twins

  1. Ewesosillyfarmstead

    Are we there yet

    Sorry for the backside photo but this is my first time lambing. She’s so large and yesterday bagged out full. I can’t tell if there is any swelling. She was so wild when we got her she won’t let me much closer. Do you think within the week? Maybe twins? Very hopefull. And a little nervous. Thank...
  2. K

    Close to Lambing????

    It has been a while since I posted about my three adopted pregnant Ewes. The man that I purchased them from swore that they should give birth in September however here we are November and I still have no lambs. The girls are definitely pregnant however I don’t think they were as far along as...
  3. Angeliki Manouselis

    New twins!

    So this is my first time having goats kidding, It feels so surreal that they have finally arrived! I am disappointed that I was at work and I missed the birth, I came home to two dry sleeping twins. Today, I had to clean orange poop from the buckling's rear end, seems like his poo isn't dry...
  4. shepherdO

    Lambing Countdown - a Few Questions

    Well, I'm down to the last few weeks before lambs are due, and I'm trying to make sure everything is in order. I have 8 ewes, including 3 experienced mums (a little Katahdin who had quads last year, and other multiples before that, 2 big hair/wool crosses, both having had twins and triplets in...
  5. RUTHE

    Could she be having another?

    My sheep lambed last night, everything went well. Both were doing great this morning, and this afternoon I noticed a string membrane hanging again, she had previously been all clean, could she be having twins? We thought there were twins, and were surprised only one arrive. Can they deliver a...
  6. Queen Mum

    Evelyn's Kidding thread...2018

    Evelyn is having her second set of kids. She is ginormous. Her udder is huge and full. Her tail looks like a question mark. So where are those babies? When are they going to make an appearance? Tonight? Tomorrow? NEXT WEEK? :barnie Bonzai, the kids' daddy, could care less. He just...
  7. Childwanderer

    How long to wait between twins?

    My GCN ewe gave birth to a healthy ewe lamb sometime around half past 9 this morning. I've moved them to the barn. Mom/Cherry has eaten hay and drunk water. I offered her warm water with molasses, but she doesn't seem to like it. She is still fidgety and pawing the ground. I didn't get her...
  8. Queen Mum

    Queen Mum's 2017 Kidding thread

    I have four girls potentially bred: Evelyn, Margaret, Bonnie and Apricot. Bonzai is the buck. He is a purebred Alpine - papered. First up is Evelyn. She is two years old. She is 1/4 Mini La Mancha, 1/8 Nubian, 1/4 Oberhaslie and 1/8 Alpine. She weighs about 67 lbs. Her udder is big and...
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