Triplets, twins and a single to start the day - you don't know which end of the paddock to monitor! The triplets are very sweet and wait in line to get a feed. The Shepherd came over this morning when he brought Sam back and was a bit disappointed in me as I hadn't latched it onto the single mum but it just all goes out of your head when you have got little black bundles appearing all over the place! The triplets are going in the field shelter tonight with their mum. So far there are 9 lambs - 7 girls and 2 boys, and here is Sam with one of the triplets!
In between all this lambing I managed to get the fields and field shelters cleaned - and visit the shops. Greeves, I am pleased to say, is not quite so cuddly and marches off when I go over to him so I think he is doing well! Here he is with Cassie - Islay is never far away, you can just see her leg behind Cassie.
A better penning solution! - After a long "family illness" and a subsequent reduction of our herd, I am back to report a more recent enhancement to Easter-Wood. One of the problems we ...
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