We have a new little one at our house! It’s a girl and she has the cutest red hair you’ve ever seen. Meet little baby Scarlet! She’s a bottle calf.
What is a bottle calf?
Scarlet is what’s called a bottle calf. A bottle calf is a calf that has somehow ended up as an orphan.
Scarlet was about one week old when we found her mom lying in the pasture with all the other cows and calves, and she had passed away. It’s a sad, but true, fact that cows are a lot like humans and sometimes they pass away unexpectedly from things like a heart attack or stroke. We believe that’s what happened to Scarlet’s mom.[Read more…]