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by Hoosiershepherd
Mon Oct 10, 2011 6:52 am
Forum: Breeding and lambing
Topic: New lamb broken tail?
Replies: 1
Views: 456

New lamb broken tail?

We had two new lambs yesterday, a boy and a girl. If you remember, I'm a total novice. We got our first little flock in May, and had our very first lamb last week. Everything has been smooth so far. One of the lambs born yesterday appears to have a spot in its tail where it looks almost broken...it ...
by Hoosiershepherd
Wed Oct 05, 2011 6:46 am
Forum: Breeding and lambing
Topic: First lamb...ever (for me)
Replies: 4
Views: 860

Re: First lamb...ever (for me)

Thank you! This is a relief. My husband keeps saying that, too...that we are more likely to complicate things. They all seem to know what they're doing. Thanks again.

:)
Deb
Hoosier Shepherd
by Hoosiershepherd
Tue Oct 04, 2011 9:52 pm
Forum: Breeding and lambing
Topic: First lamb...ever (for me)
Replies: 4
Views: 860

First lamb...ever (for me)

I got my first sheep in May. Three St. Croix/Katahdin ewes, just bred, and an unrelated, six-month-old St. Croix/Katahdin ram. My ewes had all given birth before, each of them to healthy twins. We had our first lamb this past Sunday evening, a ewe lamb. It was uneventful (we got to watch the whole t...
by Hoosiershepherd
Wed Sep 21, 2011 11:41 am
Forum: General management
Topic: A request for new members
Replies: 35
Views: 51679

Re: A request for new members

I am quite new here, having just joined this morning. My husband and I are lettuce growers in central Indiana. I bought my first four sheep, St. Croix/Katahdins, in May. The three ewes were bred in late April, and so we are expecting lambs any time. Our long-term goal is to grow a nice little hobby ...

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