Life off the grid in the SW Texas desert. An experiment in sustainable living. NUMBERS AT THE END OF EACH BLOG POST: temp at 8PM,high temp,low temp,rainfall,wind conditions(CalmBreezyWindyGusty).
Thursday, July 12, 2012
the science of calf feeding
Early morning run to Alpine for a new bottle and powdered milk replacer. Raising this little sucker will be rather labor intensive the next three months. Each feeding has to be made fresh. Water heated to 120°, mixed with precisely measured powder, then cooled to 100° before serving. So far he is showing no sign of the scours. The new bull calf is called Ben (Big Ben when he turns into a giant). 87,94,70,0,B,0