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March 2014 Busy, Busy, Busy

I am still waiting for Jody to contact me with her details....Jody won the Shetland Tundra yarn for the texting mitts.....still waiting jody, hope you are ok !


Been so busy have not had much time for blogging lately.
The sheep are getting ready to lamb so I'm running between the mill & barn almost hourly ! Got to get the lambing pens ready for those cute little Bundles arriving.....any day now, all my girls have got bags(their making an udder) & before you know it they will be out on the pasture with lambs....if the snow EVER LEAVES !
            This year we are increasing the turn out pasture & i can't wait to see them out on that Lush Grass, healthy & gaining weight. It really warms my heart to see animals having a great life !

This is the Shetland yarns we have made in the past week: Will be making more for the Frolic show in April, hope to see you there.

No Give away this month for the shetland blog but i have a giveaway on the qiviut blog so if you want to pop over there then feel free. That giveaway is for a HUGE Skein of 100% magical qiviut in 3ply Raven Black
 here is the link:www.theqiviutblog.blogspot.com  

Will try to post a little sheepy give away in the next few days so please check back !

Have a happy Spring & all the best to those of you who share my Shetland sheep passion;

 'I wish you lots of healthy lambs'♥


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  1. The first of my three bred ewes lambed last week with twin rams. Since she's 11 and this is her last lambing, I was SO hoping for ewes! On top of that, she only has enough milk for one, so I am taking a bottle down five times a day for the one that we almost lost before we realized he was getting anything. I hope that's all the drama this year's lambing holds for us!

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  2. At least you caught him on time before you lost him ! A full lamb has a distended stomach. When you lift the lamb the gut feels round & full.The mouth too is a good way to see if the lamb is getting enough- the lips & Gums should be very warm.....hope the rest of your lambing is smooth sailing, Hugs♥

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  3. Sorry..Didn't..know..I..won..:-))

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