2018 Lambing Journal
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2018 Lambing Journal…

and other Frelsi Farm happenings


Mother’s Day On The Farm

Mother's Day on the farm Happy Mother's Day. This is one of my very first sheep, she so loved her lambs. That picture was taken many years ago, but it always makes me of that special bond of moms and babies. All the lambs for 2018 are born and thriving, the ...
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May Day, Mayday…. Lambs, Lambs, Lambs!

May Day, Mayday...Lambs, lambs, lambs! May 1st and a wave of lambing! Six ewes all in labor at once. Ewes arguing over a prime spot to have their lambs, some quietly progressing, one baa-ing like a creature in Jurassic Park. Fortunately, for  the shepherds, it was morning and the day ...
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Waiting…still Waiting And The Tale Of The Hoses

Waiting ...still waiting, and the tale of the hoses There has been that lull in the lambing season that was expected, and yet seems to very long! It has not been uneventful here on the farm since that last lamb that I told you about. I have unintentionally flooded the ...
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Mystery Solved

April 15 Out to do barn check last night at 10pm and all was quiet, no goats kidding, only one sheep that was due soon, O'Grady, had that far away look in her eyes. Cold and damp with misty freezing rain mixing in with showers of sleet...just when we had ...
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No Kidding!

April 12 Went to the barn to check on the Swiss Girls, my two Oberhasli goats that are due to kid any day now. No kids... but I did find two white lambs springing around in the barn and a proud Peggy Sue there with her babies. Surprise! All warm ...
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Welcome

Welcome to my 2018 Lambing Journal April 5, 2018 It is still 10 days until we will be on "lambing watch". Until then I am trying to content myself with all the cute lamb pictures folks are posting every day. The first of the ewes are due around the 16th ...
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