Lambing time!!

Zummerol

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And she did it without any help from me... 8m so proud of her... the average weight of a persian fat tailed ram lamb is 2.65kg... he is double that. Daddy was a mutton merino and not sure what the birth weight of them is... I think between 4 and 5.4kg so yup he is half cow... and my little prem and him standing together is unreal as she is a week old and still tiny... love them
 

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And she did it without any help from me... 8m so proud of her... the average weight of a persian fat tailed ram lamb is 2.65kg... he is double that. Daddy was a mutton merino and not sure what the birth weight of them is... I think between 4 and 5.4kg so yup he is half cow... and my little prem and him standing together is unreal as she is a week old and still tiny... love them

How is your premie doing @Zummerol ?
 

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My ewes eat right up to giving birth. Have yours stopped eating?

Does the answer to whether or not they stop eating right before birth or not depend on the breed type? Or is it just something that sometimes happens?

Fun to read your comments!
 

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She is doing fantastic.. she is super fat. I weighed her on sunday and she was weighing in at 3.5kg... up nearly 2kg since she was born

You forgot the pics :)
 

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I have ewes that bag up like a milk goat WEEKS before birth! I call them Jamaica sheep. Ja-make-uh-me-crazy! LOL

So does that mean if you relieved some of the bag pressure that the ones that stopped eating might start? Or is this unrelated?
 
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