2022 Waiting on Lambs Journal

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Hoosiewhatser & Bupkis are leaving this weekend.
A mini horse is leaving the same day.
Swapping white ramlings the following weekend.
Might be driving out to get 2-3 ewes from West Virginia.
Might be hiring transport to pickup 2 adult ewes from Kansas.
On a wait list for 2 ewes from Ohio.

...still have a bunch of ramlings to sell or turn into dogfood.
 
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Parentage results returned.
I was right, the lambs with an RR sibling are Mag babies, not Apostle babies.

The following are Mag sired-
170
171
185
184

Oreo-
187

Rest were correct.

Whoops, forgot the pic-
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Well...That was a 💩 experience.

Hours later, 2 people covered in ****, many pissed off sheep and a lot of wasted supplies.

For what?

A literal half of a drop of blood!

I need to call the vet and pay him, just to get these tests done...

My prices went up because of covid, but they're staying up because of testing vet bills.

Only real blood letting came off of my leg.

Even bald necked Tatiana couldn't help us figure out how to draw blood!




Anywho....

Hoosiewhatser & Bupkis left to their new home.
Still no luck with the rams/wethers left. Will have a lot of dog food at this rate.
 

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Vet scheduled for next week.

We keep trying the sheep meat I got as a trade. Yesterday, we had leg of lamb/sheep. Idk if it was from the yearling ram or the adult ewe.

Roasted it, with potatoes, for almost 2hrs to get it to show fully cooked with probe. 🤦🏽‍♀️

But, it was the best tasting thus far!
Could hardly tell it was sheep. Had a flavor, but nothing like licking a sheep!

Rest of the ground meat in the freezer will be dogfood, as it's way too gamey. Two leg steaks and 1 leg of lamb are left.

There were more potatoes, we just ate them while waiting for the lamb to finish cooking. 😅
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Since transportation is currently a crapshoot, I won't be getting the far off sheep.

Getting the two West Virginia ewelings myself.

Several lambs should be leaving within the next two weeks. 🤞🤞🤞
Ram 0198, the only 2nd white.
Ram 0182.
Ewes 0196 & 0184.
Rams 0175 & 0186, as wethers.
Rams 0200 & 0202, as wethers.
And trading white rams.
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Everyone got dewormed yesterday and moved yards today.
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Final lambs will be pulled sun/mon, vet Tuesday and then all ewes & keeper ewelings will be dewormed & kicked out to the big field. I hope they don't ruin the horse track...
Gotta mow the big field as well. Hoping to get to it this week.
 
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