Sometimes it pays off to sit at home on your computer on a Saturday night like a big dork. Because awesome things happen. Like dairy farmers posting live pics on Twitter of their cows giving birth. @NYFarmer tweets:
http://twitpic.com/zh719 - Calf is starting to pop out, hooves showing
http://twitpic.com/zh7wk - Wow, cow is ready to pop calf, hooves out
http://twitpic.com/zhadm - Cow contractions beginning! Will let her push 4 while
http://twitpic.com/zhbet - 1st cow contractions starting, will let tweets know when time 2 pull
Ran to house 4 glass of Bully Hill Pinot Grigio wile waiting 4 cow 2 start labor
http://twitpic.com/zhdt9 - Pull, tweets!
http://twitpic.com/zhelx - PULL, tweets, calf coming fast!
http://twitpic.com/zhfjx - Calf coming out!
http://twitpic.com/zhi1v - A beautiful little heifer
http://twitpic.com/zhini - Newly delivered heifer calf!
Fast delivery, father was sire from Artificial Insemination selected from catalog of bulls
tweets, thanks 4 help, signing off as vet is yelling @ me to milk colostrum out and feed new heifer XX thanks again! mooooah!
Photo, naturally, by @NYFarmer. Via Twitpic.