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  • Joined Mar 2009
  • carmarthenshire
well, it's about time!!
« on: May 19, 2016, 11:30:28 pm »
Having planned for my 10 ewes to lamb in April, the first gave birth on 30th March; no.9 on 22nd April, and no. 10 finally gave birth at 7.30pm today to a single girl - unless she's still hanging on to one. I've spent the last month trying to decide if she really was pregnant or just  a 'phantom' pregnancy - I was sorely tempted to send her and her companion out into the big field with the other ewes and their lambs but it looks like I made the right decision and kept them close  :relief: .

Final result: 6 boys, 9 girls.

I can have a lie in tomorrow.
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  • Joined Apr 2014
  • Mid Wales
  • Owner of 61 Mediterranean water buffaloes
Re: well, it's about time!!
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2016, 12:41:28 am »
congrats and well done, that is a good result! I hope it all works out very well for you. :)
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Re: well, it's about time!!
« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2016, 06:59:51 am »
Glad all going well Mab . :wave:

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Re: well, it's about time!!
« Reply #3 on: May 20, 2016, 07:16:51 am »
Yep I know that feeling!  :D
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