour . v6 is lovely.
prabhusinha 12 5 5 India
26 Apr 2015 2:37PM
In India people prefer female calf but a boy child for the house. It has reached to an alarming stage in some states like Punjab & Rajasthan.
PranavMishra 8 52 18 India
26 Apr 2015 2:47PM

Quote:In India people prefer female calf but a boy child for the house. It has reached to an alarming stage in some states like Punjab & Rajasthan.

True, Prabhu sir.. Haryana and parts of Gujarat too.. Sometimes, feel very ashamed for this..
26 Apr 2015 3:34PM
Wonderful photography Netta, of the Miracle of life.


Nikonuser1 Plus
8 165 16 United Kingdom
26 Apr 2015 4:45PM
A great set of images NettaGrinGrin

mikbee 13 3 8 Scotland
26 Apr 2015 6:18PM
A good bit of photo journalism here Netta.
26 Apr 2015 7:48PM
Super set Netta. Cathy
ali63 8 790 1 United Kingdom
26 Apr 2015 8:55PM
Wonderful image of this lovely event, my dad was a cowman when I little nearly 50 years ago Blush I used to help him feed the young calves with milk in the bucket with the calves licking the milk from my hands, the bucket was nearly as big as me, lovely memories SmileSmileSmile

carper123 Plus
8 1.3k 8 United Kingdom
27 Apr 2015 8:50AM
Brilliant set of images, wonderful, Netta.
Darryl xxx
brandish 6 3 United Kingdom
1 May 2015 9:59PM
A lovely sequence Netta,especially the last 2 shots,the miracle of nature for all to see.
Chinga Plus
9 3 2 United Kingdom
2 May 2015 9:58AM
Amazing sequence of events... Very well reported...
3 May 2015 1:41PM
A wonderful set of images
A brilliant set of images with great attention to detail, beautiful capture, SmileSmileSmileSmile

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