Wednesday, 8 December 2010

Feeding Travis

Travis is the name of the calf that was born recently on my friend’s farm; he is named after his father.

He is doing well and growing fast:
Travis Junior

Unfortunately, his Mum is not able to produce enough milk for him, although she is trying to:

So when I visited on Saturday I was given the chance of feeding Travis from a bottle. This was yet another new experience for me. You will have to take my word for it that the hands are mine. You will also see that Mum was looking on to see that I was doing it right:

I am glad his Dad wasn't there to check on me:
Travis Senior
That would have been a bit scary.

The last I heard, Mum and Travis are both doing OK.

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