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Cow asks man to rescue her newborn calf

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Flo is a cow who lives on a beautiful farm near Millbrook, Ontario. She spends her days in a lush, green pasture that borders on a country road. The cows have access to a nice pond for drinking and for cooling off in. She shares this pasture with a herd of cows and some newborn calves. Flo delivered a calf herself but it was born on a slope between the pond and the fence. It slid down and under the fence, becoming trapped outside the field. It's not clear how long the calf was lying there, but the fresh umbilical cord showed that it had been born that day. It was also dry, which suggested that it had been lying in the sun for a little while. The calf may have tried to get back to its mother but the electric fence made this impossible. Dave was passing by on the road when he saw the cows enjoying a dip in the pond to get out of the heat. He stopped to video tape the cows as they did so. He noticed a cow to his left that was acting agitated. Dave doesn't know a lot about cows but he knew it was unusual for a female to scrape the dirt and make so much noise. He set his camera on the fence post and watched, confused by what was going on. He could see that her ear tag said "Flo". He eventually noticed that she was looking through the fence and then back at him. She seemed a little frantic as she mooed and he walked closer with his camera to see what she was doing. It became obvious that she had been asking for help. Dave saw her newborn calf in the long grass but he wasn't sure if her behavior had been a cry for help or a warning to stay away from her baby. The calf needed to get milk from the mother and he could also wander out on the road if something wasn't done. There was no gate nearby and Dave didn't want to try moving the calf far away from Flo. Dave decided that the best way to help was to lift the wires and pushh the calf under the fence. The calf seemed to tired to help and there was no way to avoid contact with the fence. Flo seemed to understand that her calf was being moved toward her, but Dave was very aware that only a flimsy fence would be between them if she became upset with what was happening. Dave was getting shocked and the calf was too. He hoped it would not cry out in pain before he could get the job done. Eventually, the calf was on the other side of the fence and reunited with his mom. The two immediately sniffed each other and began walking out into the pasture together. Dave spoke with the farmer and his wife, who did not realize that she had calved. They invited Dave to join them as they tagged the calf's ear and treated the umbilical cord with iodine. They checked the calf and found that it was healthy and unharmed. Dave took his camera along and filmed the two as they mingled with the herd. The calf wandered up to Dave for a curious sniff, as did Flo, seemingly recognizing him. They both wandered off and Flo's little calf was soon happily nursing as if nothing had happened. Although Dave was slow to catch on, Flo was obviously distressed and was aware that Dave could help her. She looked at him expectantly as she paced between him and her baby in a very clear attempt to communicate. We often underestimate an animal's intelligence and capacity for emotion. Flo showed a healthy amount of both in this case. You can't deny the love she felt for her newborn calf. Source & embed code: https://rumble.com/v5g8ia-cow-asks-motorist-to-rescue-her-newborn-calf.html. For licensing, please email licensing@rumble.com.
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DAD RAB Rice (6 hours ago)
Flo said Thanks for "Mooooooving" my baby.
interSpeces Family (6 hours ago)
man I hate these electric fences
thephilosopherslegacy (10 hours ago)
Dave rescues cows. Dave is kind. Be like Dave
ProjectPsychosis (11 hours ago)
Nice guy Dave
2:25 it sounded like she said "thank you" almost
Abdulsion (1 day ago)
If that was me I would of taken the calf home and made som gooood food😋🍽
Jono Hoog (3 days ago)
wow that cow is soooo smart..........NOT!
Magic Pigeon (3 days ago)
I would have stolen the calf so it wouldn’t get tagged and slaughtered you just signed it up to die you didn’t help it
WildCreatures (3 days ago)
Magic Pigeon Put your money where your mouth is. gf.me/u/nngu3m This is a go fund me to save them.
