On December 27, Rose had a new baby calf! She did really well and had him completely unassisted. Rose has been a good mom, and he has been nursing well.
We've named him Aero. Rose will start contributing to the milk production next week.
We leave our calves on mama as long as we can. As they get older the calf may only have access to mom and milk during certain time of the day so the calf doesn't overeat. Most cows will produce 4-5 time more milk than the calf can eat.