Reblogging: Lambing

Here's the second of an occasional reblogging series from my seven-year catalogue of posts. oooOOOooo It's not as if I need an excuse to go up to Margaret's farm for a natter and a cup of tea.  She's my friend.  But in spring, my visits might be a little more regular than usual and last … Continue reading Reblogging: Lambing

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Lambing

I know that I've posted a lot of lamb photos over the years and quite recently too (see A Happy Ending), b .. b .. but I had never witnessed the birth of a lamb.  I've seen dozens of newborn lambs (thanks to having a farming friend), but I hadn't seen the actual flop-out moment.  … Continue reading Lambing

A Happy Ending

The day after my adventure with Cyril and The Cast Sheep, I walked up to the farm to see the new arrival.  Margaret was delighted (and relieved) that the unfortunate ewe had not only made a full recovery but delivered a strapping, healthy girl-lamb too.  She was less delighted to be woken at 1am by … Continue reading A Happy Ending

Margaret’s Lamb

The other day (after my elevenses at ten o'clock), I stepped out of the greenhouse and looked to my left; this was what I saw: These are hoggetts; one year old lambs.  They are the brothers and sisters of the baby lambs currently being born up on the farm. And they are ready for slaughter.  … Continue reading Margaret’s Lamb