Dan Harvey (3 days ago)
Nice one, Dave
Clinton Reisig (4 days ago)
I have had this exact experience many times. Calves need rescue from this or that several times per year, sometimes only minutes from dying
Chris James (5 days ago)
Mmm steak
Scott D (5 days ago)
I only like Cheese steaks cause of the cheese and bread .😫
RON JANISCH (5 days ago)
She invited him over for a cold glass of milk.
JillM1000 (6 days ago)
Rescued for a veal crate.  Rescued for slaughter.  Rescued so the mother can panic when they drag the calf away.  She probably wanted Dave to take her calf which she birthed in secret because she probably had 10 before that ripped from her.  The dairy industry is cruel beyond belief.
WildCreatures (5 days ago)
JillM1000 You didn’t read the narrative and you’re completely wrong. It’s a beef farm, and they refuse to raise veal. Aside from the inevitable slaughter, the life they lead is ideal. The whole point of this video is that cows and all animals deserve better treatment. People can go vegan, or they can buy from ethical farmers like this one. Anything at all is better than buying from factory farms.
Anathemanorse lan (7 days ago)
It's a shame they have to be so damn delicious.
James Mara (7 days ago)
They know a meat eater when they see one.
Kylie Minou (7 days ago)
That calf is going to be killed, like calves do, to get the milk, when the cow is spent for constantly being become pregnant, she will be killed, too. Don't get me wrong, you did the right thing, but all the pastoral, idyllic looking videos can't mask the abhorrent barbarity that meat industry is. So the cows have a nice pasture, a beautiful pond, etc, etc. Film a slaughterhouse (if you can) to show what "humane harvesting of protein" looks like. And yes, when cows are there (and sheep, and horses, and pigs and animals in a fur farm) they know perfectly well what's going on, they smell the blood, they hear the screams, that is what should be shown. Don't hide it behind "cute", show it. Take junior and little princess to see it, too.
pakistan zindabomb (7 days ago)
see BBC on scientists want beef ban and want ppl to eat pork kabbab https://youtu.be/IkLTqqge1Rs Hinduism is clear winner
Mircea Costiniuc (7 days ago)
great video.
Jennifer Gonzales (7 days ago)
Pls don't kill her
Bruins John (7 days ago)
2:58 - The mother looks at Dave almost saying thank you
VivaGabe209 (7 days ago)
Cow tried to free her baby by putting it on the other side but they guy re imprisoned it smh.
sarah jayne lee (7 days ago)
Lucas Vermeulen (8 days ago)
You can see she does not want him. The smell.of hunans was on it
Wisdom Offered (8 days ago)
I would never tire of this, thank goodness he witnessed it and helped Bless him.
Sam Burdge (10 days ago)
Well I hope Dave helped the baby cow, that's going to be my hamburger in about 8 months
erha cruz (10 days ago)
LÒ E https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=u2WgvNKsm9c
Methamphetameme (10 days ago)
...and then soon after all the cows were brutally murdered.
Conlan Lingwall (11 days ago)
Yo that cheeseburger mad cute
Mountain Girl (11 days ago)
You're that mama cows hero Dave💙
Veeresh S V (11 days ago)
Dave got blessed!
Scott Whiley (11 days ago)
and the cow and her calf came over to the man who saved his life saying thank you for rescuing me and you re the best before they go off
Scott Whiley (11 days ago)
and was staring at this man saying thank you you save my calf
Scott Whiley (11 days ago)
I think that cow is saying careful dear friend I don't want my calf getting hurt
Scott Whiley (11 days ago)
I think that female cow is saying please can someone help me my calf has gone through the fence
aNNT SaMMy (12 days ago)
Please don't eat it .....😢
aNNT SaMMy (12 days ago)
In india thousand of muslims peoples kills cow for our celebration or taste .......its so sad i love cows so much like 🐕 cow is our best friend .....
Manisha Roy (12 days ago)
Animals share the similar feelings n intellect like human...more or less..just because they can't speak humans think they don't possess any such things.
Lior Berenshtein (12 days ago)
Awee💖💖💖💖💖💖💖that's why I love animals so much, pure angels....hope everyone becomes a Vegan.
