Exciting New Arrivals at Tapenhall

A few days ago one of our cows gave birth to a calf right on the banks of the River Salwarpe. In it's struggles to get to it's feet the poor little devil toppled into the river and promptly swam to the other side when it got stuck in the mud!

Luckily Alan checked the cow and saw what had happened and rescued it....the little calf was right upto it's neck in thick black mud. During the night mum cleaned the little one and she is none worse for the ordeal.

The next day another cow had twin bull calves and these are her first calves so she has her "hooves" full!

The new twins