Pages tagged with Lambing

Learn how sheep give birth as we follow the story of Patsy sheep, a ewe who had twins on March 17, 2013, St Patrick's Day. See pictures of the lambing process.
October has only just started and already things are busy here on our little sheep hobby farm. In less than two weeks we have four more sheep and others on the way. And on top of it all it is snowing!
This year's lambing is out of the way. I want to share with my readers the tales of lambing from 2012. We had 8 ewes, and one ram. In the day they are in a pasture, but at night they are in the winter. This is Canada and we have snow on the ground, coyotes in the area, and it stil...
Before they are a week old lambs often have their tails docked, if they are a male they often have their testicles removed. Learn how this is done, why, and the authors opinions.
A poem about the season of spring and the thoughts and dreams it brings
I keep pet sheep as lawn mowers for pasture control. In the winter they need extra feed, to help pay for this we breed them, and sell the lambs (hopefully they go as pets too). I would like to introduce you to our 2011 lambs. You may note some are rare breeds.
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