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Mike CHS

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We need to worm four of our ewes but it will be an easy job since these four are comfortable enough to handle that we can do them in the stall without bringing everyone in. We still have about 20 of the lambs that need shots but we will do as many as we can in the stall rather than run them through the chute. My shoulder has been giving me a fit and I'm feeling wimpy which gives me the excuse to only do what I want to do. :)
 

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I have had to use the water hose to keep the sheep away from the gate when I open it to let them get to their morning feed. I'm pretty stout but I'm no match for 70 sheep that have no fear of me. There is one lamb that will charge the gate and ignore the water hose to get in to the feed. I haven't been able to catch her number yet but I need to make it a point to do so since she is a survivor and I want to keep her instinct in our herd. She has done that every feeding time for the last several days.
 

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I have had to use the water hose to keep the sheep away from the gate when I open it to let them get to their morning feed. I'm pretty stout but I'm no match for 70 sheep that have no fear of me. There is one lamb that will charge the gate and ignore the water hose to get in to the feed. I haven't been able to catch her number yet but I need to make it a point to do so since she is a survivor and I want to keep her instinct in our herd. She has done that every feeding time for the last several days.

Don’t you have a dog that works sheep? Lance? 😃
 

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We did find out that there is a limit to how many sheep we can bring into the holding stall. We brought as many as we could this morning but 4 of the lambs decided to stay out by the creep feeder and did not get their shots.
Those rascals! Go in the creep they can’t catch us there. Ha ha ha.
 
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