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Lambing for Beginners Part III

  With the number of lambs fast approaching the 250 mark, the sheep barn is starting to bulge as much as an expectant ewe. What started off as a couple of pens in the corner has grown into a lamb … Continue reading

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Lambing for beginners Part II

  The sheep have taken over our lives. Each trip out of the house is for supplies for lambing, each conversation is about ewes, each washing machine load contains something smelling of the bergerie. The sheep have kidnapped my husband … Continue reading

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Lambing for beginners – Part I

Our sheep barn now resembles something between a maternity and a paediatrics ward. All that is missing is a counselling service and I am not sure who would be in greater need of that – the staff or the patients. … Continue reading

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Lambs, overalls and lipstick

  My husband’s new, blue overalls were already plastered when I arrived in the sheep barn this afternoon. He had placed the lamb he was holding on the ground and was waiting until its tail was no longer horizontal, trying … Continue reading

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