All Creatures Great and Small - Chapter 31 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 31 Summary

Herriot is awakened in the middle of the night for the second time. This time, the call is for a mare in foal that is having a difficult delivery. Herriot leaves, not bothering to change out of his pajamas. As he drives over, he gripes to himself that he doesn't know why he chose this job, but as he gets closer, he decides that it really isn't all that bad.

Herriot arrives and begins to work on the mare. The owner is quite shocked to see Herriot in his pajamas, which are loudly colored and striped. After some effort, Herriot moves the foal around in the mare's uterus, and he is born without any additional effort. The foal is alive, much to the surprise of the owner and Herriot. The farmer is pleased because he loves this mare a lot. He leaves some butter in Herriot's car...

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