Yaks

A collection of posts, photos and videos on our growing yak herd. We’re still catching up on our posting, so check back soon for more.

Three yak calves

Zigzag, Zeno, and Zephyr: I call our bull calves the three Zs. They’ve formed their own mini-herd and do everything together now. They were napping when I delivered a pumpkin […]

Yak cow with newborn calf

I figured our cow, Makenzie, had another week or so before calving. But when I didn’t see the herd come up for water this morning, I walked around to look […]

9 Photos of Yak Calves

Our two yak calves are both bulls. We’ve named them Zephyr and Zigzag. Here are some of our favorite photos so far.

Our lead yak Dori with newborn
Dori and her newborn

I woke at dawn to see our lead yak, Dori, pushing out this beauty. The calf stood and began suckling within thirty minutes after birth.