2016 Lambing season came to a conclusion with the delivery of twin ram lambs from our ewe Mini Me. These boys are 7/8 Finn 1/8 Romney. Beautiful little guys! Our final lamb count is 16 ram lambs and 14 ewe lambs! I will be posting lambs for sale in the coming days but for now we are content to watch them grow and play. Happy Spring !
OPEN HOUSE Sweet Clover Farm is hosting an open house for all our friends, family and neighbors that would like to come and see the lambs! All are welcome. Bring the kids and the camera's! Hope you all can make it SUNDAY APRIL 10th from 1pm-4pm. Our address is 248 Belgrade Rd. Mt. Vernon ME.
Well here at Sweet Clover Farm we haven't exactly been twiddling our thumbs. Yesterday (March 16th) we had 3 ewes deliver between 8am and 11am. Two sets of triplets and a quad set. This was a first. Tara had two rams and a ewe. Sade had a set of quadruplet ram lambs, and Karina had two ewes and a ram lamb. Her ram lamb did not make it after much effort on our part. Sadly he just wasn't meant for this world. To say the least in the flurry of events pictures were not taken. But we are happy to report that Moms and babies are all well! Only one ewe left to deliver and we may close the curtain on lambing season and get some sleep !!
Seems every year there is one that needs extra help. This little ewe one of the quadruplets was found yesterday at 24hrs old 1/2 frozen and not well. We whisked her into the house, did the hot water/woodstove warmup and got her back. She continued not to thrive so we kept her inside last night giving her everything we had. This morning we went visiting to my Mom's. My Mom is 90yrs old and this little one made her day! You can just see the joy on Mom's face. At 1 1/2 days old she is spreading warmth and love to everyone!!!
Busy day, 12 hrs after Kiki's triplets Evian delivered a set of beautiful white quadruplets! She had 3 ewes and one ram lamb. All are healthy, eating and loving the world so far. She is a fantastic Mom. So that puts the farm up 7 lambs today and the day is not done. We have 4 more ewes to go, I am thinking that in 3-4 days we will be able to get some sleep!
Look what the night brought us !!! Three brown ewe lambs out of our youngest ewe Kiki. Kiki is 12 months old and really out did herself here! She is an awesome Mom and the little girls are doing great. I couldn't be happier! (These girls are out of Leevi our new ram) This morning Priscilla's triplets (two days old) were let out to meet the big wide world. They are growing so fast. We are delighted with another sunny day for our little charges !
Babies in a bucket smile emoticon Things like this just make me smile! It is a beautiful day here in Maine today!
Yesterday (3-11) our beautiful Finn/Columbia cross ewe Priscilla blessed us with triplets for the second year in a row....one ram, two ewelambs....she combines the best of traits from both breeds...large framed , super friendly, great mom with lots of milk, multiple lambs at birth, great fleece...her lambs are 3/4 finn, 1/4 columbia.....it was a good day.
Today (March 6th) ended on a high note! Vanessa gave us two gorgeous brown ram lambs! While she was delivering, the other older lambs (3-4 days old) were already plotting something devious I just know it. They are so fun so watch! 7 ewes left to deliver!!!!!
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