Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Hold on, Valentine!

Well, I can say it, but I don't think she's going to DO it. Valentine's due date is tomorrow, and I have a gut feeling she could lamb today. Her bag has expanded overnight, and she's acting a bit odd. She doesn't look that broad from above but looks "sprung" from behind; she certainly carries her pregnancy differently than the other two.

The problem is, I'm not ready to put Dinah's tender babies, above (Browning's tail wag shot is your bonus for today :-), in with their big bruiser half-brothers and the other sheep, and I don't have a good way to divide the bonding suite in half to make two small jugs. Never fear, I will figure SOMEthing out!

At least it's a bit warmer; we have fog and rain this morning instead of frost or snow.
That's it for now at . . .

6 comments:

Tammy said...

Yikes Valentine! She looks ready to go anytime. She does carry them oddly--esp. for a first timer. She looks, as you said all sprung out. :-) Poor girl. Hope all goes well, and you can get your jug divided. My barn looked like shanty town for awhile, with all the barriers and jugs.
Tammy

Kathy said...

She's gonna blow! :)

Can't wait to see her lamb(s)! This is her first, right? I've noticed that the first-timers have much better muscle tone than the older moms (we've been there, right?) and really don't drop like others.
I'm keepin' my fingers crossed for all girls for the both of us!

Mim said...

Wonderful lambs your getting. How fun to have white and dark colors in the same lambing!I haven't read your blog for a long time it seems and your first boys are so big now!Good luck and ewe's for your last ewe.

~~Sittin.n.Spinnin said...

It would be ok to put them in with the older ones, I think, as long as they are fairly steady on their feet and know mom well.
Pretty little girl, her ears look shorter today...

Heather said...

Wow - your sheep valentine has a red heart on her eye - is that just a funky red-eye effect or what?
I so often have ewes that pop out in the back like that and that's really my only warning.

Karen B. said...

I love Browning's tail wagging. Nice shot! Very nice lambs.