Niamh and LunaRSS feed

Posted: Friday 30 March, 2012

by Rosemary at 7:43pm in Sheep Comments closed

Well, contrary to my prediction, neither Niamh nor Luna lambed last night.

Niamh is starting to look like she's thinking about it - she's quite restless tonight and doing a lot of pawing the ground. I've not seen a water bag yet though, although it's easy to miss it, and she's not straining in any way. More preoccupied looking.

Luna has an udder like a cow, so I guess she's not far away.

The three lambs seem to be doing well. Lyra's ewe lamb has been christened Sweetpea (it's an "S" year for Ryelands smiley). The big white boy (Popeye?) is going to be trouble - he managed to get through the fence today. He wasn't concerned but Nova was frantic - she's going to have her work cut out for her, I can tell you. I noticed she was following him today - the other two lambs follow their mammys.

We're forecast decent weather until Monday, but sleet is forecast for overnight Monday into Tuesday. I must get some wee straw bales to make a shelter in the field before then.

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