Finally, I have lambs!!

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by rooster0209, Apr 10, 2009.

  1. rooster0209

    rooster0209 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 7, 2008
    North Dakota
    A friend has lots of sheep and so far has had quite a few triplets. I bought two of the bottle lamps today, both little ewes.

    DH was less than agreeable to the whole idea and has never had sheep. I haven't had any since high school. I forgot how tiny they are. I think they will be called Wanda (white) Betsy (black face)

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  2. TheDuckCrew

    TheDuckCrew Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 21, 2009
    Connecticut
    they are adorable!! congrats and good luck with the new babies!
     
  3. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Awww... They are so cute! [​IMG]
     
  4. bheila

    bheila Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 8, 2008
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    [​IMG] That is what I do to my DH when he less then agreeable and I do it anyway [​IMG]

    They are adorable [​IMG]
     
  5. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    How sweet!
     
  6. henjoy

    henjoy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are darling! Nothing cuter than a new lamb. Just remember, they are as addictive as chickens. I started out with one to keep my goat company and have 34 now. My first 2009 lambs were born today--a set of twins, a ewe and a ram. I'm going out to check them now but since their mom is a good mom and an old pro, I'm sure all is well. I know that you will enjoy your new babies. Have fun!!!
     
  7. MissJames

    MissJames Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This me ,green with envy! They are precious.
     
  8. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Just precious. I love little lambs, wish I could have some! [​IMG]
     
  9. rooster0209

    rooster0209 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 7, 2008
    North Dakota
    Quote:I would love to raise sheep but DH says NO. I am keeping a spreadsheet of expenses, hopefully I will have even a small profit. Then I can use that against him when I want more. If I don't, then I will get more next year.

    I suffer from moderate depression and fibromyalgia. I stay in the house alot, going outside to care for the chickens, cats and to let the dogs out. I find myself going outside more when I got the chickens and I have been out more since yesterday than I have in a long time. I think its good for me to have my "own" farm animals to care for. It keeps me active and busy (I can spend all day in the house w/the dogs & cats and enjoy it) and out in the fresh air. All that fun stuff...feeding, cleaning, caring for & playing with the critters.
     
  10. agnes_day

    agnes_day Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 29, 2008
    oklahoma
    Quote:this has worked well for me in my 16-almost 17 years of marriage!
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