Saturday, March 14, 2015

Great Weather for Shearing but Doesn't Bode Well for Lambing

Warm and sunny this morning. Unseasonably warm. Up in the 50s today. Great weather to shear the sheep in. Today, 35 sheep were shorn at the farm which included three visitors to be shorn.

Unfortunately, I'm worried about lambing in this warm weather. The sheared ewes won't feel inclined to come into the barn to lamb. Could have quite a few cold lambs if I don't keep a close watch on things.

Just a few fleeces that need to be skirted: