Lambing & Solar System

Desert Weyr Alice is a first time ewe and seemed to be having a few problems so Ken was holding her head while I checked to see what we needed to do. She is quite calm which was fortunate. She ended up having a 9 pound 5 ounce ram lamb with horns about half an inch...

Lamb Box & Second Solar System

We’ve had a lot of cold and rain and we had some lambs born in the irrigation ditch that were cold. So we made a small lamb box to put the one colder lamb in for a few hours. It worked well and by the time the lamb got warm and climbed out everything was fine....

Surprise Lamb, Bull! Wooly Lawnmowers

Today started out rather interesting. We had planned to make a trip to Grand Junction to do the in between batches fo lambs shopping but had to change our plans. First we had a surprise late lamb. 9 pounds 9 ounces and doing fine. Mom had him up dry and nursed when we...

Winnie & the Lambs

Winnie has decided she is now the official lambing pasture guard dog along with Kimball. Winnie seems to take up a station near the youngest lambs and stays there until there are newer ones. She is being very alert and watchful and doing a great job. Desert Weyr Farm...

Mother’s Day Special!

The ewes are finally lambing. For Mother’s Day we had 3 ewes lamb 5 lambs. 4 ewe lambs and a ram lamb. All are doing well although I had to assist 2 of the ewes. One had twins and legs were back the other was a first timer and didn’t dilate and then the...