Brindle and Bode

27 Apr

If you’ve been hanging out here since the kids were born last month, you probably remember that Penny was having a hard time feeding both of her kids.  Brindle was doing well, but Bode was starving.  We tubed him and I squirted milk down his throat, and he was finally doing better.

Brindle bouncing towards Bode

Brindle bouncing towards Bode

Well, I think he’s not even skinny now.

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He certainly acts like he’s feeling good.

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You can still tell he’s smaller than his sister.  It was obvious when I was trying to get a “tail count” shot for next year.

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I will say, though, he’s doing pretty darn good.  That warms my heart.

Sharing with Jenny Matlock for Warm Heart Wednesday.

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36 Responses to “Brindle and Bode”

  1. Anonymous April 27, 2016 at 6:07 pm #

    It warms my heart too!!

  2. missyjean April 27, 2016 at 6:33 pm #

    I a m so glad to hear he is doing so well!

    • Teresa April 28, 2016 at 7:55 pm #

      He really is. I can’t catch him anymore. Little stinker!

  3. Dave From Philadelphia April 27, 2016 at 7:03 pm #

    It warms my heart also. Thank you for taking the time so she could live,

    • Dave From Philadelphia April 27, 2016 at 7:04 pm #

      Oops … he.

    • Teresa April 28, 2016 at 7:55 pm #

      It’s part of being a farmer. We do what we can. It makes us happy when we are successful.

  4. Mama Zen April 27, 2016 at 7:13 pm #

    How precious! So glad he’s doing well!

    • Teresa April 28, 2016 at 7:56 pm #

      Me too. It’s quite a relief.

  5. Donkey Driver April 27, 2016 at 9:43 pm #

    The first pics remind me of mountain goat kids, white against the green.

    • Teresa April 28, 2016 at 7:56 pm #

      They like to pretend to be mountain goats. 🙂

  6. Pat April 27, 2016 at 10:23 pm #

    I’m so glad to hear that Bode is doing well, Teresa. He certainly looks content!

    • Teresa April 28, 2016 at 7:57 pm #

      He’s a happy little guy. He enjoys all the grass growing in pasture now.

  7. Jeanne April 27, 2016 at 11:04 pm #

    Those are some really cute pictures! And Bode does look good! Your efforts paid off! 😃

    • Teresa April 28, 2016 at 7:57 pm #

      It’s always nice when the work pays off.

  8. Anney Horlacher April 27, 2016 at 11:41 pm #

    Yaayyy… So glad Bode is doing well! You are certainly in my prayers.

  9. Margaret April 28, 2016 at 12:28 am #

    Love the rear end view of the two of them.

    • Teresa April 28, 2016 at 7:58 pm #

      I love those little flag tails! They always make me smile.

  10. Eileen Wise April 28, 2016 at 5:16 am #

    Good morning, cute photos. I am so glad Bode is doing better. Enjoy your day!

    • Teresa April 28, 2016 at 7:59 pm #

      Thanks, Eileen. You too!

  11. Anne April 28, 2016 at 9:09 am #

    Love seeing these pics! Such a sweet life you share and all the hard work looks like it pays off with these precious kids! Have a great weekend!

    • Teresa April 28, 2016 at 8:00 pm #

      It is hard work, but I do love it. I wouldn’t trade it for the world. It’s nice when the work pays off.

  12. Renegade Hollow Farm April 28, 2016 at 9:17 am #

    I am so glad he is doing better!! He looks great, even if he is smaller than his sister!

    • Teresa April 28, 2016 at 8:01 pm #

      He is doing well. I’m sure he’ll continue to grow and fill out and maybe even pass his sister in size.

  13. Pondside April 28, 2016 at 9:58 am #

    He looks pretty frisky! You’ve given him a good start.

    • Teresa April 28, 2016 at 8:01 pm #

      He is. He loves racing around out there.

  14. Alica April 28, 2016 at 11:43 am #

    Good to hear! Way to go Bode (and Teresa!) !

    • Teresa April 28, 2016 at 8:01 pm #

      He’s a fighter! He finally started fighting to get in there and nurse with his sister.

  15. Jim April 28, 2016 at 6:02 pm #

    Seems Bode is doing well, Teresa. You did good getting him up and running in his new world.
    :-h

    • Teresa April 28, 2016 at 8:03 pm #

      He just needed a little help. His mom is doing it all now.

  16. pattisj April 28, 2016 at 10:45 pm #

    That is good news!

  17. Betty April 29, 2016 at 9:19 am #

    Oh good! I’m glad he’s doing better. You are really dedicated to your animals.

    • Teresa April 29, 2016 at 9:28 am #

      I try to be. It seems like there’s always something trying to kill them though.

  18. Abrianna May 1, 2016 at 6:35 pm #

    I am glad he is doing well. Maybe he will just be little…but makes it hard to put him in with buks as he gets older.

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