Lambs

It’s still a little wet in these fields and I’m leery of causing soil compaction, but I really wanted to get the sheep out yesterday.

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Jean and lambs

The ewes and lambs are in one field.

Ewes on pasture

The pregnant ewes are in another pasture.DSC_7005

This is Esmerelda, happy to be grazing green grass.

Foxglove

Here is an indicator of a ewe that is ready to lamb–all the other sheep went to the pasture after three months locked in the barn and she chooses to stay inside.

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Sure enough! Foxglove had lambs a few hours later.

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Take a look at the horns on her ram lamb.

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