2/3/21 This ewe has NEVER given us ewe lambs in 3 lambings with 3 different ram sires. We'll try the 4th ram this summer! I really want a ewe lamb out of her! UPDATE: Colby only has half an udder and her lambs may need supplementing. Fantastic (note the sarcasm). Further down you can watch… Continue reading Colby Gives us Ram Lambs….Again
2/2/21 Finally a week later we have another set of lambs! At 7:30pm First Timer, Registered St Croix, Gillie, had a 7lb ram lamb and 5lb ewe lamb out of Registered St Croix, Dasher. (Yay for more purebred St Croix!) She scattered them across the barn and decided she hated the little girl. She gets… Continue reading It’s Been a Week….but….LAMBS!
Today gave us a cute baby, some interesting weather and lamb races (of course I took a video, scroll down)! Registered St Croix, Sunny, had a 9lb ram lamb this morning out of Registered St Croix, Dasher. Pretty baby, good mom! We just got a dusting this afternoon, but it's hanging out making everything slushy… Continue reading New Lambs, Playing Lambs, and Snow
It feels weird not writing a post a day with baby lambs pictured. We caught a brief respite in the midst of the lambing season. This has gotten me thinking.......a dangerous prospect I'm sure! As of right now we have the Registered St Croix, Registered Katahdin, Recorded Katahdin, and Commercial Crossbred flocks of ewes as… Continue reading Sheep Goals
Registered Katahdin, Sugar, had these huge monster lambs, 11lb ewe and 12lb ram. Sire is Registered Katahdin ram, Chief. Ewe LambRam LambThe 11 lb ewe lamb I had to pull her shoulders through (she was elbow locked) as mom just couldn't quite push her out. The 12lb ram lamb was breech with rear legs extended… Continue reading The Difficulty of Birthing Monsters