With Ralph coming along nicely in the feeding stakes, and the novelty of feeding a calf by hand up to four times a day rapidly wearing thin, the green cow came out of storage and was introduced to Ralph.
They are getting along just fine.
It hangs on the fence nice and firmly, I pour the milk in the top, and Ralph drinks it from the teat at the bottom. Win win situation, calf is fed and I am not stomped on, butted or slobbered on during the process!
Now that Ralph is settling in, I've cut his feeds back to three times a day, but increased his intake to 3L per feed. That is a whopping 9L per day but this calf seems extra hungry, he has a big frame to fill out that belies his tender age.