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I don't care WHAT the weatherman says!
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Fawteen    Posted 03-04-2005 at 15:52:41       [Reply]  [No Email]
It's Spring! Coldernell, and zipper-deep in snow, but I just towelled off and dipped my first lambs of the year. Teeny (aka Old Dependable) dropped a pair of ewe lambs about half an hour ago. Mom and little 'uns doing fine...


KellyGa    Posted 03-05-2005 at 06:11:13       [Reply]  [No Email]
Congratulations Fawteen! :)


Lloyd Llama    Posted 03-04-2005 at 17:16:29       [Reply]  [No Email]
Hey, bit early fer lambing ain't it? Sheep in my flock were pretty frustrated when the shepherdess kept the boys from the girls until December... Gonna be late Aril 'fore I see any new lambs to watch over!


Fawteen    Posted 03-04-2005 at 17:23:23       [Reply]  [No Email]
Well, I've been told that primitive breeds like my Shetlands do better lambing in cold weather. Stimulates the lambs to nurse. Always worked well for me, never lost a lamb to chilling.

Also has 'em ready for the butcher in October, before I have to start putting hay out for 'em.


Lloyd Llama    Posted 03-04-2005 at 18:28:25       [Reply]  [No Email]
Mine are shetlands too - but we don't want 'em dropping them in snowbanks - might loose the little ones! This is Michigan - we try to shear them early April, and lamb late April.... Besides, there's not enuff meat on 'em to be hardly worthwhile!


Fawteen    Posted 03-05-2005 at 03:42:03       [Reply]  [No Email]
I'm in Maine. Black lambs show up pretty good against the snowbanks ":^)


James(Ga)    Posted 03-04-2005 at 16:32:24       [Reply]  [No Email]

Was a nice day here in Ga today too,Jenny and i went up near KellyGa way today just rideing around and doing a little shopping,relly enjoyed the day. James


Wacahootaman    Posted 03-04-2005 at 16:31:34       [Reply]  [No Email]
Just had one of the coldest days of the year down here in north Florida. I thought Id let my woodpile get low cause it was spring and now I got to find more.

Were is dis global warmin wen you needs it!


Fawteen    Posted 03-04-2005 at 16:33:06       [Reply]  [No Email]
I work at an equipment rental store. Every woodsplitter we own is reserved for the weekend. Lots of folks running outta fahrwood, I'd say.


toolman    Posted 03-04-2005 at 16:00:35       [Reply]  [No Email]
warm almost hot here high 60,s low 70,s supposed to get warmer next week most of the snow is gone, now if i hadn,t gotten so outa of shape last winter id be enjoying these chores, sure nice to be able to get out without three layers on.


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