Monthly Archives: March 2013

Lambing Chronicles 2013 – 4th Edition

23 March,┬áSaturday – We have had yet another early morning delivery. This morning by the 2 AM check Viva had delivered two boys. When we got there, they were already nicely dried off and nursing. Viva had kept them under … Continue reading

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Lambing Chronicles 2013 – 3rd Edition

Tuesday, 19 March – Late yesterday afternoon it began to snow, at least 4 to 5 inches. By 2 AM this morning the wind had picked up substantially. My walk to the barn was an adventure. At least there were … Continue reading

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Lambing Chronicles 2013 – 2nd Edition

Friday, 15 March – The girls let us get a little rest last night and today, i.e. we have had no births since Winifred’s yesterday afternoon. Mother Nature was not as kind however. Overnight we received two inches of snow. … Continue reading

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Lambing Chronicles 2013 – 1st Edition

Tuesday, 12 March – Lambing has begun. We are underway. For the first time in many years, none of the ewes jumped the gun and started early. Today was the first expected due date and Annabel and Yuliya did not … Continue reading

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Waiting for Lambs

We finished shearing exactly two weeks ago. Lambing is scheduled to begin in three days. In between shearing and lambing, we (especially Gretchen) have been busy doing final skirtings on each of the 124 fleeces. Hopefully the fleeces will be … Continue reading

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