Like a walk through the country side living on a small farm is full of daily surprises, sometimes wonderful and amazing, and other times puzzling and sad. I hope you will walk with me as I live out my dream of living on this tiny farm. You will come to know the dogs, cats, Shetland sheep and chickens that make up this farm and what goes into keeping them happy and healthy. Come and join the journey with me.

Saturday, April 05, 2008


Just a quick note on the four previous posts. They are a bit behind the times, but I thought you might enjoy them in the sequence of their birth.

As I mentioned before I've got some kind of virus thing going on here, going into the second week of it, and it's interfering with me getting anything but chores and necessary stuff done. What fun is that?

So I apologize for the rather spastic photos. I could only crouch down for so long while they refused to cooperate. I hope to get more photos soon. Better ones.

Still two more ewes to go. Duckie and Luna. Duckie has looked ready to go for about a week, and has been lying to me about it off and on for at least that long. Luna isn't due until the 12th, but I imagine she'll go sometime next week. The stalls are filled up to the brim at night and there are 13 little lambs running lamb races. So far there are 5 boys and 8 girls.

Lots of nice looking tails and rear structure on these babies. Going to be some terrific fleeces too, I think. A good assortment of color to. Most of these little ones will be for sale, so let me know if you are interested! Final decisions will be made later.

I still have a shearing day post to get up and hope to do that soon! Bear with me, as I am still here, just moving slow.

Have a great weekend.


Allena said...

I'm tired too, and I'm not sick!

I'm way behind on my lamb blogging.

sheila said...

Hope you're feeling better soon so you can enjoy those babies!! Thanks for the cute!

Kathy said...

No worries...just get well and take care of Y-O-U! I've had fun catching up on all your lamb posts. I'm hoping for lighter colors this year as I had all blacks and dark browns (well, of the browns turned musket) last year. And I hope the angel in charge of painting sheep gives us some spots this year, too. :) And as always, we hope/wish/pray for ewes. :)

Take care...the lambs are great for the soul, but make sure the body gets the rest it needs too. :)