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Re: Surprises


Lambs are so cool. The best. Ans it's not a bad time for the ewes to
lamb. While sheep are not exactly smart, they will stay in the
barn/cote when it's cold--and the lambs will stay with them.


On 2/21/08, Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT
<cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil> wrote:
> I guess I should read the weather forecast more often. After a gorgeous
>  weekend a front moved in and it has been steadily getting colder. I
>  watched the sky all yesterday hoping for clear skies so we could see the
>  lunar eclipse last night, and we had nothing but scattered clouds all
>  day. I was pretty surprised to get home and find water running down the
>  roads - it must have rained hard at our house sometime in the afternoon.
>  The sheep are back in the swamp and the horse pens are mostly a lake.
>  Sigh.
>  We did see the eclipse though, nice and clear.
>  So this morning we were supposed to leave for work early, but husband
>  goes out to feed and comes back to say one of our sheep has lambed
>  during the night. She couldn't do this when it's warm and dry, no, had
>  to be when it's wet, windy and cold. We checked them out - one ewe lamb,
>  already on her feet but not quite dry yet. I was hoping for twins but
>  one healthy lamb is fine too.  She was still in the time window where
>  she might deliver another, but probably not, and we had to get going.
>  Wonder what we'll find when we get home tonight?
>
>  Cyndi
>
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