Bonnie got rid of the placenta; this is one thing you watch for, because the afterbirth must every bit be out of the cow or there are problems. One hurdle down.
Cliff put the rubber band around the calf's scrotum, so he will no longer be a bull; he's on his way to becoming a steer, but of course he doesn't know this.
I probably won't even attempt to milk Bonnie out completely for three or four days; her udder is huge, but a lot of that is swelling. And if I took too much milk too soon, I'd be asking for milk fever. This is something I'll be watching for closely, for several days, because it can be a killer.
It sure will be nice to have some good Jersey milk to drink again. I'm hoping everything goes fine.
I've already had three names suggested for the baby; if you have one in mind, leave it in comments or tell me on Facebook.