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Rural Gardening: Spring lamb

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Fayette, MO
(Zone 6a)

March 4, 2006
6:59 PM

Post #2086358

A few of my spring lambs. They are mostly suffolk if you can't tell.

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Baker City, OR
(Zone 5b)

March 5, 2006
10:39 PM

Post #2089196

They're filling out nicely. Lambs are a sure sign of spring. How many did you get this year? Good survival rate I hope, wasn't it you that had so many losses last year?
Shenandoah Valley, VA
(Zone 6b)

March 5, 2006
10:39 PM

Post #2089199

Goodness, they're lovely. Such sturdy little ones.
Fayette, MO
(Zone 6a)

March 5, 2006
11:25 PM

Post #2089264

I had trouble with coyotes last year .. This year I have lost a few , but doing ok. Due to new moms and just a little bad luck. I still only have 11 baby lambs. But I do love to raise them..


Nichols, IA
(Zone 5a)

March 19, 2006
9:56 PM

Post #2123708

I love baby lambs! I grew up on the other end of Nichols, on the edge of town. We have almost an acre across the road that's out of city limits. One year my granddad gave us a couple of pregnant ewes. We had twins, and a black one. I spent a lot of time in the sheep pen.
Fayette, MO
(Zone 6a)

March 20, 2006
11:29 AM

Post #2124811

I have one black ewe lamb this spring.. Well, She has white markings. This makes her look like a negative image of her mother who is white with black markings.


Nichols, IA
(Zone 5a)

March 21, 2006
2:27 AM

Post #2126794


March 22, 2006
11:17 PM

Post #2131488

How precious they are! Good solid stock too by the looks of it.
Hughesville, MO
(Zone 5a)

March 26, 2006
3:49 AM

Post #2139647

KathyJo, they are so precious. I love lambs.

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