The ewes are currently putting on weight, getting ready for lambing. They were with the rams in August, and there is a gestation period of about 5 months so the… 229 more words
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Today Warren, our friend Marty, and I had to get the ewes ready for lambing.
The girls have spent several months with Romeo (that’s really his name; not many rams bother with a little kissing and nuzzling before the fireworks, but he does, and he has a lovely big frame, and truly exceptional wool too.) With 23 ewes to settle, he is tired and lean now, but looks happy. 658 more words
Got a 18% protein ration for pre-lambing feeding of the pedigree ewes today. The ewes carrying multiple lambs (triplets and quads) were started to be fed 250gms/day of a 14% ration since 16th October and gradually increased to 500gms/day by 30th October and now they are being changed over to 600gms of an 18% ration. 38 more words
Recent news reports suggest that fruit juice is not as healthy as previously believed and that some fizzy drinks may be better for you. Well personally I think if we all stick to “natural” ingredients and simple sugars in moderation, this has to be healthier than artificial sweeteners and flavourings. 319 more words