Close to Lambing????

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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 the man believed.
Poor Scarlet is (was) huge. I feel for her every time I see her slowly walking around the pen. This is a picture I took of her Monday.
And another I took yesterday. The lamb(s) have definitely dropped. So how long until she gives birth since they dropped?
 

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Please take pics or her rear with her tail lifted to show her vulva and udder. Those are the best determiners.

Look out for changed behaviour....off food, restless, pawing the ground. These things may or may not happen, but she will try to find a quiet spot when she is due to give birth and will start pawing the ground.

Good luck!
 

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Bless her, she looks close. Udder and vulva swollen, 'dropped' around her tail. How close is a bit difficult to say, but days only. If this is her first pregnancy she is imminent, if not, then a few more days perhaps.

Look out for behavioural changes and then look out for lambs!

Here's hoping everything goes off uneventfully.
 

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This will be her third pregnancy according to the man I got her from.
 
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