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Posted: Monday 20 October, 2014

by Rosemary at 5:19pm in Sheep No comments Add your own

We normally follow the traditional dates for sheep, putting the tup in with the ewes on 5th November for a 1st April start to lambing.

This year, we’re on holiday from 4th to 11th; while the sheep will be checked every day, John doesn’t know them like I do and won’t be able to say which ewe has been tupped on which day.

So I’ve decided to put the tup in next Tuesday 28th October, making the start date for lambing of 24th March. I can then see that he’s working before I go.

I’ll spot mark the ones that have been tupped then I’ll know which ones were served the week we’re away. I’ll be back in time to change the raddle colour.

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