Excessive mucus in pregnant ewe

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I recently picked up a young pregnant ewe, Dorset/Suffolk cross. She appears to be way closer to lambing than I thought, and is only 10 months old so that is a bit concerning. Very uddered up, ultrasounded by previous owners with a single.
The past few days she has had long strings of clear mucus, 4-5 inches long. This morning she also had a bit of white mucus. She has definitely not been in labor yet, I have been checking her and my other heavily bred ewes every 3-4 hours.

Is this in any way concerning? I’ve had goats, sheep and cows for many years and never have seen one have this much mucus without being in labor.
 

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Thank you for your reply, I figured I was overthinking it! :) I’m just surprised she has so much, and probably more that I don’t see.
 

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Had it happen and drove myself crazy waiting for week while she just laid there and sneered at me.lol
Ewe code! 😅 Not having a due date is driving me crazy. But, my other ewe is on day 148 and also driving me just as crazy checking for signs. Either way you can’t win!
 
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