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Saturday, March 10, 2012
Lambing 2012 Continues Sloooowly
These F2 Mossvale Masterplan (Scotty)ram lambs are racing around with about 12 others as we wait for the bulk of the BFL ewes to lamb. It's the waiting game and the midnight walks to the barn that make lambing an interesting time of year. This year I'm hopping to the barn on crutches since I managed to fall off the ladder to the hay loft. Luckily it was a soft landing on hay and straw and a sleeping piles of cats so only my knee was damaged. The ewes do not like the sound of my crutches as I clump,clump through the barn. They don't realize it's Mom. Feeding hungry pregnant ewes is dangerous enough without worrying about them knocking my crutches out from under me. Knee should be better by the time lambing ends. Good timing!!??
I am a retired first grade teacher who now devotes her time to raising sheep and selling fiber. My kids Molly 21 and Tim 23 are the best part of my life though. Molly and I travel together and enjoy sheep shows and gymnastic events. Tim coaches swimming while working on his MA.