Wednesday, 6 March 2013

First twin lambs at Watermill Cottages!

first lamb of spring at Watermill Cottages - we called him Lambo ...
... he arrived in the Gara Valley on Sunday morning and had a bit of a struggle to start drinking as he couldn't suck very strongly.  Jade had to milk the ewe and hand feed him so he digested the vital first mouthfuls.  One he started though there was no stopping him. 

 This afternoon, the second birth - twins this time!  The ewes are Lleyn sheep and the ram is Jade's Jacob ram Jessie, hence they're little black lambs.  One has a patch of white curly hair.  They were up and suckling immediately.  Eighteen ewes to go...

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