Wednesday, September 8, 2010

The gentle momma cow..........

I snapped this picture when we were out in the pasture. This momma cow was intent on watching her calf walk towards the water to get a drink. Isn't she just so sweet? :)


Cows are amongst the gentlest of breathing creatures; none show more passionate tenderness to their young when deprived of them; and, in short, I am not ashamed to profess a deep love for these quiet creatures.
~Thomas De Quincey


I sincerely hope that each of you are having a wonderful week. Check back on Saturday for a new recipe! :) Thank you for stopping by. :)



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Blogger Julie said...

Love it. I remember many a baby calf on our back porch by the heater in the early spring--trying to keep them alice. The mama's were always so relieved to get have their little one return. Awesome quote. Have a great week!! Julie

September 8, 2010 at 10:05 PM  
Blogger Amy Kinser said...

What a beautiful cow. That is an awesome picture.

September 8, 2010 at 10:42 PM  
Anonymous Jen's Farmily said...

Aww.... I love cows! I love seeing the baby calves too. So cute!

September 9, 2010 at 7:23 AM  
Blogger carolyn@simple~primitive~devotion said...

Hi Tania! As always, a great photo. It just bespeaks "farm life." I have always loved cows. They have the prettiest eyes.

Have a great week!

September 9, 2010 at 8:51 AM  
Blogger Deppenhomestead1862 said...

You can see she has her eye on that baby, She's a real cute MAMMA COW.
It's funny I call my cows into the barn everyday by calling "Come on Mammas cows & babys come on in" it echos down our hollow thru the pasture & woods, Some day I will get to adding pictures to my blog and one I need to add is them all coming a running when I call. I love the Moo Moos!
Teresa

September 9, 2010 at 9:30 AM  
Blogger The Primitive Bucket said...

You are right, nothing like hearing the cows call their babies and watch over them in a storm!! Great picture, thanks for sharing!!

September 9, 2010 at 10:03 AM  
Blogger West Side of Straight said...

Love your photos, and yes cows are such good moms, and the instinct kicks in for those first cow/calves. I marvel at how they know what to do first time calving.
trying the the coffee cake recipe today. thanks, jo in MN

September 9, 2010 at 10:13 AM  
Blogger Sharon said...

I loved the photo of the mama and how intend she is on her calf.
Thanks for sharing a piece of your farm life with this city girl.

September 9, 2010 at 1:27 PM  
Blogger The Wife said...

Our momma cows aren't that sweet!

September 9, 2010 at 8:42 PM  
Blogger KAT said...

I like that. I've been off the farm for many, many years but I still love it! It's a wonderful life!!

Glad I found your blog!!

Holy hugs, Kathie

September 10, 2010 at 8:58 PM  
Blogger Twisted Fencepost said...

Well, cows may be gentle and compassionate toward their young, but every time I get around them, they chase me.
I love them anyway!

September 16, 2010 at 3:13 PM  
Blogger Sweet Blessings said...

I'm so in LOVE with watching Mama cows and their babies too...it's truly my favoritest part of this whole owning cows thing : D Sweet blessings!

September 21, 2010 at 7:59 PM  

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