This post is a little late. Spring turnout and all the chores took over our lives as usual this year. In early April we put tattoos in all the little one's ears. That way, the tattoo grows with them and can be more easily read when they are adults. It is also easier to handle them and this task does not get put on a day when we are trying to capture weights in the fall. We get better and better (read: less green on Bryant) at this job every year, but it still is messy.
This picture is Millie after she tried to clean the green stuff off of Willow. Willow is not her calf, but she is a good auntie and tried her darndest to clean up this little heifer. Unfortunately for Willow, it just ended up spreading it all around. Willow ended up biting Millie's neck for her efforts!