Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Daily Farm Photo: 3/29/06


They Certainly Do Learn Early


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12 comments:

  1. *giggles* What are you feeding them? Miracle grow? They sure have grown!

    Long story short -- living in Washington state -- neighbor across street had outside hanging plant he fed miracle grow -- took plant down one day only to discover a bird nest -- baby birds did not say "cheep cheep cheep", they announced, "FEED ME!"

    Have a great day!

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  2. Smart babies you've got there. Luckily, none of my horses can fit into the cattle feeder, or I know one or two who'd be right in there!

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  3. Do they know they are heartbreakingly cute when they play little tricks like that?

    Aaah, they're probably too busy thinking about the hay.

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  4. I love them standing in the feed trough. Our pigs do that! So cute (the sheep, not hogs)

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  5. Adorable! But how did they manage to get in there on those wee little legs?? Those are some clever little lambs you have there!

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  6. I think they do it so they can eat in peace. The sheep would crowd them out otherwise.

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  7. Seems completely logical to me! Easy access to food, big sheep can't shove them out of the way... plus they must know that it'll give you a good photo opportunity!

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  8. A friend whose brother had some sheep when she was growing up told me that when the sheep were all lined up eating, a few of the lambs would run across their backs to get to the space at the end of the feeder!

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  9. They are so snuggly looking, all puffy and almost creamy. Or would that be creamy and puffy?

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  10. Okay, this principal does not apply here; do as I say not as I do?

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  11. Maybe it's genetic memory. Was it their mother's in the trough before? As a foodie, I can certainly understand the desire to be close to one's food. :G:

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