Monthly Archives: March 2014

Lambing Chronicles 2014 – 5th and Final Edition

27 March 2014 – I slogged through a driving wind and heavy, wet snow to get to the barn this morning at 2 AM. Just about everyone was asleep, snug and comfortable. There was no sign of Allspice doing anything. … Continue reading

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Lambing Chronicles 2014 – 4th Edition

23 March 2014  – Overnight, it did not (as originally predicted by the weather folks) get down to the 4°F (-16°C) range. It “only” got to 9°F (-13°C). However, as predicted on the last Ewe Turn, it did get cold … Continue reading

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Lambing Chronicles 2014 – 3rd Edition

20 March 2014 – It is the first day of spring…at least according to the calendar! We had additional snow over night, which seems to be part of our regular routine. The snow just seemed to add to a long … Continue reading

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Lambing Chronicles 2014 – 2nd Edition

16 March 2014 – It is another unseasonably bitterly cold day today. The cold makes waiting for ewes to deliver just that much more uncomfortable for us and for the sheep. Woolamena monopolized the labor and deliver action for the … Continue reading

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Lambing Chronicles 2014 – 1st Edition

12 March 2014 – Derek and Derry led the parade but they jumped the gun! According to our calculations, lambing was supposed to begin tomorrow. Yippee decided that since it was going to get cold tonight that she would just … Continue reading

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