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April 9, 2018
Cooperstown (N.D.) Veterinary Clinic vehicles stand at attention at about 6 p.m, at the end of the day when the first call came at 3:45 a.m. Cattlemen are at various stages of completion for calving, which has been made miserable by snow and bitter cold. Photo at Cooperstown, N.D. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
April blizzards, freezing gizzards
April 9, 2018 - 1:39pm
John, Carol and Brian Kuipers have about 270 lambs on the ground. Calving season is just getting going on their place south of Tappen, N.D. Photo taken March 30, 2018. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Tough calving season brings up considerations for change
April 9, 2018 - 8:38am
April 2, 2018
Jenny Schlecht
Commentary: Calving season is far from 'easy money'
April 2, 2018 - 6:00am
March 12, 2018
The Steve Daly ranch heifers await their first calf in their own separate lot on the farmstead west of Midland, S.D., on March 2, 2018. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Busy SD farm twins 7 out of 22 heifers as snow, wind take toll
March 12, 2018 - 7:01am
May 8, 2017
Cattle producers in the region are nearing completion with calving. These calves belong to Jim Huso, who is about half way through calving at Aneta, N.D. Katie Pinke / Forum News Service
Calving season winds down across ND, SD, Montana
May 8, 2017 - 6:33am
April 18, 2016
Veeder: Everything is better with some cows around
April 18, 2016 - 6:01pm
June 12, 2014
FNS File Photo
The cold, wet spring has not had a large impact on sheep and beef producers, according to agriculture experts.
Weathering the odds of spring: Despite cool season, calving, lambing good
June 12, 2014 - 11:26pm
May 22, 2014
Beef Talk: Start your calf vaccinations now
May 22, 2014 - 11:13pm
April 17, 2014
Beef Talk: Are 60 percent calving in first 21 days?
April 17, 2014 - 11:00pm
April 10, 2014
Press File Photo
Bidders check out cattle at Stockmen’s Livestock Exchange on Nov. 29 at the Thanksgiving sale.
Eyes on expansion: Upper Midwest looks to increase beef cow numbers, but challenges remain
April 10, 2014 - 11:52pm
April 16, 2013
Courtesy Photo
Jorden Hausauer of rural Halliday carries a calf to safety through deep snow during Sunday's storm. The photo spread virally on Facebook after it was posted.
Ranchers weather storm while calving: Photo of Halliday rancher carrying calf goes viral
April 16, 2013 - 12:00am
February 24, 2012
Press Photo by Dain Sullivan
John Decker checks on a newborn calf at his farm in eastern Dickinson on Thursday.
'Perfect calving weather' in Dickinson area
February 24, 2012 - 12:00am
March 20, 2010
Press Photo by Beth Wischmeyer 
A calf stands in a pasture at the Dickinson Research Extension Center Ranch Headquarters near Manning, Friday.
A new crop of calves
March 20, 2010 - 12:00am
March 28, 2009
Calves nestle in warm hay on the Don and Julie Gerber farm on the outskirts of Dickinson Friday. Gerber said he prepared for the most reccent storm Sunday by moving cattle near areas of cover.
Shouldering the storm
March 28, 2009 - 12:00am
March 21, 2009
A mother bumps noses with her calf Friday at the Dickinson Research Extension Center Ranch near Manning.
Spring brings new life
March 21, 2009 - 12:00am