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Calving drama deemed farm miracle

Calving season can be a stressful and dramatic time on the ranch. There’s a lot of new life but there is often death as well.

Every once in a while, however, something happens that seems like a miracle.

Just ask Chris Paulencu with Green Acres Cattle Company, a seedstock operation in central Alberta’s Lamont County. Thanks to a rare feat of science and a little faith, he and his wife, Amber, witnessed an apparently doomed first-calf heifer and her newborn survive in spite of overwhelming odds.

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