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Posts Tagged ‘lambs’

Better late than never!

July 7th, 2010 by Heidi

I just realized that I never did come back after lambing round 1 & round 2 to update you on the final lambing tallies. So better late than never, here it is!


WillowGarden Garnish lambs

April 28th, 2010 by Heidi

As I mentioned on Sunday, we had the first of the WillowGarden Garnish lambs over the weekend.


Lambing round 1

April 13th, 2010 by Heidi

The first round of lambing is complete, the five girls that we bought from Bill, already pregnant, in the fall have now lambed.


Rooing Bertram

April 1st, 2010 by Heidi

After the Spring meeting of the Shetland Sheep Breeders of Ontario we of course adjourned to the barn, so for those of us who are pretty new to Shetlands we could ask the experts questions with real sheep to use as examples. And of course to cuddle lambs!


Cherry & baby update

March 30th, 2010 by Heidi

We have been on such a steep learning curve this year, steeper I think than our first year, and it seems to be getting steeper. Today we had another vet visit. Yesterday we had thought Cherry was picking up, we managed to get her to eat some.


Lamb drama

March 29th, 2010 by Heidi

It has been quite a weekend. We have been trying to get the house ready to go on the market, dealing with lambing dramas and on Saturday hosted the Spring meeting of the Shetland Sheep Breeders of Ontario!


Lambing has begun

March 24th, 2010 by Heidi

Yesterday the first I knew of Steve being home from work was him shouting lamb! He had stuck his head in the barn before coming up to the house. We rushed out, him saying Cherry had a lamb.


Wordless Wednesday ~ Welcome to Ruis Dair

May 27th, 2009 by Heidi

Click on any image to bigify!


The best laid plans …

May 20th, 2009 by Heidi

I had big plans for today, which of course meant that the day played out quite differently!


Magic Beans

May 17th, 2009 by Heidi

Yesterday afternoon we popped out for groceries, when we got home and checked on the barn we found ….


…. and the sun came out ….

May 14th, 2009 by Heidi

Today was one of those frustrating days, the weather has been nasty, we have been under big dark clouds with crazy strong winds and rain, I have so much to do in the garden and couldn’t be out there doing it! I have been under some emotional black clouds recently as well, which is why it has been so quiet here, and being frustrated by the weather is really not a helpful addition to my mix of emotions.


Lamb & Asparagus

May 5th, 2009 by Heidi

Sadly this post isn’t about a recipe, although that does sound rather tasty!