Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Wednesday Dose of Cute: Taken Today

Wednesday random lamb photos 1 - FarmgirlFare.com

More photos and a lamb report below. . .

Wednesday random lamb photos 2 - FarmgirlFare.com

Wednesday random lamb photos 3 - FarmgirlFare.com

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Current lamb count: 12. Days into lambing season: 6. Ram lambs: 7. Ewe lambs: 5. Sets of twins: 5. Number of mothers so far: 7. First time mothers: 4. First time mothers who had twins: 4. Pregnant ewes remaining: 13. Lambs born today: 1.

Number of bottle lambs who need to be fed every couple of hours: 2. Number of Katahdin ewes who had triplets in 2010 and 2011 and decided to take it easy and just have a single lamb this year: 1. Number of lambs we thought we'd have on the ground by February 29th: 0. Number of cute overload moments today: dozens. Number of poor neglected (who only think they're starving) donkeys: 7.

© FarmgirlFare.com, where we're all safe and sound after last night's crazy rain/thunder/hail/wind storm—which started just as I was about to head down to the barn for a 2am lamb check. Thankfully no tornadoes. Thanks to all of you who have kindly been asking if we're okay.

15 comments:

  1. How cute! And even the dog was bathing the baby!
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  2. Very precious. You guys must be busier than a cat covering a hardwood floor as my Mom used to say!

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  3. Glad to hear you and your "brood" are safe. We thought about all of you in the midst of all that mayhem.

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  4. I'm so happy that you are all safe.

    So much cuteness!

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  5. That second photo is absolutely DARLING! Squeeeeeeee!
    And it's so cute to see Lucky Buddy Bear on baby patrol.

    Sue

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  6. Awwwww I remember feeding lambs for my landlord many years ago ... they sure knew what to do with the food source!!

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  7. These are just adorable. I love the way that the dog is getting involved and looks to be taking on the role of the great protector - lovely!

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  8. Alright! No tornadoes and lots of lambs. Excellent news by all measures.

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  9. How precious are the lambs....So glad Mother Nature didn't interfere with the birthings...What a busy, busy time for you, but also a very special time. Thanks for sharing.

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  10. Happy to hear everyone's safe, and that all baby lambs are healthy. And cute, cute, cute. Thanks for all the nice photos.

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  11. Sweet baby pictures! Glad you guys missed the worst of the nasty weather! Yikes!!

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  12. Oh my.. so cute little ones. :)

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  13. How do you stand so much cuteness?!

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  14. Your dogs are AWESOME (I'm sure you already know this), and it is obvious they KNOW their jobs. I imagine they must feel an increased sense of duty and uncle/auntie-like pride this time of year. This batch of pictures are especially cute!

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