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Who is Kakuna's mom?
🤔 One hand down her wool and I knew, Addie!
Nice when I figure it out like that.
Kitty wanted more attention...
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Little guy was let out today.


I need to name Kakuna's eweling...
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The 2 youngest.
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I've been watching blue eyes in sheep. Searching Google doesn't give me what I'm looking for, especially not for sheep. For goats, lots of pics, but they're all yellow rimmed with blue in the middle. The Babydoll people make it sound like sheep can have solid blue eyes, but there's no proof of that?
I've been accidentally breeding for it, more blue hue, too. I'm sure I may get to a point where those individuals won't be registerable because of people not understanding genetics. It's simple, breed slight blue to slight blue, may get a stronger blue. So then you continue with slight blue to stronger blue. Eventually, more vivid blue, not outcropping required. Same with breeding for straight legs or tight crimp of wool or level ears.
They already don't understand that solid white isn't a bizarre result from a black to a white breeding. 😑🤦🏽‍♀️
Ah well.
Here's a normal brown-yellow eye vs a yellow-blue eye. Both are allowed, but I'm sure I may be pushing my luck.
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Has anyone seen a fully blue eye on a sheep? Zero yellow to it?
 

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Has anyone seen a fully blue eye on a sheep? Zero yellow to it?

Jacobs can have full blue eyes and marbled (yellow or brown with blue) eyes or one blue eye/one brown or yellow eye. It seems to be a simple recessive trait. I don't breed for it but I have had a number of ice blue eyes pop up over the years. Here's some blue eyed lilacs from this year.
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Test drove tractor into new building, fits with about 6in clearance! Yay!

Once the bale spear arrives, we'll practice maneuvering in there with a bale to stack along 2 walls and see how much space we can get on the 3rd for possible equipment storage.
 
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