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post #1 of 12 Old 04-29-2013, 12:37 AM Thread Starter
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We had an unexpected patient today...

I work as a medic for EMS, and today we were hosting a community BBQ. Myself, along with two of my co-workers were on call today, and at one point, I was asked to go to a neighbor's house (another co-worker) to pick up some food she had made for the event. No one was home, so when I went to pick up the food, I decided to check on the horses and the cow too, just because. The horses greeted me as usual, but the cow didn't, which I found odd since she is usually pretty friendly. I found her in the barn, looking distraught and I realized she was about to calve, so I hung around just to make sure she didn't have any trouble (she's young, a miniature, and it's her first).

Unfortunately, she did, or was starting to at least, so I called up a co-worker to come help me. Everything worked out fine, and mama and baby are doing well. It was my first time helping deliver a calf, and I gotta say, he's the cutest patient I've had so far...
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post #2 of 12 Old 04-29-2013, 12:47 AM
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Sooooo Cute. Glad you were there.

I want to kiss that little pink nose!
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post #3 of 12 Old 04-29-2013, 01:05 AM
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Awwwww

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~He knows when you're comfortable
~And he always knows when you have carrots.
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post #4 of 12 Old 04-29-2013, 01:19 AM Thread Starter
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Isn't he sweet? And I've just been granted the honors of naming him...No ideas yet though!

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post #5 of 12 Old 04-29-2013, 01:26 AM
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How adorable!
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post #6 of 12 Old 04-29-2013, 02:46 AM
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Sooo cute! I want one of those!

Pssh.I didn't pick up the wrong lead
It's called a counter canter...
...A very advanced maneuver.
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post #7 of 12 Old 04-29-2013, 03:20 AM
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Lucky you were there, he's super cute!

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post #8 of 12 Old 04-29-2013, 04:40 AM
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Tell us when you've found a name :) isn't he lucky?

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post #9 of 12 Old 04-29-2013, 07:18 PM
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Omg what a cutie!!!

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post #10 of 12 Old 04-29-2013, 07:50 PM
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Glad you were around to help out Mama.
The little one is adorable. Looks a lot like his/her mother.
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