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Hello from Newfoundland

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Pjhobbyfarm, Mar 23, 2019.

  1. Mar 23, 2019
    Pjhobbyfarm

    Pjhobbyfarm Chillin' with the herd

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    Hi everyone. My wife and i are new to hobbyfarming. We started out last year with chickens and turkeys. We just recently adopted a lamb that is now 3 weeks old. His mother passed just after giving birth. He is a loveable little guy that thinks he is one of the dogs.

    I have a question for everyone as I am preparing land for him. Is there a way to identify sheep laurel this time of year? Befote the leaves and flowers bloom? Our snow is just now melting and I know there is sheep laurel in my area. If theres a way to identify the bark on the plant it would help me insure it is removed from my land before he goes outside. I have searched online but have only found how to identify by the leaves and flowers.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated.

    Lukey says Hi.
     

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  2. Mar 23, 2019
    Baymule

    Baymule Herd Master

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    Welcome to the forum from Texas. Glad to have you here. Congrats on the lamb, you are going to enjoy him. Will he be a pet? If so, you will want to have him castrated, they don’t call them rams for nothing.

    I don’t know what Sheep laurel looks like. Sorry, no help there!
     
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  3. Mar 24, 2019
    Pjhobbyfarm

    Pjhobbyfarm Chillin' with the herd

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    If my wife has her way he will be a pet. I would like to get him a female friend and raise our own however it looks like he will be castrated.
     
  4. Apr 18, 2019
    CaramelKittey

    CaramelKittey Overrun with beasties

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    Welcome to BYH!

    It’s great that you are getting into hobby farming! I started getting into hobby farming, and it turned into a homestead! Lol

    Sorry about Lukey’s mother. I almost lost my doe Lucy as she had two big babies: a boy and a girl. The boy and the mom survived. Unfortunately, the little girl didn’t make it ;(.

    Sorry I can’t be any help when sheep laurel! I don’t know much about sheep. All I can say is that Lukey is one adorable sheep! I’m sure he really appreciates you for taking him in and giving him a home!

    Hope you enjoy BYH!
     
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