Lambing Lull

Lambing Lull

We are now officially in the lambing lull, that break between when the AI lambs and lambs from the AI backup rams are due and the lambs sired by the secondary rams are due. It’s been a busy and somewhat difficult lambing so far. Our AI experiment was a rousing...

Lambing Continues

We are still lambing. So far only 8 ewes have lambed and we have 10 live lambs. We did lose a ewe and her twins to a really bad dystocia but those are the only losses we’ve had so far. Our AI girls are looking like they will pop if they move too fast. We are...
Lambing

Lambing

We actually started lambing yesterday but today was when I got some pictures. This was a large ram lamb, over 8 pounds, that was upside down and had to be turned before he could come out. Mom and lamb are both fine...
Sterling is in Jail

Sterling is in Jail

Little Sterling is the lamb whose mother died when he was only 3 weeks old. He’s small and stunted and can’t live with the rest of the ram lambs. However he seems willing to try to breed the ewes so he’s now in jail in a separate pen in the hay barn....