Friday, 29 April 2011

Counting Sheep

It was too windy to work the strawberries so we took a walk out to the pasture with our guest and her son.......there was some concern over one of the ewes who was laying on her side.

No worries. She got up when Chad approached......

But wait. Oh my. There are hooves coming out of......yes. Oh yay! She's having her lamb!

We backed off and gave her some space. SEE THE HOOVES!! We headed, with all the children, back to the house to give her some time and quiet. Chad looked up how long labour should last and headed right back out only to find.....

This little lamb ewe! Oh she's cute. 

She's also hungry!

So far so good!

Oh, I am soooo glad she's a ewe. That means we won't eat her! It was really amazing to get to see the labour and the lamb this afternoon. I am so glad there were no complications, so far. Really this past month has been a doozy. I guess April really does go out like a lamb? Or is that March? :)

1 comment:

  1. Squeee!!! Lovely pictures - can't wait to see her all dried off and fluffy and running about the pasture! I'm so happy that everything went off without a hitch! Here's to more healthy lambs!


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