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Meet Snow White – the adorable calf born on the first day of spring

PUBLISHED: 17:55 04 March 2018

Snow White the calf was born on the first day of spring in blizzard conditions on Cantley View Farm, Limpenhoe.
Picture: Nick Butcher

Snow White the calf was born on the first day of spring in blizzard conditions on Cantley View Farm, Limpenhoe. Picture: Nick Butcher

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With all the snow-blocked roads, biting wind and constant weather warnings you may be questioning if spring has really begun at all.

Snow White the calf was born on the first day of spring in blizzard conditions on Cantley View Farm, Limpenhoe.
Picture: Nick ButcherSnow White the calf was born on the first day of spring in blizzard conditions on Cantley View Farm, Limpenhoe. Picture: Nick Butcher

However, you will be hard-pressed to find a more adorable signal that the season of new life is upon us than Snow White – the aptly-named calf born in the early hours of March 1.

The cute calf seemingly appeared out of nowhere at Cantley View Farm, Limpenhoe, on Thursday morning.

Snow White the calf was born on the first day of spring in blizzard conditions on Cantley View Farm, Limpenhoe.
Picture: Nick ButcherSnow White the calf was born on the first day of spring in blizzard conditions on Cantley View Farm, Limpenhoe. Picture: Nick Butcher

Nigel Key, who owns the farm, said: “A little white thing just came running through the snow.

“After all this weather it gives me so much hope that spring is coming.”

Snow White the calf was born on the first day of spring in blizzard conditions on Cantley View Farm, Limpenhoe.
Picture: Nick ButcherSnow White the calf was born on the first day of spring in blizzard conditions on Cantley View Farm, Limpenhoe. Picture: Nick Butcher

The product of a Charolais bull and a Highland Cow, Snow White has enjoyed the cold weather from the get-go and has spent the first days her life frolicking in the snow.

William Key, who also works on the farm added: “It is not often you see a gleaming white calf playing in fresh snow.

Snow White the calf was born on the first day of spring in blizzard conditions on Cantley View Farm, Limpenhoe.
Picture: Nick ButcherSnow White the calf was born on the first day of spring in blizzard conditions on Cantley View Farm, Limpenhoe. Picture: Nick Butcher

“It really is a beautiful sight.”

Snow White the calf was born on the first day of spring in blizzard conditions on Cantley View Farm, Limpenhoe.
Picture: Nick ButcherSnow White the calf was born on the first day of spring in blizzard conditions on Cantley View Farm, Limpenhoe. Picture: Nick Butcher

Snow White the calf was born on the first day of spring in blizzard conditions on Cantley View Farm, Limpenhoe.
Picture: Nick ButcherSnow White the calf was born on the first day of spring in blizzard conditions on Cantley View Farm, Limpenhoe. Picture: Nick Butcher

Snow White the calf was born on the first day of spring in blizzard conditions on Cantley View Farm, Limpenhoe.
Picture: Nick ButcherSnow White the calf was born on the first day of spring in blizzard conditions on Cantley View Farm, Limpenhoe. Picture: Nick Butcher

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