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Are they or aren't they?RSS feed

Posted: Friday 9 January, 2009

by Rosemary at 7:52pm in Sheep No comments Add your own

I don't like surprises very much, so I was quite keen to get our sheep scanned to see if they are pregnant. However, I didn't hold out much hope of getting someone to come for three sheep. My luck was intoday - the Scottish Farmer had an advert for sheep scanning and it was a local address.

So Monday 19th January is the big day. If they aren't pregnant, that's OK - I'll be terribly disappointed but they can be lawnmowers this year. If they are, then I'll know how many lambs are likely (not counting before they are born, of course) and I can feed and plan accordingly.

I'm quite anxious about the whole thing - it's different when it's your own. Wait till April - I'll be eating coal and having labour pains in sympathy.

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