Sunday, March 04, 2012

Sunday Dose of Cute: Up Close and Personal

Close up lamb cute 1 - FarmgirlFare.com

More photos and a lamb report below. . .

Close up lamb cute 2 - FarmgirlFare.com

Close up lamb cute 3 - FarmgirlFare.com

Close up lamb cute 4 - FarmgirlFare.com

Close up lamb cute 5 - FarmgirlFare.com

It's going to be a very cute filled week!

Current lamb count: 17. Ram lambs: 8. Ewe lambs: 9. Mothers: 9. Pregnant ewes remaining: 11. Number of enormous pregnant ewes already ensconced in a room at the Bonding Suite Inn (just to be on the safe side): 1 (that would be poor Friendly). Available rooms: 3. Ewes who decided to give birth to twins in the middle of a 20°F night: thankfully just 1 so far (last night).

Time this farmgirl got up this morning (and never went back to bed): 3:23. Number of hunky farmguys currently downstairs pan-frying up a local, pasture-raised chicken for dinner (!): 1. Cast iron skillets of hot cornbread all ready and waiting: 1 (love those Cornbread Gospels). Gotta go!

© FarmgirlFare.com, always working hard, always eating well—and always inundated with cute, especially this time of year.

13 comments:

  1. Oh these are the best photos! The babies are just to precious. Thank you so much for sharing them. It is always such a treat to read your blog and see your pictures - how can you not feel such joy when you see these babies?

    How is Friendly doing? I'm rooting for her!

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  2. Cute babies, can't wait to see the rest! :)
    Fried chicken and cornbread, YUM!!

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  3. LOVE these pics! I can't wait for us to get goats out here, and for now I will live vicariously through your sheep :)

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  4. Honestly, I don't know how you stand it. I feel like i need insulin from the sweetness of these photos. I would be hopelessly in love and want to tuck every one of these little angels into a long row of dog beds in my house. I'd be a disaster. (Of course, the last time i visited an animal shelter, I left with the entire death row of 13 dogs.) Love seeing these pictures ad how differently marked each lamb is.


    Tracy B.

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    1. Good for you, Tracy! I would if I could. I have 16 cats at present--and one dog. 6 cats are outside and 10 are in the house. Yes--it is a bit wild--but never dull!

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  5. I see some gorgeous wool if I were a spinner and not just a knitter!
    Our goat season is coming up - love the babies!!

    Another Susan in MO

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  6. Such beautiful lamb babies. Do they maintain their color when they grow up? Would make such interesting fleeces/yarn. Yes, I am a spinner. What do you do with the fleeces when they are sheared??

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  7. If you don't have enough kisses to go around to all these precious little lambs, please call me.

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  8. How do you stand all the cuteness? Thank you for sharing!

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  9. I love your blog. Thanks for sharing. I grew up on a farm with chickens and pigs. Nothing cute to write about. How lucky are you?

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  10. Baa! Baa! Black Sheep, have you any wool??? What precious lambs! Wish I could hug 'em!!

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  11. Oh my gosh! If I had the money and a place to put them, I would give you however much you wanted for the top 2 lambs, they are the cutest things I have ever seen, esp the white one! I bet you get a lot of offers to buy these babies (and not for chops!)

    Thanks for the eye candy,

    Nancy

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