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  • Joined Oct 2008
« on: April 25, 2011, 07:43:14 pm »
One of my soays has just had twins yippee,the other 5 have all had singles but i have been luckly 4 ewes,1 tup and the twins are both ewes,3 more to go.
1 of the ewes is Black,will she stay this colour or go Brown.
They are about an hour old in pics.


  • Joined Feb 2011
  • South Wales
Re: Twins
« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2011, 07:51:25 pm »
Congrats, they are lovely.  Hoping to get some ourselves this year  ;D
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  • Joined Apr 2011
  • Fenland
  • Grass cutting, what old fellers do!
Re: Twins
« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2011, 07:56:25 pm »
Grand news and thanks for the pics!
Bee, get good fencing up...................... :'(


  • Joined Mar 2011
Re: Twins
« Reply #3 on: April 25, 2011, 08:09:02 pm »
Fantastic photos. Mum looks formidable


  • Joined May 2010
  • South Lanarkshire
    • ScotHebs
Re: Twins
« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2011, 02:22:07 am »
To tell if a black lamb will go brown, look around the eyes - if there is a paler ring, it will turn brown or moorit, if not it should stay black.  The tips of the black wool will be sun-bleached in the summer and look brown, but the wool closer to the body will stay black, or a very dark chocolate brown, which is still considered to be black.  Lovely twins  :) :wave:  We still have one Soay left to lamb, and 3 Hebs
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