The first baby calves were born today!
They were born to heifers (first time moms). We are just about finished lambing with only eleven more ewes left to have their babies, and now we are starting in on calving the heifers. They require a little more attention and care since they are having their first babies. Birthing is the name of the game around here!
It's been a cold, cold week here so we've been busy keeping the ewes and lambs fed and watered and sheltered until we get through it. There has been a lot of mucking pens and carrying water buckets and hay. I feel like now that we are nearing the end, I am finally in shape! Perhaps I should hire out? It sounds like the weather is going to shape up and warm up for us later this week. It'll be a good reward! I look forward to seeing little lambies and calvies skipping and playing in the sunshine. Are you ready for some warm sunshine too?