Thursday, August 4, 2011

that's final!!


I decided it was time to wean the lambs from their mamas. But I have a set of twins that have other ideas.


Remember Tess and Claire? Well, these two ewe lambs kept on escaping back to their ma. Wild just like their mother!  So I decided forget it Andy!  All three will be shipped to the auction in a couple of weeks time! 

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4 comments:

  1. As always, I'm really enjoying your photos. I regret to hear that the lambs are getting in trouble.

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  2. The pure wool lambs are behaving beautiful, considering they are no longer allowed to suckle their mamas. But the hair sheep-Babs (mother) is a purebred Barbados. Her babies are half hair sheep and half wool. I believe that their breeding, more so the hair breed, makes them a wee bit more skittish. Babs is a little on the wild side, and she has passed this onto her offspring. Since 90% of the time it is me, and me alone that work with my sheep-and I don't have a herding dog-I can't have any wild sheep. It just makes for more work for me. And I want to be patient and calm with them.

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  3. Oh I agree, no wild sheep. Been there, done that, and I think you are doing the right thing removing them from your flock.

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