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Luk Chai has been having lots of fun in the mud wallow! For the past few days he’s been in it everyday with the girls as they cool off in the mud. He’s like a pig in mud the way he rolls about.

He doesn’t know it at the moment, but the wallow is good for his skin during the warmer weather. By coating himself in mud he’s naturally protecting himself from the sun and mosquitoes.

We can tell he’s growing up as he gets more independent. Usually he follows the girls into the mud wallow, but today he went in before mum and the aunts. They watched him play about in the mud from a distance as if to say "we know you’re having a good time but we’re not coming in quite yet!".

Our not so little calf was weighed again yesterday – he’s now 164 kilos!

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