Tag Archive for Lamb

Bring In The Dog

Bring In The Dog

Every once in a while I get a ewe that for whatever reason doesn’t want to properly mother her lamb or lambs. This morning a “first timer” named Jazzy easily and quickly delivered a set of twins. Jazzy did a good job cleaning up her babies, but she didn’t want to stand still so that…

Lambing – A Normal Delivery

Border Cheviot  Lamb

Below is a video I made a few years ago that presents the normal and uncomplicated delivery of a lamb. The outline of the video: Pregnancy in sheep lasts approximately 147 days. Shortly before giving birth a ewe’s udder will become full and her vulva will become swollen. When a ewe is in the beginning…