Ronnie G (12 days ago)
Lucky she didn't deliver it into the water!
Thejan Ranathunge (12 days ago)
It doesn't help it I guess the cow will be killed anyway...
Adw Blevins (12 days ago)
One of my cows came to the fence close to my house few years ago had a calf on the backside of my place and she was bawling so i folliwed her calf was on the outside of the fence i think born thur the fence i pulled it back to myside she was fine and happy then she knew exactly wat she was doing at the house came to get me
unknownJA (12 days ago)
20F??? What the??
Fresa Conde (12 days ago)
Preciosos, es muy bello y tierno ver a los animales. Dios los bendice también, pues los creó con mucho amor también.
Saw Johnnie (13 days ago)
Good job
TheRavyShow (13 days ago)
thankyou to him for what he did.
Quinn Beaupre (13 days ago)
dave is a hero
David Beale (13 days ago)
Debbie L (13 days ago)
That’s beautiful! Just wish they were pets, not 🥩..
Syrus Coy (13 days ago)
... The Cow's butt needs a bath.
Ching Chang (14 days ago)
Nice man...... 🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌷🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹
Ken Steely (14 days ago)
Now whos ready for burgers
S (14 days ago)
could miss seeing the gratitude and a silent thank you in the eyes of mama cow. which is lacking in mankind
Nostalgic Productions (14 days ago)
so all the people saying how cute this is - look what morons you come across as. every day millions of beautiful intelligent animals - all with thoughts intelligence, emotions and feelings are killed for food, every single day! wheres the love and compassion for them?!! why should they have any less right to live than humans?!!
Kerrie Grant (14 days ago)
So glad you were there to help them, i'm sure she was aware that you were helping her and her calf, after all i feel sure she asked for your aid. its wonderful, i'm sharing and saving this video, so that i can watch it regularly, Thank You...
GD 02 (15 days ago)
Hugh Jaanus (15 days ago)
Who uses "film" these days?
Jérôme 'xkliber' Chauvin : Handpan Music & more (15 days ago)
Awesome! For sure they recognized him and thanked him! They’re sentient beings and not food. ☺️😘🐮 Check out this, in several situations (some even took my defense against their aggressive farmers and owners while I was playing music for them... 😮): Handpan Music for Animals - original concept & ongoing project by xkliber https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaPeqjLm9UZt-QX1SFWd9ncg6jQBfxHfG
Daniel Royse (15 days ago)
Good job, Dave!
Jessie Dahl (15 days ago)
Yay! :')
567482 inCincy (15 days ago)
It's a cow. She doesn't have the capacity to "ask" for anything. The calf getting a tag is the cruelest part of this video. Geezuz
Daisy-Faery Magic (16 days ago)
Thank you beautiful man!!! Love to see and yours! 🙏
EL.NANNA (16 days ago)
should've saved that calf from the veal industry or becoming just like Mom, impregnated continuously for milk, yearning for stolen babies, murdered when her body is "unproductive". Vegan or Ital💚
Bryan Hinay (16 days ago)
BUBBLE BUBBLE (16 days ago)
Videos like this makes me feel like I should be dead for enjoying cow meat and milk. Not to be negative
minecraftoxicity (16 days ago)
that cow needs to wipe her ass jesus
LA Juice (16 days ago)
thank you HOOMAN
Livia Reznik (17 days ago)
Soooooo sweet
Wished for Child (17 days ago)
Aawww... thank you for rescuing the baby!!! ❤
Linda Sheperd (17 days ago)
Thank you for helping this precious bovine family. Aren't they beautiful! I hope the calf isn't taken from it's mom for a few months at least! It's nice to see the cows out on pasture! I don't consume meat or dairy anymore because of the unbelievable inhumane and barbaric practices carried on in the factory farms!!! Example: cutting off piglets tails with huge scissors, no anesthetics or pain killers whatsoever while the baby is screaming and in the throes of agony from excruciating pain! Or: taking a baby pig, which is small enough to fit in your hand, and holding it upside down by a back leg while it's genitals are savagely ripped from it's body by hand and of course the entrails attached still have to be pulled out which causes further unbelievable torture!!! The tiny helpless animal is screaming and flailing it's little body in agony and I wonder what kind of creature is inflicting this evil treatment in the name of greed or What!!!!! I have not eaten pork for several years since I first learned it contained mercury.
