Wednesday, February 29

Wednesday Dose of Cute: Taken Today

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More photos and a lamb report below. . .

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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.

©, 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.


  1. How cute! And even the dog was bathing the baby!

  2. Very precious. You guys must be busier than a cat covering a hardwood floor as my Mom used to say!

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

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

    So much cuteness!

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


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

  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!

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

  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.

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

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

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

  13. How do you stand so much cuteness?!

  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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