The spring storm doesn’t stop calving season. Binford, North Dakota rancher Megan Overby says they are checking cows every hour. “We have a day shift and a night shift crew going on in these extreme conditions. Thankfully, many of the cows decided to calve during the days this week.” Overby says fresh pairs are being put in the calving barn. The older calves do struggle with the cold and wet weather. “Calves are anywhere from a couple of days to a week old. At 2 a.m., we were grabbing calves and putting them inside the calving barn to warm them up a bit. They had vigor, but they may have short ears and tails as a result.” Photo credit: Megan Overby.
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