The little calf on the left was found next to his dying mother, who had prolapsed while giving birth. Only a day old. While rescuing him, a month-old heifer was found in poor weight, so she was also taken to the ranch to get the nourishment her mother was unable to provide her.
It's been hard the past 24 hours, getting the baby calf enough colostrum into his system, and then overcoming anemia and bloat. But he's getting stronger.
We're rooting for these two. All life is precious, bovines included