Michael Palmer (17 days ago)
below No she DIDN'T, ("it's a cow, ") get over it,....get a life for gord sake
Charlette A. P. Kealoha (18 days ago)
Great job Dave!!
Charlette A. P. Kealoha (18 days ago)
Dave, Aloha from Honolulu Hawaii
Ash -uk- (18 days ago)
I wish i was in Dave's place at that time and helped this calf. What an honour from an intelligent animal, but we get to only know it by watching videos but there are many who's not video record of their bravery
Late Night Hype (18 days ago)
This is one of the many reasons I refuse to eat meat. I'm not a soulless monster who needs to shovel flesh into my mouth.
anton1949 (18 days ago)
Good job Dave.
silva marinet (18 days ago)
This guy is a hero God bless you
G A (18 days ago)
Up high Dave!
wilmtigers (19 days ago)
Couldn't Dave have gotten the electric in the fence turned off before transferring the calf to the correct side? Would it have killed him to take a few minutes, find the farmer or the farm workers, and get the power to the fence turned off? Just asking.
Rebecca (19 days ago)
What a moooooooo-ving story!
Kapil Sharma (19 days ago)
good job buddy GOD blees you
Plancton! (20 days ago)
And then they got slaughtered
Tree Fiddy (20 days ago)
Moo doggo
WildCraft Gameplay (20 days ago)
I wish i could help animals :)
jep jepper (21 days ago)
Yea and she invited him for xmas dinner
bluebe11a (21 days ago)
Electric fences are quite painful. Good on you Dave, that was a selfless act.
Ck L (21 days ago)
This is so lovely. Bless you. Redeems my faith in humanity.
Henry TheEighth (23 days ago)
Good man! She sure was grateful 🐄 I had to help free a ram one time who had got his horns caught up in a wire fence whilst foraging for longer grass.....
Healthy Vegan Adventures (23 days ago)
People can realize that animals care so much about their children, they feel pain and suffering and yet we eat them every day, 3 times a day. What the fuck is wrong with this society?
Healthy Vegan Adventures (23 days ago)
so much caring for the animals here but he will go and have a beef stake for lunch. what a hypocrisy this is.
TacoTacoTacoTaco (23 days ago)
That cow got poo butt.
mic mccoy (24 days ago)
That little calf was a fucking narcissist if I ever saw one!!!!!!!!
shawnriv9 (25 days ago)
Cows are amazing, and their intelligence level to ask and appreciate help is incredible. Most importantly, the connection the mother and calf have. It's very, very sad that humans purchase dairy products. By doing so, dairy farmers separate a newly born calf from it's mother within minutes. The mother cows never get to experience feeding and connecting with their babies and instead the milk is used for human consumption. It's disgusting.
TheMoezilla (14 days ago)
Pretty damn delicious if you ask me...
Tru DeSoto (25 days ago)
Super guy!!!
Morten Skov Jensen (26 days ago)
2:16 my heart melts
Jinx198 (26 days ago)
“Don’t worry, I got this....” *YEET*
Anmol Madaan (26 days ago)
It is barbaric to fence up electric wires.
sOYLIENT gREEN (26 days ago)
Thank you
Zes (27 days ago)
Patrick Evans (28 days ago)
You animal loving vegetarian ediots. Cows don't have big enough brains to think that way. The cow was just looking at him because because she thought the guy was a potential threat. What do think the cow was pawing the ground for?!? She was trying to ward him off. The calf didn't remember or appreciate anything. It was just getting a feel for it's surroundings. Source: I'm a rancher. See my channel.