When will my ewe lamb?

Jas.w.lee

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Hi all. We've had our sheep for about 9 months now. One of our ewes "Rebel" is pregnant and I imagine about to lamb any day. She is pretty big and has bagged up quite a lot in the last month more so in the last fewdays. Her vulva is pink and soft looking and I have seen some clear discharge over the last week. She has been laying down quite a bit today. I can see movement on her right side still. Does this mean the lamb is still a fair way away? I think she is an older ewe as she has a lamb who is over 1yo. I will post some pictures of her 😊 thanks all!
 

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Hi all. We've had our sheep for about 9 months now. One of our ewes "Rebel" is pregnant and I imagine about to lamb any day. She is pretty big and has bagged up quite a lot in the last month more so in the last fewdays. Her vulva is pink and soft looking and I have seen some clear discharge over the last week. She has been laying down quite a bit today. I can see movement on her right side still. Does this mean the lamb is still a fair way away? I think she is an older ewe as she has a lamb who is over 1yo. I will post some pictures of her 😊 thanks all!
 

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I love playing that game! I noticed her tail was lifted. Did you get lambs? I think it's almost impossible to know for sure until THE DAY. I think it's also very difficult for other ppl who don't know your sheep because they all look different.
 

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I love playing that game! I noticed her tail was lifted. Did you get lambs? I think it's almost impossible to know for sure until THE DAY. I think it's also very difficult for other ppl who don't know your sheep because they all look different.
It was the day after I posted this haha! We got twins!!! They are adorable 🥰
 

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I'd have said he was imminent....what a cheat I was, though 'cos you'd already said she'd lambed.

Unless you actually see them mated and add about 147 days, then it's SO hard to tell. Even then it's a lot of guesswork.

Congratulations on the new twins, they're gorgeous.
 

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I got to this late so the twins are 9 days old now! Soft vulva, clear discharge, laying down a lot, yup - imminent!

Congrats on your new arrivals!
 
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