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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
A farmer with his calf

After a difficult breach labor, at 11:30pm on a muddy Friday June evening after a summer rain storm we were finally able to help pull "Mama's" calf. "Summer", a Charolais/Hereford Simmental cross, was born! Several tiring, but satisfying, farm days later (and 2 additional calves born), my husband and "Summer" were relaxing and reaping the benefits of each other. When I began taking photos my husband woke up and started smiling and laughing when he realized he had been caught napping and cuddling the little heifer.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Worthington, Massachusetts, United States of America
Camera: Canon PowerShot SX280 HS
Copyright: © Elizabeth LaPointe