Pregnant ewes driving me bonkers!

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I recently got a small flock of 6 dorpers who I was told are all expecting. One surprised the heck out of us with a lamb the morning after arriving but it's been almost a month and no other lambs yet. 3 look like they are going to pop any day but not real signs of impending labor.

I guess I will pass the time by reading all the posts here lol

Enjoy some random pictures of my flock over the last month. :weee
 

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They are very pretty. I don’t know much about sheep, we don’t have them...yet.:). What kind are they?
 

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Welcome to the pasture! Good to see more folks with hair sheep here. I've got Katahdins and Kat/Dorper cross sheep right now but will be moving to all Katahdins as the year go by, if the Lord wills it.

Love seeing pics of your sheep....keep them coming!
 

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They are very pretty. I don’t know much about sheep, we don’t have them...yet.:). What kind are they?
They are commercial quality dorpers. Basically all that means is they are part dorper part who the heck knows lol. So far we got one baby that looks really close to breed standard. Hoping for more of the same.
 

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Lovely sheep! Watch the bag fill....that's normally your first line of knowing the time is close.
Ugh that's part of what's driving me crazy! 2 of them have had bags for a few weeks and I thought for sure they would go any day but nope. But! My really big girls just started showing a bag the past 2 days and one is getting ornery so hopefully that's a good sign. Lol
 

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I have Dorper/Katahdin ewes and a registered Katahdin ram. I thought I wanted Dorpers, but changed my mind to Katahdins. I love, love, love my sheep! You are off on an adventure! They are so much fun! Your girls are very pretty.

I have a ewe whose bag looks like a soccer ball with teats for WEEKS before she lambs. I even started my lambing thread once with pictures of Miranda's udder and guessing what day and how many lambs. LOL LOL

You will soon find out that when all is said and done, you have Jamaica Sheep. As in Ja' Make-a-Me Crazy! LOL
 

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I have Dorper/Katahdin ewes and a registered Katahdin ram. I thought I wanted Dorpers, but changed my mind to Katahdins. I love, love, love my sheep! You are off on an adventure! They are so much fun! Your girls are very pretty.

I have a ewe whose bag looks like a soccer ball with teats for WEEKS before she lambs. I even started my lambing thread once with pictures of Miranda's udder and guessing what day and how many lambs. LOL LOL

You will soon find out that when all is said and done, you have Jamaica Sheep. As in Ja' Make-a-Me Crazy! LOL
Oh my! I hope these ladies don't do that to me! I keep forgetting to bring my phone with me when I feed the ladies. I will try to get some good utter shots tomorrow to see what yall think.

Katahdins are so pretty, I considered them too. I just love the dorpers look. I was a bit surprised when they brought me mine because half of them don't look very "dorper".
 

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These are the best shots I have right now but these are from like a week ago. Is it possible they just have saggy utters and they haven't started to actually bag up yet? Is that a thing? Lol my sheep need a bra. :lol:
 

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