Tuesday, 13 October 2009

I remember--The triplet calves.

Whilst raking around in the box of photographs which had come to me after my mother died I found this one. ...my elder brother, Ross with one of his dairy cows which had just calved triplets, a fairly rare occurrence for cows.
Now most grandmothers have hanging on their walls wedding photos and photographs of grandchildren. Well my mother had these, but she also had this one plus several of a grandson, who was into showing, with prize dairy cows and sheep!
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7 comments:

Gail said...

Wow, that is a rarity. We had twins this year.

SandyCarlson said...

That's a wonderful photo. Beautiful.

Evelyn Howard said...

It a great photo for display - definite a conversation piece :)

Glennis said...

I think it is very rare to have triplets, I can understand your Mother putting it on the wall, specially as they all seemed to survive.

Gennasus said...

They look good-sized calves, considering there were three. I've occasionally heard of triplets up this way but it's definitely a rarity and always makes the local papers.

Bill S. said...

A great photo - mothers keep most things she is proud of. This had to one for her.

Pat said...

Oh, the poor cow! lol--That is very sweet about your mother putting up photos of your brother and her grandson with their prize cows and sheep along with wedding and other family photos.