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Cranky Aunt Odelia

Just as with people, sheep mothers come in various flavors. Some, like Myth, are very regimented, insisting that even their newborn lambs nurse according to a schedule. Others, like our previous flock matriarch Zoe, are willing to feed any lambs — often finding a lost lamb and nudging it towards her own teats. Most fall […]

Mixing day video

After the new lambs have spent time as a family in the lambing jugs, we combine each of the individual jugs into one larger pen by removing the dividing panels. Eventually we’ll move the lambs and ewes into a separate area (the true Mixing Pen) and rebuild the jugs for the next group of newborn […]