Looking for a lamb. In Florida.

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Hen House 60, Mar 10, 2009.

  1. Hen House 60

    Hen House 60 Out Of The Brooder

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    I am looking to add a ewe/ram lamb to our family of pets. I prefer that it be weaned. I am in Jacksonville Florida, but will travel within 100 miles.
    Thanks for any help locating a lamb.
     
  2. mamabird

    mamabird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wish you were closer...my neighbor gave me a day old lamb this morning that mama rejected...my DH is going to have a cow!! (Hey - we don't have one of those yet??)[​IMG] Anyone close want a baby lamb?
     
  3. arllcountrygirl

    arllcountrygirl lavender nutt

    Quote:If you were closer - I would take it, My neighbor did the exact same thing to me, now we have another little boy. He is 2 days old. We also have 3 others at the barn [​IMG]
     
  4. Hen House 60

    Hen House 60 Out Of The Brooder

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    OMGosh!! I wish both of you were closer. I would love for someone to just hand me over a baby lamb. I have looked everywhere near me. No Luck! I spoke with a lady today (not BYC) she has some but says they are not friendly rather wild. They were Katahdin, I think everything is what you make of it.
    I am still open to suggestions.
     
  5. arllcountrygirl

    arllcountrygirl lavender nutt

    You might post an ad on craigslist - stating that you are looking for one. [​IMG]
     
  6. Hen House 60

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    I did, thanks. Nothing within couple hundred miles.
    I am willing to travel 100 miles or so. I have never had sheep before. [​IMG]
     
  7. arllcountrygirl

    arllcountrygirl lavender nutt

    Just make sure you do your homework ahead of time. [​IMG]
    They can easily overeat and they can't have copper, just to name a few things.
     
  8. Hen House 60

    Hen House 60 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have researched their requirements. I am aware in the difference in goat/sheep feed. We have 80 acres so they have plenty to graze and forage. I plan to feed them in the evenings and let them free range about during the day.
     
  9. MandyH

    MandyH You'll shoot your eye out!

    Crap, I have 3 bottle babies 3 days, 6 days and 10 days old. They are driving me insane.
     
  10. arllcountrygirl

    arllcountrygirl lavender nutt

    [​IMG] Good for you and lots of luck finding what you are looking for.
     

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