Friday, March 11, 2011
A Lambing Journal - Day 18
We returned to the ranch at about 2 p.m. After unloading the new ewes, Paul and I went through our lambing ewes again - the ewe that we'd left had given birth to twins, and we found one more in the process of lambing. I took a VERY amateur video of some of the lambs getting their exercise! You can also check out a video of how we take care of newborn lambs on my youtube channel.
Tomorrow, we'll be at the farmers' market in the morning, and we'll be moving sheep all afternoon! Another busy day!
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