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First calf of year born at NY State Fair Birthing Center

The Birthing Center at the New York State Fair had its first calf birth early Thursday morning, even before the gates opened to the public.
Geddes (WSYR-TV) - The Birthing Center at the New York State Fair had its first calf birth early Thursday morning, even before the gates opened to the public.

Around 2 a.m., a pregnant cow went into labor and by 4:30 a.m. had given birth to a bull calf. 

"We had 30 calves born here a the birthing center last year and the State Fair estimates we had about 160,000 people come through our exhibit the first year. So as a dairy farmer myself, we're just thrilled to provide this opportunity to fair-goers who many not know how milk is produced or how we care for our animals," said Birthing Center director Jessica Ziehm.

Births are planned for everyday of the fair.
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