Birthing a Lamb for the First Time

I did write that we had our first lamb birthed on the farm in the wee hours of Monday morning. However, it actually wasn’t as simple as it sounded. Skippy is one of our ewes. We bought her bred because we were impatient for lambs. We’ve been watching her closely for a few weeks because…

Missing Out on Four Hours of Sleep….Totally Worth It!

Last night around 1:45, my hubby and I assisted our ewe, Skippy, in giving birth. The lamb was elbow-locked and very large. This was Skippy’s (and ours) first time lambing. Thankfully, we ended up with a healthy mamma and a healthy baby. I was a bit nervous there for awhile I wasn’t sure we’d be…