Time for a Spring update. Lambing is just about over with only a few stragglers left to lamb. Luckily the bulk of our outdoor lambing took place in early April when the weather was fine and dry. Because it is an outdoor lambing system we have not had an exact count but think that we have around 300 [...]
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Last week, before the snow we scanned the ewes to see how many lambs they are carrying. We are expecting some triplets, a good many twins and quite a few singles. This is normal considering our flock is made up of 50% young first time sheep known as shearlings and 50% much older sheep. The huge variety [...]