We have had another little one! Carolyn gave birth this morning whilst we were in Dorchester getting Carl's eye tested (he is soon to be the unwilling wearer of a pair of glasses - not all the time as he keeps telling me). A little boy - well, a very hefty boy actually and charging round the field when we got back at 10am - Carolyn had shown no signs when we left at 8am. He hasn't got a name yet but I am toying with Travelling Man (due to a bit of commotion on the hill this morning concerning a couple of buses, a newly cut field, a few urgent phone calls and a bit of gate locking!). Sam was at work this morning so missed everything but arrived back in time to go shearing with Carl in the afternoon - a lovely pair of boys (the alpacas, not Carl and Sam).
Carolyn's cria is the one on the left! I am about to go and weigh him! The little one walking to the right is Lina's cria who now has a name - Lady Tulisa and she is tiny at just 5kg. That is the smallest we have ever had. Carolyn's baby looks pink but it is just staining!
New life on the hill - Spring finally seems to have arrived and with if new life on the farm is beginning to arrive. I decided not to tup our sheep last year as we never send our...
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