on the road

on the road

Saturday, March 19, 2011

A Lambing Journal - Day 26

In New Zealand last September (March in the Southern Hemisphere), a blizzard killed 1 million lambs.  I can only imagine the stress and devastation on families.

Things aren't that stressful here, but the weather the last two days has not been kind.  We lost two lambs today, and we brought 5 lambs home to be bottle-raised.  No new lambs today, thankfully.  The dogs and I moved everyone into a more sheltered location in anticipation of the heavy rains and high winds tonight and tomorrow.  Sami and the girls brought hay and took care of everything at home.  It was a long day for everyone.

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