Sunday, April 21, 2013

Baby pictures!!

Saturday morning I finally let out the three lambs that had already been born since the weather was finally going to be decent.
Here they are! Enjoying the beautiful day!!

Then Saturday afternoon more babies arrived!!

A Not-Quite-White Angora buckling. Out of Abby.

A black gray badgarface Icelandic/Shetland cross ewe lamb out of Clarissa. Her name is Destiny.

THEN!!! This morning I got up late and there was a single and a set of twins born!

A moorit gray Icelandic ewe lamb out of Garnet. Her name is Dawn.

A solid moorit Icelandic ewe lamb out of Peppermint. Her name is Darla.

A gray (not sure if she is moorit or black yet) Icelandic ewe lamb out of Peppermint. Her name is Dusty.

Ten ewes left to lamb and 4 does left to kid!!

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Finally another lamb!

These ewes all look like they could pop any minute. So I wasn't surprised when there was a new lamb in one of the shelters. I was very surprised that it was Hosta who had her! Just one single lamb. Last year was Hosta's first year and she had twins. And they only weighed about 3 pounds each! This year's lamb weighs more than the two of them combined! 8 pounds 7 ounces.

A beautiful black spotted ewe lamb, Dixie.

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Rams in full fleece after March snow storm

Our winter was pretty mild until February and March. And now they are calling for snow this Thursday!






Saturday, April 13, 2013

Lambing has begun!

I know I have been MIA for a while and I will try to get you all caught up, but I kept telling myself that once lambing started I would post more to the blog!

The first lambs were born this evening about 6:00 to Evra, a black badgarface Icelandic ewe.

 This was taken just seconds after Evra gave birth to the second lamb.
Evra still cleaning the two ram lambs off. A black and a black badgarface like his mom (my favorite color!)

There are still 14 ewes and 5 does to lamb and kid! Going to be busy around here!!