Sunday - a day of rest, right? Not during lambing season. I'm dragging a bit today - probably ready for a day off. Oh well!
I hosted a group of families with young children this morning - it's always interesting to see what we do through the eyes of other folks. The kids liked the lambs, though some of them were a bit nervous around livestock. We had fun!
As of 3 p.m., we had 5 new lambs (from 4 ewes) today. Everyone was fine. They were very happy to move to new feed.
The older lambs are forming gangs - they are hilarious. Here's another video of them playing "king of the mountain."
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