Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

This calf is special, and that's no bull


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Cowboy stops to visit with a local on one of his nightly walks.

Cowboy isn't just your average calf. From the very beginning, he was destined for great things.

"I was cow sitting for a friend of mine while he went on vacation," said Cowboy's owner Kurt Brower of Kimball, Neb. "During this time there was a calf that had been abandoned by his mother, who also was being picked on by other cattle in the herd. He was just born in January, so he needed to be bottle fed to survive, so I started spending quite a bit of time getting to know him."

It didn't take long for members of Brower's family to take to the calf.

Brower added, "My daughter Hadley, who is a...

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