2022 Waiting on Lambs Journal

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Lickety-Split is being picky, so ground her food up.
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Is it healing okay except slowly? Looks like she is getting along pretty good though.
The change in the color and the white mottling blending in is a big wow.... nice lamb and fantastic growth. Sorry he's got a problem with the hernia. Can they grow out of it? Surgical fix ? Or just castrate and make a wether?
 

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Is it healing okay except slowly? Looks like she is getting along pretty good though.
The change in the color and the white mottling blending in is a big wow.... nice lamb and fantastic growth. Sorry he's got a problem with the hernia. Can they grow out of it? Surgical fix ? Or just castrate and make a wether?

Yes, vet said it looked great. He likes to do a 3wk check because so many end up wet and gross or other breeds grow so fast that it has to be changed.


I banded the sac to keep everything up inside. As I didn't want to risk it suddnly spilling out a lot and be an emergency. If I had done it a day sooner, I could of separated the testicles from the intestines and make him a wether, but that didn't happen.

The new owner had their vet remove testicles when they surgically fixed the defect.

Hope they send a shearing pic next year, as the contrast will "come back" for awhile. White area gets more n more black speckling over time, making it even more muddled.
 

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Caught all the ewes for eye trims & health checks. Missing one white lamb that was bought in. 😭 Eventually found the remains.
Then kicked out the tall sheep, to stop them from breaking my hot wire fence all of the dang time, and all of the lambs + one adult. She's too weak overall to how wet this farm is, so I'll be selling her off. Tatiana & Fuddy-Duddy are also listed, trying to focus on the better woolley sheep.
About 18 days before breeding season starts.
Graining the sheep that were removed from the brood ewes. Not a ton of grass available, nor anywhere else to really put them than the barn/back yards.
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Caught all the ewes for eye trims & health checks. Missing one white lamb that was bought in. 😭 Eventually found the remains.
Then kicked out the tall sheep, to stop them from breaking my hot wire fence all of the dang time, and all of the lambs + one adult. She's too weak overall to how wet this farm is, so I'll be selling her off. Tatiana & Fuddy-Duddy are also listed, trying to focus on the better woolley sheep.
About 18 days before breeding season starts.
Graining the sheep that were removed from the brood ewes. Not a ton of grass available, nor anywhere else to really put them than the barn/back yards.
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Do you know how you lost the white lamb?
 
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